Perdue halts production temporarily after two test positive for COVID-19

MILFORD — Perdue closed its poultry production plant Monday for cleaning after two employees tested positive for COVID-19, the company said. Diana Souder, a spokeswoman for Perdue, said the company enacted its pandemic response protocols, based on guidance from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. The plant received a “a top-to-bottom cleaning and sanitization […]

The bright side … Community unites to find supplies for Milford fire company

MILFORD — When the Carlisle Fire Company needed supplies, it asked for donations. And the Milford community came through in a big way. Less than 24 hours after asking for community help, the Carlisle Fire Co. was fully stocked. It had sufficient supplies Thursday of N95 masks, mask covers, hand sanitizers, antibacterial soap and cleaning […]

Milford fire company reaches out for help

MILFORD – The Carlisle Fire Company Inc. in Milford is reaching out for the community’s help. In a recent Facebook Book, the fire company wrote, “We are in desperate need of mask, N95 mask, gowns, gloves, antibacterial soap, and hand sanitizer. Anyone who is able to donate any of these items can drop them off […]

Scenic Delaware: King of the Mountain

Weston Williams, of Felton, took this photo entitled “King of the Mountain” on Feb. 16 at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge.

Hard work pays off for Milford’s Grant

MILFORD — Trenton Grant wanted to make wrestling a priority this season. And the results on the mat have followed. The Milford High junior celebrated the first Henlopen Conference championship of his career last weekend. Grant also is seed first in the 126-pound weight class at the DIAA individual state wrestling tournament which will be […]

Two men face gun, drug-dealing charges

MILFORD — A multi-agency investigation led to the arrest of two men for allegedly distributing large amounts of cocaine and marijuana in southern Delaware, authorities said Thursday. Mario J. Garza, 54, and Roberto Cantu, 41, were taken into custody during search warrant executions, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Police determined that […]

Blunt Rochester talks black history with Milford students

MILFORD — There’s power in writing, U.S. Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester told students at Banneker Elementary School Tuesday. “Writing is so important. You can write your own history,” she said to a group of fourth-grade students. “You can start your own history book about your life.” The thread of writing as power wove through Rep. […]

Police: Shots fired, followed by assault

MILFORD — A 45-year-old man was charged with assault after allegedly firing a gun and then striking a man multiple times with an unknown object, authorities said. The incident occurred around 5:39 p.m. on Sunday in the 8000 block of Slaughter Beach Road when Delaware State Police were called to the scene for an assault […]

Milford Drama Club Presents Legally Blonde

Omigod you guys, you totally have to come see Legally Blonde at Milford High School during the first week of March!  Based on the book and movie of the same name, Milford Drama Club’s latest musical theater production is the story of Elle Woods, a sorority girl who enrolls in Harvard Law School in an […]

Delaware Divsion of Arts award helps dance academy director to stage ‘Harry Potter’ ballet

For Michele Xiques Arnold, receiving a Delaware Division of the Arts fellowship for choreography and dance meant a lot of things — but top of mind was being better prepared to help the students at her dance academy. Mrs. Arnold, director of First State Dance Academy, was selected as one of 19 Delaware artists by […]