News
DOVER — Beginning Monday, , the Kent County Public Library, at 497 S. Red Haven Lane in Dover, will reopen to the public for browsing and computer use on a limited schedule: Monday – …
LEWES — Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice (SDARJ) will host a virtual Town Hall meeting featuring a special discussion; “Good Trouble: Still Marching, March 9 from 7 to 8:30 …
GEORGETOWN — On a day forecast to be wet and rainy, it still was a great day to whet your appetite for oysters. Platters stuffed with fried oysters, along with a raw option, and other …
Coronavirus
DOVER — No additional COVID-19-related deaths were reported in the Delaware Division of Public Health’s daily update Saturday, leaving the state’s total at 1,418 since March …
DOVER — Delaware’s COVID-19 hospitalizations set another low for 2021, according to Friday’s report by the Delaware Division of Public Health, falling to 156 as of Thursday at 6 …
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Kent
NEWARK — The Food Bank of Delaware will host more drive-thru mobile pantries in each Delaware county for families struggling to afford food. The Food Bank of Delaware requests that …
Sussex
MILFORD — Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Bayhealth Hospital, Sussex Campus was named a Top Hospital nationally by The Leapfrog Group, which …
Dorchester
ANNAPOLIS — Governor Larry Hogan on Feb. 26 highlighted ongoing COVID-19 recovery efforts on Maryland’s Eastern Shore with visits to Dorchester County’s vaccination site and Hoopers …
New Castle
WILMINGTON — Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County will be hosting four information sessions on their homeownership program in March. Habitat’s homeownership program gives …
Wicomico
There’s a big hole in the heart of Downtown Salisbury. Where an office building once crammed with law offices used to be, the historic facade is held in place by steel beams. In a vacant lot …
Somerset
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s wildland firefighters who served on interagency crews nationwide through the busy and challenging 2020 wildfire season were honored recently in a virtual …
Sports
Smyrna’s Elijah Credle shoots as Seaford’s Brent Ricketts tries to block the shot in the first quarter at Dover High School on Saturday.

Smyrna captures Henlopen Conference boys' basketball championship, defeats Seaford 59-53

DOVER — When these guys were freshmen, Smyrna High was on top of the boys’ basketball world in Delaware. While the Eagles ended …
Cape’s Mehkia Applewhite and Julia Saleur celebrate their win against Woodbridge during the Henlopen Conference Championship game at Dover.

Cape edges Woodbridge 37-36 in Henlopen girls’ title game

DOVER — In a lot of ways, Cape Henlopen High’s girls’ basketball team had a great season last winter. The Vikings won 19 …
Esaias Guthrie races toward the end zone while returning an interception 41 yards during Delaware State's 17-10 win over Howard Saturday.

Hornets top Howard 17-10 in DSU's first football game in two years

DOVER — Delaware State’s long wait came to an end, finally, on Saturday. The Hornet football had been sidelined since Nov. 23, …
Delaware State quarterback Tylik Bethea rolls to the left looking for a open receiver in the Hornets' 2019 opener against Lincoln.

DSU football: The wait ends Saturday as Hornets host Howard in first game since 2019

DOVER — For most players on the Delaware State University football team, this is as long as they’ve gone without playing in an …
Cape Henlopen's Mehkia Applewhite, junior, is a third-year starter for the team. Coach Pat Woods think she could be one of the best players in the state this season.

