News
Look but don’t touch — and even then, just have a quick glance and be on your way. That’s the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s message to Delawareans, who are likely to see young wildlife outdoors this time of year.
CRISFIELD — Crisfield will celebrate Juneteenth with a weekend of activities hosted by the Crisfield Elks Pride Lodge 194 on South Fourth Street. Events start at sunset on Saturday, June 18 …
PRINCESS ANNE — Preservation Maryland is leading workshop on gravestone cleaning, care, resetting and maintenance Thursday, May 26 at Mt. Zion Memorial Church at 29071 Polks Road. Sponsored …
Coronavirus
GEORGETOWN — Sussex County’s CHEER is receiving more than a quarter-million federal dollars to support COVID-19 recovery.
DOVER — The clock said 3:42 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning and the hallways of the hospital were empty when James Frisa passed away due to complications from the COVID-19 virus. His wife, …
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NEW CASTLE — The state met its health care spending benchmark in 2020, but saw increases in adult obesity and opioid-related overdose deaths, according to the Department of Health and Social …
Sussex
DOVER — Colorectal cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer in men and women combined in the U.S. Bayhealth Colorectal and General Surgeon Assar Rather says that “prevention is …
Dorchester
Sunday morning’s fog lifted just in time for over 270 swimmers to set off from Ferry Point Marina on the Talbot side of the Choptank River for the Dorchester County Visitor’s Center for …
New Castle
A transition to clean, zero-emission vehicles would have a dramatic impact on the air quality and health of Delaware residents, according to a report by the American Lung Association released Wednesday.
Wicomico
The 50th anniversary of The Salisbury School  -- later than originally  planned due to pandemic restrictions – will include several events this weekend, plus the joyful anticipation …
Somerset
POCOMOKE CITY — There will be a celebration of Juneteenth and reunion of those whose families attended the former Sturgis School on Saturday, June 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities will …
Opinion
Delaware’s legislature has a golden opportunity to take a major step forward in addressing shortcomings in state agency management and a seemingly never-ending string of minor and major …
As an education advocate myself, I feel it’s critical that we depend on the facts and instill their importance on the younger generations. However, it seems that opinion doesn’t seem to …
On May 18-20, the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) will be holding a conference in Budapest with Hungary’s prime minister, Viktor Orban, as keynote speaker. If you, dear …
“If you ran into a neighbor at the grocery store and asked them about creating a regulatory framework for data brokering in Delaware, you’d probably get a puzzled look. But what if you …
Sports
Dover’s Superia Clark has her eye on the goal as Caesar Rodney’s Chloe Hughes defends during the DIAA Girls Lacrosse playoff game at Dover on Wednesday.

Dover girls get past Riders for first lacrosse state tourney win

DOVER — Dover High had worked years for this opportunity. So, naturally, when the Senators put themselves in good position to …
Caesar Rodney’s Andrew Rigby pitches to a Dover batter the second inning at Dover on Thursday.

Local roundup: Rigby paces Riders past Archmere

Andrew Rigby allowed just one hit and struck out seven in six and a third innings as Caesar Rodney High downed Archmere, 10-2, in …
Smyrna’s Ryann Durnall slides into home safe as Indian River’s catcher Lily Hoban gets the late throw in the third inning at Indian River on Tuesday.

Local roundup: Smyrna topples IR in softball tourney

No. 18 Smyrna High scored four runs in the fifth inning and three more in the sixth to put away a 9-3 victory over No. 15 Indian River …
Caesar Rodney’s Shannon Dolt puts pressure on Dover’s Ashtyn Torbert in the first half at CR on Wednesday.

Caesar Rodney girls excited to be back in DIAA lacrosse state tournament

CAMDEN — A year ago, the Riders thought they were in. Caesar Rodney High’s girls’ lacrosse team even had a practice scheduled …
The Delaware Blue Hens men’s lacrosse team celebrates after upsetting No. 2 seeded Georgetown in Sunday’s NCAA Tournament game at Georgetown.

