Since early this year, Millsboro officials have been talking about building a new, $5 million, 8,000-square-foot police building that would be about twice the size of the existing one on Main Street, but ground hasn’t yet been broken and progress has been slow.
Retiring Millsboro Police Department Sgt. Barry Wheatley was honored by the Millsboro Town Council this week and received an award, retirement credentials and the gratitude of council members and Police Chief Brian Calloway.
Members of the Millsboro Town Council, at its Tuesday, Sept. 7, meeting, are expected to vote on a request from Lencraft, developer of Plantation Lakes, to rezone a portion of the residential community from medium-density to high-density, and to consider a request to approve an amended resid…
Members of the Millsboro Fire Company are expecting to open a new substation on the west side of town by the end of the year, in an effort to reduce response times.
Following two hours of presentation, discussion and public comments at a public hearing, the Millsboro Town Council tabled a request from Lencraft, developer of Plantation Lakes, to rezone a portion of the residential community from medium density to high density and to consider a request to…
As the Monday, Aug. 2, Millsboro Town Council meeting began, Mayor Michelle Truitt looked at the audience assembled in the Council Chamber, paused for a moment, smiled and said it felt “kind of weird, but good” to be back there after months of meeting in the larger reception hall.Council met…
With a quick vote and no fanfare, Millsboro Mayor Michelle Truitt was elected by fellow council members to a third consecutive one-year term, at the Tuesday, July 6, town council meeting.
Millsboro Town Council members, after watching a video of children participating in the first Millsboro Police Department Youth Police Academy during the week of June 28, applauded and said, “Great job” and “Excellent.”
Youngsters ages 10 to 13 attending the Millsboro Police Department’s first Youth Police Academy will be able to learn team-building, hear motivational guest speakers and enjoy a picnic with barbecued hot dogs and hamburgers, beginning on Monday, June 28.
The Millsboro Town Council, at their Monday, June 7, meeting, adopted a $14.2 million budget for the 2022-fiscal-year that includes a 2-cent property-tax increase.
The Plantation Lakes Garden Club will present to the public its new Blue Star Memorial Garden and monument at a ceremony at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 8, in front of the Community Center in the Plantation Lakes community.
After months of discussion, public input and consideration, the Millsboro Town Council this week voted against allowing golf carts on public streets by deciding not to ask state officials to approve a town charter change.
The Millsboro Town Council, at their Monday, May 3, meeting, approved use of Cupola Park for the Fourth Annual Stars & Stripes community fireworks celebration, from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 26.
Concerns about the Greater Millsboro Art League closing, or having to relocate, were put to rest this week when a motion, framed to assist the financially struggling non-profit and keep it open, was passed by the Millsboro Town Council.
After several weeks of hearing arguments for and against allowing golf carts on public streets in Millsboro, the town council is expected to make a decision next week.
After listening to those opposed to allowing golf carts on public streets in Millsboro, Mayor Michelle Truitt this week said she and town council members will announce their decision in May. If they vote to approve, they will ask state lawmakers for a charter change, allowing the vehicles.
The question allowing of golf carts on public streets will be discussed again by the Millsboro Town Council at their Monday, April 5, meeting, which will begin at 7 p.m.
Work is continuing to replace sidewalks in downtown Millsboro with this longstanding herringbone pattern known for its attractiveness and durability. Work began at the corner of Church and Main streets, and is continuing toward the bridge. Town Manager Sheldon Hudson called the project ‘an i…
At the request of Millsboro Police Chief Brian Calloway, the Millsboro Town Council, at its Monday, March 1, meeting, approved the promotion of officer Christopher Ebke to corporal.
After hearing public comments in favor of allowing golf carts on public streets, the Millsboro Town Council this week decided to give equal time to those opposed, at the Monday, April 5, meeting, even though they had also heard from some opposition this week.
Mark Luszcz of the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), meeting with the Millsboro Town Council this week, suggested a less expensive alternative to spending $170,000 to widen the area at the Washington and State streets intersection to prevent turning tractor-trailers from going …
The Millsboro Town Council has approved proceeding with plans to build a new police station on undeveloped property at Ellis Street and Railroad Avenue downtown.
A 7,600-square-foot, 300-seat Texas Roadhouse restaurant is expected to open in Millsboro in mid-May, to the delight of both diners and town officials.
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.
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.
At the suggestion of Millsboro Police Chief Brian Calloway, a new police department building could be built on undeveloped property at Ellis Street and Railroad Avenue downtown.
Millsboro Police Department Sgt. Barry Wheatley was named Officer of the Year for the department and honored for 20 years of service at this year’s Annual Awards Banquet.
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.
A bright new billboard in Millsboro, featuring a young, smiling family, has been erected at the north end of town, near the corner of Routes 113 and 20.
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, at the Monday, Aug. 3, meeting, applauded Millsboro Police Officer John Wharton, who received a Lifesaving Award after being nominated by a fellow officer.
As a recent Millsboro Town Council meeting approached, Councilman Larry Gum was looking forward to assembling in person, after a few months of teleconferencing.
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.
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.
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.