Commercial accounts in Milford can expect an increase ranging from about 2.3 to 3.0%, depending on demand, load factor, seasonality and time of use. Anthony Indraus photo from Unsplash.

Milford electric rates to rise 2.4% in June

Ken MammarellaGovernment

Starting in June, electric bills for the average residential and small business accounts in Milford are going up 2.4%, the city has announced. Commercial accounts in Milford can expect an increase ranging from about 2.3 to 3.0%, depending on demand, load factor, seasonality and time of use. “The power cost increase is entirely due to market-driven capacity cost increases that …

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Food Bank programs look beyond handing over box of groceries

Katie KazimirCulture, Headlines

“Food for today, food for tomorrow” doesn’t just refer to leftovers at the Food Bank of Delaware’s Milford Branch. The motto encapsulates the nonprofit’s mission to provide Delawareans nourishing food as well as long-term solutions to poverty and hunger. “Food for today” meets the immediate needs of people by various efforts to distribute food, including home delivery, mobile food pantries …

Milford moves homeless workshop to Feb. 26; vote will be March 11.

Milford moves homeless workshop to Feb. 28; vote March 11

Katie KazimirHeadlines, Government

The Milford City Council workshop on a tiny house village for the homeless has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Feb. 28 from Wednesday, Feb. 14. The change in date is due to Wednesday being Valentine’s Day and also the birthday of the wife of Mayor Archie Campbell. The vote will follow at the council’s next regular meeting, March 11. The …

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Milford moves to condemn widow’s property for bike path

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

  This report has been updated. The Milford City Council has voted to condemn eight acres of a widow’s property and pay her $20,000 for it, so the city can access the adjoining acres that it paid her brother more than $500,000 for. Milford wants the property to install bike and pedestrian paths that would help connect the town to …

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – July 4, 2021

Sonja FreyDelaware Live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom. From here, you can scroll through the pdf, forward and backward, zoom in or out in 10% increments, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. [pdf-embedder url=”https://delawarelive.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/DelawareLive-July-4.pdf” title=”DelawareLive-July 4″] This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Delaware group paints blue lines in public so police can …

Milford cleans up after pair of F1 tornadoes came through Thursday

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines

Ryan Moore shot this photo of the storm headed his way.     The Milford area continues to clean up after what the National Weather Service late Friday confirmed as a pair of F1 tornadoes Thursday spawned by a fast-moving thunderstorm. Video and photos taken by those in the area of east of Milford showed what appeared to be a …