Coronavirus
To help Dorchester County grapple with the rapidly spreading COVID-19 omicron variant, the health department has expanded drive-thru testing hours and capabilities. The department’s …
ANNAPOLIS – The Maryland Judiciary announced Dec. 29 it will reduce operations and revert to Phase III of its five-phased reopening plan in response to the omicron variant surge. The …
Government
Former Cambridge Commissioner Stephen Rideout defeated state Sen. Addie Eckardt on Tuesday to become the next mayor of Cambridge. Official results for the runoff election were released at about 9 …
Teresa “Terry” Dayton Wheatley has filed to continue in her role as Dorchester County’s Register of Wills. Mrs. Wheatley was appointed to this position by Judges Calvin Travers, …
Hurlock Mayor Rev. Charles T. Cephas Sr. and several other town leaders met Aug. 17 with Maryland Lieutenant Governor Boyd Rutherford to discuss Hurlock’s current economic requirements. In …
E-Edition

View this issue of The Delaware State News or browse other issues.

Environment
BALTIMORE - Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh and Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Horacio Tablada on Monday announced a settlement with Valley Proteins, an Eastern Shore …
CAMBRIDGE – The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science’s Horn Point Laboratory invites the public to a free open house on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The …
Cops and Courts
CAMBRIDGE - Maryland State Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred last Tuesday afternoon in Cambridge. At about 3:05 p.m. Tuesday, officers from the Cambridge Police Department …
MADISON - Deputy State Fire Marshals have charged a 38-year-old Madison man with numerous crimes after he allegedly intentionally set his own home on fire.  On Sept. 14, deputy state …
Kent County
Member Exclusive
DOVER — Anyone who is a fan of raw, cold, wet weather must have been reveling over the past three days as the remnants of Hurricane Ian slowly churned off the coastline. However, for the …
Member Exclusive
WILMINGTON — More than 50 state retirees, legislators and other Delawareans against the state’s move to a Medicare Advantage Plan rallied against the change in the Louis L. Redding …
Member Exclusive
MILLSBORO — The drizzle and brisk wind didn’t deter the groundbreaking for a new Millsboro Police Department on Tuesday, the beginning of the end of an arduous five-year planning journey.
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
CRISFIELD — The first annual Paddlefest at Janes Island State Park that was scheduled for Oct. 1-2 has been cancelled due to the weather forecast. Registrants were advised that “Due to …
Salisbury city employees are now able to organize and engage in collective bargaining after City Council members gave their approval to a charter amendment that establishes the practice for current …
A plan that will guide how and where Salisbury places public art, as well as the type of artwork that should be prioritized, is starting to take shape after months of input gathered at community …
Dorchester County
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is currently accepting bids for the 2022-2023 trapping season at several Wildlife Management Areas and other public lands. Deadlines for submitting bid …
PRINCESS ANNE — Plans are being finalized and registration is now open for the University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension Small Farm Conference slated for November 4-5. The annual event …
CAMBRIDGE - The Cambridge Police Department will hold its first Clean-Up Day in the 900 block of Pine Street beginning at 9 a.m. Sept. 24. Lunch will be served, followed by a celebration of …
Somerset County
WESTOVER — Snow days may be a thing of the past after the Somerset County Board of Education moved through first reader a virtual instruction plan that would allow teaching to occur online when …
PRINCESS ANNE — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore reports that it reached its highest freshman and new student enrollment since 2015. Latoya Jenkins, vice president for enrollment …
CRISFIELD — Leaders of TidalHealth, which acquired the former McCready Memorial Hospital in 2020, are on a “listening tour” to determine what services work best for the fiscal …
News
TRAPPE - Habitat for Humanity Choptank received a gift of $25,000 from Bluepoint Hospitality Group. This gift will be used for critical equipment to help Habitat Choptank build and rehab homes in …
ANNAPOLIS — The archery hunting season for white-tailed and sika deer opened across Maryland Sept. 9 and continues through Jan. 31, 2023. On Feb. 1-3, 2023 archers may also use vertical …
ANNAPOLIS — Artists are invited to submit their original works for Maryland’s annual Migratory Game Bird Stamp contest, sponsored by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. …
Two years ago, Adrian Green Holmes had a vision of erecting a permanent statue of Harriet Tubman at the Dorchester County Courthouse, the very site where slave auctions had once taken place, and the …
CAMBRIDGE – Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina, a waterfront resort located on 342 acres of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, is recognizing its 20-year anniversary.  …
CAMBRIDGE - The Circuit Court for Dorchester County building will be under construction beginning Sept. 12, a statement from the court said Sept. 1. The building will receive a new roof, which has …
CAMBRIDGE – Maryland State Police have made an eleventh arrest in connection with the July 4 fatal shooting in Cambridge.    Zakai Curtis, 18, was located and arrested in …
ANNAPOLIS  - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has announced the state’s 2022-2023 migratory game bird hunting seasons. Bag limits, season dates, and shooting hours can be …
CAMBRIDGE - Hoopers Island Oyster Co. has launched a new oyster restoration division that works with environmental organizations and watermen’s associations to plant spat-on-shell on reefs in …
CRISFIELD — The first-ever varsity soccer game under the lights at Crisfield High School starts 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6 when the Crabbers host the Vikings from Cambridge-South …