Scenic Delaware: Abbott’s Mill

Brad Richardson of Dover took this photo of Abbott’s Mill Nature Center in Milford on June 18.

Milford Police team up with safety professionals to celebrate national, community event

Milford’s finest are teaming up with free meals in hand to offer a once-a-year event to the community in August. National Night Out, a community- building experience promoting policing and other safety-related professionals, is celebrated in Milford every year — this year’s event will be Tuesday, Aug. 6 at Bicentennial Park from 6 p.m. to […]

Groovy fun: Hippiefest, ice cream social to raise needed funds for Milford Museum

August means two steps back into history and one leap forward with fundraising for the Milford Museum. This first of two fundraisers scheduled for this month will be an ice cream social in the rarely seen Mulholland Spoon Mill Building located along the Mispillion River, 7 Marshall St., next to the dog park. John Hanna […]

Rogers Funeral Home sees new ownership, restorations

Looking out of a third story window from the majestic Rogers Funeral Home in Milford, one can see a bustling road with newer vehicles where President Warren Harding once came through for a parade, a lake that was used for public swimming years ago, a road which led to a hospital for nearly 100 years […]

Milford’s Kenton reflects on lifelong love of Delaware State Fair

HARRINGTON — After watching daredevil stunts with his father at the Delaware State Fair, a little boy around the age of 5 soon found himself wandering around without a parent. It would be the first fair he would distinctly remember. “I looked away at something. I walked away and got lost,” the little boy recalled […]

Letter to the Editor: The kindness of strangers

On June 23, while riding my bicycle, I fell while turning from Shawnee Road onto Union Church Road in Milford, coming down hard on my right hip and, although I didn’t realize it at first, fracturing my pelvis. I had experienced similar falls in the past and had always been able to get back on […]

‘Happy Days’ here again in Milford

MILFORD — Summertime means happy days in downtown Milford, especially for the cast and crew at Second Street Players. The group will bring back the nostalgia of the 50s and 60s with “Happy Days, A New Musical,” starting this weekend at the Riverfront Theater. Based on the long-running hit TV show, the production features favorite […]

DelDOT to perform emergency repair to Del. 1 southbound in Milford

MILFORD — Lane closures will occur on Del. 1 southbound in Milford beginning at 6:00 p.m. this evening until 9 a.m. on Friday for emergency road repairs due to heat-related heaving of the road. DelDOT will be removing a 10-foot section of the road and installing a temporary patch to resolve the issue until a […]

Milford business pros get update on local, state issues

MILFORD — More than 30 local business owners and professionals joined together Wednesday in Milford to hear about hot topics from local legislators. Hosted by the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford, the annual legislative luncheon featured Milford Mayor Archie Campbell, local legislators Rep. Charlie Postles, R-33rd District, and Rep. Bryan Shupe, R-36th District. Darel […]

Mr. Bar B Que opens location in Frederica

Mr. Bar B Que began his career in the culinary industry by peeling the skins off of tomatoes for salads in a four-star restaurant. Now, the food truck entrepreneur can finally say he offers his own seating – inside the company’s new brick and mortar location in Frederica. Chris Young recently expanded into the building […]