Coronavirus
DOVER — The Delaware Division of Public Health closed its COVID-19 call center and vaccine call center due to a low volume of calls on Tuesday. The COVID-19 call center was launched on March …
Gov. John Carney formally extended the state’s public health emergency by another 30 days Friday.
Government
A bill awaiting consideration in Delaware’s House of Representatives would establish a budgetary commission responsible for the consideration of grant requests from nonprofit organizations.
Delaware State University students advocated for transparency and increased campus safety during Thursday’s Joint Finance Committee budget hearing.
CAMBRIDGE - The Commissioners of Cambridge have rescheduled an annual goal setting session that had to be postponed earlier this month. The City of Cambridge’s annual goal setting session …
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Environment
REHOBOTH BEACH — Delaware Center for the Inland Bays’ Citizens Advisory Committee - Citizens Café will be held at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16. The public is invited to join to …
On World Wetlands Day on Thursday, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service signed an agreement to manage and protect wetland communities on state-owned forest, park and wildlife lands.
Cops and Courts
Sr. Cpl. Jonathan Ricketts was recently named the Milford Police Department’s 2022 officer of the year. That is quite the accomplishment, especially for someone who did not set out …
MILTON - A 20-year-old Milton man was critically injured when the Mercedes-Benz E-320 vehicle he was driving crashed into a residence early Saturday, Delaware State Police spokesman Senior Cpl. Jason Hatchell said.
Kent County
DOVER - The Capital School District has confirmed it “turned the matter over to police” following an incident at William Henry Middle School on Jan. 26.
Member Exclusive
Joanne Hutchison, president of the board of directors for the Delaware Burn Camp, welcomes the annual arrival of National Burn Awareness Week on Monday. She says spotlighting the danger of fire is critical to personal safety.
Member Exclusive
GEORGETOWN — There’s a massive infestation at the Georgetown Historical Society’s Nutter D. Marvel Carriage Museum, but it’s not the sort that requires …
Sussex County
A transition to clean, zero-emission vehicles would have a dramatic impact on the air quality and health of Delaware residents, according to a report by the American Lung Association released Wednesday.
The state has lowered hurdles to entice participation in solar.
WILMINGTON — The American Cancer Society is proud to announce that Michael Marquardt, CEO of Global Kompass Strategies Inc., has been named the chairman of the American Cancer Society’s …
New Castle County
SUN Behavioral Delaware will host its next virtual Professional Education Series seminar April 14 from 10-11 a.m.
LAUREL — Faedra Parker, 36, of Laurel, was arrested on burglary and related charges following an incident on Sunday, authorities said. According to Delaware State Police spokesman Senior …
DOVER — Delaware State Police have identified Bruce E. Wright, 33, of Dover, as the person who died as a result of a shooting incident March 24 in the Capitol Park community. Authorities …
Wicomico County
Congressman Andy Harris is calling for an immediate moratorium on underwater testing and windmill construction, in the wake of a dead, 20-foot humpback whale washing ashore on Assateague Island in …
Judith Stribling has kept a watchful eye on Maryland’s Eastern Shore for the better part of the last 30 years. She has sat across the table from countless farmers, foresters, politicians, …
Oh, the crazy things we do for love ­– that’s the overarching theme of “Leading Ladies,” the latest production by Community Players of Salisbury, directed by Matt Bogdan. …
Dorchester County
Employed for 16 years with a state social service agency, Rhodesia Jackson could have been given a pass on devoting her free time to helping others. So, too, could Joyce Opher and Lynnette Wongus …
Fatal car crash Deputy State Fire Marshals are working alongside the Maryland State Police Crash Team to investigate a fatal motor vehicle collision in Wicomico County. The Westside VFD along …
Dorchester Banner
CAMBRIDGE - A Dorchester County man has been sentenced to 40 years behind bars in the murder of his father. Douglas McKnight, 50, was found guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of …
Somerset County
WESTOVER — Holly Grove Christian School announces its second quarter honor rolls for the 2022-23 school year. 1st Grade: Principal’s Roll: Chase Blades, Christopher Craven, Kamry …
WESTOVER — When is the weather unsuitable for primary and elementary schools students to go outside for recess?   Somerset County Public Schools’ Student Health and Wellness …
CRISFIELD — A change to the zoning code to allow medium-scale solar energy systems of up to 2 megawatts by special exception in Residential-4 districts was unanimously approved by the City …
News
The Sussex County Genealogical Society will hold its general meeting at 10 a.m. Feb. 18 at the Lewes Public Library.
LEWES - Tyler Sutton, 61, of Lewes was arrested Thursday on drug dealing charges following a traffic stop, authorities said.
Decorated World War II Veteran Tom Anderson received tributes on his 100th birthday, Feb. 2, from Gov. John Carney’s office, both houses of the legislature, the City of Dover, and the Modern …
Project Kudos powered by Schell Brothers Foundation is collaborating with Bayhealth this February to spread recognition, gratitude, and love throughout the community. This collaboration …
The beach has many notable attractions. One is Irv Levin. Each first Sunday in February, during the Lewes Polar Bear Plunge along Rehoboth’s shore, the Claymont man shares his passion for Special Olympics Delaware by touting his double-dip fundraising effort.
REHOBOTH BEACH — Rosemary Connelly will give a presentation to the Delaware Chapter of UNICO from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16 at Saint Edmond Parish Hall. The topic for the presentation is …
Ainka Wilson, 49, of Smyrna, was arrested for felony driving under the influence and weapon charges following a traffic stop Friday, authorities said.
The Delmarva Group of Independent Newsmedia Inc. USA welcomes Konrad LaPrade to the role of group publisher.
REHOBOTH BEACH — Word from up north is that the groundhog has predicted six more weeks of winter. But keep in mind, he’s only right 40% of the time. For Delaware, we do have at …
DOVER - National Burn Awareness Week starts next Monday, but following safety tips is a daily concern.
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