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MILLSBORO – Longtime Millsboro resident Dottie LeCates is hoping to breath renewed life in the labyrinth, a spiritual/medication circle on the grounds of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. …
LEWES — The National Kidney Foundation serving Maryland and Delaware will hold its 15th annual Southern Delaware Kidney Walk April 28 at Cape Henlopen State Park. Check-in begins at 10 …
MILTON — The Milton Chamber of Commerce will host a public briefing by Roddy Flynn, the executive director of the Delaware Broadband Office, at 5 p.m. April 23 at the Milton Public Library. …
Blood Bank of Delmarva announced a blood emergency this week following a period of low donor turnout. Contributing to the shortage is a nearly 50% drop in donations from donors ages 16-24 over …
Bayhealth Hospital Kent Campus announces the opening of its new catheterization lab, equipped with cutting-edge technology and advanced imaging capabilities. This state-of-the-art facility is a …
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Dover
Hundreds of people — both young and young at heart — visited Bally’s Dover on Thursday for the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce’s 23rd annual 55 Plus Expo.
DOVER – Oxford House, a program the provides housing for addicts in the stages of recovery after rehab, will be using a home located on 10 Merion Road, in the Foxhall neighborhood, as a new …
It appears that most of Dover's Legislative, Finance and Administrative Committee is leaning toward a conservative route for implementation of the Delaware Marijuana Control Act locally.
Smyrna
Two first two stagings of “Compassion Street — The Musical,” which showcases the effects of homelessness, have been moved.
He’s a church-going father of three, a husband and a former truck driver who decided to take a huge chance for his family. When Charles Ringgold opened Himalayan Salt Of The Earth Cave in Middletown in February, from his perspective, he was a first-time business owner who just happened to be Black.
DOVER — Clayton Fire Company members honed their search and rescue search and ventilation skills at a structural firefighting class on March 18.
Milford
Bayhealth has announced that neurologist Dr. Rakesh Jaitly has joined Dr. Ali Sheharyar, Dr. Usman Shehzad, Dr. Jessica Lowe, Dr. Ahmad Jamal Mahmoud Sawalha and Dr. Abraham Scheer in its Neurology practice in Dover and Milford.
The Milford Police Department responded to a bomb threat at Planet Fitness on Saturday, an incident that joined dozens of threats to gyms nationwide.
MILFORD – The Milford Public Library made sure that people did not space out during the solar eclipse on Monday. They held a Solar Eclipse viewing party behind the library at the bandstand …
Sports
CAMDEN  - Camden-Wyoming Little League held opening ceremonies for its upcoming season on Friday night. All 875 of the league's players marched onto the field and got to cross home plate.
BASEBALL Woodbridge 8, Indian River 7 Delaware Military 7 , Dover 2 Lake Forest 3, Odessa 1 GIRLS’ SOCCER Caesar Rodney 2, Indian River 1 Delmar 3, Sussex Tech 1 Cape Henlopen 9, Seaford 0 …
NEWARK — Ryan O’Connor is Delaware’s most experienced quarterback. But he knows he’s not the Blue Hens’ only current QB who’s proven he’s capable of …
WILMINGTON — Three players with Downstate ties are among the six people and one team being inducted into the Delaware Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Dover High grad Chuck …
Business
PRINCESS ANNE — Planting season has arrived on Delmarva for gardeners and small farmers and with it the need to think about small engine machine operation and maintenance. Offering support …
After serving Dover for seven years, La Baguette French Bakery celebrated its anniversary with a ribbon cutting Saturday.
DUNDALK, Md.— More than 1,000 small businesses have sought emergency federal loans to stay afloat following the March 26 collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge and closure of much of the Port …
Neighbors
Master Gardener

Enhance your child’s literacy skills with garden-based learning

The garden is the perfect place to spend time with the children in your life. Full of surprises, curiosities and wonders, the garden enriches the bond between you, fosters a sense of responsibility …

Indian celebration of Vaisakhi set for Sunday in New Castle

Delaware’s Indian population and state lawmakers will gather to mark Vaisakhi, an annual harvest day, on Sunday in New Castle.

Registration open for virtual Alzheimer’s, Dementia Caregivers Conference

SALISBURY — MAC’s 2024 Virtual Alzheimer’s and Dementia Caregivers Conference, “Dementia: Navigating the Journey,” will be held Wednesday, April 24. CEU registration …
Things to Do

Friday Night Live concert series features eight performances

The City of Salisbury’s Friday Night Live concert series is back for 2024 with a new twist.
The Biggs Museum of American Art in Dover will present the exhibition, “Award Winners XXIV,”  from April 18 to July 28. .

Biggs Museum of American Art hosts 'Award Winners' starting April 18

DOVER — The Biggs Museum of American Art will present the exhibition, “Award Winners XXIV,” marking the 24th consecutive year of …
The Amish Outlaws will perform during NASCAR weekend at Dover Motor Speedway.

Free entertainment a part of NASCAR weekend at Dover Motor Speedway

DOVER — Free entertainment is planned in Dover Motor Speedway’s Fan Zone throughout the upcoming April 26-28 NASCAR …
Schools
Wor-Wic Community College is currently accepting registrations for credit classes...
Throughout the years, Salisbury University has been named among the nation’s...
LEWES — After about an hour of taking their lumps from a concerned audience, the Cape Henlopen Board of Education voted unanimously to proceed with another funding referendum, scheduled for May …
Opinion
Michael J. Chajes’ Opinion on the future of engineering to make bridges safer was very enlightening (“Key Bridge failure teaching future engineers"). My main concern is we need to do something now to prevent another tragedy from happening.
Health care in Delaware is expensive; there’s no getting around it. In a 2024 study, Delaware ranked fourth nationally for health care costs. Delawareans spent an average of $12,294 per year on health care.
Marijuana businesses are on their way to the First State, after the substance’s legalization for recreational use last year. What are your thoughts on the new industry?
Over the last few months in reading the Opinions of many of your readers, I finally decided that I need to put in my two cents. It occurs to me that the politicians and many of our residents — be they Republican or Democrat — don’t seem to be aware of the legal processes involved in the purchase of a firearm.
Delaware is the only coastal state between North Carolina and Maine without an offshore wind project in the works. Our neighbors, especially New Jersey, have declared sizable offshore wind energy goals, while up and down the coast, developers have leased most of the available offshore wind areas — federally designated sites with steady winds where power-generating turbines can be placed with minimal impact to wildlife, the marine environment, shipping routes, commercial fishing or national defense.
This is in response to Mr. Jeff Haycraft’s Opinion (“Here’s why permit-to-purchase doesn’t threaten democracy”).
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