Prosecutors secure convictions in Sussex County homicides

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WILMINGTON — A Sussex County Judge has found Millsboro’s A.J. McMullen guilty of murder, the Delaware Department of Justice announced. On Nov. 17, 2016, a passerby discovered Darrin Gibbs, also of Millsboro, lying face down on Monroe Street with a gunshot wound to the back of his head. Witness testimony, ballistics evidence and video surveillance […]

Greater Millsboro Art League seeks to showcase artwork at town center

MILLSBORO — America’s constitutional First Amendment has been drawn into play with the Greater Millsboro Art League’s request to showcase artwork at the Millsboro Town Center. Last October, the town of Millsboro offered to cover electricity and propane costs for one year instead of reducing rent for the art league’s Main Street studio, property owned […]

Letter to the Editor: Support Millsboro Public Library

2019 marked the 25th anniversary of the founding of The Friends of the Millsboro Public Library. We’d like to thank the community for supporting our antiques appraisal event, our annual Book Sale, and our Dine and Donate events at Wayback Burgers and Blue Water Grill. These fundraisers help subsidize the library’s Summer Reading Program for […]

Domestic incident brings menacing, resisting counts

MILLSBORO — A 42-year-old woman was arrested on aggravated menacing, resisting arrest and other charges following a domestic related incident Wednesday, Delaware State Police said. Michelle L. Corbitt was taken into custody after the alleged incident in the 27000 block of Pot of Gold Circle, spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Police were dispatched to […]

Millsboro approves East Millsboro Elementary School annexation

MILLSBORO – It’s official: East Millsboro Elementary is now within the town of Millsboro corporate limits. Shortly after a public hearing that drew two speakers, Millsboro town council at its Jan. 6 meeting approved Indian River School District’s requested annexation of the East Millsboro Elementary School property on Iron Branch Road. “Thank you, it’s nice […]

Millsboro OKs preliminary plans for Grotto Pizza

MILLSBORO — A preliminary step has been taken that could land a new Grotto Pizza in Millsboro, possibly by fall. Town council Monday night unanimously approved preliminary site plans for the sports bar/restaurant in Millsboro’s highway commercial district along DuPont Boulevard. Silicato Development is the developer. “They are excited to be coming. The developer is […]

Delaware regulators halt try to hit solar customers with big fees

MILLSBORO — Thanks to solar panels at his Millsboro early learning center, businessman Richard Spinks frequently provides more energy to the regional power grid than he uses. That’s why he was shocked recently to learn that he still faced potentially costly monthly bills from Delmarva Power. Mr. Spinks had invested in the panels in 2017 […]

Delaware law enforcement officers participate in Whiskers for Wishes. Others deliver Christmas Spirit.

Whiskers for Wishes

For many members of the Millsboro Police Department, the closing months of 2019 has been quite hair-raising. As in facial hair. Ditto for members of the Milton Police Department. Amid beards and mustaches permitted under a council-approved waiver of the department’s grooming code, Millsboro Police Department’s 2019 Whiskers for Wishes campaign culminated Saturday, Dec. 21 […]

Millsboro pedestrian dies in hit and run crash

GEORGETOWN – A 44-year-old female pedestrian from Millsboro died in a hit and run crash Monday night, Delaware State Police said. The incident occurred around 8:11 p.m. when the female was struck while walking in the westbound lane of Zoar Road west of Fieldwood Drive, according to spokesman Sgt. Richard Bratz. An unknown vehicle fled […]

Charter change sought to OK golf carts on Millsboro community’s streets

MILLSBORO — Requested street dedication and golf cart traffic at Plantation Lakes have created an authoritative sand trap for the town of Millsboro and its police department. The proposed solution: town charter revision under which golf carts would be permitted on public roadways within the Plantation Lakes golfing community — with requirements. Current Delaware law […]

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