News
DOVER — Exciting times lie ahead for the city of Dover’s Parks and Recreation Division, with plans to build a new skate park and dog park at Schutte Park in the near future. While many …
WILMINGTON — As part of Delaware’s COVID-19 vaccine equity initiatives, the state is attempting to hone in on underserved communities who do not have the most reliable internet access, or …
DOVER — Recent COVID-19 trends continue to show positive signs, with the state hitting its lowest hospitalization total in more than five months. Data from the Delaware Division of Public …
REHOBOTH BEACH – Work will begin on the Rehoboth Beach trail extension on Monday. The project is the completion of the low-stress bicycle connection into Rehoboth from the Junction and …
DOVER — Energize Delaware recently announced the launch of its Virtual Home Energy Assessment. This online tool is designed to provide Delawareans with a quick and easy method to virtually …
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Millsboro
MILLSBORO — The town of Millsboro and Delaware’s Department of Transportation are hoping to turn the page on traffic-flow improvements that target congestion and turning issues.
MILLSBORO — Pros and cons of golf carts on public streets in a golf course community may face Town Council’s road test this spring.
Seaford
SEAFORD — The Delaware Department of Transportation’s Traffic Signal Construction Section, along with Kriss Contracting, is scheduled to install an all-way stop control at the intersection of Alternate U.S. 13/Seaford Road and Oneals Road to improve intersection safety.
SEAFORD – Seaford School District students will start the 2020-21 year Sept. 8 under a hybrid model - with a switch to full-remote instruction at some point more than a remote possibility. …
Georgetown
GEORGETOWN — Two men were arrested in connection with an alleged home invasion on Feb. 22, Georgetown police spokesman Det. Joseph Melvin said. Brandon Gibbs, 19, of Harrington, and Jahiem …
GEORGETOWN — Delaware State Police seek the public’s assistance with identifying a vehicle involved in a hit-and-run collision that left a pedestrian seriously injured.
Sports
Delaware’s men’s basketball team had waited a long time just get one more chance to play. But the Blue Hens competed like they wanted to extend their season. In the end, though, …
SEAFORD — Careen Bolden was not even born yet the last time the Seaford High boys’ basketball team reached the state quarterfinals. Bolden and the rest of this new generation of Blue …
SMYRNA — Caravel Academy’s offensive attack can put up a load of points in a hurry. That’s why, even when ahead by double digits with less than two minutes to play, Smyrna …
Milford
MILFORD — Blue Hen VFW Post 6483, at 77 Veterans Circle, off Williamsville Road, will hold a fish fry on March 20 from 1 to 5 p.m. Fried fish, mac & cheese, stewed tomatoes, green beans …
DOVER — Following a six-week break, the Delaware General Assembly will reconvene Tuesday. Despite some hopes at the start of the year lawmakers would be able to gather in the state capitol come …
Business
MILLSBORO — As the Delaware Division of Public Health announced Friday it has begun shipping doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to poultry companies to begin vaccinating their most vulnerable …
MILFORD — Fish from local waters can be surprisingly hard to buy in Delaware, but one Milford angler is bringing his fresh catch directly to the people.
Neighbors

Fadden getting jump on political career

FRANKFORD — Augustus “Gus” Fadden started his interest in politics during the 2016 presidential election. “My first political experience was going to the Trump rally at …

Lewes churches have long, rich history

Designed and built by Hurley Waples of Rehoboth Beach, a member of the current Faith United Methodist Church, the four churches represented above are, from left, Israel United Methodist Church; the …

FAME connects minorities to STEM

Don Baker, CEO of FAME, Inc., became head of the organization 11 years ago after being a student in the program years before. FAME, Inc. was established in 1976 and is one of the nation’s oldest …

Poor People’s Campaign defines priorities for Biden

MILFORD — Some activists from President Joe Biden’s home state outlined a list of policies Wednesday they would like him to enact in his first 100 days in office.“The Poor People’s …
Things to Do
Code Purple Kent County director Ennio Emmanuel recently released the song “Don’t Mean That I Don’t Love” as a streaming single and a video available on YouTube.

Code Purple Kent County director restarting music career

Ennio Emmanuel travels in seemingly two different worlds. For years, he was in the music business, living in Los Angeles but …
Jimmie Allen of Milton will perform a virtual concert on March 5 as part of the Do More 24 philanthropic campaign.  Anyone donating $50 or more will be able to view the concert.

Nonprofits join Do More 24 to raise funds

As the Do More 24 Delaware charity event approaches Thursday and Friday, a number of local nonprofits are asking the community to …
Local country musician Jimmie Allen will be part of a VIP concert for the "Do More 24 Delaware" fundraising event next week.

Daylong charity event hopes donors ‘Do More’ for Delaware

There’s more to the third month of the year than March Madness, brackets and NCAA hoop hopes. In the First State, there’s “Do …
Schools
WILMINGTON — Sage Sawhney took the stage with no expectations of winning the top trophy, but left as the 2021 Delaware State Spelling Bee champion Saturday at St. Mark’s High. The …
SELBYVILLE — Based on scores from the Assessment of Performance toward Proficiency in Languages, all 25 eighth-grade Spanish Immersion students at Selbyville Middle School have qualified for …
WILMINGTON — More than one-third of Delaware educators and school staff members who requested a COVID-19 vaccine through the Department of Education have been vaccinated, Secretary of Education …
Opinion
With the launch of the Delaware “clean slate” campaign Feb. 24, state lawmakers are now poised to automate the expungement of eligible criminal records this session. This move would build …
Before spring 2018, I had little interest in the fight for racial justice or the inclusion of diversity work in institutions. My biggest concerns were getting to my gymnastics practices on time and …
The United States’ economy has absorbed a body blow from the COVID-19 pandemic. This virus has drained the financial resources of millions of our fellow Americans, who now can’t cover …
Along a country road in Felton, construction crews have been at work since November assembling a nearly quarter-mile-long metal footbridge over Killens Pond State Park’s eponymous body of …
Here is the Question of the Day: The Delaware Spelling Bee was held Saturday. What’s your favorite word to spell? Your least favorite?  Join the conversation below and see what …
I’m a “senior” senior. I got my second vaccination shot at Dover International Speedway. I had gotten my first shot at the Division of Motor Vehicles in Delaware City in January, …