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CAMBRIDGE – WHCP Community Radio put Cambridge on the educational radio map in 2015 with an innovative low-power station covering a 10-mile radius around its downtown Race Street …
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WILMINGTON — The call can be made discreetly and there’s no cost for any abortion-related legal advice provided through the new Attorney General’s Abortion Legal Helpline that …
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 …
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The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services this week awarded $131,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funding to two Delaware community health centers to advance equity through better data collection and reporting.
DOVER (AP) — A Superior Court judge on Wednesday denied a motion by Delaware’s Department of Health and Social Services to quash a subpoena from the state auditor’s office seeking …
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Millsboro
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MILLSBORO — Except for several adults and children tie-dying and a couple youngsters playing whiffle ball or badminton, there was little activity as the midday sun beat down on Carey’s Camp on Wednesday.
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MILLSBORO — If all goes well, town police officers will be enforcing from their new station by spring 2024, if not a little bit sooner.
Seaford
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SEAFORD — A statewide program that sheds light on underserved communities, while promoting health, energy conservation, job creation and crime reduction, has received a financial boost.
SEAFORD — Brooke’s Toy Closet provides new toys to children in the Emergency Department and Pediatric Units at TidalHealth Peninsula Regional and TidalHealth Nanticoke. The program was …
Georgetown
GEORGETOWN — Sussex County Council on Tuesday tabled a motion asking the Georgetown Historical Society to refund a recent grant, amid controversy over a Confederate flag flying on the grounds of the society’s museum.
GEORGETOWN — After a one-day postponement due to threatening weather, CHEER hosted its 12th annual Classic Car-Truck-Bike Show on Sunday.
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 …
High School CAMBRIDGE - Cambridge-South Dorchester High School announced on Aug. 3 the appointment of three head coaches for the 2022-2023 academic year. Girls’ Varsity Soccer and …
Milford
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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 …
MILFORD — Converting a downtown intersection ahead of a bridge replacement and redistricting city wards were among the items on the busy agenda of the Milford City Council meeting …
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 …
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, …

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 …

Somerset County needs Community Emergency Response Team volunteers

PRINCESS ANNE — After hurricanes, floods, fires and other disasters Somerset County Emergency Services relies on volunteers to help protect lives and property as members of the Community …

With chalk and heart, Hoopers Island artist builds bridges

CAMBRIDGE - At first glance, July's featured picture in the Dorchester Center for the Arts display window was deceptively simple: a rising bridge and sweeping causeway conjured in colorful …
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
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 …
The Delaware Department of Education released statewide assessment results for the 2021-22 academic year Tuesday, emphasizing continued recovery from school closures during the pandemic.
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …