Dagsboro pleased with company’s donation of Town Hall roof

DAGSBORO — Trick or treat! The town of Dagsboro recently received a generous Halloween surprise — a much-needed new roof for the Town Hall building on Main Street, courtesy of Morse Home Improvement Roofing & Siding LLC. Dagsboro Town Administrator Cindi Brought said the town recently put the project out for bid. Then came an […]

Fall Market photo gallery

The Riverwalk Farmers Market drew scores of shoppers for its 2020 finale — the Fall Market — on Nov. 21 in Downtown Milford. Market shoppers enjoyed a selection of vegetables and fruits, handmade baskets, and other seasonal gifts. Downtown Milford Inc. promotes the Farmers Market throughout the spring, summer and fall. Below are a selection […]

Certain business tax returns must be filed online

DOVER — Beginning in January, the Delaware Division of Revenue will require certain business tax returns — including most gross receipts tax, excise tax and withholding tax forms — to be filed electronically. Payments for these taxes must also be made electronically.For information and updates regarding the Taxpayer Portal, visit bit.ly/3lMh9fb. Any questions or concerns […]

Recycled holiday planters go up around downtown Milford

MILFORD — Volunteers from across the city gathered on Walnut Street on Sunday morning to help beautify downtown for the holiday season. A few dozen citizens were joined by members of the Parks & Recreation Department in filling planters placed around the Downtown Development District with recycled greenery gathered from local yards. South Walnut Street’s […]

AT&T expands Mobile Broadband network in state

AT&T continues to invest in Delaware, giving FirstNet subscribers and other customers in the First State another boost in mobile broadband connectivity.In Kent County, AT&T turned on a new site in the town of Hartly that provides coverage along the border between Delaware and Maryland, as well as along Del. 44 and Del. 11.Another new […]

Additional support available to small businesses

DOVER — More small businesses will have help in applying for DE Relief Grants through a new relationship between the Delaware Division of Small Business and the Delaware Black Chamber of Commerce.The two organizations have formed a partnership under which the chamber will assist small businesses in applying for DE Relief Grants, a key economic […]

Rotary Club contributes to Polio Plus Program

DOVER — A dozen Dover Capital City Rotarians were recognized for their contributions to Rotary International’s Polio Plus Program at their Nov. 12 luncheon meeting at Maple Dale Country Club.John Nanni, District 7630 Polio Plus Chair, served as keynote speaker via Zoom. The district includes 41 clubs in Delaware and Maryland’s eastern shore. Mr. Nanni […]

Thanksgiving for Thousands not stopped by pandemic

SELBYVILLE — Today is distribution day, when Mountaire Farms roasters will be added to family dinner boxes — the finishing touch to a “Thanksgiving for Thousands” like none before. While COVID-19 has ruffled feathers, the pandemic could not derail the traditional mission of feeding the growing need of needy Delmarva families. On Thursday and Friday, […]

Safety Town a training hub for Chesapeake Utilities

DOVER — Training to handle natural gas emergencies doesn’t require a flight to a faraway spot such as Athens, Alabama anymore. Thanks to the newly opened Safety Town, Chesapeake Utility meter and distribution technicians can walk to the back side of the complex on Energy Lane and start learning best practices right in Dover. “It’s […]

Big drop in October unemployment

DOVER — Delaware’s unemployment rate saw a steep drop of 2.7% last month and now sits at 5.6%. It’s been an extraordinary year, a fact reflected in the jobless rate. Delaware started the year at 4% unemployment before climbing from 3.9% in February to 5.1% in March. That was the state’s largest month-to-month increase since […]