Government
GEORGETOWN — During its regular meeting earlier this month, the Sussex County Council decided to support the ongoing Fenwick Island dredging project to the tune of $800,000. The deal will …
DOVER – The Delaware state Senate took measures on Thursday to make roads in the First State safer in the future. Sen. Spiros Mantzavinos, D-Elsmere, offered a bill that would require …
South Korea's military says soldiers fired warning shots to repel North Korean soldiers who temporarily crossed the rivals’ land border for the second time this month. South Korea’s Joint Chiefs …
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Environment
BEACHES
While there may be different thoughts about when summer starts — those closer to the coast may consider Memorial Day to be the kickoff — the astronomical beginning is when one of the Earth’s poles is the closest it gets to the sun all year.
Things to Do
GEORGETOWN — Sussex County Master Gardeners will host A Day in the Garden from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. June 22 at the University of Delaware’s Elbert N. And Ann V. Carvel Research and …
Cops and Courts
Delaware State Police have identified 17-year-old Ahniya Coverdale of Harrington as the victim of a homicide on North Old State Road on June 9.
Delaware State Police are looking for a suspect and witnesses after a shooting on Palmer Road in Dover on Sunday.
Kent County
CRIME
Some were deadly, others injurious or left nobody wounded. A spate of recent shootings and a stabbing in Kent and Sussex counties brought arrests in some cases, but not all.
POLICE
WILMINGTON — A 36-year-old Smyrna man was wounded in an officer-involved shooting Friday night and later charged with offenses, Delaware State Police said.
US wind, act
DOVER — While imposing no penalties other than to generally begin acting like a public body, the Attorney General of Delaware decided the Association of Coastal Towns violated Freedom of …
Sussex County
Education
GEORGETOWN — The Vocational Technical School Districts, New Castle County Vo-Tech, Polytech, and Sussex Tech, are excited on behalf of students for the new Smart Transfer Enrollment Program …
Utilities
GREENWOOD — Delaware Electric Cooperative’s lineworkers won two awards at the 20th annual Gaff-n-Go Lineworker’s Rodeo in Doswell, Virginia. Over 300 lineworkers from 11 states …
LEWES — Beebe Healthcare is hosting more Coffee and Career events this summer where job seekers can speak with talent acquisition specialists in a variety of clinical and nonclinical areas. …
New Castle County
DOVER — The Delaware Division of Public Health is currently investigating a rise in pertussis (whooping cough) cases in New Castle County. Pertussis is a serious respiratory illness that …
Delmarva Chicken Association has granted scholarships totaling $25,000 to 12 students pursuing college and graduate studies connected to careers in Delmarva’s chicken industry through the …
WILMINGTON — The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition announces its new board members Mary Delgado, Lyn Henshaw, and Nicolle Surratte. Ms. Delgado, a Certified Public Accountant and Dover …
Wicomico County
Jeffrey Mueller of Salisbury, Maryland, a Mechanical Engineering major and member of the...
Points of discussion surrounding Anne Street Village that came out of the June 3, 2024 City ...
SALISBURY — A Maryland State Trooper has been suspended without pay after a recent indictment by a grand jury in Wicomico County. Senior Trooper Jordan Monk is facing charges of …
Dorchester County
CAMBRIDGE - The Maryland office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations said it has filed an online complaint with the U.S. Board of Education's Office of Civil Rights on behalf of a 12-year-old Cambridge girl.
Dorchester County
CAMBRIDGE – Maryland State Police are investigating a five-vehicle crash that occurred early this morning in Dorchester County. Shortly after 7 a.m., troopers from the Maryland State …
REHOBOTH BEACH — A fin whale, or a finback whale, that beached on Sunday morning south of the Indian River Life-Saving Station in Delaware Seashore State Park did not survive, Nikki LaVoie, …
Somerset County
CRISFIELD — Flooding has been a problem in Crisfield and the surrounding area for decades, and it keeps getting worse, affecting businesses, residences, tourism, and transportation. While …
ANNAPOLIS — There were 202 wild turkeys harvested in Somerset County during the spring season which made it the best year for hunters out of the last seasons. The 1.5% increase over 2023 …
PRINCESS ANNE — Municipal voters on Tuesday rejected giving their first-term incumbent representatives another four-year term as challengers will be taking their seats as Town Commissioners on …
News
WILMINGTON — Nonprofits serving Kent County are encouraged to apply for grants from the Benjamin F. Potter Trust and Roy Klein Education Fund at the Delaware Community Foundation. Benjamin …
The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce is set to host its highly anticipated annual Awards for Excellence Celebration on Thursday from 5:30-9 p.m. in Dover.
GEORGETOWN — Feeding the needs of those facing hunger is an ongoing task in Delaware. It enlists the Food Bank of Delaware, the First State Community Action Agency and similar …
MILFORD — The Food Bank of Delaware’s president and CEO believes the state “is going backwards in terms of the number of Delawareans who are food-insecure.” Cathy …
LEWES — Stacy Smith, supervisor of child nutrition services for the Cape Henlopen School District, has authored her own, more succinct job description than what might appear in the employee …
DOVER — Gasps filled the House of Representatives on Thursday as longtime Rep. Paul Baumbach, a Newark Democrat, announced he would not seek re-election this fall. First elected in 2012, …
WILMINGTON — Former Delaware State Housing Authority director Eugene Young suspended his congressional campaign Wednesday, effectively clearing the field for state Sen. Sarah McBride to receive …
Friday was Flag Day, and at American Legion Post 6 in Seaford, a retirement ceremony was held for the honorable disposal of several hundred worn, unusable U.S. and service flags collected from the community.
MILFORD – The shipyards are a very important part of Milford’s history. The Vineyard Shipyard has been a piece of Milford that is working to preserve the history and allow residents …
DOVER—The Kent County Levy Court has detailed the proposed property tax rate changes that came as a result of the county’s reassessment of property values, which would go into effect July …
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