Coronavirus
BALTIMORE — The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) on July 26 announced the top 10 and bottom 10 nursing home facilities in the state ranked by percentage of staff with at least one dose of a …
DOVER — Delaware’s COVID-19 percent-positive rate increased for the fourth consecutive week. The state’s seven-day rolling average for percentage of positive tests is at 2.5%, …
Government
SALISBURY — The Lower Shore American Job Center serving the tri-county area is now open at 31901 Tri-County Way, Suite 111, Salisbury, across U.S. 50 and west of Wor-Wic Community College …
For many residents within the First State, like Judy Govatos and her family, having the right to control one’s own final wishes is crucial. Ms. Govatos, of Wilmington, lost her daughter 17 …
WILMINGTON — While state Rep. Gerald Brady, D-Wilmington, apologized for using a racial slur, Delaware Republicans are calling for him to resign. In a statement, Jane Brady, president of the …
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Environment
LEWES — Annexation into the city of Lewes looms as the linchpin for a manufactured home community coping with raw sewage that poses public health concerns and potential groundwater …
In its 25th consecutive round of easement selections, the Delaware AgLands Preservation Program has permanently preserved more than 143,000 acres of farmland.
Cops and Courts
DOVER — The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting incident which occurred on Saturday night in 400 block of Barrister Place. When officers responded to the scene for a report …
DEWEY BEACH — A Dewey Beach police officer was in stable condition Sunday after being knocked unconscious on Saturday night, Dewey Beach police said. The incident began near the Starboard …
Kent County
WILMINGTON — Rep. Gerald Brady, D-Wilmington, announced Monday that he will not seek reelection when his term ends in November 2022.
DOVER — When it comes to pampering pets and finding nutritional food for their fur buddies in Kent County, Yarn & Bone Pet Supply Company has local pet lovers covered twice over. Matthew …
HARRINGTON — After a year away, the Delaware State Grange is back at the Delaware State Fair serving up its signature chicken and ham platters. Fairgoers are excited to see the return of …
Sussex County
SELBYVILLE — Much-needed new playground equipment is earmarked for Phillip Showell Elementary School — one of 100 Hometowns impact projects selected nationwide in Lowe’s centennial …
This summer, many people are curing their pandemic blues with a relaxing day at the beach. And with the Delaware coastline busier than ever, businesses are finding it hard to keep up. Even …
DOVER – Delaware Cannabis Advocacy Network is hosting a series of free Know Your Rights Seminars, beginning on Wednesday, July 28, at 7 p.m., via Zoom and live streamed on Facebook …
New Castle County
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The United States is in an ``unnecessary predicament” of soaring COVID-19 cases fueled by unvaccinated Americans and the virulent delta variant, the nation’s top …
HARRINGTON — For 15-year-old Ainsley West, of Milton, being a 4-H volunteer at the Delaware State Fair after facing such uncertainty last year is beyond thrilling. “Everybody’s …
DOVER — Now that the first installment of the $350 million in American Rescue Plan Act funding allocated to governments across the nation has been delivered, the challenge locally is …
Wicomico County
SALISBURY — The fight against cancer hasn’t stopped despite COVID-19 and 1 in 3 Americans will get cancer in their lifetime. The American Cancer Society continues to fund research, …
The 80th National Folk Festival has unveiled details about the Maryland Traditions Family Folklife Area program, sharing details about the performers, craftspeople, and demonstrators who will be …
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Tuesday announced nearly $30 million in awards to expand broadband Internet access to more than 12,000 rural households, including homes in underserved portions of …
Dorchester County
NECK DISTRICT — A long-running struggle came to an end on July 22, when Neck District Volunteer Fire Company leaders, joined by state and local officials, unveiled the VFC’s new cell …
CAMBRIDGE — A months-long dispute regarding the possible closure of Corkran Cemetery Road was resolved Tuesday evening, when the County Council voted 4-1 to keep the dirt byway open.Libby …
CAMBRIDGE — On July 19 around 10:25 p.m., Cambridge Police received a call to respond to the Emergency Room at UMSMC at Dorchester in reference to a male subject who had arrived by vehicle with …
Somerset County
PRINCESS ANNE — The Somerset County Fair kicks off this week with the Little Miss and Junior Miss Pageant on Monday and the Miss Fair Queen Pageant on Tuesday, both at 7 p.m. at the Somerset …
BERLIN — The Maryland Heritage Areas Authority (MHAA) has awarded the Beach to Bay Heritage Area nearly $167,000 in funding for projects totaling $346,000. Projects receiving funding …
PRINCESS ANNE — A volunteer chaplain at the Somerset County Detention Center asked the County Commissioners to consider making changes that will lower the temperature inside inmate …
News
DOVER — The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting incident which occurred on Saturday morning in the 900 Block of Whatcoat Drive. When officers arrived on the scene they …
DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by conservative political commentator Candace Owens against USA Today and another media organization over fact-checking coronavirus …
HARRINGTON — The Delaware State Fair has always been a magical week for Jarrett Butler, even from the seat of a wheelchair. However, it is the unique vantage point from that seat where …
WILMINGTON — Delaware reached a $26 billion settlement with the nation’s three major pharmaceutical distributors and one of its largest opioid manufacturers Thursday.  The …
MIDDLETOWN — Shots were fired at about 8:30 a.m. Thursday on East Cole Boulevard, according to a news release from the Middletown Police Department. Upon arriving to the location of the …
DOVER — A 19-year-old and 17-year-old, both from Dover, were arrested on drug and firearm charges Wednesday evening, police say. Officers with the Dover Police Department witnessed Deontray …
DOVER — Planning for some fun in the sun this summer? The heat and humidity can be stifling at times. Whether you’re planning to attend the Delaware State Fair or laying out on the sandy …
MILLSBORO — On Nov. 26, 2010, Marie Ironside lost her husband of 57 years, Joseph Ironside, in an automobile accident. For the past decade, she has been a loyal member of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 28, based at the Oak Orchard/Riverdale post, near Millsboro.
Four organizations serving military veterans are the beneficiaries of money raised by the three Wicomico County Rotary clubs through their "Flags For Heroes" program; a display of hundreds of …
MILFORD — In a discussion that ranged from COVID-19 to growth to the impending property tax reassessment and its impact on education funding, legislators from Milford gathered Wednesday to talk …