Coronavirus
A triple threat of viruses is circulating around Delaware, as the calendar turns toward the holiday season. Flu cases are up, as are the instances of respiratory syncytial virus infections. Winter is also the time when COVID-19 cases were the highest the last two years, as individuals spent more time indoors.
WILMINGTON — Gov. John Carney formally extended the state’s Public Health Emergency by another 30 days on Thursday. The extension allows the state and its medical providers to continue …
Government
NEW CASTLE - On Wednesday, Delaware River and Bay Authority officials announced the return of its summer internship program in a news release.
Gov. John Carney, Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons, and Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, all D-Del., announced the impending launch of beach nourishment projects in Sussex County. The U.S. Army Corps of …
Sussex County has named Donald Clark of Millsboro its 2022 Employee of the Year.
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Environment
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GEORGETOWN — Besides catered food, the growing need for offshore wind energy punctuated the Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce economic development luncheon menu. “The most …
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MIDDLETOWN - The reminder of a possible but highly unlikely nuclear emergency looms in the distance in southern New Castle County.
Cops and Courts
Two New Jersey teens were arrested Thursday after two attempted robberies in Dover parking lots, authorities said.
GEORGETOWN - A roadway shooting incident occurred in the area of Cokesbury Road and Seashore Highway Wednesday night, Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Leonard DeMalto said.
Kent County
The Food Bank of Delaware will hold three large drive-thru mobile pantries this month.
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SMYRNA — The stretch between the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor by Japanese forces and today has grown to 81 years. That might seem like a while, but U. S. veterans say there should never …
DOVER – Dover Air Force Base is scheduled to host the 20th annual Feed the Troops event on Wednesday, Dec. 14, beginning at 11 a.m. The event is a partnership between the base and local …
Sussex County
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.
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 …
New Castle County
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 …
DOVER — Delaware State Police have identified Bruce E. Wright, 33, of Dover, as the person who died as a result of a shooting incident March 24 in the Capitol Park community. Authorities …
Wicomico County
The audience erupted into cheers and applause Tuesday morning when Julie Giordano was introduced as the first female Wicomico County Executive. Smiling after being sworn in by Clerk of the Court …
Salisbury’s new ban on single-use plastic bags is the latest example of how the city has become a regional leader on environmental policy and stewardship, Mayor Jake Day said Monday during the …
Downtown Salisbury stabbing is first homicide of the year Maryland State Police were continuing their search for the suspect in an early morning homicide in a parking lot on West Market Street in …
Dorchester County
Hunting violation Maryland Natural Resources Police have charged state Department of Agriculture Secretary Andrew J. Bartenfelder Sr. with a bird hunting violation in Dorchester County. Police …
CAMBRIDGE – This year’s Cambridge-Dorchester County Christmas Parade went off without a hitch Saturday, after a rainy morning cleared up for the annual event. Crowds lined High, Poplar …
SALISBURY - On Nov. 30, after a three-day jury trial presided over by the Honorable Kathleen L Beckstead, chief judge of the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, Damon Hall, 26, of Cambridge, was …
Somerset County
GEORGETOWN — After collecting data for more than two years about ammonia and particulate matter emissions from chicken houses the Delmarva Chicken Association (DCA) reports little variation in …
PRINCESS ANNE — Winter Commencement at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore is 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 16 in the William P. Hytche Arena. Admittance starts at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 9:50. In …
PRINCESS ANNE — The Waters Edge Condominium Association in Crisfield is proposing the construction of additional shoreline restoration projects and is seeking a grant for design from …
News
SEAFORD — Married for 31 years, Adela and Philip Davis have each attained the tenured rank of major with The Salvation Army.Their mission as the new leaders of the Seaford Sussex Chapel is to …
DOVER — The Prescription Opioid Settlement Distribution Commission is now accepting applications via a newly launched website. The current available funding for the Commission is approximately …
NEW CASTLE — The Delaware Division of Forensic Science reported 43 deaths from suspected overdoses in November — a new monthly high. The 43 deaths included 21 people from New Castle …
MILTON – Bayhealth is hosting an on-site career fair at Bayhealth Total Care from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15 at from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Bayhealth is offering up to …
The Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition is hosting a virtual New Mentor Training from 5:30-8 p.m. on Zoom. Space is limited to 12 seats, and registration is required. When someone is diagnosed …
DOVER—Dover High School teacher Alison Lauber was appointed to the National Education Association’s IDEA Resource Cadre on Wednesday. The National Education Association IDEA Resource …
DOVER—Heather Hitchens, a paraprofessional from Lake Forest Central Elementary School, was named Delaware’s 2023 Educational Support Professional of the Year Wednesday night. Ms. …
The Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice and the YWCA-DE Racial and Social Justice Program will present a panel discussion on reparations at its virtual town hall meeting from 7-8:30 p.m. on …
DOVER - Tyre Blue, 17, of Dover, was arrested and charged with first-degree murder regarding a shooting incident on Thanksgiving day, authorities said on Wednesday.
DOVER — Holiday excitement will be taking to the streets of the capital city Friday, as the Dashing Through Downtown Dover Parade will be staged at 6:30 p.m. The Dover High School and …