A bright new billboard in Millsboro, featuring a young, smiling family, has been erected at the north end of town, near the corner of Routes 113 and 20.
The Delmarva Central Railroad, in conjunction with the Delaware Department of Transportation, will replace the railroad crossing at Main and Washington streets in Millsboro next month and complete other upgrades during an 11-day project that will detour traffic on the often-congested streets.
When asked about waiving a few water fees for individual property owners, the Millsboro Town Council decided to look at the bigger picture. Rather than risk setting a precedent of picking and choosing who gets a break, they will offer broader relief to water customers.
Several people have asked the Town of Millsboro about the possibility of absentee voting in future town council elections. But the council members didn’t show much interest in that suggestion at their monthly meeting on Sept. 8.
Warren’s Mill, a historic, gambrel-roof, water-powered gristmill near Betts Pond in Millsboro, was once a thriving mill, but is now dilapidated and will be demolished. Millsboro town officials are hoping to salvage wood from the interior and incorporate it into the design of the new town hall.
The Millsboro Town Council, at the Monday, Aug. 3, meeting, applauded Millsboro Police Officer John Wharton, who received a Lifesaving Award after being nominated by a fellow officer.
As a recent Millsboro Town Council meeting approached, Councilman Larry Gum was looking forward to assembling in person, after a few months of teleconferencing.
The Millsboro Town Council unanimously approved its $9.2 million operating budget and $7.6 million capital budget for the 2021 fiscal year during its Monday, July 6, meeting.
It might be difficult to imagine in these days of Blue Water Grill and Jersey Mike’s thriving in Millsboro — and plans for a new Grotto Pizza and Texas Roadhouse — but there was a time when Arby’s was the only restaurant in town.
Millsboro Mayor Michelle Truitt was re-elected to a second one-year term by unanimous vote of fellow council members during the Monday, July 6, Millsboro Town Council meeting.
Plans for the new $85 million bypass designed to relieve traffic jams in downtown Millsboro are on track and have not been delayed by closings or restrictions due to the coronavirus.
The parcel of land on the eastern end of Main Street in Millsboro, with a sign declaring it’s the future location of the new Millsboro Town Hall, remains vacant and cleared.
A peaceful rally in Millsboro, to take a stand against injustice, attracted about 90 people who raised signs, listened to speakers, applauded a singer’s passion, then marched around the block near the park.
Millsboro’s new Farmers’ Market will open at 8 a.m. on Saturday, June 13, in the Millsboro Town Center parking lot, continuing until noon that day, offering fresh fruits and vegetables, coffee, baked goods and other items.
A peaceful rally, organized by Millsboro resident Jake Taylor, is planned for noon on Saturday, June 13, at Cupola Park. The Rally for Equal Justice is being hosted by the Sussex Central Class of 1980, represented by Taylor.
The Millsboro Town Council on Monday, June 1, conducted its third monthly meeting via conference call, but there are tentative plans to resume in-person gatherings at Town Hall in July, as coronavirus restrictions are lifted.
Stars & Stripes, Millsboro’s annual Fourth of July celebration and fireworks at Cupola Park, has been canceled for 2020, due to concerns about the coronavirus.
Millsboro Mayor Michelle Truitt will host an Ask the Mayor town hall-style meeting, by conference call, at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20.
The Town of Millsboro has received permission from Gov. John Carney’s office to have a standard town council election at the Millsboro Town Center in mid-June, and won’t be required to conduct the election strictly by mail-in vote.
Despite statewide restrictions and increasing cases of the coronavirus in Sussex County, the annual Fourth of July fireworks display in Millsboro has not been canceled — at least not yet.
As officers at the Millsboro Police Department got accustomed to new uniforms this week, a Lewes company donated face shields to protect them from the coronavirus.
The Millsboro Town Council, at the Monday, April 6 meeting, approved the preliminary site plan for Texas Roadhouse restaurant, contingent upon review by the town’s engineer and director of public works, and approval of requests for variances.
The Millsboro Town Council, at their Monday, March 2, meeting, approved a request from Peninsula Regional Health System to annex into town limits about 40 acres of land north of Millsboro, for an ambulatory health complex.
Responding to requests from state Rep. Ruth Briggs King and state Sen. Brian Pettyjohn, an all-way stop will be implemented at Indian Mission Road and Harmons Hill Road-Phillips Branch Road in Long Neck.
DelDOT announced this week that a portion of Indian Mission Road near Millsboro will be closed starting Monday, March 9, for the removal and replacement of a crossroad pipe. In addition, an additional pipe will be installed to accommodate future flooding in that area, officials said.
Victims of domestic violence will be given handmade quilts to comfort them, courtesy of the new Arts Warming Hearts program, a collaboration of the Millsboro Art League, Ocean Waves Quilt Guild and the Girl Scouts.
Yes, it’s that time of the year. The Friends of The Millsboro Library are starting to organize their July book sale — the best book sale of the summer, according to organizers.
Can everyone really afford to live in Millsboro? As the municipality brainstorms about its future in the 10-year Comprehensive Plan update, they recently discussed possibly allowing smaller or more creative kinds of housing.
On Friday, March 1, Chick-fil-A in Millsboro awarded scholarships valued at $2,500 apiece to four employees. From left, franchise owner Tim Sweetman, Brandon Lewis, Katelyn Hitchens, Abigail Simpson and Gabrielle Guy pose for a photo in celebration.
Tyzhir Morris of Millsboro has been named to Alvernia University's Dean's List for the fall 2018 semester. As a freshman in the fall, Morris studied early childhood pre-K-4, with special-ed pre-K-8, at Alvernia. Morris is a graduate of Sussex Technical High School.
Justin Revel of Millsboro was named to the Dean's List at Muhlenberg College for the Fall 2018 semester. To earn that academic achievement, students must earn a GPA of 3.50 or higher for the term.
For the sixth year, SoDel Concepts is featuring its Girl Scout Cookie dessert promotion. On Feb. 13 to March 14, each of the company's 10 restaurants featured a dessert made with a flavor of the cookies.
The Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control (DNREC) announced on Wednesday, Feb. 13, that it had been notified that day about an accidental release of partially treated wastewater at Mountaire Farms of Delaware's poultry processing facility in Millsboro.
Millsboro officials are discussing an idea that would result in moving the Town's administrative offices into the location where the current police department sits, while moving the Millsboro Police Department to the site of the current Millsboro Town Center.
Shelby Hoke of Millsboro is one of 29 Lebanon Valley College students who will participate in an immersive experience by studying away during the Spring 2019 semester. Hoke will be studying in Hamilton, New Zealand.
Nathanael Riddle of Millsboro was one of more than 300 University of Dallas undergraduate students named to the fall 2018 Honor Roll for earning a semester GPA of 3.0-3.49. Riddle's major is undeclared.
At the annual visit of the district cabinet to the Millsboro Lions Club, Lions District Governor John Burris award King Lion David Mitchell his 35-year Chevron. Mitchell has been president of the club five times and is a Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow.
Seventh-grader Aria Hill was an officer for a day at the Millsboro Police Department. Joined by her puppy, Tofu, Hill got a firsthand look at local policing on Friday, Dec. 28.
Atlantic Physical Therapy staff take part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 11, for the grand re-opening of their Millsboro location, organized by the Millsboro Chamber of Commerce. Also in attendance were Chamber directors and other Chamber members, as well as Santa and several …
Although the Southern Delaware Tourism Awards honor the people who enrich the Sussex County life and economy, it's also a great cheat-sheet for planning a night, or day, on the town.