Suspicious person report at Milton brewery proves unfounded

MILTON — For 90 minutes Thursday, local law enforcement scrambled to secure the area around the Dogfish Head Craft Brewery after receiving a suspicious person report at 11:09 a.m. Turns out, it was a case of mistaken identity and there was never any danger lurking. The person staff feared was on the property after earlier […]

Milton traffic stop yields drug arrests

MILTON — Two drug-related arrests were made after a Thursday traffic stop in the Cool Spring Farms development, the Delaware State Police said. The alleged incident occurred at approximately 7:27 p.m. when members of the Sussex County Governor’s Task Force conducted a traffic stop on Fisher Road, authorities said. Contact was made with the driver, […]

Milton settles with ACLU in yard sign dispute

WILMINGTON – Pointing to a revised ordinance, the ACLU of Delaware announced Thursday a settlement with the town of Milton regarding posted political signs. Homeowner Penny Nickerson contested the municipality’s law that allowed political signs only 90 days preceding an election and 14 days afterward. The ACLU agreed to drop the action filed on behalf […]

Milton’s Hudson Fields to host Old Dominion, future concerts

MILTON — Hudson Fields on Del. 1 near Milton will now be the location for summer concerts, put on by Highway One. The first concert is country band Old Dominion on June 1. Highway One creator Alex Pires — who previously created Harrington’s Delaware Junction music festival and owns popular Dewey Beach locales The Rusty […]

Horseshoe crabs, shorebirds in spotlight for weekend festival

MILTON –– With the unofficial arrival of summer this weekend, the annual arrival of horseshoe crabs and shorebirds is well underway along the Delaware coast and will be celebrated this weekend at the 13th Annual Horseshoe Crab & Shorebird Festival. The festival, held at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, 11978 Turkle Pond Road in Milton, […]