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Feebs Distilling Opens in Milford

Business

by Terry Rogers     Eric Fibelkorn began distilling his own liquor over nine years ago after being unable to find bourbon or whiskey that did not give him heartburn. After researching the distilling process, he decided he could make his own rather than spend money on liquor that did not agree with him. “I was spending $200 and $300 …

Seven Fishes Feast planned at Mama Maria’s

Business, Food & Dining, Headlines

by Terry Rogers     Mama Maria’s will celebrate Christmas Eve with their Seven Fishes Dinner, an Italian tradition For the fourth year, Mama Maria’s will hold their Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner on Christmas Eve, an Italian tradition. Growing up in Italy, Franco Laragione explained that his family celebrates Christmas Eve with this traditional meal every year. “Growing …

Mama Maria’s to giveaway gift bags to thank the community

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On December 23, Mama Maria’s will giveaway 1500 pannetone similar to this as a thank you to the community by Terry Rogers   In April 2020, in the very early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, Franco and Sal Laragione, owners of Mama Maria’s in Milford and Dewey Beach, began giving away meal kits at no cost to help those who …

Small Business Saturday successful in Milford

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Shoppers line up for treats and beverages at Dolce on Small Business Saturday For the past decade, on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, shoppers have been encouraged to “shop small.” The event, created by American Express to encourage shoppers to spend their holiday dollars purchasing items from local stores and vendors. For downtown Milford merchants, the arrival of Santa has helped …

Gallery 37 Presents Collage Show by 8 Women Artists

Art, Business, Headlines

Gallery 37 will host an opening for their show “Collage by 8 Women” by Terry Rogers Gallery 37 in Milford, voted Best Downstate Gallery: Reader’s Choice, for a number of years by Delaware Today Magazine, is proudly exhibiting a collage show by eight women artists. There will be an opening reception to meet and greet the artists on December 11, …

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Governor Carney visits veteran-owned Milford businesses

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Cindy Collins, an Air Force veteran and owner of Euphoric Herbal Apothecary, talks to State Representative Bryan Shupe and Governor John Carney On Tuesday, November 2, Governor John Carney visited four downstate veteran-owned businesses in recognition of National Veterans Small Business Week. The governor visited Elite Construction in Felton before heading to Euphoric Herbals Apothecary, CNU Fit and Lifecycle in …

Natural gas prices likely to cause higher heating bills this winter

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Natural gas prices are expected to cause higher heating bills this winter. (Doris Morgan at Unsplash) With overnight temperatures dipping into the 40s, you’ll likely soon be reaching for the thermostat to turn on the heat (if you haven’t already). Just in time for the cooler weather, Delaware’s public advocate is warning the 43% of Delawareans who rely on natural …