The Farmacy Market

Milford’s new ‘Farmacy Market’ grew out of an abundant garden

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

  A new market in Milford hopes to help the community harness the nutritional power of locally grown produce and regionally made products. The Farmacy Market at 28 South Walnut St., near My Sister’s Fault Bakery, hosted invited friends and family Wednesday and will formally open Saturday for Small Business Saturday. It has its roots in a scary episode of …

Valerie Jones Giltner GOP candidate District 37

Retired nurse Valerie Jones Giltner to run in House District 37

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

A Sussex County retired nurse will run for the Delaware House of Representatives District 37 seat vacated last week by the General Assembly’s only Republican woman. Valerie Jones Giltner, who will run as a Republican, said she plans to continue the work of former Rep. Ruth Briggs King, who resigned because she was moving into a new house that was …

Special election District 37

Special election to replace Ruth Briggs King will be Dec. 21

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

A special election to fill the now-vacant 37th Delaware House of Republicans seat in will take place Dec. 21. The seat represents Georgetown and Millsboro in Sussex County. The former occupant of that seat, former Rep. Ruth Briggs King, resigned last week after receiving a certificate of occupancy for a house she was building just over the district line. Briggs …

Veterans home Home of the Brave

Veterans home’s plea for food, supplies sparks welcome aid

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

A Facebook post asking for help with supplies for Home of the Brave in Milford has given the Veterans transitional residence some relief, but officials there hope for more to restock their cabinets and get them through the holidays and into 2024. The post on Delaware Free Stuff (Angels Among Us) asked for everyday housekeeping supplies, food items and side …

Delaware Hospice Festival of Trees

Festival of Trees starts Friday in New Castle; Dec. 1 in Milford

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Delaware Hospice elves will be scurrying around Brantwyn Estate this week ahead of the opening Friday of the 36th New Castle County Festival of Trees. Downstate, an entirely different group of dedicated volunteers are heading into final stretch of preparation for Kent & Sussex County Festival of Trees at the Delaware Hospice Center in Milford. Proceeds from both benefit Delaware …

grain silo Mountaire Farms Nagel

Mountaire to buy 3 grain elevators from Nagel Farm Service

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

Mountaire Farms plans to buy three grain elevators on the Eastern Shore of Maryland from Nagel Farm Service, the chicken producer said Friday. The grain facilities, located in Preston, Cordova and Wye Mills, are key locations for farmers on the Mid-Shore. Nagel Farm Service will retain their trucking, hardware and crop insurance businesses. “Our intention is to operate these facilities with …

Hurricane Lee

State monitoring Hurricane Lee path, effect on coastal waters

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency is tracking the path of Hurricane Lee through the Atlantic but as of now sees no signs of it making land in Delaware. “At this time, odds of tropical storm conditions anywhere in our region are only 5%, but as the storm is still several days away, all interests should closely monitor the progress of …


Grocery delivery changes behind Giant closing Milford warehouse

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

Changes in customer demand for grocery delivery is the reason the Giant Co. is closing its Milford warehouse, a company spokesman said. Giant, which operates six grocery stores in Delaware, will be closing Milford site, which was opened to guarantee grocery delivery in three hours, starting Oct. 21. “Our ambition is to meet the changing needs of our customers who …

Giant to close grocery delivery warehouse in Milford

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

A Giant grocery warehouse in Milford established to make delivery quicker is one of three that the chain is closing, a Washington, D.C., radio station is reporting, The centers are expected to close on or around Oct. 21, the station said, quoting a letter to employees. The grocery chain is changing its structure and wants to use a local, more …

TRAFFIC ALERT – New Castle County – 22 Weeks of Work pm I-495 Begins Sunday

Betsy Price Police & Fire, RSS

Wilmington — The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces to motorists that several months of work on northbound and southbound I-495will begin with lane restrictions on southbound I-495on the bridges over Route 13 in Minquadale. Starting Sunday, August 13th and lasting two weeks, there will be single or double lane closures 8:00 pm to 6:00 am nightly, Sunday through Thursday …