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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 …
MIDDLETOWN — A 35-year-old Virginia man was arrested after an attempted robbery Saturday that included an exchange of gunfire with a clerk, authorities said. Middletown police said that a …
DOVER — The Delaware Courts presented budget requests for the 2023 fiscal year at the Joint Committee on Capital Improvement’s public hearing on Tuesday. The Judicial Branch was among …
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Sports
DOVER — Brooks Parker was so happy, all he could do was call his mom’s cell phone over and over. Parker knew she’d be working in school that afternoon. Still, he …
Kinsely Rayne singled home Aven Naugle with the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Delmar, Md. a dramatic 2-1 win over New England in the Little League softball World Series on …
NEWARK — Drew Nickles didn’t know what was wrong with him. All the Delaware linebacker knew was that he didn’t feel right last preseason. “I just thought I wasn’t …
Business
HARRINGTON — After two years of virtual annual meetings, the Delaware Electric Cooperative invites its members to attend its 2022 meeting in person, at the Delaware State Fairgrounds on Tuesday.
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MILFORD — Stacey Fibelkorn promised the tasting room of Feebs Distilling would fill up soon after open time and sure enough, at 5 p.m., someone walked through the tasting room …
Smyrna
DOVER — The Delaware Department of Correction announced Tuesday that Eric L. Hubbard, a 61-year-old inmate at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center, Smyrna, died at Bayhealth Hospital, Kent Campus on Monday.
SMYRNA — A little bit of lemonade has gone a long way for brothers Logan and Levi Wood. Two years ago, at age 6, Logan opened a lemonade stand because he was too young to donate his time at the Food Bank of Delaware in Milford with his mom, Joy Wood, and Levi, then 10.
SMYRNA — The town of Smyrna is searching for a new town manager after current manager Andrew Haines was selected to lead a national nonprofit focused on public employer labor relations. Mr. …
SMYRNA — U.S. Army Pfc. Richard D. Hutchinson, a Smyrna native, was killed during the Battle of the Ch’ongch’on River on Nov. 28, 1950, during the outset of the Korean War.
Neighbors

Today In Salisbury's History: Saturday, Aug. 11, 2001

Saturday, Aug. 11, 2001 -- The murder trial for Madeline Straley will be moved to Kent County to ensure potential jurors are not tainted by recent media coverage of her daughter’s trial, …
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Milford hydrants get makeover thanks to Eagle Scout Project

MILFORD — Three Milford neighborhoods have had their fire hydrants painted and tagged with GPS coordinates to make them easy to find, thanks to the efforts of a Boy Scout and the Scouts and …

Preservation plan for historic Green Hill Church to be revealed Aug. 21

 A new preservation plan for Wicomico County’s oldest historic church building, Green Hill Church in Quantico, circa. 1733, is being unveiled at the annual …
Things to Do
Klassic Soul is coming to Downtown Salisbury this Friday

Klassic Soul to perform at Friday Night Live

Friday Night Live Concert Series at Downtown Salisbury’s Riverwalk Amphitheater continues this Friday, Aug. 12, with Klassic …
Country music singer Jimmy Charles was recently named Best Male Entertainer by the International Singer Songwriters Association.

Charles to headline Country Up ALS benefit in Bridgeville

BRIDGEVILLE — Award-winning country rock artist Jimmy Charles returns home to the Eastern Shore Sunday to host the first “Country …
Country superstar Jimmie Allen, a native of Milton, will perform a pre-race show Sunday at 12:45 p.m. on the Embrace Home Loans stage in Victory Plaza at Dover Motor Speedway before the DuraMAX Drydene 400 NASCAR Cup Series race.

Jimmie Allen's Bettie James Fest Saturday in Milton

MILTON - Fresh off of his first Grammy nomination, Milton country star Jimmie Allen will host his second Bettie James Fest at Hudson …
Schools
DOVER — There’s nothing quite like snuggling up with a book on a warm, cozy rug and letting the words take over your imagination. That’s why Tom Sopkanich, store manager at …
The Delaware Department of Education announced Wednesday the launch of a study into the state’s public education funding system.
SELBYVILLE — The Indian River School District has adjusted daily starting and ending times for all schools for the 2022-2023 school year. Times have been adjusted slightly from the revised …
Opinion
Mike Matthews of Wilmington is a teacher in the Red Clay Consolidated School District. In recent years, Delaware has made great strides in making our state an attractive place to work and raise a …
The potential for a splash park looms at Trap Pond State Park, a hot spot that’s home to the northernmost naturally occurring stand of baldcypress trees. One of the goals of Trap Pond’s …
Here is the Question of the Day: Are you looking for voting and candidate information for the 21 races in Sept. 13 state primary election? The League of Women Voters of Delaware has gathered it …
We study urban pollution and environmental change. In a recent study, we conducted a comprehensive assessment by combining historical manufacturing directories, which locate the majority of former industrial facilities, with flood-risk projections from the First Street Foundation. The projections use climate models and historic data to assess future risk for each property.
As America enters a recession and inflation reaches a 40-year high, one might think Delaware would take some of its $1 billion budget surplus to ease the burden on taxpayers and small businesses. If you ask a legislator, they might point to the one-time $300 “relief check” they graciously returned to each Delaware taxpayer.
The potential for a splash park looms at Trap Pond State Park, a hot spot that’s home to the northernmost naturally occurring stand of baldcypress trees. One of the goals of Trap Pond’s …