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 2022-01-16 10:51 

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Delaware officials offer tips on reducing risk of residential fires in winter...

DOVER — A string of recent accidental residential fires in Kent and Sussex counties were severe but not unusual for this time of the year, Delaware Assistant State Fire Marshal Michael ......

 2022-01-16 02:35 

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Three incumbents prevail in Greenwood municipal election...

GREENWOOD Incumbents held serve Saturday with a complete sweep in the town of Greenwood's 2022 municipal election.Council members Donald Torbert, Norman Reed and Willard Russell all ......

 2022-01-16 00:44 

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Lewes man arrested in home invasion cases...

HARBESON — A 21-year-old Lewes man was arrested on Thursday afternoon by members of the First State Fugitive Task Force and Delaware State Police Special Operations Response Team (S.O.R.T.), ......

 2022-01-15 10:02 

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Seaford's first EV-charging station coming soon...

SEAFORD — The city is gearing up to enter the electric vehicle-charging world, with hope that its service will draw business to the downtown district....

 2022-01-15 10:02 

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Sussex County finances rosy, thanks to realty transfer tax...

GEORGETOWN — Once again, there's good news on Sussex County's financial front. And local municipalities may reap some of the dividends....

 2022-01-15 01:46 

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Frankford Town Hall to reopen Tuesday...

FRANKFORD — Frankford Town Hall, closed since Jan. 9 because of COVID concerns, is scheduled to reopen next week. Council vice president Skip Ash on Friday said Cheryl Lynch, town clerk, is ......

 2022-01-15 00:51 

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Mass COVID testing site opens Monday at Delaware City DMV...

WILMINGTON — A mass COVID-19 testing site will open Monday at the Delaware City Division of Motor Vehicles, the state announced Friday.The free testing site will remain open until Monday, ......

 2022-01-15 00:51 

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Wilmington hurricane victims still seeking relief...

WILMINGTON — There are at least 30 families in Wilmington still displaced, seeking help and rehabilitation, over four months after Hurricane Ida destroyed their homes.The Delaware Poor ......

 2022-01-14 23:56 

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Delaware school districts warn virtual learning could become necessary due to COVID surge...

DOVER — Local school districts say they are committed to in-person learning during the latest COVID-19 surge, but have alternative plans at the ready in case a shift to virtual learning is ......

 2022-01-14 17:30 

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Georgetown council fails to vote on $100,000 for Sandhill Fields...

GEORGETOWN — The answer was a silent "no."The request for public funding to support a proposed indoor facility at Sandhill Fields came up empty during Georgetown's Town Council meeting Wednesday....

 2022-01-14 10:09 

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Delaware community partners report difficulty obtaining COVID tests...

As testing ramps up to gauge the presence and spread of COVID-19 driven by the omicron variant, demand is outweighing supply nationwide....

 2022-01-14 01:52 

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Delaware House passes CNA certification, to-go alcohol bills...

DOVER — The state House of Representatives Thursday nearly unanimously passed bills relating to certified nursing assistant certification for the National Guard and to-go alcohol sales.HB ......

 2022-01-14 01:52 

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Study initiated to assure coordination between Dover Air Force Base, municipalities...

DOVER — In an effort to support the ongoing mission of Dover Air Force Base, federal, state and local leaders plan to collaborate to ensure that civilian development doesn't interfere ......

 2022-01-14 01:52 

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Harrington police announce retirement of Chief Barlow...

HARRINGTON — The Harrington Police Department on Thursday announced the upcoming retirement of Chief Norman Barlow, who has spent 28 years with the law enforcement agency.Chief Barlow was ......

 2022-01-13 23:07 

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Delaware's tidal finfisheries council to meet Wednesday...

Delaware's Advisory Council on Tidal Finfisheries will meet virtually at 6 p.m. Wednesday to discuss tidal finfish management issues....

 2022-01-13 22:12 

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Property reassessment data to be collected in Dover...

DOVER — Reassessment data collectors will start obtaining property information in the city Friday....

 2022-01-13 22:12 

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Breakthrough COVID cases number 2,100 in Delaware...

DOVER — There have been a little more than 2,100 breakthrough COVID-19 cases in Delaware since Dec. 1, 2021, among individuals who received a booster/additional dose of vaccine, the Delaware Division of Public Health said....

