DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve to Close Sept. 1st – Apr. 1st

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The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve near Slaughter Beach will be open for one more week. According to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources, the accessible observation deck will remain open while the Center itself is closed between September 1st and April 1st. The Center’s operations are timed to coincide with the shorebird…

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Breaking: Critical Shooting in Downtown Milford

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UPDATED – 6/19/22 8:30am – Milford Police are investigating a shooting at the Brightway Commons Apartment Complex Friday night just after 10pm. Police found a 34 year old man behind the home suffering from several gunshot wounds. In spite of lifesaving measures, he was pronounced dead at the scene. Police learned the victim was arguing…

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Pilot Program Adds Open Captions to Movie-Going Experience

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An agreement has been reached between Delaware lawmakers, advocates and Delaware movie theater operators. This agreement will increase access at theaters for people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing throughout the state. The Memorandum of understanding outlines a year-long pilot program where theaters will offer regular showings of first-run movies using open captions on the screen.…

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DSP Arrest 2 for Thefts in Sussex County

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Delaware State Police have arrested 30-year-old Christian O’Leary of Lewes, DE and 34-year-old Jacob Steele of Dover, DE following an investigation into numerous thefts that occurred in Sussex County. Throughout March and April 2022, Delaware State Police have fielded numerous reports of thefts of watercraft equipment and accessories that were occurring in boat yards in Lewes, Millsboro, and Milford.…

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Fire Guts Milford Home; One Person Injured

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One man suffered burn injuries and was flown to a hospital for treatment from the scene of a house fire in Milford early Monday. According to the Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Carlisle Fire Company, the fire broke out in the 700-block of Cicada Lane just off Bay Road (Route 1) at about…

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UPDATED: 2 Teens Dead As Vehicle Crashes, Lands In Water Near Milford

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UPDATED – 02/18/22 12:55pm – Delaware State Police have identified the victims that died in a fatal motor vehicle collision early Thursday morning south of Milford as Blue Evans, 17, of Dover, and Jensen Reed, 17, of Camden. ================================================================== Two teenagers are dead following the crash of an SUV into the water where Route 1 crosses Cedar Creek,…

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Man Arrested For Robbery In Felton

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A man is charged with robbing another man after driving him from Milford to Felton. According to Felton Police, the victim did not know the suspect, who had agreed to take him home earlier this week.The victim had agreed to pay the other man for gas, but was punched, then robbed of $750. Felton Police…

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UPDATED: Viewings, Funeral For Former Gov. Ruth Ann Minner

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UPDATED 12:30pm: On Wednesday, November 10, Governor John Carney, First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney, Governor Minner’s family, current and past members of the Cabinet and General Assembly, former staff, and members of the community will attend Governor Minner’s memorial service. The service will be live-streamed on de.gov/live.The service will begin at 1pm in Milford. President…

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Woman Killed In 2-Vehicle Crash North Of Milford

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A 31-year-old woman is dead following a collision between the car she was driving and a parked bucket truck. The accident occurred on Bay Road (Route 1) north of Milford. According to Delaware State Police, the southbound car drifted off the roadway just south of Old Cemetery Road Sunday afternoon and smashed into the back…

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13 Students, 1 Other Driver Hurt In Milford School Bus Crash

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13 students on a school bus and one adult required hospital treatment Thursday morning following a crash involving a Milford School District bus. According to Milford Police, officers responded Thursday morning to a reported collision at South Rehoboth Boulevard and Southeast Front Street (SR 36). An investigation determined that the westbound bus which was transporting…

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DSP Arrest Dover Man for Felony Assault on Law Enforcement Officer

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A Dover man has been arrested on charges of felony assault on a law enforcement officer.  Early Sunday morning Delaware State Police were called to the area of Thompsonville and Bay Roads north of Milford for a domestic incident, where they learned 27 year old Dashawn Toles of Dover was in a vehicle and had…

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Food Bank of Delaware Holding Open Houses for Training Programs

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The Food Bank of Delaware announced today it will hold a series of open houses for Delawareans interested in participating in the organization’s free workforce training programs. Training is available for individuals interested in careers in the food service industry and warehousing/logistics. You can learn more about the 14-week daytime training program, meet the Chef…

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84-Year-Old Driver Killed In Route 1 Crash

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A crash on Coastal Highway (Route 1) in Milford has claimed the life of an 84-year-old Milford man. According to Delaware State Police, he was traveling southbound and was trying to cross at Lady Slipper Lane when he apparently drove into the path of a northbound vehicle. The impact caused the 84-year-old man’s vehicle to…

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Mosquito Spraying tonight in Sussex County

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on Wednesday, August 25, 2021: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a truck-mounted sprayer to control adult mosquitoes in the following areas: Near Delmar, Laurel, Seaford, Bridgeville, Greenwood, Ellendale, Milton, and Milford. For notification purposes, spraying will be done in the following spray…

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DEMEC Issues Power Savers Alert Wed, August 25

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Power Savers Alert: Due to expected high temperatures and high energy demand, we are asking municipal electric customers to VOLUNTARILY reduce electric use today, Wednesday, August 25th.  Power Saver Hours are from 2:00pm to 6:00pm.  Customers are encouraged to lower their electric use during these hours to save money both now and later. Participation will…

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Carper Highlights Infrastructure Bill’s Clean Water Provisions

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Passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 could result in cleaner water in Delaware, according to Senator Tom Carper. Carper visited the Kent County Wastewater Facility in Milford Friday, saying that the bipartisan legislation will provide funding to update drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. Communities and water system operators would have access…

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Suspect Charged In Feb. Dover Shooting

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A Milford man faces charges in connection with a shooting last February in the parking lot of the IHOP Restaurant in Dover. According to Dover Police, warrants were obtained two weeks ago for 24-year-old Calvin King. King turned himself in this week. He is charged with possession of a firearm and reckless endangering. He was…

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Motorcycle Operator Killed In Crash On Bay Rd.

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A 25-year-old Milford man is dead following a motorcycle crash on Bay Road (Route 1). According to Delaware State Police, the motorcyclist crossed the grass median near New Wharf Road Tuesday night and collided with an oncoming SUV. The car crashed into a utility pole. The man who was driving the motorcycle died at a…

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