News
REHOBOTH BEACH — A fin whale, or a finback whale, that beached on Sunday morning south of the Indian River Life-Saving Station in Delaware Seashore State Park did not survive, Nikki LaVoie, …
LEWES — In the last week, there have been 83 suspected overdoses from a yet-to-be-confirmed drug mixture in Sussex County, with concentrations of cases in the …
District 37B State Delegate Tom Hutchinson had planned a relaxing respite, a Miami cruise, to unwind after the busy legislative session concluded.
Come for an evening with the stars. The 2024 Stars of the Banner Celebration returns to Cambridge with live music, good food and fun. This free, public celebration is presented by the Dorchester Banner …
Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development Secretary Jake Day visited several state-sponsored projects in Dorchester County on Wednesday as part of the agency’s Day Trips tour across Maryland.
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Sports
NEWARK — The Delaware football team won’t have to go far to face its newest opponent. UD announced that it will play a 2028 game at Maryland as it begins to play as a Division I FBS …
CAMBRIDGE – The tradition of boat racing on Maryland’s Eastern Shore is deep. In the early 1900s, Lou Barrett Jr. and Alfred I. DuPont talked on DuPont’s yacht, the Alicia, after …
CAMBRIDGE – At Cambridge-South Dorchester High School’s home meet April 10, the men earned a win, with a score of 160.5 points. They were followed by Parkside, 67; James M. Bennett, 55.5; …
Business
DOVER—The City of Dover planning commission will be reviewing a site plan for a new 5,120 sq/ft warehouse next to an existing 10,000 sq/ft warehouse on College Park Drive.   College …
DOVER — Salty sides of happiness were top of mind Friday, as restaurants throughout the country marked National French Fry Day, with several giving them away. It’s reported that, for …
Cambridge
DOVER — The National Weather Service warns heat index, or “feels like” temperatures in Kent and inland Sussex counties in Delaware, and Kent, Queen Anne’s, Talbot and Caroline …
During an emergency, people dial 911 or a trusted friend or family member. But what if you can’t even reach a phone in those moments? Emergency monitoring services like TidalHealth …
There are adventures out there to be had, for those wise enough to seek them. Toss a pin and let it land anywhere on a map of our region, and you’ll find yourself in a corner of the world with …
This team of writers, designers and managers has impressed the industry once again. Almost 30 industry awards were presented this month to the Independent Newsmedia team of Daily State News, …
Neighbors
MILFORD — With each heartbeat that thumps inside of Todd French’s chest, every day feels like a precious second chance at living. Mr. French, a 43-year-old native of Milford, …
MILFORD — Todd French is ready to take another swing at a huge step in his recovery from a heart transplant surgery nearly three years ago. The Milford native will join nine other athletes …
Wyoming musician Rezac keeps humming along By Craig Horleman Daily State News WYOMING — The beat doesn’t stop for Jim Rezac. After more than 30 years making music, the …
Things to Do
A visitor to “Thrive Dover-Senior Life After 55” in 2023 shows a gift bag.

Thrive Dover brings the buzz for 55-plus

Active seniors can find activities and information to enhance their lives at “Thrive Dover-Senior Life After 55” on July …
Laurel Public Library presented an exhibition from its Creative Aging: Whimsical Masterpieces class in spring 2024, funded by the Delaware Division of the Arts as a part of its Access Creative Aging program. From left to right: Donna Gordy, librarian Kristen Chelmow, Mary Soderholm, Cheryl Lopatofsky, Bill McGowan, Patricia Manna, Eric Teller and instructor, John Donato.

Library art classes bring curious creatives to the drawing board, Laurel and statewide

Sometimes even professional artists are intimidated by a blank page. “When I look at a piece of paper and say, ‘what am I gonna …
In celebration of Independence Day, fireworks light up the sky above Legislative Hall in Dover on Thursday.

Fourth of July sparkles with parade, fireworks in Dover

Thursday marked the 248th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, and Delawareans flocked to the state’s capital to …
Schools
CHESTERTOWN — Cindy Gibson, associate professor of psychology, researches therapeutics to improve outcomes after traumatic brain injuries. People who have suffered these injuries can go on to …
More than 140 students and advisors from across Delaware joined more than 12,000 other members at the 47th annual HOSA-Future Health Professionals International Leadership Conference in Houston June …
The Delaware Department of Education announces the U.S. Department of Agriculture policy for free and reduced-price meals for children unable to pay the full price for meals served under the National …
Opinion
Opinion
The members of the Maryland-Delaware-DC Press Association are deeply concerned about the potential consequences of Maryland House Bill 1258 on local journalism.
I am a concerned Ocean Pines, Maryland, citizen who is appalled by the unsightly litter along our roads and waterways in our otherwise beautiful Eastern Shore. It’s time to actually do something to deal with this issue.
The Alabama Supreme Court, citing Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, has ruled that the frozen embryos used in IVF (in vitro fertilization) are children and entitled to all the protections …
Last week's Viewpoint page featured an open letter submitted by the Maryland House Republican Caucus expressing their concerns that a juvenile sex offender convicted of second-degree rape …
As Cambridge Waterfront Development, Inc. (CWDI) advances its mission to develop Cambridge Harbor, we plan to keep the public informed on our progress and what you can look forward to in the coming …
When the opening day of the 2024 Maryland General Assembly session was called to order, Delegate Sheree Sample-Hughes was the speaker pro tempore in the Maryland House of Delegates, the second-highest position for a member of the House Democratic Caucus.
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