Mispillion River Brewing to open brewpub

MILFORD — A new brewpub is headed to Milford with a familiar name: Mispillion River Brewpub. “There’s a lot of changes coming to Milford and a lot of growth. The time is now; we’re ready to make a change,” Brewmaster Ryan Maloney of Mispillion River Brewing said. The brand began five years ago as a […]

People to Know: Keila Montalvo-Sierra

MILFORD — Keila Montalvo-Sierra moved to Milford two years ago and now says she loves the community. She opened Petite Sweets downtown on Walnut Street with her husband Albert as a Project Pop-Up business with the help of Delaware’s Economic Development Office. Now 33 years old, Ms. Montalvo-Sierra is active in the Milford community where […]

Food bank of Delaware, Perdue Farms announce ‘Drive Out Hunger’ matching grant challenge

MILFORD – With the community in their lane, the Food Bank of Delaware and the Franklin P. and Arthur W. Perdue Foundation hope to drive out hunger. The pair announced a new challenge Thursday morning as the foundation, the “charitable giving arm of Perdue Farms,” presented a “Drive Out Hunger” challenge grant in the amount […]

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 […]