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DOVER — Exciting times lie ahead for the city of Dover’s Parks and Recreation Division, with plans to build a new skate park and dog park at Schutte Park in the near future. While many …
WILMINGTON — As part of Delaware’s COVID-19 vaccine equity initiatives, the state is attempting to hone in on underserved communities who do not have the most reliable internet access, or …
DOVER — Recent COVID-19 trends continue to show positive signs, with the state hitting its lowest hospitalization total in more than five months. Data from the Delaware Division of Public …
Coronavirus
DOVER — COVID-19 hospitalizations have reached their lowest mark this year. As of 6 p.m. Friday, 114 people were hospitalized here due to complications stemming from coronavirus, the fewest in …
MILLSBORO — As the Delaware Division of Public Health announced Friday it has begun shipping doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to poultry companies to begin vaccinating their most vulnerable …
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Kent
DOVER — Energize Delaware recently announced the launch of its Virtual Home Energy Assessment. This online tool is designed to provide Delawareans with a quick and easy method to virtually …
Sussex
REHOBOTH BEACH – Work will begin on the Rehoboth Beach trail extension on Monday. The project is the completion of the low-stress bicycle connection into Rehoboth from the Junction and …
Dorchester
OCEAN PINES, Md. — The picturesque Worcester County Veterans Memorial will serve as a host venue in late April for “The Wall That Heals” — a traveling exhibit that honors the more than 3 million Americans who served in the U.S. armed forces during the Vietnam War.
New Castle
DOVER — Following a six-week break, the Delaware General Assembly will reconvene Tuesday. Despite some hopes at the start of the year lawmakers would be able to gather in the state capitol come …
Wicomico
Wicomico County Council members have unveiled their roster of 21 citizens to thoroughly examine and possibly rewrite the document that governs county operations.   Fourteen people have been …
Somerset
MILFORD — KSI is selling tickets for its “Spring Raffle” giving one lucky person a chance to win a “Night on the Town” prize package valued at $309 while a second winner …
Sports
Delaware’s Dylan Painter battles Hoftsra’s Rick Schutte for the ball in Sunday’s CAA quarterfinal contest.

Local college roundup: Hofstra defeats Blue Hens 83-75 in CAA Tournament

Delaware’s men’s basketball team had waited a long time just get one more chance to play. But the Blue Hens competed like they …
Seaford's Brent Ricketts drives to the basket for a layup while guarded by Dover's Dymear Yelverton on Saturday night in Seaford.

Seaford in quarterfinals for first time since 1999: Bolden’s layup lifts Blue Jays by Dover 59-57

SEAFORD — Careen Bolden was not even born yet the last time the Seaford High boys’ basketball team reached the state …
Smyrna forward Olumuyiwa Salako battles Owen Robinson of Caravel for a rebound under the board Saturday night.

Smyrna earns quarterfinals with 63-46 win over Caravel

SMYRNA — Caravel Academy’s offensive attack can put up a load of points in a hurry. That’s why, even when ahead …
Zach Kent, a Magnolia native, scored a season-high 19 points for Delaware State on Sunday afternoon.

Local college roundup: Hornet men rally to defeat MEAC foe Morgan State 82-75

After trailing much of the contest, Delaware State rallied in the final two minutes for an 82-75 win over Morgan State in MEAC …
Quarterback Nolan Henderson is lifted up by center Mickey Henderson after scoring a TD in Saturday’s game.

UD football returns: Hens start fast, don’t look back in cruising past Maine 37-0

