Soccer and Cross-Country Finding Form

Betsy Price Headlines, Sports

By Kevin Eickman Soccer The Milford soccer team had a bit of a rough start to the season. Starting out 1-3 with some big losses along the way, it looked as if the Bucs might be in for a painful season under first-year coach Prince Kemmerlin. Since the slow start however, the Buccaneers have put together a three-game winning streak, …

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Milford graduate works to empower youth

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines

Jalyn Powell, through her organization OUTLOUD, focuses on empowering youth Jalyn Powell, a 2014 graduate of Milford High School, says it was “divine intervention” that led her to step away from a full-time job and create her own business. What was initially supposed to be a public speaking business, OUTLOUD is now devoted to empowering and connecting youth with educational …

Sussex County provides information on property reassessment

Betsy Price Government & Politics, Headlines

In November 2020, Vice Chancellor J. Travis Laster ordered all three counties in Delaware to reassess property by 2024 as part of a lawsuit settlement. In May, Laster ruled that the outdated assessments in the three counties violate a constitutional requirement that properties be taxed uniformly. New Castle County last assessed property in 1983, Kent in 1987 and Sussex in …

Second annual Walking Ghost Tour planned

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Milford Museum announced that tickets are now on sale for the Second Annual Milford Walking Ghost Tour. Milford Museum announced that tickets are now available for the Second Annual Milford Walking Ghost Tour, planned for Saturday, October 23. The tours will begin at The Towers, located at 101 Northwest Front Street and end at Causey Mansion, located at 2 Causey …

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NOTICE OF SOLICITATION OF CANDIDATES

Betsy Price Government & Politics, Headlines

City of Milford Special Election Filing Deadline for City of Milford Third Ward Council Seat Notice is hereby given that a Special Election will be held in the City of Milford on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2021 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. for the purpose of filling a vacant council seat in the Third Ward. The candidate elected would serve …

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Big Draw makes changes due to ongoing pandemic

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines

Create your own King Neptune hat – or any other sea creature you want – for the Big Draw festival planned for the entire month of October For the second year in a row, Milford’s Big Draw event, an art-focused world-wide celebration, will be scaled back due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic. Due to rising cases in the area, the …

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Polaris holds open house for Phase II

Terry Rogers Headlines, Health

Semi Private room at the new Polaris Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center Milford Wellness Village celebrated another milestone on Tuesday, September 28 when Polaris Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, the long-term healthcare facility operated by Nationwide Health Systems, held an open house for the completion of Phase II of their facility. This adds an additional 60 beds to the 26 already available …

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Former Rite Aid location to offer retail, apartments

Terry Rogers Business, Headlines

The former Rite Aid building will be transformed into a mixed-use project with ten apartments, a laundromat and two commercial retail spaces Veronica Nunez, co-owner of the former Rite Aid building located at 115 Northeast Front Street in Milford, is hoping to create the same type of structure they recently completed in Georgetown, replicating the process in downtown Milford. With …

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Remembering Jerry Thompson

Terry Rogers Headlines, In Memoriam

Dr. Gerald Wayne “Jerry” Thompson passes away Dr. Gerald “Jerry” Thompson, a beloved educator and band director, passed away on Tuesday, September 28. The news devastated many in Milford who remember him leading the band at Milford High School for many years. Memories of Thompson were shared across social media platforms as the news spread that a Milford icon had …