Mispillion River sunset

Pat Thompson of Dover took this photo of Milford’s Mispillion River at sunset during Milford’s Freedom Fest on Sept. 14. To contribute your scenic photos of our area, email newsroom@newszap.com. Photos must be at least 200 dpi and include your name, where and when your photo was taken, where you live and your phone number. […]

Wanted man located during traffic stop

MILFORD — A wanted 39-year-old Ellendale man was located during a traffic stop due to driving the wrong way on a one way street last Saturday, Milford Police spokesman Sgt. Robert Masten said. Demetrio R. Stewart initially provided a false name to investigating officers, authorities said, following the incident on Northwest Third Street around 1:26 […]

Milford parade brings community together

MILFORD — The Milford Community Parade, drawing thousands to downtown Milford, is set for Wednesday evening. To celebrate the annual event, some local residents can even be found in the morning hours the day of the parade placing their chairs along the route to ensure a close-up view of the action. “I think the thrill […]

Multilingual nights at Milford Central Academy work to reach under-served families

The middle school years can be tough for students, Milford Central Academy Principal Gary Zoll says, adding that language barriers can make them even harder. But this year, the academy is trying out a new program, offering multilingual family nights, to help ease the burden on local families. “Erin Bryan, English Language Arts teacher, pitched […]

Commentary: Shedding a tear for a warrior battling FTD

Subordinate officer, best friend, lover, wife, caregiver, advocate, mind reader — the evolution of my relationship with my husband. Don suffers with Frontotemporal Degeneration (FTD), a little-known disease that cannot be prevented, cured, or slowed down. The Association of Frontotemporal Degeneration’s Food for Thought Week and FTD World Wide Awareness Week coincide with Don’s birthday […]

Proactive patrols bring drug arrests

MILFORD — Two Pennsylvanians were arrested on drug charges Wednesday following a proactive patrol in the Brightway Commons, Milford Police spokesman Sgt. Robert Masten said. The incident took place at 11:52 p.m. when an officer located a parked vehicle that was occupied and allegedly with a noticeable smell of marijuana coming from it. Contact with […]

Milford Riverwalk renovations completed

The $350,000 project was a partnership between current and former state legislators, the city of Milford, and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC).  Lawmakers contributed to the work through their Community Transportation Fund allotments.  DNREC provided matching grants to the city through a program facilitating local investments in parks and other […]

Find happiness one atom at a time at the Milford Public Library

Join the Milford Public Library for its Happy Atom program Tuesday, Oct. 1 and Thursday, Oct. 24 from 4:30-6 p.m. while learning about molecules. Participants will create a base and acid mixture before building molecules for each using The Happy Atoms kit. If time allows, participants will use The Happy Atoms app designed to guide […]

KSI announces perfect attendance for July

KSI presented 58 certificates to individuals with perfect attendance in July.  Alphabetically recognized are:  Rosa Acevedo, Miguel Acevedos, Dale Adams, Gary Allen, Samsun Anthony, Destiny Bailey, Tevon Baines, Vincent Bendolph, Ashleigh Berry, Betina Bonville, Tim Brokenbrough, George Bull, Robert Bullock, Arthur Bunting, Ann Burton, John Cadle, Kyle Cahall, Brian Cummings, Susan Dorow, Mike Elliott, Amy […]

Milford artists bring The Big Draw to Delaware

On a recent visit to Europe, Rosemary Connelly of Milford realized her hometown was missing something big – the Big Draw. The international event highlights artists of all ages and levels through a monthlong celebration in hopes of spreading the news of the difference art can make in the lives of average people. “It originated […]

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