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MSD Tours Milford with New Teachers

by Terry Rogers     This week, 38 new teachers arrived to begin their journey with Milford School District, taking part in new teacher orientation. One of the highlights of the week was a bus tour of Milford, offering the new arrivals a chance to see the town and learn more about the area. “This […]

Mitchell Places 26th in FLW Tournament

by Terry Rogers  Kurt Mitchell, who was born and raised in Milford, participated in the Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) Cup in August, the only Delawarean to qualify for the prestigious event. Mitchell has been a professional bass fisherman for four seasons but this is the first time he has qualified for the FLW Cup. “In […]

Lincoln Resident Awarded Mountaire Scholarship

by Terry Rogers   In August, Mountaire Farms, the country’s sixth largest chicken producer, awarded $70,000 in scholarships to students in Delaware and North Carolina. The scholarships, which were $2,500 each, are provided to help children and grandchildren of employees pay for college. Suhey Matamoros of Lincoln was one of the recipients this year. “I […]

Hayes Named Firefighter of the Year

By Terry Rogers   At their annual banquet, Memorial Fire Company in Slaughter Beach named Liz Hayes their Firefighter of the Year. Hayes, who is only 20 years old, says that firefighting is in her blood. “My dad is a firefighter and my mom is an EMT, so I guess it is just in my […]

City Implements Subdivision Sunset Provision

by Terry Rogers In 2007, the City of Milford approved a site plan for Simpson Crossing, a 231-unit development with 30,000 square feet of commercial space along with community center facilities. Unfortunately, the developer fell on hard times when the housing market fell in 2008 and the 186-acre parcel was listed for sale. In 2015, […]

The Top 10 Myths About Hospice Everyone Should Know

by Terry Rogers When a loved one is at the end of life, Delaware Hospice offers services that are not only designed to aid the person who is dying but also the family that will be left behind when they are gone. There is no question that hospice offers many services that are extremely beneficial, […]

Milford Wellness Village Welcomes LaRed

by Terry Rogers In celebration of National Health Center Week, Nationwide Health Care Services welcomed LaRed Health Center to the Milford Wellness Village. The site of the former Bayhealth Milford Memorial Hospital campus on Clarke Avenue will be the site of the Wellness Village and LaRed is relocating their Milford location to the campus in […]

Local Organizations Receive Grant Funding

by Terry Rogers The CenDel Foundation recently awarded $24,000 in grants to organizations who foster the arts throughout the state. Four Milford organizations were recipients of grants from the fund including Downtown Milford, Inc. (DMI), Diamond Dance Company, The Music School of Delaware and Mispillion Art League. “This spring, Diamond Dance Company  will be performing […]

Daniels Celebrates 102nd Birthday

by Terry Rogers  On August 7, Daisy Velma Lee Griffin Daniels celebrated her 102nd birthday with family and friends. Daniels was born in 1917 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, moving to Delaware in 1957 for a better life for her and her children. “She worked at King Cole Canning Factory and later at Slaughter Neck […]

Downtown Parking Study Completed

by Terry Rogers   As part of the City’s Comprehensive Plan update, the City contracted Whitman, Requardt & Associates to perform a downtown parking study, through a grant provided by the Dover Kent Metropolitan Planning Organization. The purpose of the study was to determine whether the number and allocation of public parking spaces for downtown […]

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