Mail-in vote bill passes despite constitutionality questions

DOVER—Delawareans will have the chance to vote by mail in upcoming elections as legislation officially passed through both chambers of the General Assembly on Wednesday night. Senate Bill …

In Case You Missed It

DOVER — Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness declined to testify Wednesday as the defense rested its case in her criminal corruption trial. “I am confident that my team has conveyed …

WILMINGTON — Delaware’s Court of Chancery ruled in favor of the state’s challenge to the city of Seaford’s controversial fetal-remains ordinance Wednesday.
DOVER — Nearly a week after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, lawmakers in Dover approved a measure that would expand abortion access in the First State and shield providers of …
Local News
SEAFORD — The Nanticoke Senior Center plans to celebrate five decades of commitment to western Sussex County with a big bang.
DOVER — Even a soaring average gas price of $4.79 per gallon in Delaware is not enough to deter travelers from loading up their vehicles and heading to beach resort areas and other destinations …
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
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 …

Brengle can't complete comeback at Wilmbledon

WIMBLEDON, England — Madison Brengle’s run of four straight first-round wins at Wimbledon came to an end on Tuesday. The Dover …
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.
DOVER — Syl Woolford, a history and genealogy lecturer, got Dover High School’s Black Communities on Campus club’s Juneteenth Freedom Day Festival underway on Monday with a brief …
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. …