Autumn Spooktacular parade marches Oct. 17

MILFORD — The Milford Community Parade is easily the largest parade to find its way through Milford each year. With the deadline for entries nearing, the committee is urging local groups to consider joining in the excitement this year. “We expect to see some fun and scary entries this year. We like to see how […]

A Starry Night gala planned to light up community outreach

MILFORD — The Mispillion Art League and Gallery is preparing for its “first swanky cocktail party,” says Operation Manager Sonja Frey. A Starry Night will light up the gallery Saturday, Oct. 13 from 7:30 until 10 p.m. with excitement, live music, a wandering sketch artist, Van Gogh impersonations by Second Street Players’ Bill Walton, food, […]

New diaper pantry fills void left in Milford

MILFORD — When one door closed for the Milford Community Pantry at Avenue United Methodist Church, its volunteers found another to open. They have announced a new addition, due to changes in community needs: a monthly diaper pantry. “We were doing backpacks filled with snacks and meals for students, and the school we were doing […]

Milford shuts out Polytech 37-0

MILFORD — Milford High football coach Shaun Strickland was just looking for a spark, especially after his Buccaneers were outscored by a combined 47 points in losing their first two games of the season. It turned out that one little spark turned into a blaze of momentum for Milford after the Bucs recovered a fumbled […]

Lady Bucs pick up first win of season in 10-0 rout of Seaford

MILFORD – Wednesday afternoon’s Henlopen South field hockey showdown between Seaford High and Milford High was a game of firsts. The 10-0 shutout win marked Milford’s first victory of the 2018 season. Senior Jessie Donovan led the way in scoring, recording her first four-goal game as a varsity player, while sophomore Summer Davis added three […]

Bucs look to regroup ahead of Friday’s Polytech showdown

WILMINGTON – Following last Saturday’s 37-7 road loss to Delaware Military Academy, Milford High’s varsity football squad dropped to 0-2 on the season. The loss sets the Bucs up with a Week 3 showdown at home against Polytech (1-1) Friday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. “We say it every year, we want to come out […]

Tunes to come to Milford through new festival

MILFORD — Live music. Local beers and wines. Food trucks. Community. The Ladybug Music Festival will have music taking over businesses in downtown Milford for a whopping six hours Saturday afternoon into evening. “The Ladybug Festival has been happening every summer in downtown Wilmington for the past seven years and bringing a music festival of […]

i.g. Burton celebrates 110 years of business

MILFORD — A once-in-a-lifetime occasion brought more than 200 supporters out to i.g. Burton’s in Milford Saturday afternoon along with local dignitaries like Mayor Archie Campbell, retiring Senator Gary Simpson and Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long. The company celebrated its 110th year in business. “The nice part for me is knowing that our business is solid, […]

Local businesses to host first Shop Hop

MILFORD — Looking for something new? The owners of Not Too Shabby, Farmhouse 302 and Vintage 614 hope customers will bounce over to their stores Saturday, Sept. 15 for their first ever Shop Hop event. Those who visit with each of the three businesses will earn a coupon for a free cookie from Dolce Bakery […]

DMI to celebrate Milford’s 231st birthday during 3rd Thursday

MILFORD – Downtown Milford, Inc. (DMI) is planning a party to top them all next week as they celebrate Milford’s 231st birthday during Third Thursday. From 5 until 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, businesses in the heart of Milford will be open with extended hours for all to enjoy. Shoppers, visitors, and attendees are encouraged […]