Millsboro


County aims to meet state road standards

Existing standards for public roads in Sussex County are admittedly less stringent than those imposed by the State of Delaware, but that could cease to be the case under a directive passed by the Sussex County Council at their Tuesday, Jan. 8,...

Friday, January 18, 2008 - 4:04am

Cancer cluster near power plant to be studied further

Delaware officials are expected to begin another study soon in an attempt to find out why cancer is more prevalent around the Indian River Power Plant than in other areas across the state and nation.

A committee of the Delaware Cancer...

Friday, August 17, 2007 - 10:59am

Report finds lung-cancer near IR power plant

A report released to state officials on July 17 suggests there may be at least some reason for concern among residents living near the coal-burning Indian River Power Plant.

The report from the state’s Department of Public Health indicated...

Saturday, August 11, 2007 - 12:53pm

Paul Robert Krauss Jr., 43

Paul Robert Krauss Jr., 43, of Georgetown, passed away Sunday, July 8, 2007, at home. He was an avid pool player.

Krauss is survived by his wife of 17 years, Karen Wood Krauss; parents, Paul R. and Eileen E. Smagala Krauss Sr. of Chester,...

Thursday, July 12, 2007 - 8:00pm

Ellen Marie ‘Doll’ Wright, 84

Ellen Marie “Doll” Wright, 84, of Millsboro, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2007, at home. She retired from Townsends Inc. of Millsboro after many years of dedicated service. She continued to work for numerous families in the Lewes and...

Thursday, July 12, 2007 - 8:00pm

Willie M. Taylor, 62

Willie M. Taylor, 62, of Millsboro, passed away Thursday, June 28, 2007, at Beebe Medical Center in Lewes. He was a former owner of Tri-state Mobile Home Supply for 22 years. He was a United States Army veteran who served in Vietnam and was a...

Thursday, July 5, 2007 - 8:00pm

New commercial center planned for Frankford

Those who pass through Frankford along Route 113 may notice that the old Banks Company appliance store is currently under renovation.

Millsboro-based East Side Developers took on the job and the project should be completed in November,...

Thursday, July 5, 2007 - 8:00pm

Legislators approve 'sweeping' revenue package

State legislators approved a sweeping revenue package with the 2008 fiscal year budget this weekend, raising $572 million over the next six years to help cover a $1.5 billion shortfall in the capital transportation program and, perhaps, saving...

Thursday, July 5, 2007 - 8:00pm

Public fireworks displays offer safe, patriotic fun

The skies over coastal Delaware will light up over the Fourth of July holiday with a variety of pyrotechnics displays.

But not all of them will be legal.

Delaware is one of only five states in the country that ban all consumer...

Friday, June 29, 2007 - 11:10am

Legislation pushes IR bridge ahead

State legislation up for approval this week would allow state transportation officials to begin work on the much-anticipated Indian River Inlet Bridge project that was delayed again in late April.

A portion of the 2008-fiscal-year bond...

Thursday, June 28, 2007 - 8:00pm

Group officially recommends long eastern bypass

The 25-member working group made up of civic leaders coming Millsboro south to Selbyville have officially recommended building a highway that will bypass U.S. 113 from north of Millsboro to south of Frankford.

Some 19 out of the members —...

Thursday, June 28, 2007 - 8:00pm

Bethany Travel heading to Millsboro

Same name, same service, even the same contact information. Cindy McCabe wants to let everyone know that the only thing that is changing about her business, Bethany Travel, is the location.

Coastal Point • RYAN SAXTON:
Dream...

Thursday, March 22, 2007 - 8:00pm

Kennel owner charged for not cremating horse

On Oct. 28, Jim and Peggy Parkinson of Millsboro were forced to make a difficult decision. Because of a case of melanoma that had sickened their 32-year-old Arabian mare D-Dyn for weeks, they had the champion horse put down to escape further pain...

Thursday, November 16, 2006 - 7:00pm

Bids for Millsboro school $2.4 million over budget

The Indian River School Board accepted the final two bids for the planned Millsboro Middle School renovation Tuesday, approving a project that exceeded most recent budget projections by $2.4 million.

After once rejecting the bids, the...

Thursday, June 22, 2006 - 8:00pm

Nanticoke ready for annual pow-wow in Millsboro, Sept. 10, 11

The Nanticoke Indian Association will welcome people to the Millsboro area from across the United States and Canada this weekend, Sept. 10-11, for the tribe’s 28th annual powwow.
The yearly celebration delivers two days of Amerindian...

Thursday, September 8, 2005 - 8:00pm

Cultures celebrated in Millsboro festival

Under a desiccating August sun, El Centro Cultural served cultural refreshments to thousands of Hispanics from noon to 6 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 21, at Festival Hispano 2005 in Millsboro.
Coastal Point • JOSH MILLER:
Contestants compete in...

Thursday, August 25, 2005 - 8:00pm

Millsboro agency merges with Bethany Travel

Cindy McCabe only just (in March) opened her Dream Vacations location in Millsboro — and she’s already expanding into the Bethany Beach-Ocean View-Millville area.
Coastal Point • SAM HARVEY:
Melinda Johnson, left and Cindy McCabe are...

Thursday, July 21, 2005 - 8:00pm

Murder in Long Neck

The Delaware State Police (DSP), Homicide Unit, charged Millsboro resident Aris G. Mouzakitis in connection with a double murder on March 28, according to a March 29 press release.

Mouzakitis, 53, allegedly assaulted his estranged wife,...

Thursday, March 31, 2005 - 7:00pm