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An official from the Delaware Department of Transportation is expected to attend the Monday, March 1, Millsboro Town Council meeting to discuss items including improvements to the Washington and State streets intersection.

The Millsboro Town Council, at its Monday, Feb. 2 meeting, adopted the 2021 updated Comprehensive Land Use Plan. Officially, they approved an ordinance revising, updating, amending and adopting the document, which will now be sent to the governor for approval.

Work to replace Millsboro’s sidewalks began on Jan. 4, with signs erected and equipment along Main Street.

Millsboro Police Department Sgt. Barry Wheatley — who in October was named Officer of the Year and also honored for 20 years of service — will retire this summer and begin a third career, this time in public safety, although he said he wasn’t ready to reveal where, until details are finalized.

Golf carts won’t be putt-putting through Millsboro since, after about a year of discussion, the Millsboro Town Council this week withdrew a request they had sent to members of the Delaware General Assembly asking them to amend the town charter to allow the council to permit the carts on publ…

The Artesian Water Company has already begun construction on its new Greater Dagsboro Water Treatment Plant on Armory Road, anticipating it being fully operational by April or May of 2021.

The Millsboro Town Council, at their Monday, Nov. 2, meeting, announced that the annual Christmas parade will begin at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 5, followed by the tree-lighting at Town Hall and Christmas caroling.

While most of the coastal cities and even many of the inland communities across Delmarva have already decided to cancel their “holiday happenings” for 2020, the Town of Millsboro, describing by officials as family-friendly, “recognizing the importance of continuing to return to ‘life’ as nor…

The Millsboro Town Council, at a special meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 29, unanimously agreed to spend no more than $5 million for upgrades to town hall and the police department, and to make the police department its priority.

When the Delmarva Central Railroad, in conjunction with the Delaware Department of Transportation, replaces the railroad crossing at Main and Washington streets in Millsboro starting this week, there will also be some temporary public transportation changes.

The Delmarva Central Railroad, in conjunction with the Delaware Department of Transportation, will replace the railroad crossing at Main and Washington streets in Millsboro next month and complete other upgrades during an 11-day project that will detour traffic on the often-congested streets.

When asked about waiving a few water fees for individual property owners, the Millsboro Town Council decided to look at the bigger picture. Rather than risk setting a precedent of picking and choosing who gets a break, they will offer broader relief to water customers.

Several people have asked the Town of Millsboro about the possibility of absentee voting in future town council elections. But the council members didn’t show much interest in that suggestion at their monthly meeting on Sept. 8.

Warren’s Mill, a historic, gambrel-roof, water-powered gristmill near Betts Pond in Millsboro, was once a thriving mill, but is now dilapidated and will be demolished. Millsboro town officials are hoping to salvage wood from the interior and incorporate it into the design of the new town hall.

The Millsboro Town Council unanimously approved its $9.2 million operating budget and $7.6 million capital budget for the 2021 fiscal year during its Monday, July 6, meeting.

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It might be difficult to imagine in these days of Blue Water Grill and Jersey Mike’s thriving in Millsboro — and plans for a new Grotto Pizza and Texas Roadhouse — but there was a time when Arby’s was the only restaurant in town.

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Millsboro Mayor Michelle Truitt was re-elected to a second one-year term by unanimous vote of fellow council members during the Monday, July 6, Millsboro Town Council meeting.

The Millsboro Police Department has initiated a bike patrol, for increased visibility and more personal interaction with town residents.

The parcel of land on the eastern end of Main Street in Millsboro, with a sign declaring it’s the future location of the new Millsboro Town Hall, remains vacant and cleared.

A peaceful rally in Millsboro, to take a stand against injustice, attracted about 90 people who raised signs, listened to speakers, applauded a singer’s passion, then marched around the block near the park.

Incumbent Millsboro Town Councilman Larry Gum defeated challenger Denise Blake by 25 votes in the annual town election on Saturday, June 13.

Millsboro’s new Farmers’ Market will open at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 13, in the Millsboro Town Center parking lot, continuing until noon that day, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, coffee, baked goods and other items.

A peaceful rally, organized by Millsboro resident Jake Taylor, is planned for noon on Saturday, June 13, at Cupola Park. The Rally for Equal Justice is being hosted by the Sussex Central Class of 1980, represented by Taylor.

The Town of Millsboro has received permission from Gov. John Carney’s office to have a standard town council election at the Millsboro Town Center in mid-June, and won’t be required to conduct the election strictly by mail-in vote.


Despite statewide restrictions and increasing cases of the coronavirus in Sussex County, the annual Fourth of July fireworks display in Millsboro has not been canceled — at least not yet.

As officers at the Millsboro Police Department got accustomed to new uniforms this week, a Lewes company donated face shields to protect them from the coronavirus.

The Millsboro Town Council, at the Monday, April 6 meeting, approved the preliminary site plan for Texas Roadhouse restaurant, contingent upon review by the town’s engineer and director of public works, and approval of requests for variances.

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The Millsboro Town Council, at their Monday, March 2, meeting, approved a request from Peninsula Regional Health System to annex into town limits about 40 acres of land north of Millsboro, for an ambulatory health complex.

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Responding to requests from state Rep. Ruth Briggs King and state Sen. Brian Pettyjohn, an all-way stop will be implemented at Indian Mission Road and Harmons Hill Road-Phillips Branch Road in Long Neck.

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DelDOT announced this week that a portion of Indian Mission Road near Millsboro will be closed starting Monday, March 9, for the removal and replacement of a crossroad pipe. In addition, an additional pipe will be installed to accommodate future flooding in that area, officials said.

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Victims of domestic violence will be given handmade quilts to comfort them, courtesy of the new Arts Warming Hearts program, a collaboration of the Millsboro Art League, Ocean Waves Quilt Guild and the Girl Scouts.

Can everyone really afford to live in Millsboro? As the municipality brainstorms about its future in the 10-year Comprehensive Plan update, they recently discussed possibly allowing smaller or more creative kinds of housing.

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On Friday, March 1, Chick-fil-A in Millsboro awarded scholarships valued at $2,500 apiece to four employees. From left, franchise owner Tim Sweetman, Brandon Lewis, Katelyn Hitchens, Abigail Simpson and Gabrielle Guy pose for a photo in celebration.