Tubman’s legacy shines in Cambridge mural

Freedom fighter Harriet Tubman was born and raised in Dorchester County, Maryland, so Cambridge has become a hub for her legacy.

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An investigation into possible misconduct inside a Smyrna School District classroom is ongoing, Smyrna Police spokesman Lt. Brian Donner said Wednesday.

MILFORD—After about a month-long fight with the city of Milford, Annette Billings will get to keep her property that was in the process of being condemned through eminent domain for a bike …
Local News
GEORGETOWN — While the whereases and the wherebys are still being worked out — the exact letter of the law — the ordinance governing perimeter buffer zones between every major …
Four candidates are vying for three spots on Middletown Town Council during an election that will be held Monday, March 4.
DOVER — A potential family and recreational gold mine is sitting right near the heart of downtown Dover and most people don’t even realize it. At least that’s the viewpoint of …
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Five slices of ‘Paradise’ in Long Neck, Millsboro

If the projections remain true, the Long Neck and Millsboro areas won’t have long to wait before they’re year-round economies. But, right now, one of the locale’s key performance indicators may be the growth of Paradise Grill and its five related businesses, two of which are open all year.

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DOVER — A lodging tax in the city has been voted on by members of the city’s Legislative, Finance and Administration Committee to increase by 1.5% for a rate of 3% on hotel/motel rooms. …
It’s an event venue and creative space that’s nestled in the heart of downtown Smyrna. At the intersection of well-traveled Main and Commerce streets sits Social at Main, a new venture in a historic area.
On Feb. 29 from 6-8 p.m., members and guests of the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce will network at the Jazzercise Dover Fitness Center (506 Jefferic Blvd.) for their monthly Sunset Business Mixer — the premier networking event of the chamber.
Sports
Jayden Norman of the Buccaneers working the ball around the top of the key guarded by Polytech’s Jalen Anderson.  SPECIAL TO THE DAILY STATE NEWS/GARY EMEIGH.

Wednesday's Downstate Delaware sports scores

BOYS’ BASKETBALL Dover 81, Sussex Central 55 Appoquinimink 60, Cape Henlopen 53 Smyrna 54, St. Georges 48 Delmarva Christian …
From a distance, you cannot see the drivers behind these trotters heading toward the halfway point of the fourth race Wednesday at Harrington Raceway.

Dover Downs harness racing results/entries

Dover Downs Results Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024   1st - fmnw1 Pace $7,000 1-Cheddar Shredder (Si Allard) 4.60 …
Malya Milstead of Dover trying to recover a loose ball ahead of Smyrna’s Skylar Curley.  SPECIAL TO THE DAILY STATE NEWS/GARY EMEIGH

Tuesday's Downstate Delaware scores

BOYS’ BASKETBALL Early College 57, Laurel 40 Caesar Rodney 66, Sussex Tech 55 Lake Forest 53, Delmar 18 GIRLS’ …
From a distance, you cannot see the drivers behind these trotters heading toward the halfway point of the fourth race Wednesday at Harrington Raceway.

Dover Downs harness racing results/entries

Dover Downs Results Tuesday Feb 20, 2024   1st - nw5001L5 Trot $5,500 5-Swan's Maid (Ja Morand) 2.80 2.10 2.10 …
From a distance, you cannot see the drivers behind these trotters heading toward the halfway point of the fourth race Wednesday at Harrington Raceway.

Dover Downs harness racing results/entries

Dover Downs Results Monday, Feb. 19, 2024   1st - nw2 Trot $8,000 2-Nina Hanover (Co Callahan) 41.20 6.40 3.60 …
Citywide Black History Month is highlighting culture, art, music and dance this year. With the Dover museums in full swing on Feb. 3 for First Saturday, my day on The Green was heavy on history. …
The Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce is pressing on with plans for a second annual St. Patrick’s Day Block Party, without the town as a sponsorship partner.
Kent County
Larry Dougherty and Fleur McKendell will be battling for the role of Camden mayor during the municipal election Saturday from noon to 8 p.m.
A Dover High student sustained a non-life-threatening laceration after another student swung a pocket knife at him Tuesday, authorities said.
No injuries were reported in a shooting incident Monday that left a house damaged Monday, Dover Police said.
New Castle County
GEORGETOWN - For many people, winter is a season of holiday celebrations, and summer means fun in the sun and beaches. For those struggling to make budgetary ends meet, staying warm and keeping …
DOVER — Road safety preparations were underway Friday morning as a likely snowfall awaited overnight, according a National Weather Service forecast.
CLAYTON — The Clayton Fire Company honored Jim Masten as the January Member of the Month. Mr. Masten serves as an association member of the Clayton Fire Company and an active fire police …
Sussex County
A 44-year-old Lewes man died in a two-vehicle crash on Tuesday, Delaware State Police said.
REHOBOTH BEACH — Four adults reported to be within the residence at the 19000 block of Norwood Street when it came under fire early Thursday morning escaped without injury, but the house and …
A 81-year-old Millsboro woman died Saturday from crash injuries suffered on Feb. 3, Delaware State Police said.
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