Seaford boys, Cape girls top DIAA basketball brackets

DOVER — Seaford High’s boys’ team was seeded fifth while Cape Henlopen’s girls were seeded seventh to top the large contingent …
Delaware
MILFORD — Milford Lions Club will hold their annual spaghetti dinner as a “takeout only” event this year. Dinners can be picked up at Milford High School on Saturday, March 6 …
DOVER — Delaware State Police on Friday identified Richard S. Peace, 33, of Dover, as the victim in a fatal dirt bike crash two days earlier.
CHESWOLD — A 31-year-old Cheswold man was charged with five counts of felony identity theft and other offenses following an investigation into alleged thefts from unlocked vehicles occurring since November, Cheswold police spokesman Chief Christopher Workman said.
Maryland
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man charged with planning an Islamic State-inspired attack at a shopping and entertainment complex near Washington, D.C., was diagnosed with delusional disorder and …
Stay active, stay well
For 21 years, I have led an overnight backpacking excursion to a different wild spot in Pennsylvania on a cold, preferably snowy, winter weekend.We don’t do it to prove our mettle but to …
'Living' Black History
CAMBRIDGE — What can I say about this man, Greg Meekins? He’s like a father, a big brother, and mentor to me and so many others:Gregory Meekins is a native of Cambridge. He is the third …
Neighbors
NECK DISTRICT — Beckwith United Methodist Church is one of the larger Methodist churches of Dorchester County. It is in the Neck District, in between Cambridge and Hudson, to the west.It …
VIENNA — Shirley Jackson joined an exclusive group last week, when she was inducted into the Maryland Senior Citizens’ Hall of Fame. The honor was achieved after many years of community …
FELTON — The original Buffalo Soldiers may have been instrumental in the settlement of the American West, but they’re being commemorated back east in Delaware at the new Buffalo Soldiers …
Nation
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia lawmakers gave final approval Saturday to a bill that will legalize marijuana for adult recreational use, but not until 2024, when retail sales of the drug would also …
NEW YORK (AP) — A second former aide has come forward with sexual harassment allegations against New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who responded with a statement Saturday saying he never made advances …
A Louisiana State Police trooper has been suspended without pay for kicking and dragging a handcuffed Black man whose in-custody death remains unexplained and the subject of a federal civil rights …
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As many as 10 death row inmates in Oklahoma, more than one-fifth of the state’s prisoners condemned to die, could escape execution because of a recent U.S. Supreme Court …
World
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Police fired tear gas and water cannons and there were reports of gunfire Sunday in Myanmar's largest city where another anti-coup protest was underway with scores of …
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Soldiers from Eritrea systematically killed “many hundreds” of people, the large majority men, in a massacre in late November in the Ethiopian city of Axum, Amnesty …
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Students, teachers and relatives abducted two weeks ago from a school in northern Nigeria have been freed. The students, teachers and family members were abducted Feb. 17 …
Business
MILLSBORO — Barring a change in plans, it will be a May day that steak lovers and town officials have been eagerly anticipating. A mid-May opening is the target for Millsboro's new Texas Roadhouse, a Western-themed sit-down restaurant famous for its hand-cut steaks, ribs and homemade fixings.
DOVER — Grotto Pizza hopes to be rolling in the dough when it comes to its new full-scale production facility that the Delaware pizza chain opened at 122 Rosemary Road in southeast Dover last …
DOVER — Through modern technology, commercial and residential building permit applications can now be submitted to Kent County government online through the MyGovernmentOnline system.
DOVER — The COVID-19 pandemic that has ravished many different sectors of the economy has bruised — but not beaten — the capital city since its arrival in March 2020.
Things to Do
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 …
Join the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum on March 18 and 20 for a hybrid workshop designed to teach you how to successfully grow oysters off your own dock. For details and to register, visit cbmm.org/oystergarden.

Learn to start your own oyster garden

ST. MICHAELS — This spring, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will be hosting a hybrid virtual and in-person workshop designed …
Fort Frederick offers self-guided activity booklets, historical information, self-guided walking tours, hikes and more. There’s stuff to do at home or at the beautiful park in scenic western Maryland.

Try some good food and a bad movie!

Cooking lessonsOnline: umd.zoom.usMarch 5 at 11-11:30 a.m.Join a free adult 30-minute cooking lesson from the kitchen with healthy …

Wor-Wic to host poet Meg Eden on March 4

In honor of Women’s History Month, Wor-Wic Community College is hosting a poetry reading with Meg Eden on Thursday, March 4, at …