Coronavirus
DOVER — The Delaware State Housing Authority has announced the launch of the Delaware Mortgage Relief Program, designed to assist eligible households who experienced a COVID-19-related …
NEW CASTLE — The Delaware Division of Social Services will issue emergency benefits for June to eligible households as part of the state’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 public health …
Government
MILLSBORO — Faye Lingo retired in 2016, wrapping up 38 years of municipal service, the last 23 as town manager. But it only lasted a few years.
DOVER — On the final day of the General Assembly’s session, the House of Representatives debated critical legislation regarding bail provisions, rent protections for manufactured-housing communities and renters’ rights into the early hours of July 1.
WILMINGTON—Despite his concerns regarding how convicted State Auditor Kathy McGuiness can effectively continue her duties, Gov. John Carney said he is not making an immediate decision regarding …
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Environment
DOVER — Delaware’s bald eagle population has risen considerably in recent years, and is expected to continue to increase, according to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources & …
Chesapeake Bay crabbers will have reduced harvest allowances for the rest of this year under limits adopted in response to a worrisome drop in the Bay’s population of the popular …
Cops and Courts
DOVER — The Dover Police Department will host a National Night Out event on Aug. 16 from 6-8.
DOVER — Three 15-year-old males were arrested Wednesday in connection with a stolen vehicle, part of a recent string of similar incidents in the east and west parts of the city, Dover police said.
Kent County
DOVER — A Delaware man who was charged with murder last month has died in prison, officials said Tuesday. Department of Correction officials said Michael A. Klein, 57, died at Sussex …
DOVER — Two empty vehicles were struck by gunfire Monday, Sgt. Mark Hoffman of the Dover Police Department said.
DOVER — Christopher Harris, 44, of Cheswold, was arrested on an eighth-offense DUI charge Sunday, Dover police said.
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
Organizers are excited to announce that family fun returns this year to the 81st National Folk Festival in Downtown Salisbury. This special interactive area features hands-on crafts, quiet games …
Friday Night Live Concert Series at Downtown Salisbury’s Riverwalk Amphitheater continues this Friday July 8 with the band Full Disclosure. Full Disclosure is a trio of Salisbury’s …
A crowd of thousands, eyes skyward, admired colorful fireworks shot 300 feet into the air at the 11th annual Red, White and BOOM 2022, on Monday evening. The free show, held this year at James M. …
Dorchester County
Beginning last July, a coalition of Cambridge Christian churches and ministries took a dedicated leap of faith. The group joined forces, seeking the best way to offer practical help and hope to …
ANNAPOLIS - The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (MDOT SHA) will begin a paving project Monday, June 27, along MD 341 (Race Street) and MD 343 (Washington Street) in …
CAMBRIDGE – A favorite spot among locals and visitors could soon be open again for fishing, photography and leisurely strolls. The Bill Burton State Park’s fishing piers were closed by …
Somerset County
PRINCESS ANNE — A reduction in the number of polling places for the primary election has one Mt. Vernon resident alarmed about an erosion of public service for him and his neighbors in rural …
SALISBURY — A court appointed special advocate (CASA) program serving children in the child welfare system in Worcester County has expanded to Somerset and Wicomico counties starting this …
CRISFIELD — As one of its last acts before the new administration took over following the recent election  the City Council amended its food truck ordinance so it will include portable, …
News
DOVER — Wayne Kersey, 31, of Dover, was arrested on DUI and related charges following a crash Monday, said Sgt. Mark Hoffman of the Dover Police Department.
SEAFORD — A creative spoke in Seaford Police Department’s community outreach is showcasing artistic skills of elementary students. Twenty-one children submitted pieces for the Riding With the P.A.C.K. (Police and Community Konnections) patch-drawing contest.
REHOBOTH BEACH — Allan Simms, 40, of Rehoboth Beach, was arrested on firearm charges following an investigation into an assault Monday, authorities said.
DOVER — A retired United Airlines pilot and his wife has translated their admiration of Delaware State University’s aviation program into a $100,000 personal donation in support of the …
MILLSBORO – There were no spectacular fireworks and it doesn’t rival large-scale celebrations, like in New York City that draws millions of spectators or Delaware beach events that …
“Auditor McGuiness has been given due process and enjoyed the presumption of innocence that all Americans are guaranteed. She has been found guilty of misconduct in office and should no longer …
DOVER— The fate of State Auditor Kathy McGuiness’ political career has driven a wedge into Delaware’s House of Representatives. After being found guilty on misdemeanor charges of …
DELMAR — Stacy Dyson, 41, of Delmar, and Timothy Dyson, 38, and Michael Lecates, 22, both of Laurel, were arrested after an auto shop was burglarized Friday, Delaware State Police said.
DOVER — The Downtown Dover Partnership will complete a community survey Sunday. The questionnaire is part of a six-month process, and the results are being used to guide the future of Dover’s central business district and nearby blocks, with significant transformation targeted by 2030.
CRISFIELD — The Greater Crisfield Action Coalition, together with GTF Productions, hosted the first annual Crisfield Bluegrass & Sunset Festival on Saturday, June 18. “The festival …