Free COVID-19 testing in Milton on Saturday

MILTON — Beebe Healthcare, in partnership with the Governor’s Office, Division of Public Health, and other healthcare agencies, will host a free COVID-19 testing event in Milton on Saturday. Car-based testing will occur beginning at 9 a.m. to noon at Mariner Middle School on 16391 Harbeson Road in Milton. Milton Police and Beebe security will […]

Georgetown man arrested after shots fired

MILTON — A 27-year-old Georgetown man was arrested for aggravated menacing and other charges after a firearm was discharged several times Thursday night, Delaware State Police said. Devante J. Williams was taken into custody without incident after allegedly pointing a gun at a 55-year-old man inside a residence on Springside Drive, police said. He then […]

Milton Arts Guild offers virtual Dollar Bill Origami

MILTON — Milton Arts Guild Dollar Bill Origami will be held on June 9 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. via Zoom. The fee for this class is $8. Participants will make dollars into a heart and shirt, if time permits, a surprise will be included in the presentation. You will need five dollars bills, […]

Scenic Delaware: Alpacas in Milton

George Ward, of Milton, photographed two alpacas at the Walkabout Ranch in Milton on April 25.

Best Bets: Clear Space Theatre Company makes most of unclear picture

On the website for the Clear Space Theatre Company, it says “the term “clear space” refers to a focus on the process, knowledge and humanity of arts performance: the idea that we find ourselves in what appears on the stage.” Since the coronavirus crisis forced Delaware to basically shut down in mid-March, there hasn’t been […]

Flower in Historic Milton

Corey Marshall-Steele of Milton took this photo on Palm Sunday, April 5, in Historic Milton.

Best Bets: Celebrating Easter at a safe distance

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, the regulations of social distancing will be felt especially hard this weekend as Easter Sunday activities will be affected with the cancellation of nonreligious events such as Easter Egg hunts and trips to see the Easter Bunny. But there are a couple of places where you can take the kids […]

Two drug arrests follow traffic violations

MILTON — Two drug arrests followed a traffic violation stop Tuesday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Senior Cpl. Heather Pepper said. Harry D. Johnson Jr., 52, of Milton, was driving when stopped at approximately 3:11 p.m. in the area of Harbeson and Cool Spring roads. A 48-year-old female from Harbeson was a passenger. A strong marijuana […]

Milton’s police chief stepping down

MILTON (AP) — A Delaware city’s police chief is set to step down next week after four years in the role, according to an announcement Monday. Robert J. Longo, head of Milton’s police department, said his last day will be Sunday, according to a message on the department’s Facebook page. Chief Longo said he will […]

Police ID Frederica motorist in fatal crash

MILTON — The Delaware State Police have identified Steven M. Thompson, 75, of Frederica, as the driver of a Toyota RAV 4, who was killed in a crash at 2:51 p.m. Saturday on Coastal Highway in the area of Eagles Crest Road. Police asked anyone with information on the incident to contact Cpl. K. Argo […]