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The Milford Public Library’s holiday fundraiser is back again. This year’s charity event will benefit Milford Advocacy for the Homeless, which intends to use the funds to buy protective items to guard against the winter cold.
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13 years ago, classmates from Avenue Preschool in Milford gathered for a group photo in a parent’s backyard. This month, they got back together to recreate the shot, a moment that came with lots of nostalgia — and plenty of hugs.
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The Greater Harrington Historical Society is far short of its fundraising goal to ensure thousands of fallen veterans are honored this year — ahead of a fast-approaching deadline.
The Caraballos have made the Fleming Mansion their home. Sometimes it seems as if the century-and-a-half old building doesn't want them there.
The 85th Milford Community Parade kicked off Wednesday evening. This year’s theme was “The Great Outdoors.”
The city presented three locations to city council on Wednesday that could host a transitional housing community modeled after the one that launched this year in Georgetown.
From its humble beginnings 45 years ago, Harrington Heritage Day has become one of the most anticipated and highly attended events in the area! And at its heart, it is a festival celebrating …
MILFORD — When Karen Barner was growing up here in the 1970s and early ’80s, downtown business owners were mostly White. …
Milford hiker completes Appalachian Trail in 117 days By Gwen Guerke Special to the Delaware State News What, you might wonder, would make a grown man leave home to hike 2,198.4 miles on the …
Gary Shirey owns and operates Bub’s Grubs, from which he has proudly served what he calls the best cheesesteaks in Delaware. The business is a testament to how the Lincoln resident was able to turn his life around.
1776 was a busy year for Delaware, and not just for the reasons you may be thinking. As the state’s pick to coordinate programming for the 250th anniversary of the nation’s founding, it is Margaret Hughes’ job to tell it all.
“Beautiful” is the only word the Milford Garden Club could use to describe their July pick for garden of the month. Steve and Toni Zeveney’s garden in Shawnee Acres is full of “perfectly placed” flowers of a variety of colors, the club wrote in a press release.
There was no Memorial Day ceremony in the city this year. State Rep. Bryan Shupe wants to make sure that doesn’t happen again in 2024. To that end, Rep. Shupe will host a meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Milford Public Library to bring back the event.
On Thursday, fair exhibitors finalized their entries and judges got to work handing out ribbons while food vendors and midway ride operators got busy for the 2023 Delaware State Fair.  Part …

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There’s been a change in management at the Milford Museum, as longtime executive director Claudia Leister has assumed a scaled-back role and historian and native Milfordian Tom Summers has been named director of outreach and development.
White azaleas, red knockout roses and yellow day lilies combine with “neat, crisp” landscaping to form the Milford Garden Club’s Garden of the Month for June.
Thanks to Linell Dixon, a lot of the youths were already feeling like champions, even the ones who hadn’t had their turn on the court yet that April day.
Just four months ago, the building was all steel frame. The second level had no floor. Now, with the Food Bank of Delaware’s future Milford base of operations just months away from completion, that’s all changed.
POCOMOKE CITY — The Pocomoke Indian Nation is planning special events in June to demonstrate traditions of Native Americans who lived here before the colonists. On Saturday, June 3 …
Ernie Hostedler has decided it’s time to hang up his top hat and lay down his wire brushes. He's handing over the reins of the family business to his son and daughter-in-law.
Helmick’s Homestead was borne out of a simple desire for a husband to care for his wife during her battle with cancer. Now the couple is selling produce to a local restaurant and the farmers market.
For the Harrington baker Susan Simpson, “The Great American Baking Show,” had all the right ingredients to satisfy her sweet tooth and taste for competition.
Right as spring gets into swing, the Milford Garden Club has honored Gerry and Wendy Embleton with the club’s garden of the month award for April.
DOVER — Over its 90 years, Spence’s Bazaar, Auction and Flea Market has been witness to a plethora of history at its 550 S. New St. location. It has survived the Great Depression, …
New Castle Presbytery and the First Presbyterian Church of Milford joyfully invite you to celebrate the Service of Installation for the Rev. Rick Upchurch.
MILFORD — The new chief of the Milford Police Department has been busy since her appointment last month. But that’s not anything new. That’s always how it is working in law …
Throughout his life, Douglas Gibson of Milford has continued to try new things. On the way to his 100th birthday, which he celebrated last week, he became a teacher, a world-renowned duck carver, the architect of six Delaware churches, the head of the largest bakery at the Pearl Harbor naval base during World War II and a trailblazer for civil rights.
More than 100 people showed up outside the Milford Police Department Wednesday afternoon to show their support for retiring officer Capt. Ed Huey at a walkout ceremony.
Menna Valentina of Milford wants to be the first tattoo artist to win a spot on the front of Inked magazine. But she needs help to do it.