Blessings for Badges feeds Thanksgiving dinner to first responders

MILLSBORO – Not everyone has the luxury of being home with loved ones for those special holidays. For those in public safety and related fields, duty often means missing out on family gatherings. First responders working Thanksgiving Day Downstate were not forgotten this year, thanks to Blessings for Badge, a volunteer initiative launched in Sussex […]

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 28 cancels indoor events through Jan.

MILLSBORO — With the continuing spread of COVID-19, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 28 has canceled all its indoor events through Jan. 31. The unit announced the cancellations Friday in a press release. “While striving to serve our veterans, military, and community we are looking seriously at the new restrictions to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 […]

Millsboro woman arrested after altercation

MILLSBORO — Delaware State Police arrested a 32-year-old Millsboro woman on felony charges and a 34-year-old male is wanted on misdemeanor charges following a physical altercation Saturday morning. Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said that at approximately 8:58 a.m., Delaware State Police responded to Sea Esta II Motel located at 100 Rudder […]

New sidewalks, pavers coming soon to revitalize Millsboro

MILLSBORO — A key piece of Millsboro’s downtown revitalization finally has the green light. In the works for some time, the Main Street paver project is set to proceed following Town Council’s bid award at its Monday meeting. “I really think that is probably the foundation for everything that is to come in the future […]

Police ID Millsboro woman involved in fatal crash

MILLSBORO — Evelyn R. Westover, a 67-year-old from Millsboro, has been identified by Delaware State Police as the individual who died in a crash on Wednesday afternoon on John J. Williams Highway and Layton Davis Road, according to police spokesman Cpl. Heather Pepper. The crash remains under investigation by the Delaware State Police Troop 7 […]

Georgetown man charged after co-worker argument

MILLVILLE – A 37-year-old Georgetown man allegedly struck a co-worker several times and was charged with assault during a Saturday afternoon incident at Al Casapulla’s Restaurant, authorities said. According to Delaware State Police, Dorian U. Armstrong came to the business at 35265 Atlantic Avenue on his day off and began arguing with a 38-year-old male […]

Election 2020: 41st Representative District

Editor’s note: Rep. Collins is unopposed. Name: Rich Collins Party: Republican Age: 72 Family: Married, with three children and five grandchildren Residence: Millsboro Occupation: Retired insurance agency owner, small acreage farmer, state legislator Why are you running for this seat? RC: To keep taxes low, regulations fair, protect individual rights, promote private enterprise, and seek […]

Criminal, traffic charges follow Millsboro accident

MILLSBORO — A 41-year-old Dagsboro woman is facing criminal and traffic charges following an accident Thursday. Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said Vera E. Curtis was driving a Ford Fusion that struck a Kia Forte from behind at approximately 3:35 p.m. on School Lane. Police said three juveniles were in the vehicle […]

Millsboro mulls police station relocation

MILLSBORO — Signs remain, but plans are not etched in stone. A year ago, town leaders were giving serious consideration to a swap plan that would have the police department move into the Millsboro Town Center and the current police headquarters and adjacent town-owned land in the downtown district be the site for a new […]

Millsboro Lions’ fritters a 40-year staple

MILLSBORO — With autumn’s annual arrival comes a tasty treat that has been a Millsboro tradition for several decades. The Millsboro Lions’ Fritter Shack is open for business — albeit a week later than usual — and will be serving oyster fritters and several other food and drink options two days a week into early […]