Coronavirus
DOVER — The Delaware Division of Public Health said the state has detected 18 cases of the newest COVID-19 variant, the mu variant. DPH added it is carefully tracking the mu variant, …
DOVER — Ninety percent of Delaware’s recent COVID-19 hospitalizations occurred in individuals who were not fully vaccinated. For the week of Aug. 30 to Sept. 5, the most recent …
Government
DOVER — Councilman Matthew Lindell announced Monday that he is tendering his resignation from City Council.
DOVER — Gov. John Carney will be signing four environmental bills on Friday. HB212 increases the minimum thickness for a plastic bag to qualify as a reusable bag from 2.25 mils to 10 mils …
DOVER - While legislators said state Rep. Gerald Brady, D-Wilmington, used racist and sexist terms to discuss human trafficking in a June 27 email, an ethics complaint filed against him has been …
E-Edition

View this issue of The Delaware State News or browse other issues.

Environment
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Justin Maxson, United States Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development, recently announced that USDA will begin accepting applications on Oct. 1 …
DOVER - As the summer comes to a close, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is encouraging community members and visitors to the First State to use their …
Cops and Courts
DOVER — Late last month, about 45 people gathered for the first Kent County Crime Watch of Delaware meeting since the pandemic arrived in March 2020.
DOVER — A 19-year-old Dover man was arrested on firearms charges Tuesday after police initially contacted him regarding a domestic-related incident, authorities said. Upon officers’ …
Kent County
DOVER — Making sure your blood pressure is in the normal range is an important part of managing your overall health and wellness. High blood pressure, or hypertension, increases your risk of …
DOVER — For World Suicide Prevention Month, several organizations in the state have raised awareness of numerous resources and programs to help save lives. Suicide is the 10th-leading cause …
DOVER — The Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles is offering a three-month amnesty program for toll violators to resolve their toll debt for a lesser cost. Senate Joint Resolution 5, passed …
Sussex County
GEORGETOWN — The public and community at large voiced objections. And architects designing the new Sussex County Family Courthouse listened.
LEWES — As the Family Medicine Residency Program at Beebe Healthcare continues to take shape, Dr. Joyce Robert has joined as the program director.
DOVER — Secretary of Agriculture Michael T. Scuse is asking farmers across Delaware to participate in an Agricultural Labor Survey. The survey is hosted by the United States Department of …
New Castle County
FELTON — It’s obvious that Thelma Gabrielson developed a very strong and enduring connection to Bayhealth, one that started with her birth more than 70 years ago at Bayhealth Hospital, …
Next year’s Dover NASCAR Cup race is set for May 1, according to the 2022 schedule that NASCAR has released. It will be the 104th NASCAR Cup race that Dover International Speedway has hosted …
DOVER — It’s less wordy and communicates through more images. Best of all, the redesigned Visor Communication Card just might save a life. A host of project partners attended a …
Wicomico County
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland State Parks are completing 15 projects with the assistance of a new grant program of the Friends of Maryland State Parks, improving trails and habitats and enhancing …
Salisbury once again welcomed the National Folk Festival to its Downtown, the third year the city has physically hosted the event. Big acts such as blues singer Shemekia Copeland, bluegrass group The …
SALISBURY — On Sept. 14, the Honorable K. Dean, Associate Judge of the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, sentenced Tyrone Camper, 32 years of age, of Cambridge, to 24 years imprisonment in the …
Dorchester County
BALTIMORE — Phillip J. “Jamie” Harrington III, age 50, of Dorchester County, and his company, Capt. Phip’s Seafood Inc. pleaded guilty Sept. 15 to unlawful employment of …
ANNAPOLIS — Archery hunting for white-tailed and sika deer opens statewide Sept. 10, and continues through Jan. 31, 2022, said officials from the Maryland Department of Natural …
PHILADELPHIA – The Federal Emergency Management Agency will evaluate a Biennial Radiological Emergency Preparedness Exercise at the Calvert Cliffs Nuclear Power Plant. The exercise will occur …
Somerset County
WESTOVER — For the fourth time since 2007 a Cavins sibling will represent students as a non-voting member on the Somerset County Board of Education. Cassidy Cavins, a junior at Washington …
BALTMORE — In support of the Maryland State Board of Education’s mask mandate to combat the spread of COVID-19 the Administrative, Executive, and Legislative Review (AELR) Committee on …
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore opened its doors 135 years ago this week to nine students greeted by Benjamin O. Bird, an educator from Baltimore who might not have been the first choice for …
News
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A committee charged with representing tens of thousands of alleged victims of child sex abuse in the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy asked the judge on Wednesday to terminate …
CAMDEN — The Delaware Department of Transportation is holding a workshop with a question and answer session to solicit public input on multiple Camden area projects. The workshop will be …
DOVER — By potentially entering into an agreement with United Way of Delaware for consulting on diversity and inclusion, the city of Dover is looking at making its leadership and employees more …
DOVER – Bayhealth has received a $50,000 grant from M&T Bank to support its Graduate Medical Education programs. Bayhealth’s GME programs are the first to launch in the area and …
DOVER – Family Medicine Physician Pavandip Virdi, MD, is the most recent addition to Bayhealth Family Medicine, Dover. She joins family medicine doctors Brintha Vasagar, MD, MPH, FAAFP, and …
DOVER, Del. (AP) — One of the primary insurers of the Boy Scouts of America announced Tuesday that it has reached a tentative settlement agreement with the organization and with attorneys …
DOVER — A 17-year-old male was arrested in connection with a Friday shooting at Schutte Park, Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said.
DOVER — Fall-related injuries are exceedingly common, and Gov. John Carney and Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long are making Delawareans aware by designating Sept. 20-24 as “Falls Prevention …
DOVER — Dover residents are invited to attend a forum on the topic of housing Sept. 22. “Affordable Housing: Community Awareness Forum” will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Great …
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Democrat-led House committee will take no disciplinary action against a Democratic lawmaker who used a racist and sexist slur to refer to sex workers, officials said …