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DOVER – A half century after adopting its first set of zoning laws, Kent County leaders are in the homestretch of a major update to its planning and building codes. Zoning codes are …
Kent County Levy Court has committed $1.5 million to the building of Food Bank of Delaware’s new Milford facility, the agency announced Tuesday.
A plan to build two storage facilities on East Masten Circle — without the normally required bicycle parking — and the city’s fire company fund were just two of the items on the Milford City Council’s agenda Monday night.
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Environment
FRANKFORD —The Sussex Conservation District recently held the biennial tax ditch breakfast at the Frankford Volunteer Fire Hall. The event, following a four-year hiatus, brought together …
The Marine Education, Research & Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. reminds beachgoers and boaters that seals are once again in the area. Delaware experiences four different species of seals that …
Cops and Courts
Kent County
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MILLSBORO – The Indian River Education Association is seeking both donation and patron support for its annual social fundraiser supporting college scholarships. IREA’s 7th Annual …
SMYRNA - The Delaware Department of Justice on Tuesday announced the indictment of a former Delaware Correctional Officer and K9 handler on three charges, including a felony, for allegedly recklessly confining and causing the death of a 4-year-old law enforcement animal named Lux.
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Members of Gov. John Carney’s Cabinet presented budget requests for fiscal year 2024 during the first Joint Finance Committee meeting of the legislative session Tuesday.
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
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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 …
SALISBURY - The Lower Shore Progressive Caucus released a statement on Jan. 24 in response to Congressman Andy Harris (R-1) Jan. 19 press release, in which he called for a moratorium on windmill …
CAMBRIDGE – State prosecutors on Jan. 26 dropped second-degree assault charges against Cambridge City Council President Lajan Cephas. The charges stemmed from a November dispute with Charles …
Somerset County
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 …
CRISFIELD — Delmarva Veteran Builders continues to restore the exterior of the former Maurice D. Tawes Armory with two out of the three roofs replaced. The contract for $636,560 includes …
News
Bayhealth holds a Festival of Trees each year at its hospitals in Dover and Milford serving as the centerpiece for the holidays at Bayhealth and a fundraising event. The 2022 festival raised …
LEWES — The 7th Annual Southern Delaware Wine, Food & Music Festival was held Oct. 1 at Hopkins Heartland. The annual festival had more attendees and vendors in 2022 raising more money …
Through a partnership of the American Burn Association and local fire and life safety educators, Feb. 5-12 will be designated as Burn Awareness Week. The theme for this year’s campaign is …
DOVER — Bayhealth employees volunteered their time on Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service to assemble bicycles donated for the first Free Bikes 4 Kidz (FB4K) event in Delaware.  FB4K …
Bayhealth is accepting applications for the Spring session of its Clinical Pastoral Education Program. The deadline is Monday, Feb. 6. Clinical Pastoral Education is professional training for …
WILMINGTON — The Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation announces four finalists from its Nov. 10, 2022, Reinventing Delaware Dinner. The finalists were chosen by an internal review committee on …
Read Aloud Delaware, statewide children‘s literacy program, has unveiled its new logo.“The new logo is a refresh of the old logo while maintaining the same elements,” said Read …
LEWES — Members of the Lewes Chapter of the Polka Dot Powerhouse collected and delivered four truck-loads of personal care goods for veterans at Home of the Brave in Milford in December. The …
Providing mental health, meals and other essential services, this year’s capital grants from the Delaware Community Foundation will benefit thousands of Delawareans. The DCF has awarded a …
Do More 24 Delaware — the state’s biggest day of charitable giving will be held from 6 p.m. Thursday, March 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, March 3. Anyone who donates to their favorite nonprofit …
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