Beginning July 27, through the end of 2022, the Towns Municipal Parking Lot on Magnolia Street will be closed for a drainage and bulkhead project. Alternate parking is available on Front Street. More Info

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 a rare lot of the permanent store awnings, wood or metal roofed, that was used to shade the sidewalk in front of nearly every store in lower Delaware, but have disappeared from main streets. The old part of the town contains many old cypress-shingled houses characteristic of eastern Sussex County.” From Delaware – A Guide to the First State, American Guide Series, 1938 “MILTON – Classic example of life in a small historic town. Extensive Victorian home district in relatively rural area. Its ice cream parlor (King´s Ice Cream at Union and Broad Street, the […]


Partnership with DNREC – Mosquito Control 2022

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2022

The Town of Milton partners with Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), Mosquito Control section for the spraying of mosquitoes.  To follow is the message received from DNREC-MOSQUITO CONTROL: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ A message from DNREC-MOSQUITO CONTROL: September 12, 2022 – Weather permitting, the Delaware Mosquito Control Section is planning an insecticide application of Anvil 10+10 (sumithrin/PBO) within a zone or zones you have subscribed to within the Delaware Notification Service.  This application will occur during evening hours tonight with a truck mounted sprayer to control adult mosquitoes. All insecticides to be used are registered with the USEPA for mosquito control and will be applied according to USEPA approved label instructions. The USEPA has determined that the insecticides to be used do not pose unreasonable risks to human health, wildlife, or the environment. For further information, please visit the Mosquito Control Spray Information site or view the Spray Zone Map. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Spraying occurs periodically.  This post will […]


Magnolia Street Parking Lot to close July 27, 2022

Date Posted: Wednesday, July 20th, 2022

The Town’s Municipal Parking Lot on Magnolia Street is scheduled to be closed July 27, 2022 through the end of the year for a drainage and bulkhead rehabilitation project. Below is an image of alternate parking areas.


Milton receives an AARP Grant for art crosswalks

Date Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Click to view: Press Release June 29, 2022   MEDIA CONTACT: Kim Wharton,, 302-290-4701   AARP Awards Grants to 4 Delaware Organizations as Part of its Nationwide Program to Make Communities More Livable   Wilmington, DE—Today, AARP Delaware announced that four Delaware non-profit and/or governmental agencies will receive AARP Community Challenge grants – part of the largest group of grantees to date with $3.4 million awarded among 260 organizations nationwide. Grantees will implement quick-action projects that help communities become more livable in the long-term by improving public places; transportation; housing; diversity, equity and inclusion; digital access; and civic engagement, with an emphasis on the needs of adults age 50 and over.   “AARP Delaware is committed to working with communities to improve residents’ quality of life through tangible changes,” said State Director Lucretia Young. “We are proud to collaborate with this year’s grantees as they make […]


Delaware Bayshore Byway Website Launch

Date Posted: Thursday, June 30th, 2022

For Immediate Release June 21, 2022 DELAWARE BAYSHORE BYWAY WEBSITE LAUNCH Delaware Greenways (DGI) announces the launch of the Delaware Bayshore Byway website, Delaware Bayshore Byway. By introduction of the website, DGI continues its mission of providing opportunities to live healthier lives by discovering and enjoying the outdoors. The site provides a window to the 100-mile coastal area of Delaware’s Bayshore and introduces you to this National Scenic Byway designated in 2021. The story of the Delaware Bayshore Byway is about making a conscious decision to get off the crowded, bustling highway of modern America and letting your senses take in the majesty and power of Mother Nature in the coastal communities of Delaware’s Bayshore. For the first time, a website is dedicated to this widely recognized area of global ecological and historic significance. It introduces the nineteen discovery zones, small towns, and natural areas with the capacity to welcome […]


2022 Sounds of Summer, Concert in the Park (weekly on Wednesday)

Date Posted: Monday, April 11th, 2022


Nominations for Citizen of the Year & Lifetime Volunteer Award

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 9th, 2022

Citizen of the Year & Lifetime Volunteer Award  Nomination deadline is March 22, 2022                            The Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Milton are currently accepting letters of recommendation for 2022 Citizen of the Year, and 2022 Lifetime Volunteer Award. Nominees must be residents of the Town of Milton who have demonstrated exceptional volunteer commitment. The deadline is Tuesday, March 22, 2022.  Nomination letters must include a supporting explanation on how the nominee has displayed significant contributions to the Milton community during the past year, or a “lifetime”.                   Letters can be mailed to “2022 Citizen of the Year” or “2022 Lifetime Volunteer Award”, Attn: Kristy Rogers, Town Manager, 115 Federal Street, Milton, DE 19968; dropped off at Town Hall; or emailed to Kristy Rogers (


2022 Municipal Election Results

Date Posted: Saturday, March 5th, 2022

2022 Municipal Election Results


Invitation to Bid: Front Street Pavement (Federal Street to Chestnut Street)

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 1st, 2022

INVITATION TO BID Project 2022-001 The Town of Milton will receive sealed bids in the Office of the Town Manager, 115 Federal Street, Milton, DE 19968, until 10:00a.m. on March 23, 2022, at which time they will be read aloud for the following project: Town of Milton – Front Street Pavement (Federal Street to Chestnut Street)  A pre-bid meeting will take place on March 8, 2021, at the Public Works Maintenance Building, 210 Front Street, and beginning at 8:30am.  Specifications are posted on the Town of Milton’s website: or can be emailed by written request to . The Town of Milton may extend the time and place for the opening of bids from that described in this Invitation.  The Town of Milton reserves the right to waive irregularities, as well as to accept or reject any or all bids. Bid Form Invitation to Bid – Front Street Request […]


Public Notice: ADA Transition Plan

Date Posted: Thursday, February 17th, 2022

PUBLIC NOTICE TOWN OF MILTON, DELAWARE The Town of Milton has drafted a Transition Plan for accessibility in the public right of way in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). The Town invites the public to become involved in this process through written comments or attendance at Town Council meetings, held the first Monday of each month at 6:30 P.M. at the Milton Library, 121 Union Street, Milton DE, 19968, or as otherwise posted in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act. The Mayor has appointed the Town Manager as Coordinator of the Town of Milton ADA Transition Plan for pedestrian facilities in the public right-of-way.  She can be reached at or by filing a form to be provided at the Town Hall or Town website . To file a complaint, request or offer suggestion regarding accessibility of a sidewalk or curb ramp, contact the ADA […]


2022 Municipal Election Notice

Date Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2022

BOARD OF ELECTIONS Inspector:                     Fred Harvey, 411 Mulberry Street, Milton, Delaware 19968 Alternate Inspector:   Pam Batten, 601 Bennett Street., Milton, Delaware 19968 Judge:                            Karen Young of 105 Mill Pond Ave., Milton, Delaware 19968 Judge:                            Neil Sands, 111 Mill Pond Avenue, Milton, Delaware 19968 Judge:                            Helen Camenisch of 302 Chestnut Street, Milton, Delaware 19968 Judge:                            Ellen Lytton, 310 Valley Road, Milton, Delaware 19968 Alternate Judge:          David Burkhart, 218 Lantern Lane, Milton, Delaware 19968 Alternate Judge:          William Byrnes, 208 Lantern Lane, Milton, Delaware  […]