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City Council supports repair of Mispillion drawbridge

Government

by Terry Rogers     Milford City Council voted unanimously to notify DelDOT that they support the repair of the. Mispillion drawbridge which was damaged several months ago by a construction vehicle. DelDOT has indicated they may not repair the bridge, making it unable to open to boat traffic. “I’ve had a discussion with DelDOT, they would like to have …

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Lawsuit filed over bridge repairs

Business, Headlines

by Terry Rogers     DelDOT’s proposal not to repair the Mispillion drawbridge has led to the filing of a lawsuit On December 28, 2021, a dump truck pulling an excavator on a flatbed truck struck the overhead portion of the Mispillion drawbridge causing extensive damage to the machinery, support members and some of the mechanical components. As a result, …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – YEAR IN REVIEW 2021

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This Year’s Top Stories Include: Headlines Milford voters pass police station referendum Former Middle School building to be renovated Culture Milford man’s WWII service took him around world, into D-Day invasion Vinyard Shipyard plans continue For 1st time, Milford woman describes escaping twin towers 20 years ago Milford couple skip 50th anniversary party for ride down memory lane Business Milford …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – November 16, 2021

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Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom—scroll through the pdf, use direction arrows, zoom in or out, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines Vinyard Shipyard plans continue Culture Holiday Stroll shifts to Saturday Friends rally around French family A Holiday Classic Comes to the Stage …

Vinyard Shipyard plans continue

Culture, Headlines

The Vinyard Shipyard Task Force continues to work to create a tourist attraction at the shipyard location. Downtown Milford, Inc. (DMI) Vinyard Shipyard Task Force continues to work toward a private-public partnership that would expand the Mispillion Greenway. The task force, which has been working on the project for three years, hopes to create a tourism center for the city. …

Project WIIN Report creates economic value of environmental assets

Headlines, Outdoors

Project WIIN is working to provide monetary values for some of the areas environmental assets like the Riverwalk Milford City Council recently heard a presentation by Danielle Swallow and Jenny Egan of Project WIIN, which stands for Waterways and Infrastructure and Investment Network, a project sponsored by Delaware Sea Grant. The presentation included information on the value of the many …

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Mispillion, Cedar Creek watersheds worth millions for nature alone, study says

Culture, Headlines

  The Pew Charitable Trusts study included photos of wildlife in wetlands, such as this snowy egret.   Delaware’s Mispillion River and Cedar Creek watersheds — two of Delaware’s last biggest undeveloped tracts of undisturbed land — are worth millions in terms of leisure, recreation and wildlife viewing alone, a Pew Charitable Trusts study says. But they are also under …