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An effort by members of Dover City Council to pass a new loitering ordinance brought rampant opposition from state and community activists, who claimed it specifically targeted homeless people. Now, after considering those voices, 4th District Councilman David Anderson has withdrawn the proposal, which would have been enforced by a fine but no offense placed on an individual’s record. more
Delaware State University students advocated for transparency and increased campus safety during Thursday’s Joint Finance Committee budget hearing. more
The Kent County Levy Court voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a proposal to build a 48-apartment affordable housing development south of Dover, on South Dupont Highway. more
The seventh annual Citywide Black History Celebration in Dover will bring a slate of special events this month, with familiar favorites and new programs highlighting local culture, art, music and theater, all for free. more
DOVER — A proposed loitering ordinance for the city — which differs from rules in the Delaware Code — would allow police to impose $25 fines for the offense, instead of making … more
DOVER — Community members and downtown Dover business owners rallied behind Irish Mike’s Olde Towne Pub, giving the establishment a vote of confidence moving forward at a special meeting … more
Recommendations for a potential expansion to Legislative Hall and accompanying parking garage were presented to House of Representatives and Senate leadership Wednesday. more
DOVER — Tucked away in the back of a small gym at Central Middle School, there is some magic happening. It is a spot where students can gain self-confidence by getting free haircuts from … more
The Polytech School of Aviation Maintenance in Dover convened its first class Monday. But, without David Doyle, it wouldn’t have. Prior to his sudden death last month, the Doyle’s Airport owner from Felton donated three aircraft to the program, a crucial contribution to the venture’s launch. more
DOVER — For Mary Johnson, the now-retired owner/operator of the north Dover Chick-fil-A, it was all about the people. There was Mr. Yoder. “We used to do a free cup of coffee for … more
The country has made much progress toward achieving the goals of civil rights leader, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., yet much work remains. This was the prevailing message at the Martin Luther King Jr. Day event at Delaware State University Monday. more
Kyle Adams was more than willing to spend time assembling some bicycles in Dover on Monday. After all, it was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and the Delaware State University deputy director of athletics was bent on giving service to the community. more
DOVER — It is obvious that the dream of equality harbored by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. reverberated among the wall-to-wall crowd at the Modern Maturity Center on Monday. Marking the first … more
Before her passing earlier this month, Lucreatia Wilson had spent the last four decades preserving great swaths of Kent County history — stories that otherwise might have been lost to time. more
DOVER — Martin Luther King Jr. Day is more than a day off from work or school, or the closing of an office or library. It is a time when several churches celebrate Dr. King’s … more
DOVER — There is a multi-pronged problem facing residents on the north side of the city of Dover brewing — the six-way intersection of Governors Boulevard, Ross Street and Bradford … more
DOVER – Ralph Taylor Jr. got a nearly four-year taste of what it is like to be a councilman for the city of Dover. Now he wants a chance to see what it will be like to spend more time with … more
As the 152nd General Assembly kicks off Tuesday afternoon, each of Delaware’s 62 lawmakers will be sworn in, vowing to fulfill their duties in their respective chambers. more
DOVER — Anyone who has seen and heard the Rev. Dr. John Moore present one of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legendary speeches has probably experienced a sense of wow and more than a few … more
DOVER — Most people would likely avoid making a major move at the end of January, choosing the cozy comfort of indoors instead. However, for Jeanine Kleimo and the Dover Interfaith Mission … more
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