News
DOVER — The number of individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 in Delaware decreased for the sixth day in a row, reaching its lowest level since last October. The Delaware Division of Public …
SMYRNA — A 27-year-old Dover man was arrested on criminal and traffic charges following a vehicle stop Saturday, authorities said.
DOVER — One driver was critically injured in a crash at the Dover Toll Plaza on Feb. 27, and another person was seriously hurt, Delaware State Police said.
Coronavirus
City of Salisbury residents can now apply for funding to help with delinquent utility bills in conjunction with needing rental assistance. Approximately $90,000 is available through …
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 …
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DOVER — Delaware’s two senators joined six other members of the Democratic caucus and all 50 Republicans in blocking a minimum-wage vote Friday.
Sussex
DELMAR — A 22-year-old Delmar, Maryland, man died in a motorcycle crash Sunday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said.
Dorchester
Heroin seizure in QACOn Feb. 21 at approximately 1:16 p.m., troopers at the Maryland State Police Centreville Barrack received a 911 transfer describing an erratic driver who had reportedly struck an …
New Castle
GEORGETOWN — Two Georgetown-based nonprofits were huge beneficiaries of philanthropy during last week’s Do More 24 Delaware campaign — the First State’s 24-hour period of giving geared to help nonprofits raise more money and engage new donors.
Wicomico
The Ward Foundation will hold the Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition & Art Festival virtually this year on April 23-25, in lieu of the regular in-person event at the Ocean City …
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

Wicomico spring sports programs open for registration

Wicomico Recreation & Parks’ spring schedule is packed with two new adult sport tournaments and many more spring sport …
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 …
Delaware
LEWES — A 51-year-old Lewes man was charged with a seventh-offense DUI after allegedly driving a motor vehicle he stole from a Jiffy Lube, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said.
SELBYVILLE — Freeman Arts Pavilion’s latest initiative to ensure local students have access to arts experiences despite limited in-person opportunities will impact over 21,000 children.
SEAFORD — The city’s 2021 municipal election is April 17, with four candidates seeking the two council terms at stake.
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 …
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.
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 …
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.
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 …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There were royal victims and villains in Harry and Meghan’s tell-all — or tell enough — interview with Oprah Winfrey. But there was only one immediate and clear winner: the …
Here's what's happening Monday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.: THE NUMBERS: VACCINES: More than 60 million people, or 18.1% of the U.S. population, have received at least one dose of …
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered Monday outside the fortified courthouse for the first day of the trial of a former police officer charged in George Floyd's death, with chants of …
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 …
TOKYO (AP) — Scientists have discovered the ultimate case of regeneration: Some decapitated sea slugs can regrow hearts and whole new bodies. This “wonder of nature,” reported in a biology …
BAGHDAD (AP) — Pope Francis on Monday wrapped up his historic whirlwind tour of Iraq that sought to bring hope to the country's marginalized Christian minority with a message of coexistence, …
Business
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 …
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 — Forty-one Main Street programs across Maryland are sharing $7 million for economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic with Main Street Princess Anne receiving $140,316. The …
Things to Do

'Strong Women of the Eastern Shore 2.0' exhibit now open in Crisfield

CRISFIELD — Celebrating Women’s History Month, the Somerset County Arts Council continues its “Strong Women of the Eastern Shore …
The Olive Lippoldt Tidal Garden at Cypress Park, Pocomoke City during its installation in 2012. Volunteers are wanted to help with its revitalization on April 10.

Volunteers wanted to help Lower Shore Land Trust restore tidal garden at Cypress Park

POCOMOKE CITY — On Saturday, April 10 the Lower Shore Land Trust (LSLT) in partnership with the Chesapeake Conservation Corps and …

Delmar VFW Pork Chop Dinner is this Friday

The public is invited to a Drive-Thru Grilled Pork Chop Dinner on Friday, March 12, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Delmar VFW Post, located …

Powellville church to host drive-thru luncheon

The Powellville United Methodist Church at 35606 Mount Hermon Road will host a drive-thru luncheon on Saturday, March 20, from 10:30 …

New Hope Church chicken dinner is March 20

New Hope United Methodist Church in Willards will hold a drive-thru fried chicken dinner on Saturday, March 20, beginning at 11:30 …