Coronavirus
DOVER — Recent COVID-19 trends continue to show positive signs, with the state hitting its lowest hospitalization total in more than five months. Data from the Delaware Division of Public …
DOVER — COVID-19 hospitalizations have reached their lowest mark this year. As of 6 p.m. Friday, 114 people were hospitalized here due to complications stemming from coronavirus, the fewest in …
Government
DOVER — Following a six-week break, the Delaware General Assembly will reconvene Tuesday. Despite some hopes at the start of the year lawmakers would be able to gather in the state capitol come …
GEORGETOWN — Two of four council seats on the town of Georgetown’s governing body are up for election this spring. The municipal election, if needed, will be held Saturday, May 8 with …
The nation is awaiting Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s plan to save the U.S. Postal Service, due at some point this month. Meantime, postal delays in Delaware and policy changes at the agency got a lot of attention this week.
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Environment
DOVER — State hunters registered a record 17,265 harvested deer with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control during the 2020-21 hunting season.
FELTON — Along a country road in Felton, construction crews have been at work since November assembling a nearly quarter-mile-long metal footbridge over Killens Pond State Park’s eponymous body of water.
Cops and Courts
Heroin seizure in QACOn Feb. 21 at approximately 1:16 p.m., troopers at the Maryland State Police Centreville Barrack received a 911 transfer describing an erratic driver who had reportedly struck an …
DOVER — Navigating a balancing act of providing justice for all and courthouse safety due to COVID-19 concerns, the state’s legal system continues to operate under an officially declared …
Kent County
DOVER — Energize Delaware recently announced the launch of its Virtual Home Energy Assessment. This online tool is designed to provide Delawareans with a quick and easy method to virtually …
CAMDEN — Much appreciated community support continued to pour in during the days following a devastating fire that displaced a family of four early Tuesday. A GoFundMe account for the Todd …
MILFORD — Blue Hen VFW Post 6483, at 77 Veterans Circle, off Williamsville Road, will hold a fish fry on March 20 from 1 to 5 p.m. Fried fish, mac & cheese, stewed tomatoes, green beans …
Sussex County
REHOBOTH BEACH – Work will begin on the Rehoboth Beach trail extension on Monday. The project is the completion of the low-stress bicycle connection into Rehoboth from the Junction and …
As Delaware nears the one-year anniversary of COVID-19’s life-altering presence in the state, historians are looking a full century into the past to draw connections to the modern age. In …
MILTON – Two seats on Milton’s town council were claimed Saturday in the 2021 municipal election. Unofficial results released shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday evening show John Collier …
New Castle County
MILFORD — KSI is selling tickets for its “Spring Raffle” giving one lucky person a chance to win a “Night on the Town” prize package valued at $309 while a second winner …
DOVER — Dover International Speedway will host a large vaccination event Saturday, March 13 and Sunday March 14 for educators, school staff, and child care workers, state agencies announced on …
MIDDLETOWN — The Delaware Department of Transportation announced that Shallcross Lake Road (bridge over Shallcross Spillway), between Ruth Drive and Nantucket Drive in Middletown, will be …
Wicomico County
Wicomico County Council members have unveiled their roster of 21 citizens to thoroughly examine and possibly rewrite the document that governs county operations.   Fourteen people have been …
OCEAN PINES, Md. — The picturesque Worcester County Veterans Memorial will serve as a host venue in late April for “The Wall That Heals” — a traveling exhibit that honors the more than 3 million Americans who served in the U.S. armed forces during the Vietnam War.
The war against Covid-19 ramped up this week with the announcements that a mass vaccination site will open soon at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center and that 49,600 doses of the new Johnson & …
Dorchester County
GOLDSBORO — Environmental activists and artists were on the job over the weekend, from Goldsboro and Cambridge to Mexico and Colombia. WorldWide Hope, founded by Cambridge resident Gray …
ANNAPOLIS — Governor Larry Hogan on Feb. 26 highlighted ongoing COVID-19 recovery efforts on Maryland’s Eastern Shore with visits to Dorchester County’s vaccination site and Hoopers …
Chesapeake Bay Crossing Study
ANNAPOLIS — The state’s initial conclusion in a multi-year study on a possible new Chesapeake Bay crossing has led planners to the current site, Kent Island. The Tier I Draft …
Somerset County
ANNAPOLIS — In a video announcement Gov. Larry Hogan recognized the seven Maryland Century Farm Program inductees for 2021 which includes one in Somerset County. The East Farm on Costen Road …
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The extension of the Chesapeake Country All-American Road from Chesapeake City to Crisfield is now part of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s …
ANNAPOLIS — The Department of Natural Resources is soliciting public feedback on potential sites to receive substrate and seed for oyster habitat restoration in the Manokin River …
News
SELBYVILLE – It’s status quo in the Town of Selbyville as longtime council members emerged big winners Saturday in the four-candidate race for two seats on the town’s governing …
DOVER — The Rev. Charles S. “Chuck” Weiss and leaders of Christ Episcopal Church know the uproar that would surely come from preservation groups if they dared to make any outside renovations to the church's nearly 300-year-old sanctuary.
MILFORD — The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford will be hosting the annual Community Expo on March 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Milford Elks Lodge, located at 18951 Elks Lodge Road in …
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware’s Department of Justice has cleared police of criminal wrongdoing in four shootings last year, one of them fatal. Reports released Friday concluded that police were …
MILLSBORO — As the Delaware Division of Public Health announced Friday it has begun shipping doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to poultry companies to begin vaccinating their most vulnerable …
DOVER — A 36-year-old Philadelphia man was charged with drug offenses following a search warrant execution at the Dover Inn, 428 N. DuPont Highway, on Thursday afternoon, Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said.
DOVER — A 42-year-old Dover man was arrested following an investigation into an alleged assault that left a man with serious injuries Wednesday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said.
DOVER — The city is prepared to swing open the doors of its facilities again, and Mayor Robin Christiansen is marking the milestone by cutting a ribbon at City Hall on Monday at 8:30 a.m.
SELBYVILLE — Registered voters in the town go to the polls Saturday in a municipal election that has four candidates seeking two Town Council positions.
HARRINGTON — Ingram Branch Road, between Brownsville Road and Whiteleysburg Road in Harrington, will be closed from March 9-12 for the replacement of a crossroad pipe, the Delaware Department …