Local business owner announces bid for Milford mayoral seat

MILFORD – Local small business owner and entrepreneur, Todd Culotta, has announced his bid to run for the seat of mayor in Milford. Mr. Culotta owns and operates Bay Pro Contracting, which focuses on restaurant buildouts and residential remodeling and renovations. “We are on the cusp of great things here in Milford. New businesses, a […]

Milford council approves new advisory board, public commentary policy

MILFORD — The Milford City Council approved new council rules and procedures during it Monday, Feb. 12 meeting which will allow for more public commentary during meetings. “This does add public comment during the regular meeting to items that are ordinances and resolutions,” City Manager Eric Norenberg said. “Based on these procedures here, we’ll develop […]

Councilman Campbell files for Milford mayoral seat

Milford City Councilman Archie Campbell, who currently serves Ward I, filed to run for Mayor of Milford on Thursday, Feb. 15. Mr. Campbell retired from L’oreal Lancome as the director of operations. He has served on the Milford City Council for the past two years and seven years on the Planning and Zoning Commission. “I […]

State Rep. Kenton announces departure from House of Representatives, candidates file for seat

MILFORD – State Rep. Harvey Kenton, R-Milford, announced today he will not seek re-election when his current term expires this November. “I will be 77-years-old by the time Election Day rolls around,” he said.  “After discussing it with my wife and colleagues, I’ve decided that it is time for me to pursue other interests.” First […]

Sen. Simpson to retire, Rep. Wilson files for election

DOVER — Delaware Senate Minority Leader Gary Simpson announced Friday he will not run for re-election this year after Rep. Dave Wilson, a Bridgeville Republican, filed earlier in the day to seek the 18th Senatorial District seat. Sen. Simpson, 70, a Milford Republican who has been minority leader for nine years, was first elected to […]

Dave Wilson to run for Senate

State Rep. Dave Wilson today filed the necessary paperwork to be a candidate in this fall’s election for the 18th Senatorial District. State Sen. Gary Simpson currently holds the seat but is believed not to be seeking re-election this fall, according to a press release from Rep. Wilson. Sen. Simpson has not responded to this claim […]

Downtown Milford gears up, raises funds for new, branded bicycle racks

MILFORD — When cyclists visit Dolce Bakery and Coffee Shop, co-owner Stephenie Tatman says they have few options, if any, for bicycle parking. In support of Downtown Milford, Inc.’s fundraiser to raise $10,000 for the purchase and installation of artistic, branded bike racks around town, the coffee shop offered a portion of its proceeds Thursday, […]

Governor Carney declares state of emergency for Sussex County, plans to lift level 2 driving restrictions

Governor Carney declares state of emergency for Sussex County, level 2 driving restrictions UPDATED at 11:30 a.m., Friday, Jan. 5: DELAWARE – Governor John Carney has terminated the Level 2 Driving Restriction in Sussex County, effective at noon. The State of Emergency will remain in effect in Sussex County until further notice to allow the […]

Governor Carney announces level 1 driving warning for Sussex County

EDITOR’S NOTE: Government offices in Sussex County, Harrington and Milford are closed today. DELAWARE – Governor John Carney on Thursday morning issued a Level 1 Driving Warning for Sussex County. The Driving Warning is in effect immediately Thursday, January 4, 2018. A Level One Driving Warning means that any person operating a motor vehicle on […]

Milford City Council considers public commentary policy for meetings

MILFORD — Members of the Milford City Council considered a new public commentary process during their meeting Monday, Dec. 11. Currently, there is no public commentary period during, before or after council meetings. The public may, however, raise concerns or speak favorably, during public hearings. Councilmembers have expressed communications from constituents who would like to […]