National Digital Bookmobile to stop in Milford

MILFORD — A national tour is headed for Milford next week hoping to send local reading skills in overdrive mode. The 42-foot toterhome Digital Bookmobile powered by Overdrive, “the industry-leading digital reading platform for more than 40,000 libraries & schools worldwide,” according to the company, will be at the Milford Public Library Friday, Aug. 17. […]

Ward 2 council candidates share views, prepare for upcoming special election in Milford

Editor’s Note: Milford residents, Todd Culotta and Andrew Fulton, are running for the Ward 2 seat vacated by Jamie Burk who resigned to take a full-time assistant city manager position in Millsboro. The election will take place Thursday, August 23 from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. at City Hall. For questions or concerns regarding the […]

Milford, DMI prepares to Light up the River

MILFORD — The Mispillion River will glow Thursday night with the community’s love and support as Downtown Milford hosts its now annual Light up the River event. “Last year was the first time we did it. I expected it to be like any other Third Thursday event with some extra foot traffic and a community […]

Milford artist paints mural at new restaurant

MILFORD — Diners at a soon-to-be opened restaurant in Dover Downs will get a nice view thanks to Milford resident Nadia Zychal. The artist has put months into creating a mural designed especially for the Pearl Oyster Grill featuring “a full seafood menu, featuring fresh oysters, Maine lobster tail, Alaskan king crab legs, shrimp platters […]

Local teen wins new boat

MILFORD – A 16-year-old boy from Milford was the grand-prize winner in the Paradise Bay Flounder Tournament sponsored by Paradise Marina and Short’s Marine. Keith Stevenson caught a 4.3 pound fish that proved to be worth more than $23,000. His prize was a new 2018 Bennington Pontoon boat with a Yamaha motor. This was the 3rd […]

Milford steps forward in Sidewalk Repair Program

MILFORD — Sidewalk blemishes have the city cracking down on an old, once forgotten ordinance. Letters were sent to residents and business owners in July whose sidewalks seem to have more significant damage and are near school or downtown areas in hopes of beginning to resolve the city’s walkability concerns through a new Sidewalk Repair […]

Pastor Ranney honored for 40 years of ordination

MILFORD – Cheers and tears of happiness are memories Pastor John Ranney holds dear as he recalls years of volunteering in the arts community and leading Reformation Lutheran Church. In recent years, however, Pastor Ranney has received the same response for a much different reason. In 2012, he suffered from a stroke that would leave […]

City of Milford truck stolen, police seek assistance

**Update**  The 2006 Chevrolet Colorado taken in this case has been located on Community Lane in Selbyville, DE.  The investigation is ongoing and we urge anyone with information about this matter to call 302.422.8081 or Crime Stoppers at 1.800.TIP.3333.  Tips can also be submitted online at MILFORD – The Milford Police Department is asking […]

Gibson honored, recalls adversity and triumphs

MILFORD — In years past, Doug Gibson swam through the murky waters of segregation through the unknown rivers of integration and emerged as a visionary. He made such a splash in the Milford community over the years that both his church, St. Paul United Methodist Church in Milford, and Delaware State University honored him this […]

Heinsch named as honorary mayor for Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford

MILFORD — After the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford announced a new honorary mayor program, four avid members and volunteers stepped up in hopes of earning the title. Brad Fielder of Dover Federal Credit Union, Angela Dorey of Dorey Insurance in Milford, Debbie Heinsch of the American Legion CRKT Post #7 in Harrington and […]