News
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware’s Department of Justice has cleared police of criminal wrongdoing in four shootings last year, one of them fatal. Reports released Friday concluded that police were …
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 …
DOVER — A 36-year-old Philadelphia man was charged with drug offenses following a search warrant execution at the Dover Inn, 428 N. DuPont Highway, on Thursday afternoon, Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said.
Coronavirus
DOVER — The city is prepared to swing open the doors of its facilities again, and Mayor Robin Christiansen is marking the milestone by cutting a ribbon at City Hall on Monday at 8:30 a.m.
DOVER — As the state continues to work its way through its list of people eligible and still waiting to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, it is prioritizing the list by data-based risk factors and …
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Kent
DOVER — A 42-year-old Dover man was arrested following an investigation into an alleged assault that left a man with serious injuries Wednesday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said.
Sussex
SELBYVILLE — Registered voters in the town go to the polls Saturday in a municipal election that has four candidates seeking two Town Council positions.
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
MIDDLETOWN — The Delaware Department of Transportation announced that Shallcross Lake Road (bridge over Shallcross Spillway), between Ruth Drive and Nantucket Drive in Middletown, will be …
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
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 …
Sports
Cape's Elizabeth Rishko battles for the ball against Woodbridge’s Payton Keeler.

Woodbridge upends Cape 47-41 to reach girls' state quarterfinals

LEWES — If Woodbridge High is supposed to be the underdog in this rivalry, somebody forgot to tell the Blue Raiders.For the third …
Delmarva Christian’s Kandice Schlabach shoots a jumper against Ursuline Academy in the first quarter at Delmarva Christian.

Local roundup: Delmarva Christian girls stun No. 2 seed Conrad 47-45

On Wednesday night, Delmarva Christian posted the first DIAA state tournament win in its girls’ basketball history. But what the …
Caesar Rodney’s Stacey Deputy shoots against Laurel’s Na’Kayla Smith in the first quarter at CR on Wednesday.

CR girls fall 72-39 to top-seeded St. Elizabeth

WILMINGTON — With just one champion crowned at the end of the season, players know that their final game is coming …
Senior running back Dajoun Lee says the Blue Hens can't wait for today's season opener against Maine.

Local college notebook: Hens excited to get back on the field Saturday

NEWARK — When they last left the field, on Nov. 23, 2019, Delaware’s football players had no way of knowing it’d be March 6, …
Seaford’s Brent Ricketts shoots as Smyrna’s Devin DeMoe defends in the third quarter at Dover High School on Saturday.

Local roundup: Ricketts leads Seaford to second-round tourney victory

Brent Ricketts netted 23 points as fifth-seeded Seaford High downed No. 37 Delmarva Christian, 71-55, in the second round of the DIAA …
Delaware
WILMINGTON — The Delaware Division of Public Health reported Thursday that four more people have died of COVID-19-related causes, bringing the state’s total number of deaths to 1,444.
DOVER — State hunters registered a record 17,265 harvested deer with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control during the 2020-21 hunting season.
DOVER — The Dover Police Department Police Chief’s Advisory Committee and Dover Police Athletic League will hold the Uniting Neighbors Initiative Through Youth (U.N.I.T.Y.) video contest to engage young residents in crime-prevention messaging.
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
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 …
Wicomico Schools Superintendent Dr. Donna Hanlin appears this week to discuss reopening schools in the face of Copvid-19, construction plans for a new school in Mardela Springs and the Board of …
Former Salisbury Fire Chief William Emerson Higgins, 82, of Salisbury, died Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional in Salisbury. In 1980, he was appointed Deputy Chief of the …
Nation
ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, Calif. (AP) — A man found Tiger Woods unconscious in a mangled SUV after the golf star crashed the vehicle in Southern California, authorities said in court documents …
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s newest Mars rover hit the dusty red road this week, putting 21 feet on the odometer in its first test drive. The Perseverance rover ventured from its landing …
DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Police Department allowed an officer to continue patrolling for more than a year while investigating whether he ordered two people to be killed because it didn't want to …
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals on Friday ordered a judge to reconsider adding a third-degree murder charge against a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd’s …
World
TORONTO (AP) — Canada is getting a fourth vaccine to prevent COVID-19 as the country's health regulator has cleared a Johnson & Johnson shot that works with just one dose instead of two, two …
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — YouTube removed five channels run by Myanmar’s military for violating its guidelines, it announced Friday, as demonstrators defied growing violence by security forces and …
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Myanmar called Friday for urgent Security Council action to reverse Myanmar’s military coup, saying about 50 peaceful protesters were killed in …
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.
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.
With millions of dollars in assistance available for customers who may be struggling to pay their energy bills, Delmarva Power says customers need to act now to secure these essential funds while they last.
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 …