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The Millville Town Council has reviewed changes to the town charter proposed by an ad hoc committee and will hold a public hearing on the proposed changes next month.

Millville residents will soon be able to receive emergency alerts and other announcements from town officials via email, text or phone, rather than the current system that only sends them over the phone.

The Millville Town Council voted this week to open its new town park on March 1, after the COVID-19 pandemic and construction delays has kept the long-awaited park closed to the public.

The Millville Town Council at its Tuesday, Jan. 12, meeting approved a seven-year franchise agreement with Medicom LLC as a provider of cable television service in the town.

Millville Town Council will seek public comment on its proposed cable franchise agreement with Mediacom Delaware L.L.C. during a hearing scheduled for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12.

Millville’s Planning & Zoning Commission on Thursday, Oct. 15, gave the green light to preliminary plans for a subdivision within Millville By the Sea, three years after it was originally sent to the town council with a recommendation for approval.

After a brief delay at the beginning of their Oct. 8 meeting, over confusion as to whether members not physically present in the town hall could vote, and one member having technical difficulties joining by phone, the Millville Planning & Zoning Commission voted to recommend a zoning cha…

Following a letter from Ocean View officials regarding cooperation between the two towns in a number of areas, including investment in “public safety,” the Millville Town Council, at a Tuesday, Sept. 22, workshop meeting, said they need more data before responding.

The Millville Planning & Zoning Commission gave its blessing to two proposed projects at its Thursday, Sept. 10, meeting: a rebuild for the Dickens Parlour Theatre and a small new retail complex at the intersection of Route 26 and Railway Avenue.

The Millville Town Council voted on Tuesday, Aug. 11, to approve two measures that address the Town’s foundational document — its charter — as well as its policies-and-procedures manual.


Stormwater ponds often are given names that belie their actual purpose in these parts – sometimes they’re part of “waterfront property” descriptions. In Millville, however, the town building official has another name for one that sits at the entrance to his town: Swamp.

The Millville Town Council heard this week from a son of the family that owned the land on which the new town park has been constructed, stating that he wants the Town to hold to its promise to name the park after his family.

In its first in-person meeting in three months, the Millville Town Council opted overwhelmingly this week against hiring a consultant to help the Town examine options for its law-enforcement needs.

As the new Millville Town Park nears completion, Millville Mayor Steve Maneri might feel a bit like Charlie Brown trying to connect with a football… with years of delays and, now, a pandemic playing tag-team to keep the park’s opening just out of reach.

Millville’s Planning & Zoning Commission voted on June 11 to recommend that the Millville Town Council approve preliminary site plans for a car repair shop and restaurant on Route 26. The vote came during a meeting held by teleconference and follows approval of conditional-use applicatio…

The Millville Town Council met by teleconference on Tuesday, April 28, and voted to approve its final budget for the upcoming fiscal year, as well as a final site plan for a 15-home subdivision.

Millville Town Manager Deborah Botchie announced at the Tuesday, March 26, town council workshop meeting that the Town has reached something of a milestone: Its proposed budget for the upcoming 2020 fiscal year tops $1 million — the first time in the Town’s history it exceeds that figure.


Delmarva Power & Light has been given permission to run electric lines under Whites Creek in Ocean View. This additional line will create a looped circuit, which will help prevent power outages in the area.

The Millville Town Council at its Feb. 11 meeting voted to approve amendments to the town code regarding private walkways, enacting a lodging tax and updating its rental receipt tax regulations.

The Ocean View Planning and Zoning Commission reviewed the concept plan for a mini golf course to be located at 3 Atlantic Avenue. The application was submitted by Patrick and Rebecca Adams.

The Millville Town Council at its regular meeting on Tuesday, April 9, approved five resolutions that released performance bonds and transferred bonded improvements to the village home owner associations within Millville by the Sea.

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There will be no town council election in Millville again this year, but there is an opening that will need to be filled, as Council Treasurer Susan Brewer is stepping down from her seat on the council.

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“Our customers asked for it, so we are accommodating them!” said Postmaster Mike Behringer of the Ocean View/Millville Post Office this week in announcing another local passport fair.

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Those looking to something fun and different this Valentine's Day weekend may want to consider bringing their loved-one to Dickens Parlour Theatre — but be careful, the theater's management warned, as “Mr. Goodwood has an eye for the ladies!”