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 …
Here is the Question of the Day: Carey’s Camp marks its 132nd year as a Sussex summer worship destination. Generations of families have visited the Millsboro cabins tended by the Jones …
On a 1968 episode of “Star Trek,” Nichelle Nichols, playing Lt. Uhura, locked lips with William Shatner’s Capt. Kirk in what’s widely thought to be the first kiss between a Black woman and White man on American television.
Who hasn’t experienced sticker shock while visiting the supermarket, pausing at a gas pump or paying our monthly bills? Most of us are fortunate to be able to absorb soaring costs, even …
Editor’s note: The following was sent to the Delaware Department of Transportation, Sussex County Council members, the Sussex County Planning & Zoning Commission and members of the press, …
From destructive hurricanes to uncontrollable wildfires to toxic algae blooms, climate change is affecting every corner of our nation. Here in Delaware, the country’s lowest-lying state, the …
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Speak Up: Twitter vs. Musk: Why in Delaware? As Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk heads to court over his $44 billion purchase of Twitter, many have questioned why such a high-profile case will be …
Here is the Question of the Day: The PACT Act, a veteran’s health care and benefit expansion, was passed last week by the U.S. Senate, but not until many vets who had been exposed to toxic …
National rankings from a news organization that involve 88 metrics and a fair amount of subjective judgment always need to be taken with a pretty big grain of salt, but CNBC’s America’s Top States for Business sends signals to leaders both inside and outside the state, nationally and abroad, so we need to pay attention.
Tom Horton has written about the Chesapeake Bay for more than 40 years, including eight books. He lives in Salisbury, Maryland, where he is also a professor of environmental studies at Salisbury …
Editor’s note: The following letter was sent to the Georgetown mayor and Town Council on July 30. The Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice (“the alliance”) is …
The Delaware State Sportsmens Association and various gun clubs challenged the constitutionality of the state’s recently passed gun-control measures recently, as outlined in a lawsuit filed in …
Paid family leave is a benefit for some, with very significant downsides for all. Under a 2018 state law, any full-time state or public school worker that has been employed for at least one year is entitled to 12 weeks of paid leave upon the birth of a child or the adoption of a child...
The state Division of Public Health is encouraging Delawareans who are eligible to get a booster now to protect against new COVID-19 variants like BA.5. The division said not to wait until updated …
Here is the Question of the Day: The state of Delaware, currently experiencing acute worker shortages, has launched a marketing campaign aiming to fill high-demand positions, including nurses, …
The recent leak of a draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade has sparked discussion about changes to the Supreme Court’s operations and structure.
Copyright 2022 Danny Tyree. Danny’s weekly column is distributed exclusively by Cagle Cartoons Inc. newspaper syndicate. According to the National Gardening Association, the number of …
We have never needed expertise more than we do now; our country and our planet are at stake. In Trump world, there is only one value that really matters: loyalty. People who make up the …
Fairgoers on the first day of the Delaware State Fair were greeted by oppressive heat. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for the entire state from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with heat index …
Here is the Question of the Day: The Middletown all-stars team, MOT, held off their opponent in the Senior World Series on Tuesday, while local teams Lower Sussex and Camden-Wyoming were bested. …
Near the end of July, Andrew Yang — whose previous political projects include an unsuccessful run for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, an unsuccessful run for the 2021 Democratic mayoral nomination in New York City and what initially looked likely to be an unsuccessful new “third party,” the Forward Party — announced a relaunch of that last effort.
Angela Kimball is the senior vice president for advocacy and policy at Inseparable, a national mental health nonprofit organization. Our kids need help. And at long last, they’re getting it …
“It didn’t matter if it was coming from the left or the right, … you should condemn violence 100% of the time.” I sat upright when former deputy press secretary Sarah Matthews said this during the July 21 Jan. 6 committee hearing.