NASCAR weekend at Dover Motor Speedway

DNREC upgrades Delaware State Fair showing

Toward the rear of the Delaware State Fair, at the corner of Holloway Avenue and East Rider Road, lies a building with a rustic wooden entrance. For 10 days each July, it houses exhibits from the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.

In Case You Missed It

Delaware 4-H is staying on the move at the Delaware State Fair, hosting its third annual Get Walking challenge.

DOVER—Thursday marked the fifth annual “Day in Their Boots” event at the Delaware State Fire School, giving local children the opportunity to learn what it is like to be a first …
Local News
GOVERNMENT
SMYRNA — Town officials requested and are receiving and audit from the state regarding the municipality’s financial inner-workings, a state spokesperson said Tuesday.
Government
GEORGETOWN — A proposed height variance for a tall fence surrounding West Side New Beginnings on Norwood Street in Rehoboth Beach drew lots of attention from neighbors before Monday’s …
THINGS TO DO
SMYRNA — Yes it’s true. Starting June 21, Dave Chambers will see 18 of his paintings hanging inside Painted Stave Distilling.
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Your event is their blank Canvas

LONG NECK — If you’ve got a corporate, nonprofit or personal event, you’ve got a canvas for friends and collaborators Kyra Elmer and Julie Sammons to help make that event shine. …

SMALL BUSINESS
DOVER — A State of Delaware program that helps small businesses start or grow during the first few years of operation reached 100 grants distributed Thursday, a news release said.
Seeds of Need
DOVER — Sue Harris and the Rev. Dr. G. Derrick Hodge are attending to the needs of the Dover homeless, while also assisting other individuals in need of life services. The two are …
LEWES — To address the challenges of and provide clarity on a key retirement tool — annuities — InFocus Financial Advisors is hosting a class titled "Understanding Annuities" on May …
Sports
Caesar Rodney High had three players named first-team All-State in boys' lacrosse. SPECIAL TO THE DAILY STATE NEWS/GARY EMEIGH

Delaware All-State Boys' Lacrosse team

The Delaware All-State boys' lacrosse team as chosen by the Delaware Interscholastic Boys Lacrosse Coaches Association. First …
The Senators' Ashtyn Torbert advances the ball up field with Emma Massey of Lake Forest close behind.  SPECIAL TO THE DAILY STATE NEWS/GARY EMEIGH

Delaware Blue-White lacrosse all-star game rosters

The rosters for the Blue-Gold All-Star Lacrosse Games being played on June 11 at DE Turf in Magnolia. The girls’ game start at …
Senior midfielder Alex Szell finished his career with a school-record 184 points for Polytech’s lacrosse team. SUBMITTED PHOTO.

Szell glad he stuck with Polytech lacrosse team

WOODSIDE — There was really no warning, said Alex Szell. He had been playing long-pole defense as a freshman on Polytech …
Breakaway Racing and Yorwollohan Racing's Speed Away ($5.20, Corey Callahan) notched his third win of the meet with a 1:55.2 win in the featured $22,500 Free-For-All Trot at Harrington Raceway on Wednesday. HARRINGTON RACEWAY PHOTO.

Speed Away earns third victory of Harrington meet

 HARRINGTON - Breakaway Racing and Yorwollohan Racing's Speed Away ($5.20, Corey Callahan) notched his third win of the meet with …
J&T Davis' Need Ur Opinion ($2.10, Allan Davis) won her seventh straight start at Harrington Raceway on Tuesday in 1:55.4 for trainer Tyler Davis. HARRINGTON RACEWAY PHOTO.

Need Ur Opinion earns 13th win at Harrington

HARRINGTON  -  J&T Davis' Need Ur Opinion ($2.10, Allan Davis) won her seventh-straight start at Harrington Raceway on Tuesday in …
REHOBOTH BEACH — Earlier this week the Drug Enforcement Agency announced it would reschedule cannabis, differentiating it from substances like heroin and grouping it with drugs that have …
DOVER — Air shows are not only a great way for the public to spend a day watching daring pilots pull off acrobatic maneuvers. They also are fulfilling experiences for airmen stationed at Dover …
Kent County
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.
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 …
WILMINGTON — Incarcerated students with disabilities have not received special education services for years in violation of federal and state law, a lawsuit filed Thursday alleged. The …
New Castle County
MIDDLETOWN — Continuing a long-running tradition, the annual Memorial Day Parade departed from Louis L. Middle School Monday morning.
DOVER — The state of Delaware was awarded $49.8 million in federal funding to support affordable housing in the state, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced last week.
LEWES — The Delaware Department of Transportation announced that the Route 9 intersection at Plantation Road/Beaver Dam Road is now open as of Thursday, May 16. The intersection includes a …
Sussex County
GEORGETOWN — The Sussex County Council approved $1.6 million in grants from the County’s Housing Trust Fund for projects to build or preserve more than 100 affordable housing units. …
A 25-year-old Millsboro man was arrested and charged with murder after his stepfather died in a stabbing incident in Long Neck on Sunday, Delaware State Police said.
A 22-year-old man suffered non-life threatening injuries after being struck by gunfire in Seaford on Saturday, Delaware State Police said.
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