 2022-01-13 20:22 

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Delaware attorney general announces student loan settlement...

Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Thursday that Navient, one of the nation's largest student loan services, will provide $1.85 billion in relief to student borrowers under a multistate settlement stemming from allegations of unfair, deceptive ...

 2022-01-13 17:37 

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Teen fugitive arrested on new charges in Dover...

DOVER — The Dover Police Department arrested a 16-year-old male fugitive and charged him with additional drug and weapons offenses Wednesday....

 2022-01-13 17:36 

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Delaware produce farmers invited to sessions on proposed FDA rule change...

The Food and Drug Administration published a proposal Dec. 6, 2021, to amend the agricultural water requirements of the Produce Safety Rule....

 2022-01-13 10:15 

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New Castle County Council approves funding for paramedics, police training,...

NEW CASTLE — In its first meeting of the new year, the New Castle County Council approved a slew of new ordinances, including several with six- and seven-figure funding for the Department of ......

 2022-01-13 10:15 

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Bill to eliminate concealed carry permits in Delaware falls short in committee...

DOVER — Proposed legislation to eliminate the need for a permit for a concealed carry deadly weapon drew widespread reactions during the Delaware Senate Judiciary Committee meeting on ......

 2022-01-13 01:03 

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Delaware senators confirm Carney's Cabinet nominees...

DOVER — Gov. John Carney's nominees to head the departments of Education and Human Resources were confirmed by the state Senate Wednesday.Former Brandywine School District ......

 2022-01-13 00:08 

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Two arrests made in Kent County drug investigation...

DOVER — Two Kent County men were arrested Tuesday on drug charges.Delaware State Police said Eljere M. Ingram, 41, of Dover, and Donald W. Demby, 44, of Magnolia, were taken into custody at ......

 2022-01-13 00:08 

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Firefighters respond to Milford blaze on Dixie Avenue...

MILFORD — Carlisle Fire Company is on the scene of a structure fire in the 800-block of Dixie Avenue.The Carlisle Fire Company was called to the fire at 3:50 p.m. Wednesday, according ......

 2022-01-13 00:08 

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Wicomico State's Attorney Jamie Dykes seeking re-election...

Wicomico State's Attorney Jamie Dykes will seek a second term as the county's top prosecutor.Appointed to succeed Matt Maciarello in 2017 and then elected in 2018, Dykes is a ......

 2022-01-12 23:12 

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Beebe postpones all non-emergency surgeries due to continued COVID surge...

LEWES — Beebe Healthcare will be postponing all non-emergency surgeries effective Thursday.However, the health system said in a press release it is not yet at the stage where it would be ......

 2022-01-12 23:11 

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Mass COVID testing site planned for Delaware City...

WILMINGTON — A mass COVID-19 testing site will be coming to Delaware in the coming weeks with help from the Federal Emergency Management Agency....

 2022-01-12 23:11 

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Prestigious honor -- The Salisbury Award -- goes to Marty Neat...

The trustees of The Salisbury Award presented Salisbury's top honor to Marty Neat at his retirement event, held in December at the Wicomico Civic Center.In addition to presenting a plaque ......

 2022-01-12 22:15 

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Delaware's DART buses on reduced schedule starting Thursday...

Due to staffing shortages, DART will operate a temporary reduced schedule Thursday until further notice....

 2022-01-12 21:20 

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Main break shuts down water for Dover businesses, residences...

DOVER — A water main break on North Street and Governors Avenue has prompted the city to shut off of the water in the area, according to a post from Downtown Dover. Residents and ......

 2022-01-12 21:20 

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Seaford continues to defend fetal-remains ordinance...

SEAFORD — Hit with litigation Tuesday by Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings, the city is standing behind its controversial ordinance requiring "dignified" disposal by burial or cremation of fetal remains from abortions performed within...

 2022-01-12 19:27 

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Somerset County stays intact with Gov. Hogan's proposed legislative maps...

ANNAPOLIS — Legislative maps now before the General Assembly drafted by the Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission will only change district numbers for Somerset County voters as it ......

 2022-01-12 10:05 

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Bill to make to-go alcohol sales permanent in Delaware gets initial approval...

DOVER — A measure created to help restaurants and bars during the COVID-19 pandemic may become a permanent law as a result of Tuesday morning's General Assembly House Administration ......

