Eight Delaware Tech softball players earn all-region honors

Betsy Price Headlines, Sports

It has been a banner year for Delaware Technical Community College’s softball team. The team finished the 2021 season as champions of Region 19 and the Mid-Atlantic District, competed in the 2021 NJCAA Division II National Softball Tournament, and won just the second national tournament game in program history.    All of those accomplishments wouldn’t have been possible without some …

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Village Café opens in Milford Wellness Village

Betsy Price Food & Dining, Headlines

Artist rendering of new entrance for the Village Cafe, now open in Milford Wellness Village The Village Café is now open to the public in the Milford Wellness Village and Joan Page, Director of Dietary Services, says that they welcome anyone to join them for breakfast or lunch. The new café is located in what was formerly the Milford Memorial …

Mispillion Art League’s Annual 6×6 Silent Auction

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Mispillion Art League will hold their popular 6×6 auction this year Yes! We are once again, holding the ever-popular Annual 6×6 Silent Auction fundraiser at Mispillion Art League. The display is up and the bidding begins June 9 and runs through June 19. On Saturday, June 19, we will have a reception and final bidding from 6-8 pm—highest bid wins! …

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Milford’s Benvenuto invites mixologists to compete in the Thirsty Games

Pam George Food & Dining, Headlines

Milford’s Benvenuto restaurant brings mixologist Brian Van Flandern to town for cocktail events this summer   Milford’s Benvenuto is not your average Italian restaurant.  Yes, the family-owned eatery embraces the cuisine and ambiance of Tuscany. But it also delivers the unexpected. “We change what we do all the time,” said owner Lisa Johnson. In winter, for instance, guests can attend wine …

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Milford High School seniors take final lap through town

Betsy Price Education, Headlines

On June 9, Milford High School seniors began lining up at the school before 5:30 PM in decorated vehicles for their last drive through town as a student. The Milford High School Senior Cruise has been a tradition in the town for as long as anyone can remember, although there are no details to indicate when the event first began. …

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Founder’s Folio: Heed lessons of history on money and inflation

Chris L. Kenny Government, Headlines

Early printing of paper money. (Photo from New York Public Library). Inflation has arrived with many of its hallmark indicators. A charged-up economy stoked by shortages, price hikes, money printing and spending is fueling the modern inflation boom. Almost everywhere we look, we see increased prices from lumber and housing to food and clothing, not to mention ever-reducing product sizes …

City of Milford sponsors free vaccine pop-up at Riverwalk Farmers Market

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

The City of Milford, in partnership with Downtown Milford, Inc.’s Riverwalk Farmers Market, is sponsoring a free weekly vaccine pop-up starting Saturday, June 12.  The pop-up will run every Saturday from 9am-1pm in the amphitheater behind the Milford Public Library.  This is the first vaccine pop-up in the state to partner with a farmers market and the first in southern …

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Baseball all-state teams announced; Appo’s Carrier is player of the year

Betsy Price Headlines, Sports

Lorenzo Carrier Appoquinimink Baseball Player of the Year   Pitchers 1st Zach Hart 12 St. Georges   Chris Colmery 12 St. Marks 2nd Grant Allen 11 Sussex Tech   Luke Gabrysh 12 Concord HM Evan Bouldin 11 Appoquinimink   Kevin Williams 12 DMA   Braedon Scherer 12 Conrad   Jack Burns 11 St. Marks   Marty Coyne 10 Tower Hill …

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Girls soccer All-State teams announced; Caravel’s St. Leger is player of year

Betsy Price Headlines, Sports

  Caitlin St. Leger Caravel Academy Girls Soccer Player of the Year photo courtesy of Caravel Academy Soccer   Girls Soccer Division I First Team All State  Olivia Stephen Appoquinimink 12 Alani Lawrence Appoquinimink 12 Gabrielle Davis Caesar Rodney 11 Jada McCullough Caesar Rodney 12 Ryan Mundy Charter Wilm. 11 Corinne Arnold Charter Wilm. 12 Gabby Riley Middletown 9 Tyla …