Council approves self-storage facility

Terry Rogers Business, Government & Politics, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Milford City Council recently approved a conditional use for a self-storage business, operated by First State Self Storage, on South Dupont Boulevard. The conditional use included changes from an initial plan whose approval had expired. The changes made required the owner to return to council for additional approvals. City Planner Rob Pierce explained that the Board of Adjustments approved an …

Studio You to open in Penney Square

Terry Rogers Business, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

One of the things Marissa King realized that Milford needed was a spa designed to pamper both men and women in the Milford area. When she and her husband, Zack, purchased Penney Square, her goal was to bring businesses to the building that Milford did not already have and a spa was at the top of her list. “It is …

Past holiday traditions in Milford

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

With the Christmas season underway and children line up to give Santa their Christmas wishes, it is a great time to remember the Santa Houses in Milford from years gone by. Around 1939, Al Humes, owner of Humes Hardware, built a small house that was designed specifically for Santa in downtown Milford. The house was known as the “Storybook House” …

Santa to tour Milford area thanks to Carlisle Fire Company

Terry Rogers Headlines, Milford Headline Story, Police & Fire

Thanks to the efforts of Carlisle Fire Company, Santa will once again make his rounds through the Milford area. After receiving Santa’s travel plans, the fire company announced that the jolly old elf will again climb aboard one of the company engines and travel around, much to the excitement of children in the area. “Santa has checked his travel plans …

Busy December planned at Milford Library

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

As the holidays approach, the Milford Public Library has many fun events planned that are sure to keep all the members of your family entertained. The month begins with a matinee of the “Miracle on 34th Street, according to Carolyn Tabor, Program Director.” “The matinee of “Miracle on 34th Street,” which is a Christmas classic, will be presented December 2 …

Holiday Stroll planned for December 3

Terry Rogers Business, Delaware Nonprofits, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

Enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas in charming Milford, DE at the annual Holiday Stroll & Christmas Market on Saturday, December 3 from 3 to 8 PM. Milford will close 2 blocks of Walnut Street & 1 block of Park Avenue so everyone can stroll to the shops, restaurants, bakeries, art galleries and library for seasonal treats, store sales, children’s activities, Christmas …

Benvenuto to hold 15th Annual Toy Drive

Terry Rogers Business, Charity, Delaware Nonprofits, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

What began as a way for Poncho and Lisa Johnson to teach their son, Colby, that Christmas was not just about getting gifts when he was five years old will continue this weekend at Benvenuto. The annual Milford Police Department Toy Drive will be held at the restaurant on Friday and Saturday, December 9 and 10 during the restaurant’s regular …

Reindeer Stampede a huge success

Terry Rogers Headlines, Milford Headline Story, Sports, Uncategorized

STAFF REPORT   The 24th annual Reindeer Stampede at Killens Pond State Park Saturday was another rousing success, as 173 runners participated in the event which benefits the Milford High School cross country teams. Liam MeGinnis took the men’s 5K title in a time of 17:30, while Keely Arndt was the female winner recording a time of 21:30. In addition …

The state has ratcheted up its call for people to get flu shots.

Milford Wellness Villages continues to provide community healthcare services

Terry Rogers Headlines, Health, Milford Headline Story

As Milford Wellness Village continues to expand its services, they have a busy few weeks planned where they plan to offer additional healthcare to the community. On November 29, Milford Wellness Village, in partnership with the Sussex County Mobile Unit from the Delaware Division of Public Health Community Health Services, will offer free vaccinations and testing kits. “There is no …