NEWARK — Delaware’s football players had waited 469 days to play a real game again. It took Dejoun Lee just 13 seconds to give …
Delaware
MILFORD — Blue Hen VFW Post 6483, at 77 Veterans Circle, off Williamsville Road, will hold a fish fry on March 20 from 1 to 5 p.m. Fried fish, mac & cheese, stewed tomatoes, green beans …
DOVER — The Rev. Charles S. “Chuck” Weiss and leaders of Christ Episcopal Church know the uproar that would surely come from preservation groups if they dared to make any outside renovations to the church's nearly 300-year-old sanctuary.
MILFORD — The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford will be hosting the annual Community Expo on March 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Milford Elks Lodge, located at 18951 Elks Lodge Road in …
Maryland
Unity-Washington United Methodist ChurchWe are looking for vendors for our upcoming Spring Fair Fundraiser event put on by the Ignite Youth Group at Unity-Washington UMC on March 20. The cost per …
LAUREL, Md. (AP) — A former Maryland police chief is accused of setting fires to multiple structures that belonged to his adversaries, authorities said. Former Laurel Police Chief David …
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced Feb. 16 the designation of 34 National Scenic Byways and 15 All-American Roads, the first additions to the Scenic America …
Neighbors
FRANKFORD — Augustus “Gus” Fadden started his interest in politics during the 2016 presidential election. “My first political experience was going to the Trump rally at …
CRISFIELD — When the first hard frost of mid-fall kills vegetation, it marks opening season of hunting for Ed Smith, 72, of Fairmount and Philip Goldsborough, 73, of Crisfield.They slash their …
Saturday, March 4, 1972 -- Maryland Gov. Marvin Mandel, state Sen. Mary L. Nock, Wicomico County Council President Lewis R. Riley and state Health Secretary Dr. Neil Solomon were among the …
Nation
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The fate of a former Minneapolis police officer who pressed his knee into George Floyd’s neck as the Black man said he couldn’t breathe will be decided by 12 Hennepin County …
Authorities promised Sunday to pursue criminal charges after a massive party near the University of Colorado in Boulder devolved into a violent confrontation with police that left three officers …
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — The commemoration of a pivotal moment in the fight for voting rights for African Americans will honor four giants of the civil rights movement who lost their lives in 2020, …
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Carla Wallenda, a member of “The Flying Wallendas” high-wire act and the last surviving child of the famed troupe's founder, has died at the age of 85. Her son, …
World
MANDALAY, Myanmar (AP) — Security forces shot dead two people in northern Myanmar on Monday, local media reported, as the military government continued its attempt to stamp out opposition to its …
LONDON (AP) — Britain's royal family was absorbing the tremors Monday from a sensational television interview by Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex, in which the couple said they encountered …
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — There are very few female truck drivers in Zimbabwe, but Molly Manatse doesn't like to be singled out for her gender. “It has always been known as a male job, but …
Business
MILLSBORO — The town of Millsboro and Delaware’s Department of Transportation are hoping to turn the page on traffic-flow improvements that target congestion and turning issues.
MILFORD — Fish from local waters can be surprisingly hard to buy in Delaware, but one Milford angler is bringing his fresh catch directly to the people.
ANNAPOLIS — In a video announcement Gov. Larry Hogan recognized the seven Maryland Century Farm Program inductees for 2021 which includes one in Somerset County. The East Farm on Costen Road …
DAGSBORO — Town Council granted approval to preliminary site plans for the Vines Creek Center, a proposed mix of office/retail space and apartments in the town center zoning district, on Feb. 23.
Things to Do
Code Purple Kent County director Ennio Emmanuel recently released the song “Don’t Mean That I Don’t Love” as a streaming single and a video available on YouTube.

Code Purple Kent County director restarting music career

Ennio Emmanuel travels in seemingly two different worlds. For years, he was in the music business, living in Los Angeles but …
Jimmie Allen of Milton will perform a virtual concert on March 5 as part of the Do More 24 philanthropic campaign.  Anyone donating $50 or more will be able to view the concert.

Nonprofits join Do More 24 to raise funds

As the Do More 24 Delaware charity event approaches Thursday and Friday, a number of local nonprofits are asking the community to …

Dorchester joins Chesapeake Country All-American Road

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) announced Feb. 16 the designation of 34 National Scenic Byways and …
Local country musician Jimmie Allen will be part of a VIP concert for the "Do More 24 Delaware" fundraising event next week.

Daylong charity event hopes donors ‘Do More’ for Delaware

There’s more to the third month of the year than March Madness, brackets and NCAA hoop hopes. In the First State, there’s “Do …
Mike Hines and The Look have played for Gov. John Carney’s inauguration, a 100th-birthday party, a bar mitzvah, a celebration of life and two Philadelphia Easter parades.

Mike Hines & The Look toast 35 years of making music

The year 2020 was supposed to be a big one for popular local band Mike Hines & The Look. The band’s members were supposed to …