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MILFORD — Due to staff vacancies and the hiring challenges many municipalities and businesses are presently facing, residents here may be experiencing delays in service, a news release from the …
HARRINGTON — Gov. John Carney returned to the Delaware State Fair for Governor’s Day, but traditional activities like watermelon seed spitting and pig kissing will have to wait another …
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Council on American-Islamic Relations, the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, on Thursday condemned graffiti depicting the symbol of …
Coronavirus
NEWARK — ChristianaCare announced Thursday that it will join a growing number of health care systems across the nation that are requiring all its caregivers to be vaccinated for COVID-19.
NEWARK — The Delaware Nurses Association released a policy statement Thursday supporting COVID-19 vaccinations for all individuals.
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DOVER — In partnership with Canine Companions, the Dover Police Department has added Roy, a Labrador-golden retriever mix, as its facility dog.
Sussex
GEORGETOWN — Heavy opposition is confronting a pitch from the Carl M. Freeman Companies to build a hotel and restaurant near Fenwick Island.
Dorchester
ANNAPOLIS — In 2020, the preliminary figure of 62,169 acres of underwater grasses was mapped in the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries, achieving 48% of the Chesapeake Bay Program’s …
New Castle
WILMINGTON — As Delaware’s court system inches toward some sense of pre-COVID-19 normalcy, there’s a tremendous amount of backlogged cases to clear. For defendants accused of …
Wicomico
The Sassafras River, mid-May. Tulip poplars and black locusts in full and fragrant blossom. Local watermen offloading tons of catfish as hungry ospreys, eagles and herons soar close. The little …
Somerset
PRINCESS ANNE — The Somerset County Board of License Commissioners is inclined to restore an emergency measure that will allow on-sale license holders to sell alcoholic beverages to-go as part …
Sports
Camden-Wyoming manager Ken Powell talks to his players during their 5-1 win over M.O.T. in the Major League baseball District I championship game.

Local roundup: Canal tops Camden in state Majors

Canal edged Camden-Wyoming, 2-0, on Thursday night to advance to the finals in the Major League baseball state tournament. District …
Ethan James of Lewes-Rehoboth goes after a pitch from Canal hurler Brody Fleming in Wednesday night’s game in Camden.

Local roundup: Canal tops Lewes-Rehoboth in Major League state tourney

Canal rolled to an 18-1 victory over Lewes-Rehoboth as the Major League baseball state tournament got underway on Wednesday …
Smyrna High senior running back Wayne Knight has 11 scholarship offers at the FCS Division I level right now.

Wayne Knight is making a name for himself

SMYRNA — Wayne Knight thinks he might like to be an architect. Architecture is definitely something the Smyrna High senior …
Toby Peer, at left, was announced Wednesday as the new Head Coach of the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School football team. Coach Peer comes from South Hagerstown High School, where he served double duty as head football coach and athletic director. Outgoing Head Coach Gaven Parker formally handed over the coaches’ keys to Coach Peer, signifying the changing of the guard. Coach Peer brings 27 years of football coaching experience to Fleetwood Field at McWilliams Stadium.

