ILC Dover to leave its mark on spacesuits

FREDERICA — A company in the small town of Frederica is making its mark in the future of space travel with a groundbreaking spacesuit partnership with NASA announced earlier this month. ILC …

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As diabetes becomes more prevalent in Delaware, the cost of insulin is a growing concern for persons living with diabetes. Dr. Nina Pletcher, president of the Delaware Diabetes Coalition, said it …

DOVER — A package of gun-safety legislation the governor and Senate Democratic leadership introduced at the beginning of the month — closely following mass shootings in New York and Texas — is expected to receive final votes before the end of the General Assembly session Thursday.
DOVER — With dramatic changes to gun rights on the horizon in Delaware, supporters of Second Amendment rights agitated for political change on Saturday across from Legislative Hall. Roughly …
Local News
LEWES — Delaware State Police have arrested 18-year-old Jaliel Perry of Lincoln for felony assault and other charges following a narcotics investigation that began in the Lewes area on Saturday …
GEORGETOWN — Delaware State Police, with the assistance of the Delaware Department of Correction, are investigating an inmate’s death, which occurred Saturday at Sussex Correctional …
Coronavirus
LEWES — Beebe Healthcare is offering a COVID-19 booster clinic for children ages 5-11 Saturday at Beebe Primary Care Cape Henlopen.
Delaware is closing in on the 3,000 mark for COVID-19-related deaths and the state is experiencing another surge in transmission levels. It’s a different time for the state’s …
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Harrington welcomes new farmers market

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 …

In celebration of Pride Month, the U.S. Small Business Administration will host a live webinar panel with Larry Webb, district director SBA’s Washington Metropolitan Area District Office; …
WILMINGTON — PMG Consulting and Blue Blaze Associates, two women-owned small businesses with decades of experience delivering results-driven and strategic solutions for their clients, announce …
DOVER — Downtown’s newest restaurant has opened in a familiar spot for longtime residents. At the corner of Loockerman and Bradford streets, the family-owned La Hacienda is now …
Sports
Post 2’s pitcher Shawn Mannering, left,  and catcher Sir Malcolm Bauer have a quick meeting at the pitcher mound against  Stahl Post 30 first inning during American Legion baseball at Dover High School on Saturday.

American Legion baseball still trying to get numbers back up

Chris Lohman isn’t under any illusions about his Smyrna Post 14 baseball team. His players are young, with many of them not even …

Local roundup: Camden-Wyoming, MOT squads earn tourney wins

Camden-Wyoming Blue picked up an 11-5 victory over Felton in the first round of District I Little League’s Deak Deakins baseball …
Annmarie Perrotta (middle) wears her silver medal alongside her bocce coach, Stan Bak (left), and her twin sister, Sara Perrotta (right).

Twins from Sussex County enjoy remarkable success in first ever Summer Games

NEWARK — Two twin sisters from the Sussex Riptide had constant smiles at the Special Olympics Delaware (SODE) Summer Games, both …
From left, coach John Blanchfield, shortstop Jeff Gary, third baseman Jimmy Butler and catcher Jonathan Kroger before Saturday’s softball action at Bob Hannah Stadium

Kent Wild Kats softball team wins silver in Special Olympics

NEWARK — Upbeat attitudes and rounds of applause came from the Kent Wild Kats dugout at the conclusion of Saturday’s …
CFAC Osprey’s Paige Davis heads the ball against a Washington Dutch Lions FC defender in the first half at DeTurf on Thursday.

Ospreys pick up victory in final home match

FREDERICA  - Sheyanne Allen's goal in the 71st minute gave the CAFC Osprey's a 1-0 win over the Washington Dutch Lions in women's …
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
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 …
DOVER — Each weekday at about 7 a.m., dozens of volunteers arrive at the senior center and head over to a table sporting a laminated number-letter combination, their route for delivering food …
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
GEORGETOWN — Citing Delaware law and court decisions governing subdivisions, Sussex County Planning & Zoning Thursday night reversed its previous denial of Coral Lakes. With a series of …
GEORGETOWN — Sussex County administrator Todd Lawson called it a milestone day. At a cost of $5 million, Sussex County’s latest investment in land preservation has brought four more parcels to its inventory, including a prominent landmark.
LEWES — Beebe Healthcare’s round of expansion recently concluded and now the health system is shifting its focus to a more agile approach to meet the health care needs of Sussex …