Harrington Public Library reaches out to teens

The Harrington Public Library invites teenagers in the area to attend a meeting just for them Thursday, Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. Teens in attendance will weigh in on what types of materials and programs they want to see in their local library. Refreshments will be served. This could be a good opportunity for volunteer […]

SLIDESHOW: Ladybug Music Festival rocks Milford

The Ladybug Music Festival was rockin’ and rollin’ in downtown Milford Saturday for the second year in a row. Around 40 woman-fronted performance groups showed off their talent from stages along Walnut Street and other nearby businesses. The Ladybug Music Festival began in Wilmington and branched out to Milford as its second location last year […]

Purple reigns: Indian River Inlet Bridge lit up in color for National Recovery Month

DOVER — If you’ve driven past the Indian River Inlet Bridge or through one of the three main Del. 1 toll plazas recently, you’ve probably noticed something different. Specifically, you’ve probably noticed the bridge and the plazas are lit up purple. No, it’s not aliens, a fancy new color scheme or an attempt at Christmas […]

Kent County mulls $20 million sewer plant upgrade

MILFORD — It may surprise some Kent County residents to know that the biosolids created from the wastewater flushed down their drains and toilets actually has a brand name: Kentorganite. Currently, much of the wastewater in the county is funneled to the Kent County Regional Resource Recovery Facility in Milford. From there it runs through […]

Spotted lanternfly infestation puts the state on alert

DOVER — The message to Delawareans concerning the spotted lanternfly is simple: Kill on sight. Earning its nickname — the hitchhiker bug — by its mode of travel, the insect has successfully spread in the region over the last few years by latching on to vehicles or riding in shipped boxes. Originally from China, the […]

Housing growth momentum builds in Milford

MILFORD — A housing boom is on the horizon for Milford as local investors set sights on new construction throughout town. “Milford is growing and that’s a good thing. We need to grow along with Bayhealth and Nationwide,” Milford Mayor Archie Campbell said. He added he looks forward to the challenges that come with more […]

Avenue of Honor closed Sept. 23-25 for railroad maintenance

GEORGETOWN – Delaware’s Department of Transportation reminds motorists that Avenue of Honor will be closed Sept. 23-25 for railroad maintenance. The Delmarva Central Railroad will be resurfacing and performing general maintenance at their crossing on Avenue of Honor. Closure will run from 5 p.m. Sept. 23 until 11:59 p.m. Sept. 25, pending weather. Detour Routes […]

Sussex County partnering in drive for deployed military personnel and K9s

GEORGETOWN – Sussex County government is lending a helping hand to help bring holiday joy to U.S. military personnel abroad. The county joining forces with Sussex County Volunteer Delaware 50+ and State Office of Volunteerism in collecting donated items for deployed servicemen and servicewomen serving during the holidays. A donation box for Stockings for Soldiers […]

Going up! Gasoline prices continue to rise

DOVER — Typically, fall brings lower gasoline demand which usually pushes prices at the pumps down. However, in the wake of attack on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia last weekend, gasoline prices at the pump in Delaware and across the nation are on the rise. The average cost of a gallon of unleaded regular gasoline […]

Nonprofit working with state to ID child’s remains

SMYRNA — A national nonprofit known for its work helping to find and identify missing children is working with Delaware officials investigating a child’s remains found in Smyrna last week. The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is assisting state officials in hopefully solving the mystery regarding the identity of the deceased. Little information […]