Kent County to participate in tonight’s COVID-19 Memorial to Lives Lost

DOVER — Kent County will light the County Administrative Complex amber this evening as part of the first nationwide COVID-19 Memorial to Lives Lost. Starting at 5:30, cities and towns across the country will participate in the memorial, in conjunction with the Presidential Inaugural Committee, to honor lives lost to COVID-19. At the same time, […]

Anderson sees unfinished work, seeks re-election to Dover council

DOVER — David Anderson likes to compare serving as a councilman on Dover City Council to being a cook in the middle of making a homemade meal. That’s the main reason why Councilman Anderson announced on Wednesday that he has filed a nominating petition in seeking re-election to his 4th District council seat. His petition […]

Rocha files for chance to return to 1st District Dover council seat

DOVER — Gerald L. Rocha Sr. has really only gotten a small taste of being a Dover city councilman since winning a special election in mid-August to fill Tanner Polce’s vacated seat. It turns out that he likes the flavor of being a city representative and is ready to come back for more. Councilman Rocha […]

Spence’s Bazaar temporarily closed due to COVID-19 violation

DOVER — The owners of Spence’s Bazaar announced on their social media pages Monday afternoon that the entire facility will be temporarily closed due to violations of the state’s COVID-19 restrictions. They wrote, “We are working on a reopening plan and once it is approved, we will reopen. Once that happens, we will let you […]

McCutchen to run for Dover City Council

DOVER — LaVaughn McCutchen has filed a nominating petition to run for the Dover City Council at-large seat currently held by Tim Slavin. Councilman Slavin has already announced his intention to not seek reelection, and Mr. McCutchen is the first candidate that is seeking his position on City Council. His petition has been received and […]

No new Delaware COVID deaths for second straight day; 611 new cases

DOVER – Delaware recorded zero deaths related to COVID-19 for the second-consecutive day in 2021 according to Saturday’s data released by the Division of Public Health on Sunday, however, it did tack on an additional 611 positive cases for the coronavirus. Among the COVID-19 data accumulated as of 6 p.m. Saturday, the state had 59,484 […]

Man arrested for shooting at Dover’s Capital Inn

DOVER – Tyrone Allison, 26, was arrested by Dover police after he allegedly shot a woman early this morning inside a hotel room at the Capital Inn, located at 1426 North DuPont Highway, according to police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman. Sgt. Hoffman said that at around 12:32 a.m. officers responded to the Capital Inn for […]

No new COVID deaths reported by DPH for New Year’s Day

DOVER – Delaware started off 2021 on a positive note by recording no deaths related to COVID-19 on New Year’s Day, despite adding an additional 809 positive cases to the state’s coronavirus roll, according to the Division of Public Health. Among the COVID-19 data accumulated as of 6 p.m. Friday, the state had 58,873 total […]

Gov. Carney appoints Magee as Sussex County Register of Wills

WILMINGTON – Gov. John Carney today announced that he has appointed small business owner and farmer Ellen Magee to serve as Sussex County Register of Wills. Ms. Magee will replace Cynthia Green, who won the election in November to represent District 2 on Sussex County Council. Under the Delaware Constitution, the governor must appoint a […]

Dover man arrested for Townsend gun incident

TOWNSEND — A 29-year-old Dover man has been arrested by the Delaware State Police for reckless endangering and related charges. Delaware State Police spokesman Jason Hatchell said that on Dec. 18 at around 5:23 p.m., troopers responded to Union Church Road in Townsend for an incident involving a gun. An investigation determined that Andrew Parsons […]