Fire damages Milford building

MILFORD – The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office determined a Tuesday morning building fire in downtown Milford, in Kent County, was accidental in nature. Damages were estimated at $100,000, according to Chief Deputy State Fire Marshal B. Scott Bullock. The fire was reported at 6:15 a.m. in the unit block of North West Front St. […]

Milford elects first African-American mayor

MILFORD — Council member Arthur Campbell will be the first African-American mayor in Milford. Mr. Campbell took the mayor’s seat with 537 votes while Todd Culotta brought in 334 votes out of 871 total votes towards the mayoral race. “The people spoke. We need to change. We’re going to keep taxes the same, collect our […]

Bug & Bud Festival Saturday in Milford

MILFORD — The 15th annual Bug & Bud Festival takes place on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hosted by Downtown Milford, Inc. and the City of Milford Parks and Recreation Department, the event takes place along Walnut Street and the Mispillion Riverwalk in historic downtown Milford. This year’s festival will not disappoint. The […]

DelDOT breaks ground on Milford overpass

MILFORD — At least 138 collisions have been reported to the Milford Police Department at the intersection of North East Tenth Street and Del. 1 since April 2009, according to Sgt. Robert Masten. Residents of Woodshaven, just to the east of the intersection behind the Milford High School and next to Grottos and Royal Farms, […]

Menacing charge after alleged domestic incident

MILFORD — A 31-year-old Milford man turned himself in Wednesday and was charged with menacing after an alleged domestic incident on Feb. 2, police said. Juan Gonzales-Juarez was sought after investigation into an alleged altercation at a residence in the 700 block of SE Front Street, Milford Police said. Officers were called to the scene […]

Four accused in Wal-Mart shoplifting incidents

MILFORD — Two suspects were arrested and two others sought after alleged shoplifting incidents at Wal-Mart on Feb. 19, Milford Police said Wednesday. On March 1, authorities said, Erika Coleman, 23, of Harrington and Johnathan Nason, 32, of Bridgeville, turned themselves and were charged with theft by false pretense under $1,500 and third-degree conspiracy. A […]

Milford Councilman Campbell files for mayoral seat

MILFORD — Milford City Councilman Archie Campbell, who serves Ward I, filed to run for mayor of Milford on Thursday. Mr. Campbell retired from L’oreal Lancome as the director of operations. He has served on the Milford City Council for the past two years and seven years on the Planning and Zoning Commission. “I believe […]

Rep. Kenton won’t run for reelection: Milford Mayor Shupe aims to succeed him

DOVER — Rep. Harvey Kenton, a Milford Republican, announced Friday he will not seek reelection this year. Rep. Kenton has served the 36th Representative District since 2010. “I will be 77 years old by the time election day rolls around,” he said in a statement. “After discussing it with my wife and colleagues, I’ve decided […]

Barnstorming

Arthur Weidner of Milford took this photo of a snow-covered barn on Fowler Beach Road near Milford on Dec. 9. Do you have a great shot of a scenic location in Delaware? Send it to newsroom@newszap.com. Photos must be at least 200 dpi and include your name, where and when your photo was taken, where you live […]

Fall reflections

Beth Baker of Greenwood took this photo while kayaking at the back of Griffith’s Lake in Milford on Nov. 5. Do you have a great shot of a scenic location in Delaware? Send it to newsroom@newszap.com. Photos must be at least 200 dpi and include your name, where and when your photo was taken, where […]