Wilmington House representative Brady to resign

WILMINGTON — State Rep. Gerald Brady is resigning after 16 years of service in the House of Representatives, effective Feb. 4, he announced Friday.

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DOVER — The Delaware State Senate on Thursday amended then approved a measure that would allow takeout alcohol sales and permit outdoor seating at restaurants and bars in the First State. …

DOVER — Gov. John Carney’s State Of The State address Thursday drew mixed reviews from state Republican leadership, attracting kudos for several initiatives that include support …
DOVER — Two years ago, the word “coronavirus” meant nothing to most Delawareans, Gov. John Carney said in his State of the State address Thursday.
Local News
DOVER — A robbery at the Kent Liquor Mart Friday night is under investigation by Dover Police Department. Dover Police Department spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said a 23-year-old employee at …
SELBYVILLE — Two men were arrested Friday in connection with the December robbery of a Selbyville convenience store. Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said …
Coronavirus
DOVER — Delaware’s public schools posted their highest weekly total of in-person contagious COVID-19 cases among students so far this school year, according to the Delaware Division of …
Cases of COVID-19 are at an all-time high, putting tests in high demand and leading the Delaware Division of Public Health to say that anyone who is sick should assume it’s a case of the coronavirus and stay home except to test.
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Co-op employees provide gifts for local children

GREENWOOD — Delaware Electric Cooperative employees have provided Christmas gifts for dozens of children this year. Partnering with Children’s Choice, Co-op employees donated presents for …

SEAFORD — Community Bank Delaware presented Seaford Middle School with $500 in support of Seaford Middle School Builder’s Club, which benefits their local community through …
DOVER — The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Sovereign Beauty on Dec. 2. The event was held at 29 W. Loockerman St., Suite B, in Dover. Chamber …
GEORGETOWN — Georgetown Speedway, a racing venue with a storied past, is opening a new chapter, which will bring localized ownership and planned improvements to the half-mile dirt track complex.
Sports
Delaware center Dylan Painter looks to pass in the Blue Hens' 80-77 win over Elon on Saturday afternoon.

Painter pulls University of Delaware men's basketball team past Elon

NEWARK — Less than eight minutes into Saturday’s game, it was pretty clear that Dylan Painter was going to be a problem …
Jim Sherman, who has been Delaware's head baseball coach for the past 21 seasons, announced on Saturday that he'll be stepping down at the end of the upcoming campaign.

Longtime University of Delaware baseball coach Sherman stepping down

NEWARK — The Delaware baseball program is steeped in tradition as much as any Blue Hens’ athletic team. Delaware has had just …

Sherman to retire at end of Blue Hens' baseball season

NEWARK — The Delaware baseball program is steeped in tradition as much as any Blue Hens’ athletic team. Delaware has had just …
Smyrna sophomore Skylar Curley tries to put back an offensive rebound defended by Takyla Davis of Sussex Central on Friday.

Roundup: Smyrna girls pick up North win over Central

Smyrna High downed Sussex Central, 35-20, in Henlopen North girls’ basketball on Friday night. The victory was the second in …
Delaware guard Ebby Asamoah is 13-of-24 from three-point range in the Hens' last three games.

Delaware Blue Hens’ Asamoah emerges as a 3-point threat

NEWARK — Ebby Asamoah’s restrictions on putting up a three-point shot are pretty simple these days. The Delaware guard …
After years as a touring musician, most notably in the classic rock band Bad Company, Paul Cullen is now getting standing ovations for more than just his guitar licks. In recent years, Mr. Cullen, …
REHOBOTH BEACH — The time is drawing near for “polar bears” to emerge from hibernation and head into the Atlantic Ocean. For others, in the uncertain world of COVID-19, it might mean getting doused in the cozy confines of one’s backyard or in a hot tub halfway across the country.
Kent County
DOVER — A Felton man was arrested Thursday for burglaries at construction sites in Kent County, authorities said. During the last week of November, troopers began investigating burglaries to …
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware lawmaker who came under fire last year for using a racist and sexist slur to refer to sex workers is resigning, House Democratic officials said Friday. Rep. Gerald …
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A bill allowing doctor-assisted suicide in Delaware cleared a Democrat-led House committee by a single vote Wednesday, paving the way for possible consideration by the full …
New Castle County
MIDDLETOWN — Because the town’s comprehensive plan is due for an update this year, mayor and Town Council held a special meeting Wednesday to look over recommendations from the University …
DOVER — The Delaware House of Representatives passed all five bills on the agenda on their second legislative session on Thursday. HB310, sponsored by Rep. Debra Heffernan, passed …
MILLSBORO — When Kathy Daudistel speaks of family, it encompasses her immediate kin in northern Kentucky, as well as her American Legion colleagues at home and abroad.
Sussex County
MILLSBORO – Mountaire Farms has partnered with The Bridge radio station to create Feed Your Faith, a partnership that will help restock faith-based, nonprofit food pantries throughout Delmarva …
MILLSBORO — Reconfiguration of the traffic signal at the U.S. 113 and Del. 24 intersection Tuesday may cause delays from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m., the Delaware Department of Transportation said.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Wednesday that the Department of Agriculture is making up to $10 million available for people living in rural towns to develop renewable-energy projects to cut energy costs and contribute to efforts to reduce pollution that contributes to climate change.