Coronavirus
WILMINGTON — Delaware has continued to take its full allotment of COVID-19 vaccines each week from the federal government, but if demand drops further, the state might ask for less supply.
DOVER — The Delaware COVID-19 Strategic Response Fund’s Community Needs Grants program at the Delaware Community Foundation announced Thursday that it has awarded $210,000 to 21 nonprofit organizations providing services to communities statewide.
Government
DOVER — Following Thursday’s introduction of proposed legislation aimed at curbing Delaware’s eviction rates and strengthening tenant options to contest cases, the primary sponsor of Senate Bill 101 sounded optimistic about its chances for success.
DOVER — Legislation filed Thursday would require law enforcement officers to wear body cameras and would establish a uniform policy for their use.
GEORGETOWN — Although a March 17 public hearing by Sussex County’s Industrial Revenue Bond Committee — scheduled to address a bond-issuance request by Bioenergy Development Group DE LLC — was posted March 10, no one offered their comments.
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Environment
DOVER — The Delaware Department of Agriculture received an additional round of funding to enhance the competitiveness of Delaware-grown specialty crops through USDA’s Pandemic Assis-tance …
NEW CASTLE — A preservation effort will conserve  nearly 250 acres of critical farm and wildlife lands near the Port Penn area of southern New Castle County, officials announced …
Cops and Courts
LAUREL — A wanted 49-year-old Laurel man was arrested on criminal charges after a vehicle pursuit and eventual apprehension, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper …
DELMAR — Temporary road closures are planned Monday as the funeral of Delmar Police Department Cpl. Keith Heacook proceeds.
Kent County
WILMINGTON — Kathaleen S. McCormick, a graduate of Smyrna High School, was sworn in for her first term as chancellor of the Delaware Court of Chancery on Thursday in a private ceremony at the Leonard L. Williams Justice Center in Wilmington.
DOVER — Two Dover residents were arrested on firearms-related offenses Wednesday, authorities said.
WILMINGTON — Gov. John Carney on Thursday recognized the COVID-19 response team from the Delaware Courts’ Judicial Information Center for delivering “innovative, impactful, sustainable and highly efficient business processes and services.”
Sussex County
LEWES — Beebe Oncology Services and Hudson Fields have partnered for the second year to host the 18th Annual Miracle Mile. The event will be held Saturday, June 5, from 8 to 11 a.m. Last …
  GREENWOOD — Owens Road, between Tuckers Road and Hunters Club Road near Greenwood, will be closed from 7 a.m. on May 17 until 11 p.m. on May 24 for the removal and replacement of …
LEWES — David A. Tam, president & CEO of Beebe Healthcare, will be the keynote speaker at the 2021 annual meeting of the Greater Lewes Foundation. Dr. Tam will address the new challenges …
New Castle County
CVS Health announced Wednesday that it is now offering COVID-19 vaccinations at CVS Pharmacy locations across the country, including 19 locations in Delaware, with no appointment necessary.
DOVER — The memories of 24 fallen Delaware State Police troopers were honored at DSP’s annual Memorial Service and Wreath Laying Ceremony on Wednesday morning, an event that came with a promise to always remember the deceased officers’ collective sacrifice while protecting the public.
DEWEY BEACH — Add country music star Jimmie Allen to the list of those seeking to help the family of the late Delmar Police Cpl. Keith Heacook. Mr. Allen, a Milton native who was named the …
Wicomico County
ADELPHI — The University System of Maryland Board of Regents voted unanimously May 5 to increase tuition and dormitory fees for the 2021-22 academic year, following a freeze on tuition and fees …
The Salisbury Police Department has been awarded national accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. The city’s recognition in the Tier 1 CALEA Law …
Dr. Clara Small will always remember the day she thought she would end up behind bars. She was teaching a Black History class at Salisbury University when a student, on a Friday afternoon – …
Dorchester County
POPLAR ISLAND — In the Chesapeake Bay, the muskrat is a valuable partner in an ambitious project to restore a remote island under siege. It’s helping turn sediment scooped from Baltimore …
SNOW HILL — The State’s Attorney for Caroline County was assigned to serve as the special prosecutor in the DWI/DUI case against the former deputy superintendent of the Maryland Natural …
CAMBRIDGE — The city was hit by multiple shootings from the evening of May 2 to the following morning, as reports came into the Cambridge Police Department of four separate incidents. The …
Somerset County
PIKESVILLE — The Maryland Department of State Police and the Maryland Department of Labor are warning the public of an increase in unemployment insurance related fraud cases and other scams …
PRINCESS ANNE — The Maryland Department of the Environment is expected to formally approve a mitigation plan to protect underwater grasses which may be disturbed during construction of the …
CRISFIELD — An online survey posted by the Greater Crisfield Action Coalition on consumer preferences showed that among the 228 respondents 69% answered that their favorite full-service …
News
DOVER — A coalition formed in Kent County, with the goal of reaching minority communities with the COVID-19 vaccine, has helped about 6,000 individuals get vaccinated, the Rev. Rita Paige said …
MILLVILLE - A 41-year-old Millsboro man was arrested on a second-degree assault charge following an incident at Hooked Up Ale House Saturday night. Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. …
CHESWOLD — Delaware State Police have identified Erick S. Dunfee, 42, of Clayton, as the pedestrian killed in a motor vehicle crash Sunday on Seven Hickories Road.
DOVER — Kent County Levy Court commissioners talked in their committee meeting this week about utilizing county funds to support local law enforcement through a grant program, developing a paramedic-recruitment incentive initiative and implementing a remote work policy.
DOVER — Legislation filed Wednesday would offer 12 weeks of paid leave to private-sector employees, setting up a special account funded by worker and employer contributions.
MILLSBORO — The contentious issue of legally allowing privately owned golf carts to travel the public streets of Plantation Lakes has hit a roadblock.
DOVER — There was no way that Dover Police Chief Thomas Johnson could have predicted all the challenges that would get in his department’s way when he began his tenure Feb. 14, 2020.
For Carlos Estrada, a first-generation Mexican living Downstate, today’s Cinco de Mayo celebration is more than just drinking margaritas and eating the food that comes from the rich …
MAGNOLIA — Standing in line to receive food boxes with her kids and other families during the COVID-19 pandemic gave Jennifer Antonik a new perspective.
WILMINGTON — Residents in the Middletown area now have convenient access to outpatient neurologic care at a new practice location at 735 Mapleton Ave. in the community of Whitehall. Later …