Coronavirus
As of this week, family members and friends can once again visit patients at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional -- the first time inpatient visitation has been allowed since it was suspended in March …
DOVER — Gov. John Carney and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services on Monday formally issued an emergency regulation that requires all individuals working in schools to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing.
Government
DAGSBORO – The town of Dagsboro’s 2021 municipal election is set for Saturday, Dec. 4, if needed. Council terms held by Brian Baull, Theresa Ulrich and Patrick Miller expire this …
The tiny Sussex County town of Slaughter Beach and southern Delaware’s LGBTQ gay community drew commentary Tuesday evening during the virtual hearing on Delaware Senate’s redistricting …
DOVER — Some criticism about new maps proposed for the state’s 41 House of Representative districts by the majority Democratic Party arose during a virtual public hearing Monday.
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Environment
DOVER — It was another long meeting for Kent County Levy Court Tuesday, during which the commissioners ultimately opted against placing a moratorium on site plans for large-scale solar …
DOVER — Delaware State University will host virtual town hall meetings next month as part of a two-year research project to determine ways the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and …
Cops and Courts
GEORGETOWN — After six-plus years with the Georgetown Police Department, Chief R.L. Hughes will be leaving in mid-November, placing an emphasis on completing his education.
DOVER — A 22-year-old man was charged with drug and firearm offenses Tuesday following an investigation, Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said.
Kent County
MILFORD — The tests of life can throw people into loops, and for Milford’s Todd and Lauren French, this week has been an emotional roller coaster ride they would be thrilled to emerge from.
SMYRNA — Four schools were placed in a “modified” lockdown status for just over a half hour early Tuesday afternoon as nearby Smyrna police searched for a man suffering a mental …
DOVER — Earlier today, Dover High was placed on lockdown status after a student was found in possession of a handgun on campus, according to a Dover police Facebook post. A school …
Sussex County
SEAFORD — A work of art some label as truly amazing now radiates as a mural on a building bordering Pearl Street.
Ambassadors from the European Union met with Delaware’s leaders up and down the state on Monday, including two panels hosted at the University of Delaware. The first panel was on …
Around 43 percent of Delawareans that use natural gas to heat their homes will see price increases this winter. Natural gas prices continue to rise and are up 30 percent since the end of August, due …
New Castle County
WILMINGTON — Visitors from the European Union and EU member state ambassadors to the United States brought conversations about the most pressing issues around the globe to the First State on Monday.
WILMINGTON — The Delaware Memorial Bridge handled more than 1.5 million vehicles in September, according to the Delaware River and Bay Authority. Continued strength in commercial traffic and …
MIDDLETOWN — Maintenance on the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn will be extended through Oct. 28, according to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental …
Wicomico County
In the days when Mel Toadvine was Managing Editor of The Daily Times, where he worked in several capacities, from photographer to reporter to editor, from 1961 until 1996, it wasn’t unusual for …
The city of Salisbury is gearing up for a memorable, safe Halloween for 2021. Trick-or-treat times within city limits are 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 31. In response to the increased volume of …
Eighteen of TidalHealth’s services have earned 5-star rankings in 2022 from Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems. The Healthgrades 5-star …
Dorchester County
CAMBRIDGE — On Oct. 14 at approximately 3:10 p.m., Cambridge Police responded to the area of Cross Street and Schoolhouse Lane in reference to shots fired. Officers canvassed the area and …
HURLOCK — Secretary of the Maryland Department of Veterans’ Affairs George W. Owings III brought news and encouragement to members of Hurlock American Legion Post 243 on Oct. 15, …
Vending machines in Maryland can now stock everything from allergy relief to some contraception along with candy or chips under a new state law. Over-the-counter medications, which can be bought off …
Somerset County
The Maryland State Police Homicide Unit arrested a Dorchester County man on Oct. 18 in connection with a shooting in Wicomico County that injured a woman and claimed the life of a 42-year-old …
No one was prepared for the havoc COVID-19 wreaked in the months after public health officials declared a pandemic and civic leaders directed everyday life be brought to a standstill. UMES senior …
WESTOVER — Somerset County Public Schools Policy 600-32 titled "Administration of Medication" is being amended by the Board of Education to include medical cannabis. The vote on first reader …
News
After a year’s hiatus yielding to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore are bringing back their “Salute to Our …
LINKWOOD — Maryland State Police have arrested two people in connection to the fatal shooting of a man in Dorchester County. Douglas Lamont McKnight, 50, of Cambridge, is charged with …
CAMBRIDGE — State’s Attorney for Dorchester County William H. Jones announced on Oct. 14 that Tramaine Thomas had been sentenced by Dorchester County Circuit Court Judge Brett W. Wilson …
DOVER — The ninth annual Holiday Heroes program, hosted by the Dover Police Department, is raising funds from the community to assist needy families.
In 2011, the Franklin P. Perdue Museum of Business and Entrepreneurship opened as part of Salisbury University’s newly constructed Perdue Hall. For nearly a decade, it told the story of …
MIDDLETOWN — A 20-year-old Middletown male died in a Sunday motorcycle crash, Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Gary Fournier said.
LEWES — Beebe Healthcare announced Monday an additional 11 flu vaccination clinics, including three which will also administer the COVID-19 vaccine.
More than 200 runners and walkers enjoyed a brilliant fall day at the eighth annual Walk with Me 5K event Sunday afternoon at Baywood Greens in Long Neck. The event raised over $50,000 for …
DOVER AIR FORCE BASE — Delaware’s only Air Force Reserve Command unit has a new leader.
WILMINGTON — An attorney on Thursday filed a motion seeking state funds for the defense of indicted State Auditor Kathy McGuiness, who is charged with two felonies and three misdemeanors for alleged misconduct in office.