News
LEWES — The board of the Beebe Medical Foundation recently approved Richard Sokolov as a new member. He will begin his term Aug. 12.
SEAFORD — Without technology, Dr. William Doran would have to measure by hand while preparing for knee or hip replacement surgeries. But thanks to the Mako Robotic-Arm, TidalHealth …
DOVER — The Dover Police Department will host a National Night Out event on Aug. 16 from 6-8.
DOVER — Three 15-year-old males were arrested Wednesday in connection with a stolen vehicle, part of a recent string of similar incidents in the east and west parts of the city, Dover police said.
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MILLSBORO — Faye Lingo retired in 2016, wrapping up 38 years of municipal service, the last 23 as town manager. But it only lasted a few years.
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Dover
DOVER — It was a promise finally fulfilled after several years in the making. In the steamy weather Thursday, Three Temple of Deliverance Outreach Ministries officials — senior overseer and church founder Dr. Ida Lewis, Associate Pastor/Elder Avis Hicks and Elder Charlita Shamburger — put their shovels in the dirt and broke ground for a worship center at 951 White Oak Road in Dover.
DOVER — Two empty vehicles were struck by gunfire Monday, Sgt. Mark Hoffman of the Dover Police Department said.
DOVER — Christopher Harris, 44, of Cheswold, was arrested on an eighth-offense DUI charge Sunday, Dover police said.
Smyrna
CLAYTON - The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit continues to investigate the suspicious death of James Leager, 63, of Clayton.
Jeff Wood was flat out taken aback. The town of Smyrna lineworker quickly realized his purpose for visiting the Navajo Nation last month. “I can’t believe in 2022 there are people …
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DOVER — The Senate voted 14-7 Tuesday to  raise the legal age to purchase or possess most types of firearms to  21, from 18. Lawmakers also approved an amendment that would, …
Milford
MILFORD — It took some time, but Oliver Twist has finally found himself at the Riverfront Theater. The Tony- and Oscar-winning musical “Oliver!” comes to the Second Street Players’ stage for three weekends, starting Friday in Milford.
LEWES - Hope Wheatley, 50, of Laurel, and 30-year-old Amanda Adkins, 30, of Bridgeville, have been charged with hindering prosecution charge after an incident earlier this month, Delaware State Police said.
MILFORD — On Wednesday, the City of Milford Public Works Department announced that the city’s solid waste collection staff is running behind on trash collection due to mechanical …
Sports
DOVER — Jeremy Drago likes to think he’s a pretty straight-forward guy. So when he said he thought the Dover Senior League baseball all-stars had a chance to do well in the District I …
WYOMING — The 43rd annual Great Wyoming Buffalo Stampede, what organizers like to call “the best little race in …
NEWARK — The Delaware men’s basketball team is going to face Duke for just the third time in its history, coach Martin Ingelsby announced today. The Blue Hens will play the Blue Devils …
SMYRNA — Yamir and Wayne Knight were a pretty formidable duo at Smyrna High the last few seasons. Now the brothers look like they’re going to get the chance to see what they can do …
Business
The nation is experiencing a shortage of more than 80,000 truck drivers, according to an estimate from the American Trucking Associations. The ATA also estimates that about 72 percent of …
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ELLENDALE — A business that started as a side hustle, Bella Terra Landscapes & Garden Center has grown to occupy a sprawling campus, offering hundreds of plants and several personalized …
DOVER — U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., scolded the U.S. Federal Reserve for not doing enough to combat inflation on Wednesday during a roundtable discussion with Small Business Administration …
Neighbors

Today In Salisbury's History: Monday, July 7, 1969

Monday, July 7, 1969 -- Peninsula General Hospital’s Board of Trustees has approved a $5-per-day increase in its daily care rate. The hike is needed to balance the hospital’s …

Crisfield's first Bluegrass & Sunset Festival an 'absolute joy'

CRISFIELD — The Greater Crisfield Action Coalition, together with GTF Productions, hosted the first annual Crisfield Bluegrass & Sunset Festival on Saturday, June 18. “The festival …
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Frederica veteran helps National Desert Storm Memorial come to life

FREDERICA — It has always been in Robert “Bob” Roth’s DNA to help others any way he possibly can. That explains why Mr. Roth has been a volunteer firefighter and emergency medical technician with the Frederica Volunteer Fire Co. since 2008, holding such positions as fire captain, assistant chief, board member, vice president and training officer.
Things to Do
Full Disclosure is a trio of Salisbury’s very own up-and-coming rock stars.

Full Disclosure to perform at this week’s Friday Night Live in Downtown Salisbury

Friday Night Live Concert Series at Downtown Salisbury’s Riverwalk Amphitheater continues this Friday July 8 with the band Full …
Nanticoke Riverfest Float-In participants are shoved off for their winding journey during the event in 2021. This year's Riverfest is Saturday.

Riverfest set to make splash in Seaford

SEAFORD — On land and in water, the Nanticoke Riverfest will flow into downtown streets, grassy areas and the Nanticoke River on …
Two of Dover Fire Department’s antique fire trucks ride in the Fourth  of July parade on State and Loockerman Streets on Monday.

Photo Gallery: Dover's 4th of July Parade

 American Legion Walter L. Fox Post 2 held its annual Fourth of July parade on Monday.  The parade went down south on State …
Schools
SEAFORD — A creative spoke in Seaford Police Department’s community outreach is showcasing artistic skills of elementary students. Twenty-one children submitted pieces for the Riding With the P.A.C.K. (Police and Community Konnections) patch-drawing contest.
DOVER — A retired United Airlines pilot and his wife has translated their admiration of Delaware State University’s aviation program into a $100,000 personal donation in support of the …
WESTOVER — Four Somerset County Public Schools are participating in the Summer Food Service Program and will be open for free breakfast and lunch to all students most weekdays starting July 5 …
Opinion
Here is the Question of the Day: House Bill 458 would have provided the city of Wilmington the authority to seize vacant or abandoned property for community development efforts and prevent the …
A national tour bus is headed to Milford today — but musicians and athletes won’t be on it. Instead, a team led by Jeff Johnston — who lost both his son and his wife to substance abuse and mental health issues — will be aboard.
Author’s note: Apology if it is difficult to discern between “tongue-in-cheek” items and “lower, slower Delaware” reality. Flooding — not an issue other than for the coast and inland waterways Indian River Bay and Rehoboth Bay — of little ecological significance
For two weeks now, I have been trying to decide why, after 50 years of protecting the right of women to decide to have an abortion, the Supreme Court decided to move these protections backwards and, …
Sussex County, in partnership with county, state and national organizations, has been building its land inventory in a quest to preserve open spaces. Announced at Tuesday’s Council meeting were …
Here is the Question of the Day: The Office of the State Treasurer has created a dashboard on their website that shows total funds from the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 that went to 55 …