Haitian eatery fills void in Milford

MILFORD — When Elourdes Pierre moved to Milford three years ago from Florida, she quickly discovered she would have to go without a homecooked, Haitian meal unless she made it herself. Realizing she wasn’t the only Milfordian with a Haitian background in need of their own style of comfort food, she started dreaming of opening […]

Seaside Jewish Community breaks ground on expansion project

REHOBOTH BEACH — Seaside Jewish Community celebrated a milestone Sunday morning 23 years in the making. The groundbreaking group began meeting in 1997 when strangers responded to an advertisement in the Cape Gazette newspaper. The ad, placed by Peter Wise, owner of Pierre’s Pantry in Rehoboth Beach, requested fellowship for a Passover Seder feast to […]

Milford High School receives grant to expand work-based learning opportunities

Preparing students for life after high school is the goal of Milford High School administrators and staff. Help from a federal grant will afford them the opportunity to get one step closer to their goals. Delaware’s Secretary of Education Susan Bunting announced the funds in November as just a small portion of federal grants totaling […]

Fresh leadership to guide Harrington into the new year

HARRINGTON — Karen Emory Brittingham of Ellendale will lead the charge as Harrington’s new city planner this year, helping the city continue to grow after former planner Jeremy Rothwell’s exit from the city. An investigation has launched by the Public Integrity Commission to inquire about claims made by Mr. Rothwell before he left. City Manager […]

Healthcare programs in Sussex continue to expand

It’s out with the old and in with a modern sense of continuity of care in Milford as a new decade offers fresh healthcare options for residents. Bayhealth jumpstarted a chain of events last year as the healthcare organization closed its former Milford Memorial Hospital after years of planning and opened its brand new Bayhealth […]

Five seats open in Milford City Election to be held April 25

Four Milford City Council seats, one from each ward, and the mayoral seat are up for grabs in the upcoming election to be held Saturday, April 25. These council seats are currently occupied by Michael Boyle for ward one, Lisa Ingram Peel for ward two, Owen Brooks, Jr. for ward three and Katrina Wilson for […]

New business, new smile: Delaware Pediatric Dentistry opens in Milford Square with bilingual care for area children

Young Gerardo Martinez ran away from a dentist’s chair once in Mexico, and his mother and the dentist had to chase after him. He’s come a long way since that experience. Last month, he opened his own bilingual pediatric dentist office with college colleague David Delgado – Delaware Pediatric Dentistry in Milford. The pair first […]

From Little League to entrepreneurship, JTJames Performance opens in Milford

When Joshua James graduated from Milford High School in 2011, he knew he wanted to continue his athletic career somehow. Now, he has the chance to do just that every day as an entrepreneur. With a new logo, space and name, JTJames Performance, a grand opening ceremony was held last month celebrating the new physical […]

Restaurants in Milford and Harrington ordered closed

MILFORD AND HARRINGTON — A Milford restaurant was ordered immediately closed after roaches both dead and alive were seen during a routine inspection by the Delaware Division of Public Health on Dec. 11. The roaches in various stages of development were found in La Ortolana Pizza Restaurant’s kitchen and ware wash areas, according to a […]

Veterans remembered at Harrington cemetery

HARRINGTON — Three generations of the Spence family were among a crowd of at least 100 community members who gathered Saturday morning at Hollywood Cemetery in Harrington to lay wreaths on the graves of veterans from around the area. Their journey to the cemetery became a family reunion of sorts as they stepped up to […]