Delaware Blue Hens rally to stun No. 2 Hoyas in NCAA men's lacrosse tournament

WASHINGTON — Delaware’s men’s lacrosse program has made some noise in the NCAA Tournament before. It’s just been a …
Delaware
GEORGETOWN - Jordan Walls, 26, of Georgetown, was charged with manslaughter after a shooting incident left a woman dead, Delaware State Police said.
DOVER — Bayhealth and PAM Health are partnering to provide a stroke support group for the community. The group is designed for individuals who have had a stroke, and their care partners, to get …
SEAFORD — A community-based renovation project at the historic Sussex Montessori School has landed a substantial financial boost from the Meoli Companies.
Maryland
WOODLAWN, Md. (AP) — Seven people, including police officers and EMS personnel, were injured in an explosion at a Maryland nail salon on Monday night, officials said. Baltimore County police …
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s ethics board has ordered the city council president to stop accepting money from a legal defense fund that took donations from at least two city contractors. The …
BALTIMORE (AP) — A pregnant woman and a man were fatally shot Thursday night in a car in East Baltimore and her baby was delivered before she died. That baby is now in critical condition, police …
Neighbors
Of some 300 workmen who built the famed Salisbury Cathedral in the 13th century, less than a handful could read and write, said Gerry Wood. Most lived in hovels where they couldn’t stand …
Wednesday, May 19, 1971 -- Officials of the Firestone Plastics Co. and Salisbury-area government and business leaders introduced themselves to each other Tuesday in a luncheon at Shawen Inn. …
DOVER — There were no spiked footballs or end zone celebrations. But students at Fairview Elementary School were certainly excited when they took home state championship honors in the fifth annual READBowl global reading competition.
Nation
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks fell in morning trading on Wall Street Thursday, deepening a slump for major indexes as persistently high inflation continues to weigh on the economy. The S&P 500, …
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A petition to stop the revival of the 118-year-old Jonglei Canal project in South Sudan, started by one of the country’s top academics, is gaining traction in the …
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth are examples of how quickly the landscape can change. Look back one year, and Johnson was the No. 1 player in the world who had been …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The recent deadly shooting at Irvine Taiwanese Presbyterian Church in California didn’t just violate a sacred space. Taiwanese Americans across the country say it ripped …
NEW YORK (AP) — Massachusetts on Wednesday reported a rare case of monkeypox in a man who recently traveled to Canada, and health officials are looking into whether it is connected to small …
World
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Russian soldier facing the first war crimes trial since the start of the war in Ukraine testified Thursday that he shot a civilian on orders from two officers and pleaded for …
GENEVA (AP) — Female referees will make World Cup history this year by working games at a major men’s tournament for the first time in Qatar. Three female referees and three female assistant …
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Chile holds itself out as a global leader on climate change. Nearly 22% of Chile’s electricity is generated by solar and wind farms, putting it far ahead of both the global …
KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) — A celebrated Ukrainian medic recorded her time in Mariupol on a data card no bigger than a thumbnail, smuggled out to the world in a tampon. Now she is in Russian hands, at …
Business
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del, urged infant formula manufacturers to make changes to prevent formula shortages from occurring nationwide. In a letter from various U.S. senators to …
GEORGETOWN — Sussex County is taking a step in its ongoing effort for development and the environment to harmoniously coexist. On Tuesday, County Council adopted an ordinance that overhauls safeguards for critical waterways and wetlands, as development springs up near them.
DAGSBORO — The cost to annex into the town of Dagsboro will increase, more than doubling in some instances on a sliding scale proposal that’s geared to put fees somewhat on par with most …
DOVER — Giving back and being of service are tenets that La’Reka Marshall lives by. So when she set out to start her own business, of course those principles led her entrepreneurial …
Things to Do
Members of the Delaware Association of REALTORS and other volunteers teamed up for the first "Double Framing Frenzy" for Central Delaware Habitat for Humanity at Dover International Speedway earlier this year. Central Delaware Habitat for Humanity has a goal of raising $1,000 during 2021 Giving Tuesday events.

New Castle County Habitat for Humanity breakfast set for June 2

WILMINGTON — Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County’s annual breakfast will be a socially distanced gathering from 8-9 June 2 …

Friends of Garrisons Lake plans membership drive in Smyrna

SMYRNA — The Friends of Garrisons Lake Golf Club will hold a membership drive Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Milford set for Ladybug Music Festival in July

MILFORD  - Downtown Milford Inc., and Wilmington -based Gable Music Ventures, will present e the third annual Milford Ladybug …

Duck Creek Gardeners presents ‘All about Roses’ in Smyrna

SMYRNA — The Duck Creek Gardeners welcomes Jim Sutton, the lead display designer to Longwood Gardens for a presentation titled, …

‘Wheels’ is theme for this week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury

This week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury will feature artists and crafters lining the streets, live music outside and loads of …