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 […]


Employment Opportunity – Public Works Operator I

Date Posted: Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

PUBLIC WORKS OPERATOR I   The Town of Milton is accepting applications for the full time position of Public Works Operator I through November 17, 2017.  The Employment Application and Job Description are available at Town Hall, as well as on the Administrative page of our web site https://milton.delaware.gov/administrative-department/  The Public Works Operator is responsible for […]


Milton Police Department: Clothing and Food Drive

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Click to view details:Clothing and Food Drive


Effective October 1st, Change in Residential Waste Services

Date Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017

as mailed on September 18, 2017:   Greetings! Every three years, the Town of Milton advertises to receive Request for Quotations relating to residential waste collection services to assure our citizens are given the best services at the most reasonable cost.  As a result of the bid for services, the quarterly waste collection fee decreased […]


The Nature Conservancy: Public Notice – Prescribed Fire Burn

Date Posted: Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Click to view the Public Notice.  TNC – Public Notice   Should you have questions or concerns, please contact The Nature Conservancy 302-664-1218


Emergency Preparedness Links

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Fact Sheet – Hurricane Preparedness Excerpts from “Disaster Supplies Kit” developed by FEMA and the American Red Cross – Pet Preparedness Tips FEMA and American Red Cross “Emergency Preparedness Checklist” – Red Cross Disaster Preparedness Checklist   Delmarva Power Storm Preparation Handbook http://www.delmarva.com/uploadedFiles/wwwdelmarvacom/DelmarvaStormPreparationHandbook.pdf Weathering the Storm Fact Sheet http://www.delmarva.com/uploadedFiles/wwwdelmarvacom/PHI0377D_ERIP_FactSheet.pdf Power Restoration Process Video […]


Cape Gazette: Emergency home repair program launched

Date Posted: Friday, August 18th, 2017

Emergency home repair program launched July 16, 2017 The Delaware State Housing Authority has announced that qualified homeowners in need of assistance to keep their homes livable can apply for assistance from the new Statewide Emergency Repair Program. The new program is administered by the Milford Housing Development Corporation, which was awarded $600,000 by DSHA […]


Milton Turns the Town Teal

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Milton participates for the second year, in “Turn the Towns Teal” September is National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.  Milton participated in the national campaign to promote awareness of ovarian cancer and its symptoms by hanging teal ribbons on light poles, signs, and trees along Federal and Union Streets, and in Memorial Park. We are thankful […]


Public Notice: Water rates (09/13/17: updated with final schedule of rates)

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Posted on September 13, 2017, at 1:21pm: Water rate public notice – final rates   Click to view the Public Notice related to water rates effective October 1, 2017: Water rate public notice    


WMDT: Milton Creates Blue-Lines to Support Law Enforcement

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Click here to view WMDT’s news segment that showcases Milton as the first Sussex County town to paint blue lines within crosswalks in support of law enforcement officers: Milton Creates Blue-Lines to Support America’s Law Enforcement


Guide to Rehabilitation and Construction in the Milton Historic District

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Guide to Rehab and Constr in the Milton Historic District