Single-vehicle crash in Frankford leaves man dead

A 45-year-old Frankford man died in a single-vehicle crash on Tuesday night, Delaware State Police said.

Rep. Jeff Hilovsky, R-Millsboro, and State Treasurer Colleen Davis will host an informational meeting June 4 about the Delaware Expanding Access for Retirement and Necessary Savings Program and financial literacy in education.
Herb Faulls doesn't have major plans to celebrate his 104th birthday Sunday, other than attending service at East Gate Presbyterian Church in Long Neck.
A unique, flavorful experience is awaiting Delawareans and visitors to the First State. The 2024 Delaware Grown Road Trip is underway, an effort launched Friday by the Delaware Department of Agriculture in collaboration with tourism agencies, farms and markets.
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Millsboro
It’s visible from John J. Williams Highway in Millsboro, but a bird’s-eye view is its best angle.
LEWES — Though the result was much narrower with a margin of only 497 votes, the Cape Henlopen School District’s second referendum of 2024 has failed. Unofficially, almost 4,130 …
With road closures until August along Del. 24 as part of the construction near Angola Road, Conley’s Thrift Shop, 22150 Robinsonville Road, Millsboro, has developed alternate directions to the store.
Antiques aren’t getting any younger. So, it’s convenient for the Millsboro Fire Co. and its vintage equipment to receive funding from the annual Pumpkin Run, an event that draws road rally enthusiasts from across the country for a weekend of fun, camaraderie and precision navigation.
Georgetown
The Office of the Marijuana Commissioner will hold a series of workshops in June regarding social equity applicant eligibility, banking, taxes, legal matters and more.
Sussex Central High School’s Take Two Drama Club will present Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express,” adapted by Ken Ludwig, starting Friday.
Speak Out Against Hate will hold a community meeting at the Lewes Public Library from 5-7 p.m. June 6, concerning the flying of a Confederate flag outside of the Nutter D. Marvel Carriage Museum in Georgetown.
Summer is just about here. And with it comes an increased danger of heatstroke.
Sports
Harrington Raceway results/entries

Harrington Raceway Results Wednesday, May 29, 2024   1st - HGNW2PMLT Pace $8,000 2-Im Still Here (Mo Teague) 8.40 3.40 2.80 4-Beelzebub (Ja Lynch)   2.10 2.10 …

DOVER — Mentally, Sarah Lydic wasn’t sure how to approach the final round of her high school career. But then someone told the Indian River High senior to just have fun. …
DOVER — Indian River’s Sarah Lydic won her second individual DIAA golf state title this afternoon.. The senior fired a 66 today to cared a two-day, eight-under par total of 136 in …
NEWARK — Another big-time program from Delaware’s football past will be part of the Blue Hens’ future. UD announced today that it will open the 2029 at Pittsburgh, a Power 5 …
Business
Even in May, there is a chance of Blizzards. That’s because the Dairy Queen at 17040 S. Dupont Highway opened its doors May 16, selling its famous Blizzard milkshake blends, as well as other sweet treats and hamburgers.
DOVER – The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 850 held a ceremony Monday in honor of Memorial Day. It was originally planned to take place in Veterans Memorial Park but was later moved to …
Where are you in the process of owning and operating a business? Is it still a vivid dream that keeps you awake at night or are you facing obstacles in registering, staffing or paperwork?
DOVER — A State of Delaware program that helps small businesses start or grow during the first few years of operation reached 100 grants distributed Thursday, a news release said.
Neighbors
Dover ministry set to recognize its successes

DOVER — Pastor Cecilia Snorton and the Rev. Shonda Greene are preparing for a long-awaited celebration of success stories achieved through the Boys to Men and Girls Breaking Barriers …

DOVER — Nancy Quinn and five members of the historic Christ Episcopal Church’s History and Cemetery Committee came armed with American flags on Friday afternoon in preparation for …
When Jacob and Jackie Ferger purchased the Lindale house in Magnolia in 2015, it was unsafe to enter. Now, after a massive restoration, their six-person family lives inside the 24 S. Main St. residence.
The Milford Museum is continuing its American History Series with a program about Rosedale Beach.
Schools
DOVER – Capital School District shared much to celebrate at its second annual ‘State of Our Schools’ event Wednesday evening.   At the top of the list was the announcement …
The Capital School District and the Wilmington-based nonprofit Connecting Generations have outlined plans for a group mentoring program titled “Let’s Talk.”
DAGSBORO — The high school journey for Indian River High School’s Class of 2024 was anything but normal. It began with a freshman year punctuated by masks, Zoom/online sessions and, …
Delaware State University announced last week that it will increase tuition by $250 per semester for the upcoming academic year.
Things To Do
Documentary keeps beat on Harrington's Blue Hen Records

HARRINGTON — As the curator for the Greater Harrington Historical Society and a lifelong resident of the city, Doug Poore thought he knew everything there was to know about the Kent County …

With two years under his belt as lead singer of the power pop band Smash Mouth, Zach Goode is loving life.
There are adventures out there to be had, for those wise enough to seek them. Toss a pin and let it land anywhere on a map of our region, and you’ll find yourself in a corner of the world with …
The Smyrna Clayton Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday.
Opinion
If there is one thing everyone can agree on when it comes to the housing shortage in Delaware, it’s that we are at a crisis stage, and we need to act now. Delaware is grappling with a staggering 19,000-unit affordable housing shortage that has persisted for far too long.
In an era when technological advancement is the driving force behind global progress, envision a future when the United States of America emerges as the vanguard of innovation, spearheaded by the transformative power of advanced semiconductor technology.
Some members of Congress are encouraging the Biden-Harris administration to use its executive authority to take robust action to lower food prices for families. They claim that corporations have been “raking in record profits, while families are being hit with higher costs for groceries.”
On March 18, I submitted a Freedom of Information Act request to Gov. John Carney, asking for the number of noncitizens in Delaware and what was spent last year and what is budgeted for this year for them. The governor responded back to me May 17, withholding any records and citing privacy and executive privilege.
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