History of Milton

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

“MILTON, only 7 miles from the Delaware Bay in a direct line but many more by the convoluted Broadkill, is one of the little old Delaware towns that prospered through shipbuilding and shipping in the 19 century. The shipyards have long ago disappeared from the foot of Union and Federal Streets… The business section displays […]


National Prescription Drug Take-Back Initiative – September 12, 2015

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

On September 12, 2015, from 10am until 2pm, the Milton Police Department will be a collection point for prescription drugs.   The National Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Please utilize this […]


Delinquent Account Amnesty Program

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

For a temporary period expiring on September 15, 2015, an amnesty program has been implemented for outstanding account balances.  The program allows any person or business with an outstanding tax, utility, and/or miscellaneous accounts receivable balance to pay the total principal balance in full, and all penalties and interest will be waived. If balances remain unpaid after […]


Milton Mural Project

Date Posted: Thursday, June 11th, 2015

BE PART OF SOMETHING BIG!   For additional information, view the attached flyer: Milton Mural Project To make a tax deductible donation Please send your check to:  Milton Mural Project c/o Milton Community Foundation P.O. Box 12 Milton, De.  19968      


Press Release: Sussex County reminds public to prepare now for 2015 hurricane season

Date Posted: Monday, June 1st, 2015

Sussex County reminds public to prepare now for 2015 hurricane season   Forecasters predict ‘below average’ storm season   FOR IMMEDIATE                                                                            1200 Hours, Wednesday RELEASE                                                                                                              May 27, 2015   Sunscreen, beach umbrella, a good book – and a disaster kit. Those are just a few of the essentials that should […]


2015 Summer Concert Series

Date Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2015

It’s that time of year…. for the 2015 Concert Series to begin!!  Wednesday, May 27, 2015 will be the first concert, featuring the Cape Henlopen High School Jazz Band.  All concerts begin at 7pm in Milton Memorial Park. Click here for the complete list of concerts 2015 SUMMER CONCERT DATES Pictures taken during the 2013 concert […]


Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Roadshow

Date Posted: Monday, December 15th, 2014

Below is an attachment of the Freedom of Information Act Roadshow presentation given by Deputy Attorney General Edward Black December 8, 2014. Overview: Delaware’s Freedom of Information Act Open Records Provisions What documents must be made available for public inspection? Open Meeting Provisions What meetings and discussions must be open to the public? Education (effective July […]


Milton town clerk named Delaware’s Clerk of the Year

Date Posted: Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

Kristy Rogers earns recognition for public service By Maddy Lauria | Oct 06, 2014 MILTON — When Milton Town Clerk Kristy Rogers was appointed to take over town manager duties a year ago, she didn’t do it for the recognition. Her hard work has paid off, though, as she earned the title of Clerk of the […]


Delaware Beach Life, featured Milton in “Home-Style History”

Date Posted: Friday, July 25th, 2014

In the July issue of Delaware Beach Life, Milton was featured in “Home-Style History”:   Excerpt: Situated on the banks of the Broadkill River, Milton is not unlike most old towns. Its history is rich, and various industries — from shipping and shipbuilding to button-making and canning —shaped its demographics, culture and architecture. What is […]


Choose Milton

Date Posted: Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Town of Milton “Start a Business” Process The Town of Milton is undergoing a transformation and business owners are beginning to view Milton as a place of growth and opportunity.  There are prime available storefronts located in the heart of the downtown for a variety of businesses. As a result, the Town has documented the […]