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DOVER — Some criticism about new maps proposed for the state’s 41 House of Representative districts by the majority Democratic Party arose during a virtual public hearing Monday. more
Ambassadors from the European Union met with Delaware’s leaders up and down the state on Monday, including two panels hosted at the University of Delaware. The first panel was on … more
WILMINGTON — An attorney on Thursday filed a motion seeking state funds for the defense of indicted State Auditor Kathy McGuiness, who is charged with two felonies and three misdemeanors for alleged misconduct in office. more
WASHIINGTON (AP) — Colin Powell, who served Democratic and Republican presidents in war and peace but whose sterling reputation was forever stained when he went before the United Nations and made faulty claims to justify the U.S. war in Iraq, has died of COVID-19 complications. He was 84. more
PRINCESS ANNE — Homeowners at least 70 years old and older are now able to receive a property tax credit of up to $500 off their municipal real estate taxes funded through the American Rescue … more
WILMINGTON — The path toward an extremely high-profile indictment announced Monday began when a dozen or so people stepped forward to express concern. Though Delaware’s justice system will ultimately determine the legitimacy of accusations made against Democratic State Auditor Kathy McGuiness, the whistleblowers have made their collective voice heard. more
DOVER — Proposed redistricting maps for Delaware’s General Assembly have reached the draft stage ahead of public hearings this week. Census data-driven maps from the Democratic House … more
SEAFORD — Mayor David Genshaw’s ordinance that would require “dignified” disposal of fetal remains from abortions performed within city limits is at a crossroad. “I don’t know where we stand,” he said Thursday. more
DOVER — Two days after state auditor Kathy McGuiness was indicted on several charges, Delaware Senate and House Democratic leadership Wednesday called for her to take a voluntary leave of absence as the … more
DOVER — In nearly unanimous fashion Wednesday, Delaware senators voted in all of Gov. John Carney’s nominations to fill a variety of upcoming roles, including several in the court system … more
Expanding the runway at the Salisbury-Wicomico Regional Airport will mean Piedmont aircraft won’t have to reduce the number of passengers or amount of luggage carried, as sometimes occurs now, … more
SEAFORD — Facing a legal threat, City Council unanimously tabled action Tuesday on a proposed ordinance that would establish a process for “dignified” disposal of fetal remains after abortions within city limits. more
WILMINGTON — Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness, accompanied by her attorney, pleaded not guilty to all charges against her Tuesday, the day after she was indicted by a New Castle County grand jury. more
SEAFORD — City leaders may be a step away from taking a page from Indiana and enacting an ordinance that would establish a process for “dignified” disposal of fetal remains from abortions. more
DOVER — Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness was indicted on misdemeanors and felonies Monday for alleged wrongful actions, including hiring her teenage daughter and the daughter's friend for seasonal jobs they may have not worked. more
States with small populations say a federal plan to take back unspent emergency rental aid and redistribute it elsewhere is unfair, potentially depriving them and their residents of millions of dollars to address broad affordable housing challenges. more
DOVER — According to a state housing official, while the U.S. Treasury Department has been authorized to pull back funds from the Emergency Rental Assistance Program since Sept. 30, they are continuing to flow into the First State. more
Salisbury Mayor Jake Day unveiled a new initiative aimed at increasing the city’s housing stock and affordability, while also tackling solutions for the homeless population. The city – … more
MILLSBORO — Priding itself as No. 1 in residential growth in Delaware’s fastest-growing county, Millsboro has reached a crossroad for infrastructure updates and other capital improvements. more
SMYRNA — Boating access on Garrisons Lake got a lot easier for anglers Wednesday, as a newly renovated $353,700 ramp was unveiled. The boat ramp, which will make it easier to get vessels … more
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