News
ANNAPOLIS - The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will begin a paving project Monday, June 27, along MD 341 (Race Street) and MD 343 (Washington Street) in …
CLAYTON - The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit continues to investigate the suspicious death of James Leager, 63, of Clayton.
CAMDEN - A 21-year-old Maryland woman died in a single-vehicle crash on Willow Grove Road at approximately 7:51 a.m. Wednesday, Delaware State Police spokesman Senior Cpl. Leonard DeMalto …
Coronavirus
DOVER — The Delaware State Housing Authority has announced the launch of the Delaware Mortgage Relief Program, designed to assist eligible households who experienced a COVID-19-related …
NEW CASTLE — The Delaware Division of Social Services will issue emergency benefits for June to eligible households as part of the state’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 public health …
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Kent
DOVER - Gregory Scott, 23, of Dover, was arrested on firearms charges after a traffic stop at approximately 10:17 p.m. Thursday, authorities said.
Sussex
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.
Dorchester
CAMBRIDGE – A favorite spot among locals and visitors could soon be open again for fishing, photography and leisurely strolls. The Bill Burton State Park’s fishing piers were closed by …
New Castle
The state has lowered hurdles to entice participation in solar.
Wicomico
A large drab exterior wall of Evolution Craft Brewing Co. that was exposed when a row of loblolly pine trees was removed along South Salisbury Boulevard is being transformed by mural artists Brandon …
Somerset
ANNAPOLIS — Researchers from the Chesapeake Bay Program, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, University of Michigan and U.S. Geological Survey announced Tuesday that …
Opinion
Here is the Question of the Day: Branding for ILC Dover, which had a star role in NASA’s Apollo space missions in the late 1960s and others space travels since, will now be prominent on …
An increasingly popular pedagogy in higher education is the use of counterfactuals to learn about events in history. The device became more accepted in 2019 with the publication of “Civilizations” by Laurent Binet. The novel reverses initial European expeditions to America and attempts to illustrate what would have transpired if the Incas had sailed there first.
It’s hard to find words to express the profound disappointment and anger I and my fellow members of Delaware’s chapter of the National Organization for Women are feeling after reading the …
I read the article about the Delaware unemployment rates, and, quite frankly, I am not understanding it at all (“Delaware jobless rate steady,” June 20). Dover has the highest number …
Sports

Look back to when the 2002 Lady Crabbers chased history

Maryland experimented with State playoffs for girls’ sports in the late 1940’s, boys’ tournaments were canceled in 1940 as World …
AJ Nichols catcher with MOT Blue tags out Nick Deramo of MOT Red during the Pat Knight Little league Championship at Camden Wyoming League Field on Thursday.

Local roundup: CW-Gold wins Deak Deakins baseball title

Camden-Wyoming Gold captured District I Little League’s Deak Deakins baseball tournament title with a 13-4 victory over MOT-Blue on …
Jacoby Chappa celebrates winning the Delaware Amateur.

Dover serviceman, Chappa, wins Delaware Amateur

SELBYVILLE — The text message that Jacoby Chappa received was actually a good one. It was from one of his buddies letting the …
Jordan Starkey of MOT Blue catches a pop up against Camden Wyoming Gold during the Deal Deakins Little league Championship at Harrington League Field on Wednesday.

Local roundup: Dover Seniors win another close one; Sussex Tech's Mauricette honored

Dover won its second-straight one-run game, edging Felton-Harrington, 1-0, in the Senior League baseball District I tournament on …

