News
Ambassadors from the European Union met with Delaware’s leaders up and down the state on Monday, including two panels hosted at the University of Delaware. The first panel was on …
WILMINGTON — The Delaware Memorial Bridge handled more than 1.5 million vehicles in September, according to the Delaware River and Bay Authority. Continued strength in commercial traffic and …
Around 43 percent of Delawareans that use natural gas to heat their homes will see price increases this winter. Natural gas prices continue to rise and are up 30 percent since the end of August, due …
MIDDLETOWN — Maintenance on the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn will be extended through Oct. 28, according to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental …
DOVER — Gov. John Carney and the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services on Monday formally issued an emergency regulation that requires all individuals working in schools to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing.
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Sports
Three different players scored goals as Smyrna High downed Sussex Tech, 3-0, in Henlopen North field hockey on Tuesday afternoon. The victory was the sixth in a row for the Eagles (4-2 North, 10-2 …
DOVER — Robert Presbury was a football star at Delaware State in the 1980s. But the former defensive lineman says you have to step away from a place sometimes to realize how much it meant in …
Delmar High grad Morgan Bradford tallied her first collegiate goal in No. 20 Delaware’s 3-1 win over William & Mary in CAA field hockey on Sunday. The victory clinches a spot in the …
Business
DOVER — Revitalization is cool in New Castle County. Future development potential is the thing in Kent County. Investment in health care options is hot in Sussex.
DOVER — The Delaware Chamber of Commerce brought business and civic leaders from up and down the state to Dover on Thursday to focus on finding new talent and developing the state’s …
Smyrna
SMYRNA — Peace Lutheran Church will host a pork-and-sauerkraut dinner Oct. 23.
SMYRNA — The Delaware Emergency Management Agency and Delaware State Police will conduct a quarterly test of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations Alert and Notification system …
DOVER — The trial date for a couple indicted following the discovery of their child’s remains nearly two years ago is set for Sept. 6, 2022. Brandon and Kristie L. Haas are each …
SMYRNA — Upon hearing that Fresh Start Resource Center was the recipient of a $20,000 donation from The Holly’s Club of Smyrna Managing Director Donna Carroll was feeling overwhelmed, but …
Neighbors

Food Bank hosting drive-thru mobile pantries in October

NEWARK — The Food Bank of Delaware will host more drive-thru mobile pantries during October in each Delaware county for families facing food insecurity. The Sussex County drive-thru is …

Food Bank of Delaware kicks off Thanksgiving food drive

NEWARK — Thanksgiving is just 45 days away. To prepare for the holiday season, the Food Bank of Delaware kicked off its annual Thanksgiving holiday food drive today. This year’s …

Delaware court security officer wins multiple awards

WILMINGTON — State of Delaware courthouse security officer Jacqueline Green has been named both the 2021 Sunstates Security Officer of the Year and the recipient of the 2021 ASIS Ralph Day …
Things to Do
Australian singer/songwriter Peter Harper, with his band Midwest Kind, will play the Delaware Veterans Post No. 2 in Dover Thursday night.

Best Bets: Harper and Midwest Kind bring blues to Dover

The music of Australia meets the truly American art form of the blues next week as the Central Delaware Blues Society welcomes Harper …
The Sea Witch Festival in Rehoboth Beach, taking place this year Oct. 29-31, is one of many fall happenings across the state this month.

Fall events spring back: Farms, festivals, fun bountiful this month in Delaware

Autumn is the time of the year when a chill begins to fill the air, leaves change to present breathtaking foliage and trees show off …

Delaware's Biggs Museum invites students to submit Frida Kahlo artwork

DOVER — Beginning Nov. 5, the Dover’s Biggs Museum of American Art will host “Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas …
Schools
DOVER — Delaware State University will host virtual town hall meetings next month as part of a two-year research project to determine ways the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and …
WILMINGTON — Goldey-Beacom College congratulates Maureen Tomey, alumni and event specialist, as a recipient of the 2021-2022 Rising Star award presented by the Delaware ACE Women’s …
WILMINGTON — Delaware Technical Community College’s Stanton and George Campuses are honoring Maria Matos, president and CEO of the Latin American Community Center, for her commitment to …
Opinion
Here is the Question of the Day: The Division of Public Health recently released data that supports early detection as a way to improve the state’s cancer mortality …
Colin Powell knew where he fit in American history. The former secretary of state – who died on Oct. 18, 2021, at 84 as a result of COVID-19 complications – was a pioneer: the first …
As the mother of four and grandmother of five, I am writing in support of John Ogorzalek’s opinion regarding why there is a shortage of bus drivers and what could be done to resolve this …
Why are Republicans trying to kill the people of this country and destroy our economy? Let’s start with the pandemic. True leadership at the beginning would have saved at least 350,000 of …
Body art is commonly displayed in today’s world. But Millsboro Police Chief Brian Calloway admits he isn’t a fan of tattoos. But “at the end of the day, this is tough when you try …
Delaware formalized its vaccine or testing requirement for school workers, joining a number of employers mandating protections against the spread of COVID-19. What do you think of these …