Delaware auditor running for re-election despite calls to leave

DOVER — She’s now convicted and still a candidate too. After being found guilty Friday of three misdemeanors related to her time in office, State Auditor Kathy McGuiness was asked by …

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DOVER  — Jurors on Friday returned a mixed verdict in the public corruption trial of Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness, acquitting her of felony public corruption charges, but finding her guilty of three misdemeanors.

As we celebrate our nation’s birth Monday, we do so by checking out fireworks and taking advantage of all the festive events the area has to offer. Here’s a quick trip around the state to see what’s out there this long weekend.
DOVER— June 30th is notorious for being the busiest day of the legislative session, and Thursday night was no different. Both chambers of the General Assembly debated legislation until the …
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CLAYTON - The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit continues to investigate the suspicious death of James Leager, 63, of Clayton.
CAMDEN - A 21-year-old Maryland woman died in a single-vehicle crash on Willow Grove Road at approximately 7:51 a.m. Wednesday, Delaware State Police spokesman Senior Cpl. Leonard DeMalto …
Coronavirus
DOVER — The Delaware State Housing Authority has announced the launch of the Delaware Mortgage Relief Program, designed to assist eligible households who experienced a COVID-19-related …
NEW CASTLE — The Delaware Division of Social Services will issue emergency benefits for June to eligible households as part of the state’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 public health …
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Chambers combine in Milford

On Wednesday night, the Greater Milford Chamber of Commerce and the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce joined together for a special night of business mixers starting at Fur Baby Pet Resort and …

FELTON — Among the vines at Pizzadili Vineyard & Winery and Felton, the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce celebrated excellence and its accomplishments during its annual gathering on …
The Leadership Central Delaware Class of 2022 officially graduated this past week on the evening of Thursday, June 23, at the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Awards for Excellence …
HARRINGTON — Harrington-area residents have a new option for their farmers market and entertainment needs. On June 11, Peter and Lynn Robinson, who own Blue Hen Foods next to the Salty Wave …
Sports
AJ Nichols catcher with MOT Blue tags out Nick Deramo of MOT Red during the Pat Knight Little league Championship at Camden Wyoming League Field on Thursday.

Local roundup: CW-Gold wins Deak Deakins baseball title

Camden-Wyoming Gold captured District I Little League’s Deak Deakins baseball tournament title with a 13-4 victory over MOT-Blue on …
Jacoby Chappa celebrates winning the Delaware Amateur.

Dover serviceman, Chappa, wins Delaware Amateur

SELBYVILLE — The text message that Jacoby Chappa received was actually a good one. It was from one of his buddies letting the …
Jordan Starkey of MOT Blue catches a pop up against Camden Wyoming Gold during the Deal Deakins Little league Championship at Harrington League Field on Wednesday.

Local roundup: Dover Seniors win another close one; Sussex Tech's Mauricette honored

Dover won its second-straight one-run game, edging Felton-Harrington, 1-0, in the Senior League baseball District I tournament on …

Combination of academics, ability earn Milford's Aladuge a Duke scholarship

MILFORD — Just a few years ago, you would have found Desmond Aladuge on Milford’s soccer field, not its football one. But even …
MOT’s catcher Tim Seban catches the late throw as a Milford runner scores during the Walt Bowers little League Finals at Felton Little League Field on Tuesday.

Local roundup: Dover tops Camden-Wyoming in Senior opener

Dover edged Camden-Wyoming, 8-7, in the opening game of the Senior League baseball District I tournament on Tuesday …
Tom Wilson lived the high life for a few years in New York and all over the world in the 1970s, becoming an in-demand fashion model photographed by the greats, including Francesco Scavullo, Fred …
FELTON — In January, the First State Model Railroading Club moved into a new home. And to show its displays off, the club, founded in 1985, will hold an open house Saturday at the site, in the Willow Run Community Center, 624 Horsepen Road.
Kent County
FELTON — The Delaware Department of Transportation announced the closure of Andrews Lake Road between McGinnis Pond Road and SR 12 on July 5. The roadway will be closed from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. …
DOVER — Kent County Levy Court on Tuesday issued a warning about a phone scam designed to steal money via $900 money orders.
DOVER — Nonprofits providing economic development and education programs in Kent County can apply for grants from the Roy Klein Education Fund. The application is available here. The …
New Castle County
DOVER — In light of pushback from the Wilmington City Council and community members throughout the week, state lawmakers halted their push to pass eminent domain legislation for the city on …
NEW CASTLE — A new pilot program from the Delaware Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities will seek to support older Delawareans to age safely in their own …
WILMINGTON — Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County’s annual breakfast will be a socially distanced gathering from 8-9 June 2 at the DuPont Country Club.
Sussex County
LEWES — Mike Killmon doesn’t hesitate when he says Dr. Tarek Waked saved his life. The Salisbury, Maryland native, who now resides in Rehoboth Beach, has been on a journey since 2020 …
GEORGETOWN — Barring any unforeseen roadblocks, Delaware’s new Sussex County Family Courthouse will open for business in late 2024, accommodating growing demand for services in a safer, …
GEORGETOWN — The Delaware Department of Correction announced Tuesday that Kent County Community Corrections warden Scott Ceresini has been named warden of Sussex Correctional Institution. Mr. …