Domino’s Pizza grant funds pothole repairs in Milford

MILFORD – Domino’s Pizza launched a national paving grant Monday, June 11 in hopes of saving “one pizza at a time.” The city of Milford is one of four municipalities to benefit from the first round of grants given by the international pizza company. With an extra $5,000 to help achieve the city’s goals of […]

Milford planning commission vice chair files for vacant ward 2 council seat

MILFORD – Andrew Paul Fulton, Vice Chairman of the City of Milford Planning and Zoning Commission, filed to run for the recently vacated Ward 2 Council seat June 8. Fulton was raised as an Air Force dependent for his first 17 years until enlisting in the United States Navy. After enlisting in the service, he […]

Greater Kent Committee requests annual donation from Milford City Council

MILFORD — Kent County is looking toward growth, according to Bill Strickland who addressed the Milford City Council Tuesday, May 29. With the Greater Kent Committee’s looming need of hiring an executive director after teaming with Kent County Levy Court, Mr. Strickland and the board behind the committee has tasked themselves with requesting donations from […]

Milford City Council talks special election, referendum

MILFORD – Voters in Milford’s second ward will have another chance to vote in a member of city council this year. Councilmember Jamie Burk resigned from his seat on council at the end of a police committee meeting Thursday, May 3. His resignation came after the committee spoke of a potential referendum to help pay […]

Smart meters to be installed in Milford

MILFORD — Years of preparation will finally come to fruition as electricity consumers in Milford see advanced meters begin to replace older, outdated machinery around town thanks, in part, to a partnership between the city of Milford, American Municipal Power, Inc. and the Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation. The addition to town will not only upgrade […]

Milford elects first African-American mayor, new council member

MILFORD – Council member Arthur Campbell will be the first African-American mayor in Milford after today’s election results were released. Michael Boyle will take Mr. Campbell’s seat for the first ward. “I’m excited to work with the new mayor and see what positive things he will do. I think our new mayor will do a […]

Meet the 2018 Milford mayoral, first ward council candidates

MILFORD — Milford mayoral candidates Arthur Campbell and Todd Culotta, along with ward one city council candidates Michael Boyle and Cindy Schofield, expressed their thoughts Tuesday night during a forum hosted by the Slaughter-Neck/Milford Branch of the NAACP and the Milford Chronicle. Led by NAACP member and community advocate Michael Duker and moderated by Milford […]

DelDOT breaks ground on new overpass in Milford

MILFORD — At least 138 collisions have been reported to the Milford Police Department at the intersection of North East Tenth Street and Route 1 since April 2009, according to Sgt. Robert Masten. Residents of Woodshaven, just to the east of the intersection behind the Milford High School and next to Grottos and Royal Farms, […]

Guest Commentary: Innovation will drive future success in Milford

The success of Milford has been celebrated across the state and region as news of the new Bayhealth Sussex Campus, with the new Bayhealth Hospital and the Nemours du-Pont Pediatrics and Nemours Senior Care facility, and the Nationwide Healthcare Services Wellness Village set the foundation for a growing economy in Southern Delaware. The expansion of […]

Governor Carney announces level 1 driving warning for Kent, New Castle Counties

Driving warning begins at 2:45 p.m.; motorists to exercise extra caution WILMINGTON, Del. – With snowfall intensifying, Governor John Carney has issued a Level 1 Driving Warning for Kent County and New Castle County beginning at 2:45 p.m.. The Level 1 Driving Warning will remain in effect until further notice. A Level 1 Driving Warning […]