Milford Wellness Village to host job fair

Terry Rogers Business, Headlines, Health

The Milford Wellness Village Conference Center will be the site of a campus-wide job fair Milford Wellness Village is seeking candidates for several positions, including RNs, LPNs, CNAs, housekeeping, maintenance and more. As a result, they will hold a campus-wide job fair on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM in the campus conference center located at …

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Milford group discusses tourism options

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by Terry Rogers     Ecotourism may bring visitors to Milford. Photo courtesy of DNREC. Bonnie Hall, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Southern Delaware Tourism (SDT) recently spoke at a gathering of organization leaders and business owners about tourism in the area. After providing a background of what SDT’s goals and missions are, Hall provided some details on …

Mountaire employees petition to decertify Teamsters union

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

Mountaire employees will vote to decertify their Teamsters Union.   A big old chicken processing plant in Selbyville is crowing about its employees petitioning to decertify the Teamsters union there. If the vote succeeds, it will be the second union to be decertified there in recent months. The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that employees at the Mountaire Farms …

Council approves restaurant and retail on Route 1

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by Terry Rogers     Buffalo Wild Wings and a retail store will be constructed between Grotto’s and Microtel After City Council approved a request from William Allen Property Management LLC at a recent meeting, Buffalo Wild Wings will be coming to Milford. The company applied for and received a conditional use for land along the east side of Silicato …

Norman Barbershop moves to North Walnut Street

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by Terry Rogers Interior of Norman’s Deluxe Barbershop and Shave Parlor, including chairs that are original to the location Earlier this year, Tom Smith, owner of Norman’s Deluxe Barbershop and Shave Parlor, announced that he had just signed a lease on a building located at 38 North Walnut Street. Smith was excited to announce the move as this has been …

Avian flu found in poultry farm after increased bird deaths there

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

A poultry farm where bird flu was found will have to kill the rest of its flock to try to prevent the spread of the illness. File photo by Artem Beliaikin/Pexels   The Avian flu has been found in a Delaware poultry farm that was experiencing increased bird deaths. The state announced Tuesday that the Euroasian H5N1 avian influenza (HPAI) had …

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Passwaters opens permanent makeup studio

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by Terry Rogers     Ericka Passwaters recently opened a permanent makeup studio over Mispillion Art Gallery Beauty has always been a passion for Ericka Passwaters and she spent 11 years in the retail side of the industry. Raised in Milford and a graduate of Milford High School, Passwaters became certified in permanent makeup while working full time with Bare …

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Peachy Keen Salon open for business

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by Terry Rogers     The stylists at Peachy Keen Salon are ready to provide all your beauty needs Open since 2019, Peach Keen Salon, located at 606 Milford Harrington Highway beside Grant & Sons Roofing, offers a judgement free environment designed to make every customer feel “peachy keen.” Owned by Sophie Martinez, the shop has eight stylists with the …

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Downtown Milford, Inc. Announces New Executive Director

Terry Rogers Business, Headlines

Released by Downtown Milford Inc.     Janne Collins has been named the new Executive Director for Downtown Milford Inc. Downtown Milford is excited to announce Janne Collins as their new Executive Director.  Collins comes to DMI with years of experience in the non-profit sector.  Most recently, she has worked with the Music School of Delaware in Milford as the Front …

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Bluhm explains economic development process in Milford

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by Terry Rogers     Sara Bluhm provided information about the economic development process in the city Sara Bluhm, the Economic Development and Community Engagement Administrator for the City of Milford recently spoke at the monthly Milford Conversation, held at the First Presbyterian Church. Bluhm explained how economic development worked in the city and provided insight into projects within the …