Three Sussex generations renew marriage vows

MILLSBORO – Louise and Edward Dorey didn’t have a reception on their wedding day. That was 70 years ago. On Sunday, Sept. 29, they got that reception as the elder third of a three-generation wedding anniversary/vow renewal celebration with their adopted daughter and her husband, John and Lou Ann Rieley, and Mr. and Ms. Rieley’s […]

Commentary: Drainage project coming along in Oak Orchard

A major drainage improvement project that Sen. Gerald Hocker and I have advocated for over the past six years has achieved another milestone for citizens residing in the Oak Orchard area of Millsboro. I am pleased to report that the project to fix improper drainage — often the result of tidal and storm-related flooding — […]

Delaware Agricultural Museum renovating 1850s Millsboro church

DOVER — The Delaware Agricultural Museum and Village in Dover recently announced that a massive historic preservation project is underway at the museum. The focus of the project is the restoration of St. Thomas Methodist Episcopal Church (circa 1857). The church, originally situated approximately seven miles west of Millsboro, was moved to the museum grounds […]

Millsboro man sought for domestic-related assault

MILLSBORO — The Delaware State Police are attempting to locate a 30-year-old Millsboro man, who is wanted in connection with a domestic related assault that occurred Saturday night. Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Michael Austin said that at approximately 9:51 p.m., troopers responded to the 29000 block of Iron Branch Road., Millsboro, in reference […]

Stars & Stripes kicks off area fireworks celebrations

MILLSBORO — Joyce Snead loves fireworks shows. So do family members. “Every time I hear about fireworks, I’m gone,” the Harbeson resident said. “I tell them, ‘If you’re going you better catch the bus!’ If you don’t, I am not waiting!” Ms. Snead was among the several thousand patrons who gathered Saturday at Millsboro’s Cupola […]

Have a blast on Fourth of July

As the nation celebrates another birthday next week, Delawareans are always up for a party and the state’s towns and cities are ready to oblige. As has been a tradition for many years, the capital city of Dover will put on perhaps the biggest party around. The evening’s festivities start at 5 p.m. with free […]

Millsboro sponsoring five free concerts at Cupola Park

MILLSBORO – Three has now become five as the town of Millsboro will sponsor a series of free Tuesday evening concerts this summer at Cupola Park. The series will begin Tuesday, June 18 with the Reunion Band from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Cupola Park. Next up is the Indian River Band, Tuesday, June […]

Milford-based book reveals love in unlikely places

MILFORD — Wharton and Murph, as they were known by many in Milford, raised their families nearly side-by-side. But one of them had a mystery that would last a lifetime. “The people who know her know her as Eilleen Wharton Spence. She was living in New York, one of three little children. Her parents were […]

Town source future option in Artesian’s Dagsboro well plans

DAGSBORO — All is well thus far for Artesian Water Company’s plans for a new well system in the immediate Dagsboro area. Several years down the road, this could be a water-source option for the town of Dagsboro, which currently purchases its water from the town of Millsboro in a 20-year agreement that expires in […]

Matching fundraiser offered for wreaths at veterans cemetery in Millsboro

MILLSBORO — Last December, a small army of volunteers placed 1,359 wreaths on graves of military veterans buried in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Several days later, another 766 were placed. Sadly, not every grave at the cemetery just north of Millsboro received a wreath. A promotion coinciding with National Military Appreciation Month in May […]

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