Combination of academics, ability earn Milford's Aladuge a Duke scholarship

MILFORD — Just a few years ago, you would have found Desmond Aladuge on Milford’s soccer field, not its football one. But even …
Delaware
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A jury returned a mixed verdict Friday in the corruption trial of Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness, acquitting her of felony charges but finding her guilty of three …
DOVER — On the final day of legislative session, lawmakers in both chambers of the Delaware General Assembly voted to approve the largest grants-in-aid bill in state history on …
DOVER— June 30th is notorious for being the busiest day of the legislative session, and Thursday night was no different. Both chambers of the General Assembly debated legislation until the …
Maryland
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland law taking effect Friday will enable nurse practitioners, nurse midwives and physician assistants who receive special training to perform abortions, as some states …
The Fourth of July fireworks in Cambridge will be held July 4, 9-10 p.m. Celebrate Independence Day on the Cambridge waterfront with fireworks over the Choptank River on Monday, July 4. Two of the …
Neighbors
SEAFORD — The Nanticoke Senior Center plans to celebrate five decades of commitment to western Sussex County with a big bang.
On Wednesday night, the Greater Milford Chamber of Commerce and the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce joined together for a special night of business mixers starting at Fur Baby Pet Resort and …
Friday, June 30, 1995 -- Gasoline prices in Salisbury have soared in June, with prices expected to be higher than ever for the upcoming July Fourth holiday. Prices per gallon are up 4.4 cents on …
Nation
KYIV, Ukarine (AP) — Russian forces are pounding the city of Lysychansk and its surroundings in an all-out attempt to seize the last stronghold of resistance in eastern Ukraine's Luhansk province, …
The Supreme Court decision to limit how the Environmental Protection Agency regulates carbon dioxide emissions from power plants could make an already grave situation worse for those affected most by …
NEW YORK (AP) — Among the world’s present-day religions, Zoroastrianism, founded more than 3,000 years ago, is one of the most ancient and historically influential. Yet even though its adherents …
It has not been an easy week for Russian President Vladimir Putin. He took his first foreign trip since the invasion of Ukraine to shore up relations with troublesome Central Asian allies. He …
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — A Navy investigation released Thursday revealed that shoddy management and human error caused fuel to leak into Pearl Harbor's tap water last year, poisoning thousands …
World
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africans are struggling in the dark to cope with increased power cuts that have hit households and businesses across the country. The rolling power cuts have been …
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The latest in a litany of horrors in Ukraine came this week as Russian firepower rained down on civilians in a busy shopping mall far from the front lines of a war in its fifth …
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization's Europe chief warned Friday that monkeypox cases in the region have tripled in the last two weeks and urged countries to do more to ensure the …
CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South African former track star Oscar Pistorius has met with the father of Reeva Steenkamp, the woman he shot to death in 2013, as part of his parole process, the …
Business
FELTON — Among the vines at Pizzadili Vineyard & Winery and Felton, the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce celebrated excellence and its accomplishments during its annual gathering on …
The Leadership Central Delaware Class of 2022 officially graduated this past week on the evening of Thursday, June 23, at the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Awards for Excellence …
HARRINGTON — Harrington-area residents have a new option for their farmers market and entertainment needs. On June 11, Peter and Lynn Robinson, who own Blue Hen Foods next to the Salty Wave …
FREDERICA — A company in the small town of Frederica is making its mark in the future of space travel with a groundbreaking spacesuit partnership with NASA announced earlier this month. ILC …
Things to Do
Ed Krell of Hoopers Island will exhibit his large-scale chalk pieces.

Spectrum: Outsider art comes to Dorchester Center for the Arts

CAMBRIDGE - The July exhibition at Dorchester Center for the Arts highlights work by untrained, or outsider, artists. Entitled …
Winter Storm's "Flowers of Africa #3"

Main Street Gallery: ‘Winter Storm in Summer’ is coming

CAMBRIDGE - Main Street Gallery will present Cambridge’s Winter Storm as the guest artist for July and August. Her show of …
Michael Repper was recently named conductor and music director for the Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra.

New Delaware State News column spotlights entertaining people, news

With a fresh-look Delaware State News comes a new column in Finally Friday! called On the Scene. With Best Bets moving to a …
The Teletones are an all-star group of veteran Delaware-based musicians who joined forces in 2009 to create their own unique gumbo of soulful, funky blues music.

Teletones to perform at this Friday Night Live in Salisbury

The Friday Night Live Concert Series at Downtown Salisbury’s Riverwalk Amphitheater continues this Friday with The …
One of the signboards that will be displayed during the Stars & Stripes Fest on July 2 in Crisfield.

Stars & Stripes event celebrates America's independence, Crisfield's 150th

CRISFIELD — Crisfield celebrates Independence Day and the 150th year since its incorporation with a Stars & Stripes Fest 4 to 9 p.m. …