Coronavirus
GEORGETOWN — Sussex County’s CHEER is receiving more than a quarter-million federal dollars to support COVID-19 recovery.
DOVER — The clock said 3:42 a.m. on Thanksgiving morning and the hallways of the hospital were empty when James Frisa passed away due to complications from the COVID-19 virus. His wife, …
Government
Attorney General Kathy Jennings signed on to a letter drafted on behalf of the National Association of Attorney General supporting intent of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Debt …
DOVER — Delawareans gathered for a rally at Legislative Hall Tuesday to support legislation that would add the Green Amendment to the Delaware Constitution. House Bill 220, sponsored by Rep. …
GEORGETOWN — Sussex County is taking a step in its ongoing effort for development and the environment to harmoniously coexist. On Tuesday, County Council adopted an ordinance that overhauls safeguards for critical waterways and wetlands, as development springs up near them.
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Environment
Gov. Carney celebrates four Century Farm families DOVER — Gov. John Carney, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Nikko Brady and various state lawmakers gathered Monday at the Delaware …
DOVER — Secretary Shawn M. Garvin announced changes on Tuesday to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s leadership structure, selecting Steven Smailer …
Cops and Courts
GEORGETOWN - Jordan Walls, 26, of Georgetown, was charged with manslaughter after a shooting incident left a woman dead, Delaware State Police said.
DOVER - A flurry of firearm-related arrests of teens continued Tuesday when three Dover males were taken into custody following an investigation, Dover police spokesman Mark Hoffman said.
Kent County
DOVER — Delaware State University wants the nation’s top law enforcement agency to investigate a sheriff’s office in Georgia for civil rights violations. The Dover-based …
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del, urged infant formula manufacturers to make changes to prevent formula shortages from occurring nationwide. In a letter from various U.S. senators to …
KENT COUNTY — The Central Delaware Habitat for Humanity raised $14,000 in their annual Hearts 4 Homes campaign this year. CDHFH held the fifth annual Hearts 4 Homes campaign from Feb. 17 to …
Sussex County
DOVER — Colorectal cancer is the third most diagnosed cancer in men and women combined in the U.S. Bayhealth Colorectal and General Surgeon Assar Rather says that “prevention is …
A transition to clean, zero-emission vehicles would have a dramatic impact on the air quality and health of Delaware residents, according to a report by the American Lung Association released Wednesday.
The state has lowered hurdles to entice participation in solar.
New Castle County
WILMINGTON — The American Cancer Society is proud to announce that Michael Marquardt, CEO of Global Kompass Strategies Inc., has been named the chairman of the American Cancer Society’s …
SUN Behavioral Delaware will host its next virtual Professional Education Series seminar April 14 from 10-11 a.m.
LAUREL — Faedra Parker, 36, of Laurel, was arrested on burglary and related charges following an incident on Sunday, authorities said. According to Delaware State Police spokesman Senior …
Wicomico County
The 50th anniversary of The Salisbury School  -- later than originally  planned due to pandemic restrictions – will include several events this weekend, plus the joyful anticipation …
Salisbury will host a homecoming event on Friday, June 3, for Jay Copeland, the recent “American Idol” star and participant. The free performance and community event will be held …
No, you’re not going crazy. The current six-month Atlantic Hurricane Season, set in 1965, begins June 1 and runs through November 30. But if you have a recreational boat on the Eastern Seaboard …
Dorchester County
Sunday morning’s fog lifted just in time for over 270 swimmers to set off from Ferry Point Marina on the Talbot side of the Choptank River for the Dorchester County Visitor’s Center for …
A little more than a decade ago, Air Force Veteran Eugene Brown, now 75, held a well-paying position in a bank, a job he loved. He’d driven a company car and set his own schedule, balancing …
EASTON – After a long hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions, University of Maryland Shore Regional Health's transitions pharmacist, Melanie Chapple, has returned to the Cambridge Senior Center to …
Somerset County
CRISFIELD — Crisfield will celebrate Juneteenth with a weekend of activities hosted by the Crisfield Elks Pride Lodge 194 on South Fourth Street. Events start at sunset on Saturday, June 18 …
PRINCESS ANNE — Preservation Maryland is leading workshop on gravestone cleaning, care, resetting and maintenance Thursday, May 26 at Mt. Zion Memorial Church at 29071 Polks Road. Sponsored …
POCOMOKE CITY — There will be a celebration of Juneteenth and reunion of those whose families attended the former Sturgis School on Saturday, June 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities will …
News
DOVER — Bayhealth and PAM Health are partnering to provide a stroke support group for the community. The group is designed for individuals who have had a stroke, and their care partners, to get …
DOVER — The Division of Public Health is providing guidance to families struggling to find formula due to a shortage caused by supply chain issues, including avoiding certain measures that …
NEWARK — Things that once seemed like science fiction are becoming a reality in health care. Consumers are already using smartphones’ health sensors to improve their general nutrition and fitness. And Dr. Bertalan Meskó, director of the Medical Futurist Institute in Budapest, Hungary, thinks that is only the beginning.
DOVER — Delaware law enforcement agencies may soon see an infusion of money to assist with the increasing challenges of fighting crime here. The $20 million boost would come through a …
DAGSBORO — The cost to annex into the town of Dagsboro will increase, more than doubling in some instances on a sliding scale proposal that’s geared to put fees somewhat on par with most …
DOVER — A judge has refused to dismiss a criminal charge accusing Delaware’s embattled state auditor of deliberately breaking up payments for a contract she entered into with a former …
LEWES — Beebe Healthcare is celebrating the seven nurses recognized by Delaware Today’s Excellence in Nursing Awards.
DOVER — Delaware State University plans to consider capacity improvements for future graduation ceremonies after a venue change provided limited seating for attendees of last Saturday’s …
GEORGETOWN — Sussex County’s exemption of fire-suppression systems for certain residential construction will continue in its update of international building construction standards.
DOVER — A 17-year-old Dover male was arrested Monday after allegedly displaying a loaded firearm near Parkway Academy Central, his former school.