Delaware attorney general unveils Abortion Legal Helpline

WILMINGTON — The call can be made discreetly and there’s no cost for any abortion-related legal advice provided through the new Attorney General’s Abortion Legal Helpline that …

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Delaware’s Division of Public Health is in monitoring mode but not issuing any advisories following the recent discovery of the polio virus in New York.

DOVER — Legislative Hall has played host to Delaware’s General Assembly since 1933, and for the first time in 28 years, the state’s capitol building may see a significant …
GEORGETOWN — Sussex County Council on Tuesday tabled a motion asking the Georgetown Historical Society to refund a recent grant, amid controversy over a Confederate flag flying on the grounds of the society’s museum.
Local News
DOVER - An 18-year-old Dover woman died in a two-vehicle collision Wednesday morning, Delaware State Police spokesman Senior Cpl. Leonard DeMalto said.The incident occurred at approximately 8:20 a.m. …
DOVER — A female was seriously hurt at her residence — and three responding police officers suffered lesser injuries — as a result of a domestic-related incident Wednesday, authorities said.
Coronavirus
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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 …
DOVER — All three of Delaware’s counties are now in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s red category as of Thursday, which means high levels of COVID-19 …
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Delaware Electric Cooperative to host in-person meeting

HARRINGTON — After two years of virtual annual meetings, the Delaware Electric Cooperative invites its members to attend its 2022 meeting in person, at the Delaware State Fairgrounds on Tuesday.

Member Exclusive
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 …
Member Exclusive
DOVER — The search is on for a new leader at one of the largest credit unions in the state.
DOVER — Delmarva Corrugated Packaging now Dover’s largest manufacturing plant, opened its 457,000 square foot energy efficient facility with the latest state-of-the-art corrugated …
Sports
Polytech’s football team goes through blocking schemes during practice Monday morning.

David Eilers returns for second stint as Polytech head football coach

WOODSIDE — David Eilers stopped being Polytech High’s head football coach a decade ago. But he never stopped teaching and …
Laurel High grad Brooks Parker is a senior linebacker for the Delaware State football team this fall.

Delmar grad Parker has proven himself as a Hornet

DOVER — Brooks Parker was so happy, all he could do was call his mom’s cell phone over and over. Parker knew she’d be working …
Delmar, Md. Major League softball.

Local roundup: Delmar wins again in Little League softball World Series

Kinsely Rayne singled home Aven Naugle with the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Delmar, Md. a dramatic 2-1 win …
Delaware linebacker Drew Nickles.

Blue Hens’ veteran defenders set for one last chance together

NEWARK — Drew Nickles didn’t know what was wrong with him. All the Delaware linebacker knew was that he didn’t feel right …
Naamans Little League team

Local roundup: Delaware team one win from Little League World Series

Peter Hudson’s three-run home run in the top of the sixth inning ended up giving Naamans a hard-fought 5-4 victory over Pennsylvania …
GEORGETOWN — After a one-day postponement due to threatening weather, CHEER hosted its 12th annual Classic Car-Truck-Bike Show on Sunday.
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 …
Kent County
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 …
SMYRNA — The Delaware Department of Correction is taking applications from community members to participate in its Citizens Academy, beginning Sept. 27 in Kent County.
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.
LEWES — The Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware have awarded grants to four local nonprofit organizations serving Sussex County.