Coronavirus
DOVER — The city is prepared to swing open the doors of its facilities again, and Mayor Robin Christiansen is marking the milestone by cutting a ribbon at City Hall on Monday at 8:30 a.m.
DOVER — Dover International Speedway will host a large vaccination event Saturday, March 13 and Sunday March 14 for educators, school staff, and child care workers, state agencies announced on …
Government
WASHINGTON — The Democratic Clean Energy Package, also known as the CLEAN Future Act of 2021, will include key provisions led by Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del.
On Wednesday, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Delaware extended the judicial emergency which has allowed the courts to stay in phase II of Gov. John Carney’s reopening …
DOVER — It’s election day in your town, and you’re ready to cast a ballot for the newest slate of council members. You checked with the state a week ago to make sure you’re registered, you showed up at your polling place well before it closed, and yet, when you arrive, you're told you can't vote. What's going on?
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Environment
DOVER — State hunters registered a record 17,265 harvested deer with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control during the 2020-21 hunting season.
FELTON — Along a country road in Felton, construction crews have been at work since November assembling a nearly quarter-mile-long metal footbridge over Killens Pond State Park’s eponymous body of water.
Cops and Courts
DOVER — A 42-year-old Dover man was arrested following an investigation into an alleged assault that left a man with serious injuries Wednesday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said.
DOVER — The Dover Police Department Police Chief’s Advisory Committee and Dover Police Athletic League will hold the Uniting Neighbors Initiative Through Youth (U.N.I.T.Y.) video contest to engage young residents in crime-prevention messaging.
Kent County
HARRINGTON — Ingram Branch Road, between Brownsville Road and Whiteleysburg Road in Harrington, will be closed from March 9-12 for the replacement of a crossroad pipe, the Delaware Department …
DOVER, Del. (AP) — The official committee representing child sex abuse victims in the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy has agreed to give the BSA more time to respond to a lawsuit challenging BSA's …
DOVER — As the state continues to work its way through its list of people eligible and still waiting to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, it is prioritizing the list by data-based risk factors and …
Sussex County
MILLSBORO — As the Delaware Division of Public Health announced Friday it has begun shipping doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to poultry companies to begin vaccinating their most vulnerable …
SELBYVILLE — Registered voters in the town go to the polls Saturday in a municipal election that has four candidates seeking two Town Council positions.
LONG NECK — The Delaware Department of Transportation announced that Delaware Electric Cooperative will be relocating its transmission pole at the northwest corner of the Del. 24/John J …
New Castle County
MIDDLETOWN — The Delaware Department of Transportation announced that Shallcross Lake Road (bridge over Shallcross Spillway), between Ruth Drive and Nantucket Drive in Middletown, will be …
DOVER — The Delaware Department of Justice, along with the Federal Trade Commission and 46 agencies from 38 states and the District of Columbia, have stopped a massive telefunding operation …
MIDDLETOWN — A 21-year-old Newark man has been arrested in connection with a Feb. 19 shooting incident in the area of Naughty Lane and Vincent Circle, authorities said. James Ashley was …
Wicomico County
Wicomico County Council members have unveiled their roster of 21 citizens to thoroughly examine and possibly rewrite the document that governs county operations.   Fourteen people have been …
OCEAN PINES, Md. — The picturesque Worcester County Veterans Memorial will serve as a host venue in late April for “The Wall That Heals” — a traveling exhibit that honors the more than 3 million Americans who served in the U.S. armed forces during the Vietnam War.
The war against Covid-19 ramped up this week with the announcements that a mass vaccination site will open soon at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center and that 49,600 doses of the new Johnson & …
Dorchester County
GOLDSBORO — Environmental activists and artists were on the job over the weekend, from Goldsboro and Cambridge to Mexico and Colombia. WorldWide Hope, founded by Cambridge resident Gray …
ANNAPOLIS — Governor Larry Hogan on Feb. 26 highlighted ongoing COVID-19 recovery efforts on Maryland’s Eastern Shore with visits to Dorchester County’s vaccination site and Hoopers …
Chesapeake Bay Crossing Study
ANNAPOLIS — The state’s initial conclusion in a multi-year study on a possible new Chesapeake Bay crossing has led planners to the current site, Kent Island. The Tier I Draft …
Somerset County
ANNAPOLIS — In a video announcement Gov. Larry Hogan recognized the seven Maryland Century Farm Program inductees for 2021 which includes one in Somerset County. The East Farm on Costen Road …
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The extension of the Chesapeake Country All-American Road from Chesapeake City to Crisfield is now part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s …
ANNAPOLIS — The Department of Natural Resources is soliciting public feedback on potential sites to receive substrate and seed for oyster habitat restoration in the Manokin River …
News
KENT COUNTY — The maintenance of overpass structures between Smyrna and Milford will require nighttime lane closures on both northbound and southbound lanes of Del. 1 between the Milford Bypass …
WILMINGTON — The Delaware Division of Public Health reported Thursday that four more people have died of COVID-19-related causes, bringing the state’s total number of deaths to 1,444.
DOVER — Delaware nonprofits are invited to apply for general-operating grants of up to $10,000 from the Community Needs Grants program of the Delaware Community Foundation, beginning Monday at 8 a.m.
WILMINGTON — Delaware’s Department of Public Health added 231 new cases of COVID-19 to its rolls Wednesday. At least 89 of those cases came from the University of Delaware, according …
Bayhealth is the first and only health care system in Delaware to be certified by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) as a Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) Center of …
NEWARK — GOLO recently announced $10,000 donations to two Delaware charities, Special Olympics Delaware and the Food Bank of Delaware. The effort continues the company’s commitment to …
HARRINGTON — A 47-year-old Harrington man was charged with attempted burglary after an alleged incident on Feb. 27, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper …
GEORGETOWN — Two men were arrested in connection with an alleged home invasion on Feb. 22, Georgetown police spokesman Det. Joseph Melvin said. Brandon Gibbs, 19, of Harrington, and Jahiem …
A local organization is swimming upstream to stem the tide of invasive fish species that have made their homes in Delaware’s waterways.
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced Wednesday it had reached its cap of 17,000 Delaware surf-fishing permits for 2021.