Government
MIDDLETOWN — Jim Reynolds, 74, said he’s burned out and opted not  to run for a seat on Middletown town council in election on March 4.
DOVER — When Delaware students have outstanding debt for unpaid school meals, they can be denied participation in school sponsored extracurricular activities. But, a new proposal in the …
DOVER – The Kent County Levy court gathered Tuesday evening to hold a combined business meeting.   The meeting featured several public hearings, the first of which being the issuance …
Following spirited discussion during Tuesday’s Smyrna Town Council meeting, members still have plenty of decisions to make regarding this year’s proposed operating budget.
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Environment
The Delaware Farm Bureau is now accepting applications for its summer internship program. College students who are ready for unique but practical and hands-on experiences are encouraged to apply …
HARRINGTON — A single accident involving farm equipment could be devastating to both the farmer and the other driver, according to farmer and Kent County Farm Bureau President Jim Minner. …
Cops and Courts
A 78-year-old Smyrna man died in a four-vehicle crash on Del. 1 in Milford on Thursday.
A 32-year-old Smyrna man was arrested on gun and drug charges following a traffic stop in Dover Wednesday, Delaware State Police said.
Kent County
Member Exclusive
DOVER — A lodging tax in the city has been voted on by members of the city’s Legislative, Finance and Administration Committee to increase by 1.5% for a rate of 3% on hotel/motel rooms. …
No injuries were reported in a shooting incident Monday that left a house damaged Monday, Dover Police said.
On Feb. 29 from 6-8 p.m., members and guests of the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce will network at the Jazzercise Dover Fitness Center (506 Jefferic Blvd.) for their monthly Sunset Business Mixer — the premier networking event of the chamber.
Sussex County
DOVER — Certain students across the state started a four-day weekend when the final bell rang on Thursday, while others will still enjoy President’s Day, this coming Monday, off. …
DOVER — In January 2023, the Delaware State Housing Authority launched the Delaware Tenant Rent Reporting Pilot Program in partnership with Self Financial, Inc. and NeighborGood Partners. …
The Delaware Community Foundation has awarded a total of $ 242,753 in 2024 capital grants to 20 organizations around the state. Grants are underwritten by the Delaware Forever Fund and other …
New Castle County
A vote for the Smyrna School District’s referendum is a boost to the entire community. That’s according to superintendent Dr. Susan Brown, who led a public presentation Wednesday to make the case.
MIDDLETOWN — Thomas Reis says he’s watched professional bowlers “all my life.” So he’s excited that the PBA Tour is coming to Mid-County Lanes & Entertainment …
The 52nd annual Middletown Area Chamber of Commerce Gala was held Feb. 2 at the Executive Banquet & Conference Center.
Wicomico County
SALISBURY – Wicomico County is proceeding with a plan to create a health center for county employees in partnership with the Board of Education that will save money and offer more health care …
SALISBURY — The Wicomico County Council agreed on Tuesday to execute a recorded mortgage – one of many conditions attached to a $5.5 million federal grant to pay for improvements to the …
TidalHealth has changed its masking policies making it no longer mandatory to wear...
Dorchester County
CAMBRIDGE – A Feb. 19 statement from the Cambridge Police Department (CPD) said, “Last week, several officers went to many local businesses throughout the city, including our downtown …
BALTIMORE – Troy Deneau of Dorchester County discovered the second $5 million top-prize winning scratch-off in the  50 Years!   game. Mr. Deneau stopped by lottery headquarters with …
Member Exclusive
CAMBRIDGE – What some consider the National Outdoors Show’s crowning moment highlights the event’s opening night Friday. This year, eight contestants will take the stage at …
Somerset County
SALISBURY — TidalHealth today changed its masking policies making it no longer mandatory to wear a mask at the patient’s bedside while inside either of its hospitals here or in Seaford as …
WESTOVER — If you’re soon to graduate with teaching credentials or want to make a change Somerset County Public Schools wants to hear from you. A Teacher Career Expo & School …
PRINCESS ANNE — The Somerset County Board of Education has two seats before the voters this election season and for District 4 it will be a rematch from four years ago as incumbent Troy S. …
News
Just over a year into owning Baybird Orthodontics, Dr. Sita Patel believes it’s time to update her practice a bit. Funded by a roughly $40,000 state grant, now she can do just that. …
HOCKESSIN— Dogs from around the country are about to become su-PAW-stars as they play for the ‘Lombarky’ trophy. Puppy Bowl XX will take place tomorrow at 2pm on Animal Planet. …
Dr. Withney Korley sees great opportunity in clearing things up. That’s why she opened Cedar See Vision Center at 5435 Peterson Road in July 2023.
A mystery behind at least 28 burials from centuries ago has developed, and the Delaware Division of Historical & Cultural Affairs seeks the public’s help in solving it.
Delaware Transit Corporation invites its riders and the public to attend an upcoming public hearing workshop to provide input and comments on proposed changes to DART Statewide Bus Services to become …
As parents of a three-year-old and an infant, few things are as rare and as precious to my wife and me as an outing without the kids. I’m sure any parent can relate; you have to squeeze as much …
The annual program aims to make communities in Delaware more livable for people of all ages AARP Delaware invites local eligible non-profit organizations and governments across the country to apply …
The 2024 Easterseals/CAI Volleyball Challenge will be held March 9 at William Penn High School, New Castle, and April 20 at Delaware State University, Dover.
Valerie Hankins of Houston took this photo outside of Lewes on Jan. 12.
As snow that dropped down on Delaware earlier this week remained on the ground under sunny skies Wednesday, more of it was possibly soon to arrive.
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