Millsboro celebrates holiday season with Christmas Parade

MILLSBORO — The holiday season was on parade Saturday in Millsboro — outdoors and indoors. Forecasted rain held off, the Millsboro Christmas Parade was a successful go, Santa Claus arrived and the towering evergreen outside the Millsboro Town Center was illuminated to unofficially usher in the holiday season. Sussex County newcomers Kendra and Bo Gainey […]

Letter to the Editor: Dining dilemma

Although its is a fast-growing town and we are frustrated by the lack of “fine dinning.,” larger chain restaurants have a population formula which determines where they locate and apparently Millsboro doesn’t have the numbers needed for the larger dining operations. (“Millsboro munchies,” Sound Off, Nov. 17) I inquired about a large restaurant franchise several […]

Wreaths Across America at Veterans Memorial Cemetery

MILLSBORO – The Wreaths Across America Remembrance Day at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Millsboro will be held on Saturday, Dec. 15. “We set a goal of 2,800 wreaths this year,” said Teresa Townsend, the new location coordinator for National Wreaths Across America Day at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Millsboro. “This would allow […]

IRSD parents invited to cyberbullying presentation

MILLSBORO — Parents of secondary school students in the Indian River School District are invited to a special Title I parent engagement event on internet safety Tuesday, Nov. 27 at Millsboro Middle School. Representatives from the Beau Biden Foundation will be presenting on internet safety and cyberbullying. The presentation is designed for parents and other […]

Millsboro chamber seeks donations for care packages for troops

  MILLSBORO — The Greater Millsboro Chamber of Commerce is aiming to spread some holiday cheer to United States military personnel abroad. “Operation: Chamber Angels” was launched recently with a mission to provide Christmas care packages for troops deployed in Afghanistan. The Millsboro Chamber is currently seeking donations within from its membership as well as […]

Sound Off Delaware: Millsboro munchies

This is your public forum. We welcome your opinions, which can be emailed to or posted online under the stories at Millsboro Town Council recently approved final site plans for a new Taco Bell restaurant off Commerce Drive in Millsboro. • Good grief. We are becoming the fast food capital of Sussex County.When […]

Options presented on public park pitch near Millsboro’s western limits

MILLSBORO — Millsboro town leaders are weighing options that could transform town-owned property near its western limits into a public park area featuring several amenities. Following a Nov. 5 presentation by Matthew Spong of Landscape Architectural Services LLC, town council delayed acting on two option packages. Both would incorporate a combination of small and large […]

Millsboro Night Out a treat for Halloween hundreds

MILLSBORO — Spooks, goblins and other costumed creatures were out in full force Halloween night in Millsboro. If candy and goodie stash is an accurate gauge, the ninth annual Millsboro Night Out will go down in the police blotter as a huge success. Several hundred trick or treaters accompanied by parents or adults funneled through […]

Special Education Week in IRSD an inclusive celebration

GEORGETOWN – Special Education Week was celebrated in the Indian River School District. Diversity, inclusion and respect are optimum words in programs, activities and projects at schools throughout the district. At the Oct. 22 IRSD board of education meeting, Gerry Hocker and Andy Timmons were recognized as special community ambassadors by the district’s Special Education […]

IRSD: High school compromise in major cap request

GEORGETOWN — It’s not what was initially sought. However, Indian River School District officials believe they have elbow-room comfort in a large high school compromise that’s the key component in a major capital referendum targeting over-capacity spurred by enrollment growth. IRSD Superintendent Mark Steele updated the board of education at its Oct. 22 meeting on […]