‘Nightfall’ explores Poe’s work at Milford High

MILFORD — Two Edgar Allan Poes and a slew of characters will walk across the Milford High School stage this weekend in dramatic fashion, wrought with a darkness only Poe can offer. “Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe,” presented by the school’s drama club, will feature readings of poems written by the iconic poet, mixed with […]

Letter to the Editor: Giveth and taketh away

Bravo, Steve Caporiccio! (“How soon they forget?” Letter to the Editor, Nov. 12) Did you see any more money in your wallet? As a senior, my 2018 Social Security amount was increased by $10, but Medicare’s increase took it away. Let’s see if President Trump’s 2019 “10 percent tax cut for the middle class” is […]

Annual event to ring in the holiday with food, auctions

MILFORD — Ringing in the holidays wouldn’t be the same without the annual Holiday Auction & Tastes of Milford hosted by the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford. Now in its 12th year, the event will be held Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Rookery North in Milford and serves as a way to raise […]

Assault, burglary, theft charges for Milford man

MILFORD — A 43-year-old Milford man was charged with burglary, theft and assault counts following an alleged incident at a residence in the 400 block of S. Washington Street on Nov. 2, Milford Police spokesman Det. Timothy Maloney said. Courtney Goode fled from a back yard as police arrived, according to authorities, but was quickly […]

Out of state suspects charged with burglaries

MILFORD/LEWES — A 38-year-old Pennsylvania man and 35-year-old New Jersey woman were arrested in alleged connection with multiple recent burglaries, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Investigation began Monday when police received multiple burglary reports, beginning at a residence in the 3700 block of Big Stone Beach Road in Milford. Another report […]

At Prime Hook

Kenneth Bowen of Dover took this photo at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge on Oct. 22.

Scenic Delaware: The Island

Dave Tally of Camden took this photo he calls “The Island” at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge on Oct. 24.

Bucs’ defense is key as they aim to end Wildcats’ 19-game winning streak

MILFORD — Reigning Division II champion Delmar High hasn’t lost a football game since Week 2 of last season. The Milford High football team is looking to put an end to the Wildcats’ win streak, which currently sits at 19 games (including playoffs), when the two face off in a Henlopen South tilt tonight at […]

Panel: Repurpose Old Milford Middle School for education use

The vacant Milford Middle School on Lakeview Avenue has not seen students for full classes in nearly six years due to safety and wellness concerns for all those who walk through its doors. According to Superintendent Dr. Kevin Dickerson, a number of problems arose before the school bells sounded for the last time years ago. […]

Scenic Delaware: Canterbury Barn

Weston Williams of Felton took this photo in Canterbury on Oct. 27.