Harrington takes steps to reduce brown water problem

HARRINGTON — When a white towel turned brown in the washer of a Harrington resident, city leaders stepped up to start fixing the problem. “Harrington Avenue is today’s discussion. … There’s some brown water,” City Manager Don Williams said, beginning Monday night’s city council meeting. Much of Harrington’s water piping structure relies on antiquated iron […]

City of Harrington featured in new book

There’s a new buzz around the “Hub of Delaware.” Doug Poore’s first book, “Harrington (Images of America),” featuring his hometown can be purchased online starting today. The author is a lifelong resident of Harrington and is now also the curator of the Harrington Museum. He wrote the book in conjunction with the Greater Harrington Historical […]

Committee considers renovation recommendations for old Milford Middle School

Hundreds of children flocked to Lakeview Avenue in Milford for decades when the now former Milford Middle School was open to students. Five years after the Milford School Board decided to close the school indefinitely due to maintenance and health concerns, the building remains vacant – a sight many agree is an eyesore and a […]

One student at a time: Lincoln teen says allergy awareness, new tools could save lives

Public school students coping from life-threatening allergies in Delaware could be in danger — and a high school student from Lincoln wants to make their time away from home safer. Lake Vasey, an 11th grader homeschooled at WaterGirl Farms in Lincoln, knows how scary an allergy can be for students and their families as she […]

Guardian Angel found at Kent-Sussex Industries

MILFORD — Kent-Sussex Industries in Milford has one more Guardian Angel on their side. Michelle Drummond of Houston showed up for work one day, expecting it to be a typical one out on the town as the activities assistant. “I work with people who have brain injuries and other disabilities from KSI. We do volunteer […]

VFW, American Legion combine forces in Milford

MILFORD — The American Legion in Milford is hoping to make a comeback with help from fellow veterans at Blue Hen VFW after years of struggling to stay afloat. “We were dying. Our population is getting relatively older. They’re in their late 70s to 80s. It’s harder for them to get out and come to […]

Milford goes Irish: St. Patrick’s Day celebrations to include Irish Concert, annual Pub Crawl

Downtown Milford, Inc. is preparing a St. Patrick’s Day party like they’ve never had before. The ninth annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl is in the works for Saturday, March 16, but the celebrating won’t start there. This year, the organization has teamed up with the Jesus Love Temple, Irish Rose and other partners to […]

Pedal power: Bikes, Etc. to close after more than 30 years in downtown Milford

Red, white and blue bicycle wheels spin with a seated Uncle Sam waving to the passersby as the wind blows along Walnut Street. The decoration has greeted Milford everyday Jack Sheaffer opens his doors at Bikes, Etc. located just doors down from the Santa House, next door to the Mispillion Art League and steps away […]

City of Milford purchases land for new police station

MILFORD — It’s back to the drawing board for the Milford Police Department. A new police station is in the works after the Milford City Council approved the purchase of two properties across the street from the current police department. Previously owned by GROWMARK FS LLC., 401 NE Front St. was purchased for $875,000. Nearby, […]

Dr. Teresa Keller to retire in Milford

Local pediatrician Dr. Teresa Keller is retiring after 35 years in Milford effective May 10, 2019, according to her office. Patients in need of their medical records should call 302-422-2022 or visit the office at 16 S. DuPont Blvd. in Milford.