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DOVER – A half century after adopting its first set of zoning laws, Kent County leaders are in the homestretch of a major update to its planning and building codes. Zoning codes are …
Kent County Brenford Road between Ryan Road and Massey Mill Pond Road (Village of Eastridge). Daytime intermittent lane closure from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.for entrance improvements. Work continues until …
SMYRNA — Nearly half of the population of the United States is expected to hit stores this Thanksgiving weekend, and Delaware business leaders are hoping many of those shoppers shop …
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Environment
The Marine Education, Research & Rehabilitation Institute, Inc. reminds beachgoers and boaters that seals are once again in the area. Delaware experiences four different species of seals that …
Member Exclusive
For some, the answer to rising egg prices is to get a flock of chickens of their own, but backyard poultry growers have the same concern commercial farmers do, specifically about biosecurity.
Cops and Courts
Kent County
BRIDGEVILLE - Alton Jones, 71, of Seaford, Daveon Showell, 18, and a 16-year-old male, were arrested in connection with a stolen motor vehicle after a traffic stop Saturday morning, authorities said.
Member Exclusive
DOVER — When state agencies present their budget requests to the Joint Finance Committee, it is common for members to ask how existing funds are being spent. Often, they will inquire how …
Member Exclusive
Sr. Cpl. Jonathan Ricketts was recently named the Milford Police Department’s 2022 officer of the year. That is quite the accomplishment, especially for someone who did not set out …
Sussex County
A transition to clean, zero-emission vehicles would have a dramatic impact on the air quality and health of Delaware residents, according to a report by the American Lung Association released Wednesday.
The state has lowered hurdles to entice participation in solar.
WILMINGTON — The American Cancer Society is proud to announce that Michael Marquardt, CEO of Global Kompass Strategies Inc., has been named the chairman of the American Cancer Society’s …
New Castle County
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 …
Wicomico County
Congressman Andy Harris is calling for an immediate moratorium on underwater testing and windmill construction, in the wake of a dead, 20-foot humpback whale washing ashore on Assateague Island in …
Judith Stribling has kept a watchful eye on Maryland’s Eastern Shore for the better part of the last 30 years. She has sat across the table from countless farmers, foresters, politicians, …
Oh, the crazy things we do for love ­– that’s the overarching theme of “Leading Ladies,” the latest production by Community Players of Salisbury, directed by Matt Bogdan. …
Dorchester County
CAMBRIDGE - The Commissioners of Cambridge have rescheduled an annual goal setting session that had to be postponed earlier this month. The City of Cambridge’s annual goal setting session …
Employed for 16 years with a state social service agency, Rhodesia Jackson could have been given a pass on devoting her free time to helping others. So, too, could Joyce Opher and Lynnette Wongus …
Fatal car crash Deputy State Fire Marshals are working alongside the Maryland State Police Crash Team to investigate a fatal motor vehicle collision in Wicomico County. The Westside VFD along …
Somerset County
WESTOVER — Holly Grove Christian School announces its second quarter honor rolls for the 2022-23 school year. 1st Grade: Principal’s Roll: Chase Blades, Christopher Craven, Kamry …
WESTOVER — When is the weather unsuitable for primary and elementary schools students to go outside for recess?   Somerset County Public Schools’ Student Health and Wellness …
CRISFIELD — A change to the zoning code to allow medium-scale solar energy systems of up to 2 megawatts by special exception in Residential-4 districts was unanimously approved by the City …
News
DOVER — The Central Delaware Civil War Round Table will meet from 6-8:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 20 meeting at the Mission BBQ. Bobbi Steele Wilkins will be presenting the program “The Battle …
A group of amateur radio operators gathered at the Kent County Emergency Operations Center on Jan. 28 to participated in Winter Field Day, a worldwide communications event. The purpose of the …
TOWNSEND — The National Trust for Historic Preservation's African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund announced its first round of Preserving Black Churches grants to historic Black churches …
Through a partnership of the American Burn Association and local fire and life safety educators, Feb. 5-12 will be designated as Burn Awareness Week. The theme for this year’s campaign is …
WILMINGTON — The Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation announces four finalists from its Nov. 10, 2022, Reinventing Delaware Dinner. The finalists were chosen by an internal review committee on …
Read Aloud Delaware, statewide children‘s literacy program, has unveiled its new logo.“The new logo is a refresh of the old logo while maintaining the same elements,” said Read …
Providing mental health, meals and other essential services, this year’s capital grants from the Delaware Community Foundation will benefit thousands of Delawareans. The DCF has awarded a …
Do More 24 Delaware, the state’s biggest day of charitable giving, will be held from 6 p.m. March 2 to 6 p.m. March 3.
Delmarva fox squirrels now have three new homes in Sussex County as a result of translocations during 2022 to the Assawoman Wildlife Area, Redden State Forest and Trap Pond State …
The Kent County Volunteer Firefighter’s Association Auxiliary will gather at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Clayton Fire Co.
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