Coronavirus
NEWARK — A new study, led by a University of Delaware professor, found many essential public health functions and tasks have been limited while the country’s public health workforce …
DOVER — Delaware’s COVID-19 vaccine providers can begin administering booster doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson to the populations recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Delaware Division of Public Health announced Friday.
Government
Some New Castle County representatives are calling for Gov. John Carney and House and Senate leadership to remove indicted State Auditor Kathy McGuiness from office.
DOVER (AP) — The office of Delaware's embattled state auditor violated the state's Freedom of Information Act over a period of several years by failing to properly maintain logs of public …
WILMINGTON — Delaware’s congressional delegation welcomed U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough on Monday for a discussion on suicide prevention and mental health.
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Environment
DOVER — A North Carolina living shorelines application is the topic of a free webinar at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16, presented by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental …
Nearly two months after Delaware was hit by Hurricane Ida, President Joe Biden on Sunday declared that there is indeed an emergency need in the state and ordered federal assistance to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the affected areas.
Cops and Courts
DOVER - On Tuesday, Delaware Department of Correction Commissioner Monroe B. Hudson Jr. announced that DOC Director of Reentry Jessica Cline has been promoted to deputy chief of the Planning, …
MAGNOLIA — Delaware State Police arrested two 17-year-old juvenile males from Dover for reckless endangering and related charges after a shooting incident Sunday morning. Police spokesman …
Kent County
CLAYTON — A 72-year-old Clayton man was indicted by a federal grand jury on child pornography charges Tuesday, David C. Weiss, U.S. Attorney for the District of Delaware, announced. Rick …
MILFORD — The city of Milford is seeking volunteers to join its board of adjustment and planning commission. Both the board of adjustment and planning commission are comprised of Milford …
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America will host a free virtual Alzheimer’s educational conference for Delaware residents Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., as part of its 2021 Educating America Tour.
Sussex County
CLARKSVILLE — A drinking-water advisory issued to residents of a small manufactured-home community Saturday will remain in effect until tests for contaminants determine that levels are below acceptable health standards.
GEORGETOWN — Totally disabled veterans meeting eligibility criteria will not only be exempt from paying school tax but also Sussex County property tax under a piggyback ordinance proposal introduced to County Council on Tuesday.
GEORGETOWN — By a unanimous decision, Sussex County Council on Tuesday affirmed the Planning & Zoning Commission’s July 8 approval of preliminary plans for Terrapin Island, a 42-lot subdivision on 32 acres near Lewes that spurred opposition and an appeal signed by more than 160.
New Castle County
DART has announced its 24th year of partnering with the Food Bank of Delaware for the annual “Stuff the Bus” Thanksgiving Food Drive, with a goal of collecting 20 tons of nonperishable food for Delawareans in need of food assistance.
ODESSA — There are traits that Sam Cannan can clearly identify in prospective new students who wish to attend the Odessa Veterans Watch School – focus, patience, passion and the desire to …
WILMINGTON — Deputy Attorney General Mark A. Denney Jr. has requested that Superior Court deny a motion to sanction Attorney General Kathleen Jennings for comments made shortly after State Auditor Kathy McGuiness was indicted Oct. 11.
Wicomico County
UMES Extension is setting the stage for its 18th annual Small Farm Conference — a premier event for agricultural stakeholders in the Mid-Atlantic. This year’s production is slated for …
In a State of the City address that was more like a network TV talk show than the traditionally stiff podium-delivered address, Salisbury Mayor Jake Day on Tuesday reviewed the city …
PRESTON — Orders are being accepted for the spring 2022 planting season for shrubs and trees from the John S. Ayton State Tree Nursery, managed by the Maryland Department of Natural …
Dorchester County
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced results of this year’s juvenile striped bass survey, which tracks the reproductive success of the iconic fish in the …
While everyone gained the “quarantine 15” during the pandemic lock down, Martaineous Allen, 52, a Navy and an Air Force Veteran lost 50 pounds, began walking to exercise more, and added …
LINKWOOD — Maryland State Police have arrested two people in connection to the fatal shooting of a man in Dorchester County. Douglas Lamont McKnight, 50, of Cambridge, is charged with …
Somerset County
NEW YORK — The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) will host a free virtual Alzheimer’s educational conference for Maryland residents on Thursday, November 18, from 10:00 a.m. …
BALTIMORE — The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) on Monday announced an update on the top and bottom 10 skilled nursing facilities in the state ranked by percentage of staff with at least …
WESTOVER — Somerset County Technical High School students in the Criminal Justice program were promoted in rank during a pinning ceremony held at the school. Parents, school board members …
News
WASHINGTON — Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., announced a change to his leadership team Monday, naming a new chief of staff.
DOVER — A nonprofit group aimed at helping other organizations and communities through technology is turning its attention to Delaware’s workforce — and hoping to make a big …
DOVER — This past week, the public weighed in on redistricting draft map proposals produced by Democrats, Delaware’s majority party. Early this week, updated maps go online, possibly …
It’s a notion touted in America, often said by politicians and written on the Statue of Liberty, “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.” …
CLAYMONT — The northern Delaware city known for its industrial history and century-old steel mill may soon see new, green life in the form of Electric Arc Park.
MIDDLETOWN — Despite traffic concerns, the town’s Planning & Zoning Commission unanimously approved a proposal for a 600,000-square-foot warehouse on Auto Park Drive, off Del. 299, on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions more Americans can get a COVID-19 booster and choose a different company’s vaccine for that next shot, federal health officials said Thursday. Certain people …
NEWARK — David Hogg, a mass-shooting survivor, anti-gun violence activist and a founder of the “March for Our Lives” campaign, spoke on increased school security, prevention methods and hatred at the University of Delaware on Wednesday.