Milford school nurse featured in People magazine COVID article

MILFORD — Last week, a popular nurse at Milford’s Mispillion Elementary School got some national attention when she was featured in a People magazine article about returning to school in the COVID-19 era. Sue Smith has been working with the Milford School District for 25 years. This is her seventh year at Mispillion Elementary. “I […]

New roof donated to Milford veteran in need

MILFORD — This week, a Milford veteran and his family are receiving a new roof on their old blue duplex for free. The deserving household has a long military history. Angel Ortiz-Delgado, a Puerto Rico-born U.S. Army veteran, met his wife, Jael, also a military member, while he was training for his position on the […]

MSD opens schools at night for internet use

MILFORD — While classes are being held remotely in the Milford School District, three schools will now open in the evenings for students to use the internet. Mispillion Elementary, Milford Central Academy and Morris Early Childhood Center will be open for students of all ages Monday through Thursday from 4-7 p.m. each week. Teachers will […]

Mispillion River Brewing mural part of statewide tourism initiative

MILFORD — The Mispillion River has been re-imagined as a stream of Mispillion River Brewing-branded beer flowing from an open tap in a new mural painted on the side of the company’s factory and taproom. On Tuesday afternoon, Lewes-based painter Michael Johnson debuted the mural in conjunction with the Delaware Tourism Office, which commissioned eight […]

Milford school nurse featured in People magazine

MILFORD — A school nurse in Milford is getting some national media attention. Mispillion Elementary School’s nurse Sue Smith was featured in a People magazine article about returning to school in the COVID-19 era. The issue appeared on newsstands Friday. “It was exciting,” she said of the experience. “They interviewed me a few weeks ago, […]

Best Bets: Biggs Museum uncovers works by ‘hidden gem’ Lewis

Taylor Collins got the surprise of a lifetime early in her artistic career. While looking at art books at the Dover Public Library back in the mid-70s, she came across works by famed Delaware artist Jack Lewis. “I loved what he did. He had the painting and then he told a story about the scene. […]

Milford police investigate two shooting incidents within three days

MILFORD — Two shooting incidents within about 48 hours of each other, including one with injury, are under investigation, authorities said Thursday. On Wednesday night at the Brightway Commons Apartment Complex, a man was struck in the torso by a small caliber round from a firearm. An unknown suspect or suspects were sought, Milford police […]

Milford Planning Commission OKs storage facility

MILFORD — The city’s Planning Commission unanimously recommended that City Council approve plans for a 72,300-square-foot self-storage facility on South Dupont Boulevard abutting a protected wetland area on the Mispillion River. “At one point, this property had a commercial site plan that was approved by the city years ago and has since expired, so the […]

Milford celebrates lucrative new deal as it leaves an old one behind

MILFORD — City Council on Monday celebrated a new agreement slated to bring 200 jobs to the city, while also backing out of a regional economic partnership. Many council members were excited about Milford’s new economic incentive agreement with Nationwide Healthcare Services, which owns the former Bayhealth Hospital campus on West Clarke Avenue. “The Nationwide […]

Milford job fair set for Sept. 28

MILFORD — The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford, Downtown Milford, Inc., The City of Milford, and the Delaware Department of Labor are hosting the Delaware Multi-Employer Outdoor Job Fair 2:30-5:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 28, in the Farmers Market area on South Walnut Street. Thirteen local employers from a variety of industry sectors will be […]

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