Learn to identify winter trees at Abbott’s Mill

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story, Outdoors

If you have ever taken a hike through the forest in the winter and wondered what kind of trees you may be looking at, Abbott’s Mill Nature Center and Delaware Nature Society are providing you a way to learn more about the trees in our local area. On December 14 from 10 AM until Noon, Mike Valenti, Director of Abbott’s …

New guardrail to be installed on Riverwalk

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines, Outdoors

by Terry Rogers     Sample of a new guardrail system that may be installed behind the Santa House on the Riverwalk Milford City Council recently approved a request from Brad Dennehy, Director of Parks and Recreation, to install a new section of guardrail with a lighted handrail system along the Mispillion River. The section would replace current guardrail behind …


Council approves recreational projects for downtown

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines, Outdoors

by Terry Rogers     Concept plan for recreational projects in downtown Milford which will now be sent out for bid At a recent meeting, Milford City Council approved a request from Brad Dennehy, Director of Parks and Recreation, to move forward with the bidding process for several downtown recreational projects. The projects include pickleball courts, a pavilion and a …

a house covered in snow

Major snowstorm kicks off 2022

Terry RogersHeadlines, Outdoors

by Terry Rogers   Photo courtesy of Nancy Saxon The Milford area awoke on Monday to the first snowfall of the year with accumulations reaching over one foot in some areas. Winter Storm Frida tracked through the Appalachians before reaching the mid-Atlantic, producing gusty winds and heavy snow. “We had to close Customer Service due to a power outage and …

Project WIIN Report creates economic value of environmental assets

Terry RogersHeadlines, Outdoors

Project WIIN is working to provide monetary values for some of the areas environmental assets like the Riverwalk Milford City Council recently heard a presentation by Danielle Swallow and Jenny Egan of Project WIIN, which stands for Waterways and Infrastructure and Investment Network, a project sponsored by Delaware Sea Grant. The presentation included information on the value of the many …

Whales, surfers share Delaware waters in wake of storm

Betsy PriceBeaches, Headlines, Outdoors

Surfers, dolphins and a whale shared the waters off Cape Henlopen Saturday. Photo by Mike Powell.   A special guest had a whale of a time with surfers at Cape Henlopen State Park over the weekend. Mike Powell snapped photos of a whale just several yards from surfers on Saturday. Surfers and the whale, along with several dolphins, enjoyed the …