News
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland State Parks are completing 15 projects with the assistance of a new grant program of the Friends of Maryland State Parks, improving trails and habitats and enhancing …
SALISBURY — On Sept. 14, the Honorable K. Dean, Associate Judge of the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, sentenced Tyrone Camper, 32 years of age, of Cambridge, to 24 years imprisonment in the …
ANNAPOLIS — Archery hunting for white-tailed and sika deer opens statewide Sept. 10, and continues through Jan. 31, 2022, said officials from the Maryland Department of Natural …
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate a Biennial Radiological Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant. The exercise will occur …
BALTIMORE — U.S. District Judge Stephanie A. Gallagher sentenced Tavon Dwayne Banks, age 37, of Cambridge, Maryland, to 10 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, …
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Sports
CAMBRIDGE — They saved their scoring for the second half, but when they started, the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Vikings overwhelmed the visiting James M. Bennett Clippers, 32-14. …
PRINCESS ANNE — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore Department of Athletics mourns the loss of former Maryland State University Football and NFL star Roger Brown who has died at the age of …
CAMBRIDGE — In Cambridge-South Dorchester High School’s first regular-season game of the 2021 fall season, the Vikings beat the visiting Snow Hill Eagles. The game was marred by penalties …
Business
DOVER — The First State’s unemployment rate dropped for the fifth straight month, falling to 5.4% in August. The positive trend stood out to Tom Dougherty as he analyzed the Delaware …
DOVER — Following a “number of incidents in and outside” of Irish Mike’s Olde Towne Pub, the bar has been indefinitely closed, according to Mayor Robin Christiansen.
Neighbors
SMYRNA — The Friends of Garrisons Lake Golf Course are having their second annual golf tournament Sept. 24 at Garrisons Lake Golf Club, 101 W. Fairways Circle.
DOVER — As part of Child Passenger Safety Week, the Delaware Office of Highway Safety is hosting a free event to make sure children are safely secured in their car seats and booster seats, and …
DOVER — American Legion Walter L Fox Post 2, at is planning fundraising events at its location at 835 S. Bay Road, Dover. A Steak, Ribs and Shrimp Night will be Sept. 18 from 4-9 p.m. …
Things to Do
Kent County Theatre Guild rehearse for The Red Velvet Cake War, starting on September 24th, under the direction of Michael Polo. First row from left, Patti Gatto (Peaches Verdeen Belrose), Terri Thompson (Gaynelle Verdeen Bodeen), Dede Kingston (Jimmie Wyvette Verdeen). Second row from left, Steven Dow (Newt Blaylock), Melissa Brenner (Elsa Dowdall), Madison Burtner (Cee Cee Windham), Terry Doane (Sheriff Grover Lout & Purvis Verdeen), Pat Musto (Mama Doll Hargis), Bill Sanders (Aubrey Verdeen), Chris Polo (Lamerle Verdeen Minshew) and June Allen (Bitsy Hargis).

Best Bets: Kent County Theatre Guild serves up laughs with 'Red Velvet Cake War'

The war is on at Kent County Theatre Guild’s Patchwork Playhouse. “The Red Velvet Cake War” starts Sept. 24 at …

Exhibit honoring vets coming to Harrington, Middletown

Wreaths Across America announced Thursday that its Mobile Education Exhibit, which has been traveling the country to honor veterans, …

YMCA of Delaware celebrates Welcoming Week

WILMINGTON — This Welcoming Week, the YMCA of Delaware will join Welcoming America, other YMCAs and organizations nationwide to …
Schools
There were 130 in-person contagious cases of COVID-19 among students in Delaware public schools over a seven-day period, accounting for 0.09% of the total population of students in school this year, according to information released by the Delaware Division of Public Health on Thursday.
WILMINGTON — Sept. 19-25, will mark the annual Adult Education and Family Literacy week. In addition to reminding us all that reading, writing, and basic math remain an elusive target for 36 …
LEWES — Coast Day 2021 will feature a combination of online presentations and limited in-person events in all three counties, taking the coastal Delaware tradition statewide. In-person events …
Opinion
Opinion
Constitution Day and Citizenship Day
When the requisite number of states ratified the Constitution, steps were taken to implement it. However, the combination of missing or vague language and the need for quick action made the first few …
Town Square is an opinion column to which readers can submit their views. As a true community newspaper, we’re always looking for ways to include local thought and pertinent viewpoints. This …
Seeds running for Hurlock mayorI, Janet Seeds, am running for the Mayor of Hurlock. Being a 33-year resident of Hurlock, I have witnessed numerous changes. Throughout the years, I have been quite …
So what can the plight of a little cafe tell you about the state of the American economy and the changing face of work? A lot, as it turns out.The other week, the bistro where my family and I have …
Sometimes I write to inform and convince and sometimes I write to create a record. As this issue appears to be baked into our society, I do not see that what I write will change many, if any, minds. …
Over the past few days, I have had an opportunity to chat with several fellow veterans, service members, military family members and Gold Star families. It is beyond obvious to say that these have …