Despite ruling, abortion to remain legal in Delaware

DOVER — The U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade Friday will not affect access to abortions in Delaware. For nearly 50 years, there had been constitutional protections for …

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SEAFORD — Hours after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, stripping the nation’s constitutional protection for abortion in place since the landmark 1973 ruling, pro-choice and …

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years in a decision by its conservative majority to overturn Roe v. Wade. Friday's outcome is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states.
DOVER — A Senate committee approved a bill Wednesday to provide full-time substitute teachers to schools that serve low-income students — although the bill has been funded at a lower …
Local News
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 …
DOVER — With ample email chains to review, along with purchase orders, invoices and more, the trial of Delaware’s state auditor continued to creep along Friday. Add in consistent …
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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SBA hosts webinar panel on increasing opportunities for LGBTQI+

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 …
DOVER — Although the civilian labor force in the First State reached more than 500,000 workers in May, the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged for the third consecutive …
Sports
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 …
Sussex Tech’s Yougendy Mauricette wins the Boys Division 1 110 meter hurdles during the 2022 DIAA State Track & Field Championship on Saturday at Dover High School.

Sussex Tech's Mauricette takes 400 hurdles in national meet

SEAFORD — As he crossed the finish line, Yougendy Mauricette could hear the track announcer calling out his time. The Sussex Tech …
Izzy Binko, right, brings the ball toward the goal during Osprey practice on Tuesday at DeTurf near Frederica.

Ospreys give local soccer players the chance to sharpen skills

FREDERICA — Elle Davis was still just a high school kid when she started practicing with the Ospreys last year. So going up …
Sussex Central’s Catherine Hassler slides safe into third base against Caravel’s Haley Grygo   in the State Softball Finals at University of Delaware on Sunday.

Roundup: Delaware South falls in Carpenter Cup softball

Lehigh Valley scored the game’s final five runs to rally for a 5-3 win over Delaware South in the Carpenter Cup softball …

Former Woodbridge coach Bell joining DIAA office

DOVER — Jed Bell is getting back into the world of high school athletics. This time, though, the former Woodbridge High football …
GEORGETOWN — Calls for unity; a continued effort to eradicate division; truth; and education resonated in Georgetown Saturday at this year’s Juneteenth celebration. A parade preceded …
DOVER — Fathers and sons, dads and daughters. Jeremy Hall of Millsboro took four of his kids to Saturday’s Dover Comic Con 2022 and was enjoying life on Father’s Day …
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 — 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 …
DAGSBORO — Southeastern Sussex County, a gateway to the Delaware and Maryland beaches, is also prime area for development. Those two factors translate to high traffic volume and accidents — a concern under the Delaware Department of Transportation’s microscope.