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‘Super crazy’ is how Delaware beach rental agents describe 2021 bookings

Many of those renting are Delawareans who don't want to have to worry about COVID rules elsewhere

Long lines started overnight to grab surf tag vouchers Wednesday

Across several Facebook groups,  people posted about long lines and the excitement and disbelief at the surf tag craze.

Delaware libraries give soundproof booths a trial run in Sussex

The wheelchair-accessible booths are equipped with computers to allow people to access telehealth services, online job interviews or even legal appointments.

City grants alcohol waiver for Riverwalk “Freedom” Festival

At their regular meeting, Milford City Council approved a request from the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford (CCGM)  for an alcohol waiver for Bicentennial Park, planned for Sept. 18, 2021. This will be the 20th anniversary of the...

Milford Center Highlights Mary Gumrot

On April 7, Mary Gumrot would have turned 100 years old in the Milford Center, according to Patricia Tilghman, Life Enrichment Coordinator at the center. Unfortunately, Mary passed away suddenly two days prior to her birthday. “Mary had a loving,...

Milford Rotary hopes to create recreation area at Marshall Pond

Gary Downes, President of the Milford Rotary, remembers fishing at Marshall Pond as he grew up in the neighborhood. A few months ago, he visited his mother who still lives in the area of the pond and learned that...

Milford Museum provides annual report to Council

Claudia Leister, Executive Director of the Milford Museum, presented an annual report to Milford City Council at their regular meeting on March 22. City Council requires all non-profit organizations who receive funding from the city to present an annual...

Kay Hudson announces retirement

After 44 years with the Milford Public Library, Kay Hudson announced recently that she plans to retire. She began her career at the library in 1977 and became the director in 2000. “I decided that at my age, it was...

93-Year Old Milford man loses 80 pounds

George Dorylis has not always been overweight, but as he got older and became less active, he began to put on pounds. At his highest weight, Dorylis was 260 pounds and dealing with diabetes along with other health problems. “My...

Lida Wells passes away at 97

Lida Wells, a leader in the Milford community, passed away at the age of 97 on March 10. Her son, Joe, posted about his mother’s passing on his Facebook page. “My mom, Lida Wells, passed away Wednesday after 97 years...
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Council hears DEMEC rate stability measures

Over the winter, after the state of Texas dealt with significant power outages due to winter weather, Councilman Brian...

Annexation Committee recommends limit to property request

In April, Milford City Council unanimously approved an annexation request from Walter and Sharon Feindt, referring the request to the Annexation Committee for review....

New principal named for Sussex Technical High School

A new principal will lead Sussex Technical High School next year, as the longtime principal is moving to a new role to strengthen student...

Abbott’s Mill plans 40th anniversary celebration

On May 22, Abbott’s Mill Nature Center plans to thank the community for their support over the past 40 years with a celebration from...

Fishing tournaments are roaring back across the First State

For some participants, it’s about comradery that comes with tournaments. For others, it's about winning.
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