Intersection Project to Shut Down Eastern Side of Milton Area Road

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Starting Monday, January 9th and continuing for several weeks, the eastern side of Deep Branch Road in the Milton area will be closed at SR 1 depending on the weather. The planned 24/7 closure is due to an intersection project. You’ll find detour information below. Additional Information from DelDOT: The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT)…

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Mosquito Spraying Today Downstate

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Mosquito spraying will take place during daylight hours today by airplane near Milton and Lewes. There will also be spraying by truck mounted sprayer this evening in and near Rehoboth Beach and Milford and near Houston, Lincoln, Harrington, Greenwood, Bridgeville, Milton, Lewes and Millsboro This spraying will be done to control adult mosquitoes. For notification…

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Update: Milton Crash Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Injured

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*story update* Delaware State Police have identified the woman who died in a crash on Milton-Ellendale Highway at Mulberry Street Saturday morning. 20-year-old Jennifer Urias Tacuri of Woodbridge, Virginia was the driver of a car that collided with a vehicle that apparently turned into its path. She died at a local hospital. Two other passengers…

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Milton Water Main Repair Will Disrupt Service

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Repairs to a water main scheduled for Tuesday are expected to disrupt service to parts of the Town of Milton.According to Milton officials, water service will be turned off along Behringer Avenue and in the 200- and 300-blocks of Atlantic Avenue during the repairs, which are scheduled to start at 9:00 a.m.Other areas of Milton…

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Traffic Stop Leads To Arrests Of 2 Men

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Two Sussex County men are facing charges following a traffic stop.Delaware State Police said a trooper who was on patrol Thursday night in the Lincoln area spotted a car on Fitzgeralds Road with an expired registration. As the trooper was speaking with the driver, the trooper noticed a partially concealed firearm in the vehicle.The driver,…

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2 Suspects Identified In Theft Investigation

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Delaware State Police are searching for two suspects in an investigation into multiple thefts from vehicles as well as one theft of a motor vehicle in the Milton area. The investigation started during mid-April.Police are now looking for 38-year-old Sherman Mitchell of Milton and 34-year-old Wade Kendorski of Millsboro. Kendorski is also wanted for arrest…

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Downstate Mosquito Spraying Sunday & Monday

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application for mosquito larvae located in flooded forested wetland habitats. This application could take place during the daylight hours on Sunday, April 3 and Monday, April 4, 2022, via helicopter (registration number N2268W and/or N862M) Application of Vectobac12AS (liquid BTI) to control mosquito larvae in the following areas: Near…

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Del. State Police Conduct In-Custody Death Investigation

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A 72-year-old Milton man is dead, and Delaware State Police are investigating his death which occurred while he was in police custody. According to State Police, Wednesday at about 10:00 a.m., detectives responded to the Bait and Tackle Shop in the 25,000-block of Coastal Highway (Indian River Inlet) after getting information that Stanley Bradley may…

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Bayhealth Breaks Ground For Milton Medical Facility

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Bayhealth Total Care is coming to the Milton area in a little over a year. Ground has been broken for what Bayhealth calls a new and innovative approach to providing healthcare in Sussex County. The facility, covering 48,500 square feet, is expected to serve as a hybrid emergency and walk-in center. Primary and specialty care…

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Photographer Kevin Fleming Sentenced For Tax Evasion

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A well-known photographer has been sentenced to one year in federal prison for a guilty plea to federal tax evasion charges. 67-year-old Bruce Kevin Fleming of Milton, according to prosecutors, had not filed federal income tax returns or paid any such taxes since 1981. The charges on which he was indicted covered the years 2012-2016.…

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Crash Near Milton Claims Life Of Motorcyclist

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Update: Sunday, Delaware State Police identified the motorcyclist who died in a crash near Milton Friday morning as Darin E. Frye, 52, of Lewes, Delaware. ———————————————————————————————————————————– A crash near Milton Friday morning resulted in the death of a Lewes-area man who was driving a motorcycle. According to Delaware State Police, a Jeep driven by a…

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Route 1 Broadkill Bridge Project Begins

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A months-long project along Route 1 at the bridge over the Broadkill River is expected to begin today. According to DelDOT, traffic will be limited to one lane in each direction. Motorists should expect delays and proceed with caution. Work will begin in the northbound lanes, and switch over to the southbound bridge at some…

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Victim Of Fatal Crash In Milton Identified

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Delaware State Police have identified the driver who died in a single-vehicle crash on Cave Neck Road this week. 36-year-old Jonathan Downing Junior of Milton’s car left the roadway near Front Street Tuesday evening, crashed into a sign and a tree and overturned. Downing died at a local hospital that night. The cause of the…

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Driver Dies Following Crash On Cave Neck Road

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A 36-year-old man is dead following a single-vehicle crash on Cave Neck Road. According to Delaware State Police, the eastbound driver left the roadway Tuesday evening, struck a sign along a driveway and hit a utility pole. The car began to spin, and it overturned. State Police said the driver was not buckled up. He…

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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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DSP Investigating Burglary Near Milton

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Delaware State Police are investigating a burglary in the Overbrook Shores community near Milton early Monday morning. Police say a female resident was assaulted by a male suspect before he ran from the home. Police ask anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers – 800-TIP-3333.

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More Del. Small Business EDGE Awards Presented

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15 Delaware companies have received grants in the third round of the Division of Small Business EDGE program, or Encouraging Development, Growth and Expansion. The honors were presented Wednesday by Governor John Carney and Division Director Jordan Schulties at a Smyrna Distillery. STEM and non-STEM related businesses and entrepreneurs were eligible. “We need to make…

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