 2022-01-12 10:05 

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Middletown addresses new development, COVID restrictions...

MIDDLETOWN — Meeting for the first time this year Monday, the mayor and Town Council moved on COVID-19 regulations, approved a jiujitsu facility and heard concept plans for an apartment/town home complex on Garden Gate Drive....

 2022-01-12 10:05 

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Dover hires law firm to oversee its ARPA funds...

DOVER — Members of the Dover City Council followed the recommendation of City Solicitor Nicholas Rodriguez and voted for the law firm of Barnes & Thornburg to serve as counsel to Dover when ......

 2022-01-12 01:38 

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Delaware health care facilities explain need for crisis protocols...

WILMINGTON — ChristianaCare's intensive care unit was operating at 170% of its capacity last weekend, while its Wilmington Hospital had as many COVID-19 patients in the emergency room Tuesday morning as it had emergency room capacity....

 2022-01-12 01:38 

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Delaware governor hopes mask mandate will be brief...

WILMINGTON — Gov. John Carney said Tuesday he hopes Delaware's reinstated indoor mask requirement is a short one....

 2022-01-12 00:41 

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Delaware River and Bay Authority announces new deputy police administrator...

NEW CASTLE — Delaware River and Bay Authority officials on Tuesday announced the promotion of Wayne E. McFadden to serve as the agency's new deputy police administrator, with the rank of ......

 2022-01-11 23:46 

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Frederica residential blaze deemed accidental...

FREDERICA — A residential fire on Jan. 6 that caused an estimated $350,000 in damage was determined to be accidental, the Delaware State Fire Marshal's Office said Tuesday.The blaze ......

 2022-01-11 23:45 

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Electronic Speed Safety Program coming on I-95 in Wilmington...

WILMINGTON — The Delaware Department of Transportation, in partnership with the Delaware State Police, have announced that the pilot Electronic Speed Safety Program will be active beginning ......

 2022-01-11 23:45 

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Delaware senators open session with memorial tributes, honor for law enforcement...

DOVER — Marking contributions of the late Gov. Ruth Ann Minner and Sen. Robert Venables, saluting the law enforcement community and applauding Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s lasting impact, the second session of the 151st Delaware General Assembly...

 2022-01-11 22:49 

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TidalHealth Peninsula Regional at 'crisis' status as Covid cases surge...

The newest surge in Covid-19 cases on the Lower Shore has prompted TidalHealth Peninsula Regional in Salisbury to elevate itself to crisis status. As a result of significant increases in ......

 2022-01-11 22:49 

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Maryland mayor facing revenge porn charges resigns...

CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) — A mayor on Maryland's Eastern Shore has resigned, weeks after he was charged with distributing revenge porn online. Andrew Bradshaw, 32, who was the youngest mayor in ......

 2022-01-11 21:52 

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Code Purple Sussex volunteerism cools off...

The cold snap that put the First State in a deep freeze this week drew a Code Purple declaration.But in Sussex County, it has been business as usual....

 2022-01-11 20:57 

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Delaware attorney general announces suit against Seaford's fetal-remains ordinance...

SEAFORD Threat has become litigation as Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings has filed suit against the city of Seaford over the city's fetal remains disposal ordinance, which the ......

 2022-01-11 19:04 

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Crisfield High ranked in top 25% of high schools in the U.S.A....

CRISFIELD — Crisfield High School was again ranked in the top 25% of schools in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report. "This is three years in a row of gold ......

 2022-01-11 18:08 

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Main Street Princess Anne receives $15,000 DHCD grant...

NEW CARROLLTON — Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) Secretary Kenneth C. Holt has announced that $1.58 million in operating assistance grants have been awarded to ......

 2022-01-11 18:07 

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Somerset County Sanitary District water debt service rate rising slightly in 2022...

PRINCESS ANNE — Somerset County Sanitary District water customers will see a slight increase in the quarterly EDU rate for 2022 after the Sanitary Commission voted to raise debt service rates ......

 2022-01-11 17:12 

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Millsboro's last gristmill demolished...

MILLSBORO — Photographs and memories.Aside from a few keepsake pieces claimed by history buffs and curiosity hounds, that's all that remains of Warren's Mill, the greater Millsboro area's last known standing gristmill, which was demolish...

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