DelDOT on lookout for improper campaign signs

DOVER — There’s no favored party when it comes to campaign signs during election season. The Delaware Department of Transportation will confiscate any of them — Democrat or …

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GEORGETOWN — Community outreach was brewing Tuesday at the future site of Springboard Collaborative’s pallet village, earmarked as a temporary residence for homeless people.

DOVER — The Modern Maturity Center has found a creative way to help support its Meals on Wheels of Kent County volunteers who serve homebound adults in the community. The center is …
DOVER — The Target store that has been closed since an alleged arson July 10 should be opening by the end of August, a company spokesperson said Monday.
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LONG NECK — When Litenia “Tina” Knight of Rehoboth Beach — recently announced as Easterseals’ Walk With Me Delmarva ambassador — had a heart attack, it rocked the whole family. Ms. Knight was a very outgoing and social person, who was active in the community. After she spent 13 minutes without oxygen, she woke up, and it was discovered she had a brain injury and low vision.
DOVER — Kent County’s first class of paramedic trainees graduated Aug. 11 and are now full-fledged employees of the Department of Public Safety’s Emergency Medical Services Division.
Coronavirus
The Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, held July 31 to Aug. 4 in San Diego, offered some new insights into COVID-19’s impact on memory and thinking skills. The …
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DOVER — Funding for the state’s pandemic emergency housing program is set to run out at the end of the month, which will affect 436 households. The program, established in 2020, used …
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Delaware groups promote cannabis career scholarships

Several Delaware cannabis organizations have partnered with the Educapital Foundation to offer $1 million in scholarships nationwide for those interested in cannabis career training.

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DOVER — Most people with roots in the capital city have a memory or two about the Hollywood Diner, an iconic eatery that first opened in the early 1950s. However, the restaurant, with its bright chrome and red siding right in the heart of the U.S. 13 corridor, has been quiet and void of memories for three years.
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MIDDLETOWN — Delaware’s lone Häagen-Dazs store has dished out ice cream for just more than two months now. But on Saturday, the store was especially busy. Customers swirled in during its official grand opening, complete with a ribbon-cutting, Chamber of Commerce support and free ice cream for the first 500 guests.
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LEWES — Bryan Stewart grew up on his father’s boats, catching crabs all across the nation. But, at 34 years old, he never expected he’d be selling the shellfish from the back of a refrigerated truck in Lewes.
Sports
DSU's Esaias Guthrie, a Middletown High grad, returned an interception 87 yards for a TD against Bowie State in the 2021 season opener.

DSU's Guthrie making a name for himself

DOVER — Esaias Guthrie didn’t think he was going anywhere when he caught the football. Not at first. “It was kind of crazy …
Smyrna Eagles football lineman Nate Chandler during Monday

Photo gallery: Smyrna High preseason football practice

SMYRNA  - The Smyrna High football team began its second week of preseason football camp with a practice session on Monday …
George Keller

Dover NASCAR historian, former Senator golf coach Keller passes away

DOVER — To one group of people, George Keller was the affable Dover High golf coach who guided the Senators to 14 team state …
Delmar, Md. Major League softball.

Delmar falls just short of Texas in Little League softball World Series finals

GREENVILLE, N.C. — Delmar likes to think of itself as “the little town too big for one state.” So Little League fans in both …

Delmar, Md. reaches Little League World Series softball title game

GREENVILLE, N.C. — Delmar, Md. is one win away from being the best Little League softball team in the world. The Mid-Atlantic …
GEORGETOWN — CHEER’s Fall Holiday Craft Show will be held Oct. 8 at the Warren & Charles Allen Community Center, 20520 Sand Hill Road.
The annual AIDS Walk Delaware will take place Sept. 17, with walkers stepping off at 10 a.m.
Kent County
The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce (CDCC) believes it is never too early to get in the spirit of giving, especially as we get closer to the end of the year and the holidays are right around the …
DOVER — Elizabeth Short and Jacob Riley, commander of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association, presented a $2,500 contribution July 7 to Joe Startt Jr., president of the Kent County chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America, for its service dog program.
DOVER — Three candidates are vying lead the Kent County Sheriff’s Office following the November election. Incumbent Brian Lewis aims to stay in office, while challengers Norman Barlow …
New Castle County
West Nile Virus has been detected in Delaware the first time for 2022 in a sentinel chicken, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced Friday. This initial …
STANTON — At the historic Hale-Byrnes House, an enduring relic of the revolutionary era stands tall and mighty but may be on its final breath. The more than 300-year-old sycamore tree played …
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 …
Sussex County
Sussex County has started issuing its annual tax bills for the 2023 fiscal year.
GEORGETOWN — Sussex County’s financial management has earned a national excellence award for the 20th straight year.
MILFORD — Stacey Fibelkorn promised the tasting room of Feebs Distilling would fill up soon after open time and sure enough, at 5 p.m., someone walked through the tasting room …