Dog park location : New town park or elsewhere in Millsboro?

MILLSBORO — Is a proposed new town park the ideal place for a dog park? Millsboro town council members are mulling over that option, and others, as town leaders weigh possible options for approximately 11 acres of town-owned property along SR 24 near the town’s western edge. The property, located near the intersection of Godwin […]

Milford boys overcome early deficit in 65-46 win over rival Spartans

MILFORD — With his team trailing by 11 points early in the second quarter, first-year Milford High boys’ basketball coach Lamarr Shorts knew it would take patience to complete the comeback. Behind a career-high 22-point performance from junior Jarvis Jarvis, the Bucs battled back for a decisive 65-46 win over Henlopen South arch-rival Lake Forest […]

Abbott’s Grill to close its doors in Milford

MILFORD — Kevin Reading is preparing for one of the biggest sendoffs Abbott’s Grill has hosted — its own. “We’re nine years in and now we are at the end of our lease period. So, we can exit gracefully,” said Mr. Reading, chef and owner of Abbott’s Grill of its Jan. 12 closing date. “I’ve […]

Effort to preserve Milford’s Vinyard Shipyard property gaining steam

MILFORD — With freshly cleaned relics and enough research to occupy a visitor for days inside the previously condemned Vinyard Shipyard, Joan and Sudler Lofland have brought the historical property in Milford back to life. A task force will soon help them preserve their property and other nearby properties, hopefully expanding the Riverwalk for future […]

Driver dies in single vehicle crash

MILFORD — A 54-year-old Greenwood man died in a single vehicle crash Wednesday morning, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Authorities said the incident occurred at approximately 5:30 a.m. when a 2016 Kia Forte was traveling eastbound on Shawnee Road (Del. 36) approaching the intersection of DuPont Boulevard (U.S. 113). While traveling […]

Milford child, 4, wounded by gunfire

A 4-year-old child was in stable condition after being struck by a bullet that entered a residence at the Brightway Commons apartment complex Sunday night, Milford Police said. Authorities said a firearm was discharged by an unknown person after an altercation in the courtyard on the south side of Allen Way.  Several persons were involved […]

Milford graduate Murray signs letter of intent with Virginia Tech

MILFORD — If you asked Brion Murray a couple years ago if he thought he’d be playing Division I football at a Power 5 school, he probably wouldn’t have hesitated to say no. Murray figured he’d be knocking down jump shots and reeling in rebounds on the basketball court in college, not locking down opposing […]

Outstanding volunteer: Milford resident honored for Delaware Hospice work

Living life to its fullest isn’t always a piece of cake. But Delaware Hospice volunteer Harriet Davies says it could be a walk in the park or a game of chess. It’s that peace of mind that struck a chord in the heart of employees who nominated the Milford resident for a Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer […]

Milford School District recognized for safe schools

The Milford School District was recognized at the November 19, 2018 Milford Board of Education meeting for compliance with the Omnibus School Safety Act for the 2017–2018 academic year. This acknowledgement from the Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS) was presented by DEMA Deputy Director Chris Murtha. A Certificate of Compliance signed by […]

Fire prevention winners honored in Milford

Students from the Milford School District who won awards in this year’s Fire Prevention contest were honored recently by Carlisle Fire Department, Superintendent Dr. Kevin Dickerson and others. Pictured from left to right are (back row) LuLu Ross student Joshua Shanchez-Deleon and Teacher Leesa Lopez, (middle row) Lulu Ross Teacher Kim Webb, Carlisle Fire Chief Rick Deputy, […]