Chipman Middle School teacher charged with sex offenses

DOVER — A Felton man was indicted this week for alleged sex offenses while teaching at W.T. Chipman Middle School in Harrington, according to court documents. Richard C. Ford was 63 years old when arrested by Harrington Police regarding for allegedly touching juvenile students improperly, authorities announced at the time. On Monday a Kent County […]

Ocean View man wins big in Delaware Lottery

DOVER — By chance, a regular Delaware Lottery player doubled his chances – and hit the jackpot. The 59-year-old Ocean View man purchased a $25,000 a year for life winning LUCKY FOR LIFE® ticket from the Wawa convenience store in Delmar. The man, who wished to remain anonymous, typically buys $10 worth of LUCKY FOR […]

Program helps blind vendors earn success

DOVER — About 14 years ago Wayne Marsh had a problem: The bank where he worked was relocating. Mr. Marsh, who is blind, didn’t want to move with the company because it would have required him to leave Delaware. So, he found a new career— as an entrepreneur. Mr. Marsh is one of five visually-impaired […]

Tidewater Utilities to acquire Wilkerson, Broadkiln Beach Water Companies

1025 at 2 columns by .

DOVER — Tidewater Utilities, Inc., a subsidiary of Middlesex Water Company, will acquire Wilkerson and Broadkiln Beach Water Companies from J.H. Wilkerson & Son Inc. in Delaware. The company said Wednesday it received approval from the Delaware Public Service Commission for the acquisitions as required by Delaware law when public utility water companies sell or […]

Dover Korean Festival set for celebration today

DOVER — The seventh annual Dover Korean Festival to benefit West Africa Missions will be held today from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Dover Korean Baptist Church, located at 2659 McKee Road in Dover. The festival will feature authentic Korean food, traditional Korean music and dance, KPOP, entertainment, gifts and prizes. The church […]

Seaford man charged with 7th DUI

HARRINGTON — A 51-year-old Seaford man was charged with a felony seventh offense DUI after an initial stop for a registration violation Thursday morning, a Harrington Police spokesman said. Bradley M. O’Neal was driving on U.S. 13 north of Tower Hill Road at 9:33 a.m. when spotted, authorities said. His vehicle allegedly “pulled far to […]

Woodland Ferry’s return to service delayed

WOODLAND – Delaware’s Department of Transportation did not return the Woodland Ferry to service Friday, as had been indicated earlier, State Rep. Danny Short announced today. Last week, DelDOT announced the vessel would be idled for warranty work from Monday, Oct. 7 through Thursday, Oct. 10.  State transportation officials now say the vessel is expected […]

Kent County Theatre Guild unveils historical marker

DOVER — The Kent County Theatre Guild has been staging award-winning productions for the Central Delaware community for more than 50 years. On Thursday, that history was formally recognized as dignitaries, members and local theater fans attended a ceremony in which an historical marker was unveiled in front of the guild’s Patchwork Playhouse in Dover. […]

Former Dover Chief Mailey to lead Bureau of Community Corrections

DOVER — Marvin Mailey’s career in law enforcement is one that is already intertwined with history, as he became the city of Dover’s first African American police chief in May 2017, leading a Dover Police Department that was established in 1925. Now, Mr. Mailey’s career is coming full circle as Claire DeMatteis, the commissioner of […]

Lanes to be reconfigured at Del. 1 Biddle’s Corner toll plaza

DOVER — The Delaware Department of Transportation will be reconfiguring lanes at the mainline toll plazas on Del. 1 located at Biddle’s Corner to allow for a more streamlined flow through the E-ZPass express lane system. The work will be taking place at the Biddle’s Corner toll plaza on or about next Monday (weather permitting) […]