C-SD Vikings name Peer new football coach

CAMBRIDGE — On Wednesday, Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Principal Jerome Stover and retiring varsity football head …
Delaware
DOVER — A 20-year-old Dover man on probation was arrested Wednesday afternoon at a residence where a handgun, ammunition, multiple digital scales and drugs were found, authorities said.
MILFORD — A 33-year-old Lincoln woman died in a two-vehicle collision on Canterbury Road approaching Deer Valley Road Wednesday morning. The woman was driving northbound when her 2009 Toyota …
DOVER — Starting in September, City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of each month.
Maryland
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A man has been arrested and charged in federal court with sending emails that threatened to harm and kill Dr. Anthony Fauci, National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis …
GAITHERSBURG, Md. (AP) — Body camera videos released Tuesday show a 21-year-old man moving inside a parked car moments before police shot and killed him outside a McDonald's restaurant in …
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland man was sentenced Tuesday to seven months in federal prison for making death threats against U.S. President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris when they were …
Neighbors
Tuesday, July 29, 1997 -- Weather forecasters said today would be the final day of a heat wave that has extended through much of July. In Salisbury, temperatures have exceeded 90 degrees on each …
SALISBURY — The fight against cancer hasn’t stopped despite COVID-19 and 1 in 3 Americans will get cancer in their lifetime. The American Cancer Society continues to fund research, …
POCOMOKE CITY — On Saturday, Aug. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Delmarva Discovery Museum visitors are invited to watch wildlife artist Nash Clark work her magic with acrylic paints. Nash has a …
Nation
MISSION SAN FRANCISCO DE ASIS, Honduras (AP) — First came Hurricane Eta. Then, Hurricane Iota, unleashing rains of biblical proportions on the hillside community of La Reina. As Iota hammered La …
Hundreds of thousands of COVID-19 vaccine doses have been saved from the trash after U.S. regulators extended their expiration date for a second time, part of a nationwide effort to salvage expiring …
Do I need to get tested for COVID-19 if I’m vaccinated? Yes, if you’ve been around someone who has COVID-19. The latest guidance from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers are acquiring All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook from the Washington Wizards for three players and the rights to first-round pick Isaiah …
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s long-delayed lab module successfully docked with the International Space Station on Thursday, eight days after it was launched from the Russian space launch facility in …
World
BANGKOK (AP) — With coronavirus deaths rising in Myanmar, allegations are growing from residents and human rights activists that the military government, which seized control in February, is using …
TOKYO (AP) — Swimming is nothing if not orderly. Get ready for a little chaos. Here comes the 4x100-meter mixed medley relay making its Olympic debut in Tokyo on Saturday: Two men and two …
TOKYO (AP) — There will be no Golden Slam for Novak Djokovic. The top-ranked Serb lost to Alexander Zverev of Germany 1-6, 3-6, 6-1 Friday in the semifinals of the tennis tournament at the Tokyo …
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Noor Mukadam's last hours were terror-filled. Beaten repeatedly, the 27-year-old jumped from a window but was dragged back, beaten again and finally beheaded. A childhood friend …
Business
WILMINGTON — The General Assembly has approved allocating an additional $10 million to its lab grant program, designed to spur private sector-led projects that will boost science and tech companies who choose Delaware with increased capacity for lab space.
SALISBURY — The Lower Shore American Job Center serving the tri-county area is now open at 31901 Tri-County Way, Suite 111, Salisbury, across U.S. 50 and west of Wor-Wic Community College …
PRINCESS ANNE – University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension, in partnership with Atlantic Tractor LLC, is hosting an Ag Showcase at the UMES Research and Education Farm on Stewart Neck Road …
DELMARVA — The Bridge, a Delmarva-based radio station serving Delaware, Maryland, the Eastern Shore of Virginia and South Jersey, has tapped Mandy Wallace to be community engagement specialist …
Things to Do
The Wyoming Peach Festival Band marches down Camden-Wyoming Avenue in 2019.

Best Bets: Plenty ahead for Delaware festival fans

Now that the Delaware State Fair is winding down, with its final days today and Saturday in Harrington, it’s time to turn to the …
Smokey Joe, a miniature steam train, provides rides for kids of all ages.

Threshermen to hold Maryland show Aug. 6-8

DENTON, Md. — The Eastern Shore Threshermen & Collectors Association will be holding its 61st annual Wheat Threshing, Steam …
Logan Ruff, 3, left, eats crackers while Aden Ruff, 1, bites into a pig tail aka fried bacon with batter from food vendor Oink.

Octopus taco, gator bites among Delaware State Fair food finds

HARRINGTON — Corn dogs, funnel cakes, French fries and lemonade are some of the most popular and common fair foods. But the Delaware …

Rehoboth – Dewey Chamber  to hold movies, bonfires at the beach

DEWEY BEACH — The Rehoboth Beach – Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce will host weekly movies and bonfires. The movies and …

Bargains on the Broadkill returns with Great Duck Race

MILTON — Historic Milton’s Bargains on the Broadkill and the Great Duck Race will take place this year in …