Milford shuts out Polytech 37-0

MILFORD — Milford High football coach Shaun Strickland was just looking for a spark, especially after his Buccaneers were outscored by a combined 47 points in losing their first two games of the season. It turned out that one little spark turned into a blaze of momentum for Milford after the Bucs recovered a fumbled […]

Local roundup: Sussex Tech, Sussex Central, Seaford pick up football wins

Sussex Tech High scored 20 unanswered second-quarter points to pull away to a 47-6 victory over Mt. Pleasant in nonconference football on Friday night. Michael Norsworthy scored back-to-back touchdowns on runs of 69 and five yards as the Ravens (2-1) opened up a 27-0 halftime lead. Quarterback Chase Snyder threw a pair of scoring passes […]

Ladybug Festival to bring music to Milford

MILFORD — Live music. Local beers and wines. Food trucks. Community. The Ladybug Music Festival will have music taking over businesses in downtown Milford for a whopping six hours Saturday afternoon into the evening. “The Ladybug Festival has been happening every summer in downtown Wilmington for the past seven years and bringing a music festival […]

Third Thursday to celebrate Milford’s 231st birthday

MILFORD — Downtown Milford, Inc. is planning a party to top them all tonight as the organization celebrates Milford’s 231st birthday during Third Thursday. From 5 until 8 p.m. today, businesses in the heart of Milford will be open with extended hours. Shoppers, visitors, and attendees are encouraged to wear town pride on their sleeve […]

Beauty in Milford

Franny West of Milford took this photo in her yard in Milford.

Local roundup: Cape edges Dover in soccer, Polytech wins in field hockey

Cape Henlopen High netted a pair of goals in the second half to rally for a 2-1 victory against Dover High in Henlopen Conference Northern Division boys’ soccer action on Thursday night. Gary Hayes tied the game 1-1 in the 42nd minute. Ilarion Swallow scored the game-winner in the 62nd minute. Pedro Gonzalez had the […]

Milford school bus driver charged in window closing incident during May ride home

MILFORD — Some children reportedly feared for their lives and others cried after a school bus driver allegedly closed all windows and air vents while trying to quiet them during a ride home on May 31, resulting in heat-related symptoms instead, according to police Thursday. Teresa A. Grunden, 54, of Houston, was arrested Wednesday after […]

Milford sunset

Laurie Yanacek of Milford took this photo of the sunset from her driveway on Crickett Hollow Lane on June 26.

Milford police to hire more officers

MILFORD — Help is finally headed for the Milford Police Department. After researching crime reports through the Delaware Criminal Justice Information System, Chief Kenny Brown came to the conclusion that police officers under his leadership were working harder than other officers across the state. “Delaware’s fortunate in the sense that Delaware has one system for […]

Milford park investigation brings weapon charge

MILFORD — A 26-year-old Harrington man was arrested on a weapon charge last Wednesday after officers responded to Memorial Park to check on several individuals in the park after hours, authorities said. The investigation led to Kevin M. Carter being contacted at approximately 11:10 p.m., Milford Police said. Mr. Carter initially provided officers with a […]