Milford Community Center in danger of closure

MILFORD — Six years ago, Pastor Richie Portalatin, wife Mayra and their team at the Milford Community Center may not have realized the impact they would make by 2018. But that impact may soon be cut short. The building on Front Street, formerly used by the Boys and Girls Club, is now for sale. “Don […]

Houston farmers win Delaware Environmental Stewardship Award

HOUSTON – For the third year in a row, an Allen Harim farm family was presented with the prestigious Environmental Stewardship Award on Monday during Delaware Ag Week. Randy and Jordan McCloskey own Single Silo Farm in Houston, Del., where they own four chicken houses and grow about 136,800 chickens per flock. They also farm […]

Bayhealth announces office closures due to weather

MILFORD – During this weather event, Bayhealth continues under normal operations at both Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus and Milford Memorial Hospital as well as Bayhealth Emergency Center, Smyrna. As a precaution, Bayhealth announces the following closings for Thursday, Jan. 4: Bayhealth’s Outpatient Diagnostic Imaging and Laboratory Service Centers located throughout Kent, New Castle and Sussex […]

Questions spiral around Touch of Italy’s Milford location

MILFORD – When will Italian bakery, deli and restaurant Touch of Italy open in Milford? This question is on the tip of the tongues for many Milford residents and business owners after a year and a half of anticipation turns into disappointment. Touch of Italy owners Bob Ciprietti and Joseph Curzi announced their purchase of […]

People to know: Sharleen Ramirez

MILFORD — Twice is Nice, LLC, recently opened as one of Milford’s newest stores downtown. Owner Sharleen Ramirez says she’s been thinking about opening a kids’ clothing resale shop for quite a while and decided the time was finally right. Read more to learn about this week’s person to know: Sharleen Ramirez. Age: 26 Hometown: […]

The future is bright for ‘Hub of Delaware’

HARRINGTON — It’s fitting that the city of Harrington, which has developed throughout the years at a railroad junction in central Delaware, is enjoying consistent growth as progress has chugged along steadily over the past year. Harrington, which considers itself to be the “Hub of Delaware,” due to its location in the middle of the […]

EasySpeak: Distillery, restaurant to open in Milford

MILFORD — Zach King hopes he can bring a new and unique vibe to Milford. EasySpeak, located along Milford-Harrington Highway, will open this weekend after a long and anticipated wait. The new distillery and restaurant will be the first of its kind in Milford, featuring libations and food created inside its facility along with other […]

Milford businesses, volunteers prepare for holiday season

MILFORD — Small Business Saturday is just around the corner and business owners are getting excited for a bump in sales. The annual event, scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 25, begins when local stores open their doors for the day. “Shop Small Business Saturday is a chance for you to support your local businesses in the […]

Downtown Milford, Inc. holds annual meeting

MILFORD – Downtown Milford, Inc. (DMI) held its annual meeting Thursday evening Nov. 2 at the Milford Senior Center. Members, volunteers and guests were treated to an evening that included the election of new board officers, continuing and new board members and the honoring of special individuals for their contribution to DMI during their transition […]

People to Know: Cindy Collins

HARRINGTON — After serving in the United States Air Force and beginning a family of her own, Harrington resident Cindy Collins decided she wanted to make some money on the side. She started her business as a hobby, making jewelry and herbal blends and serving as a doula, or birth attendant, and photographer. Several years […]