More Lake Forest students to return to school in November

FELTON — The rest of the Lake Forest School District students are anticipated to head back to school in November under a hybrid model. The district began “phase two” of its hybrid instruction Monday, bringing back students in grades pre-K, kindergarten, one, two, six and nine. Those students joined those who have been back since […]

Delaware’s COVID hospitalizations bounce back over 100 mark

DOVER — One day after falling below 100, Delaware’s number of individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 bounced back to 110, with 25 of those considered critical. The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) said there was an increase of 11 hospitalizations compared to the day prior in Thursday’s daily COVID-19 update. All numbers via the DPH […]

Drive-thru food distribution coming Saturday

CAMDEN – A drive-thru food distribution will be held at two locations on Saturday as part of the Farmers to Families program.Food boxes containing fresh produce and dairy items will be available beginning at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or as long as supplies last. Distributions will be made at Faith Community Church at 2240 […]

Guiliani gives alleged copy of Biden hard drive to Delaware law enforcement

DOVER — Computer data that purportedly belonged to Joe Biden’s son was presented to the New Castle County Police Department Monday. Delaware Department of Justice spokesman Mat Marshall said Rudy Giuliani, an adviser to President Donald Trump, gave a copy of a hard drive allegedly taken from Hunter Biden’s laptop to police, who then contacted […]

Delaware COVID hospitalizations fall below 100

DOVER — Delaware’s number of individuals hospitalized with COVID-19 fell below the 100-mark for the first time since Oct. 6, led by a drop in New Castle County and despite a continued rise in Sussex County. The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) reported 99 COVID-19 hospitalizations in its daily report on Wednesday, which reflects […]

Rehoboth cancels holiday singalong, tree lighting

REHOBOTH BEACH — The annual Christmas tree lighting and sing-along will not be held this year due to COVID-19 restrictions, the city of Rehoboth Beach announced Tuesday.The Christmas tree however, will be placed on display in the bandstand area and lit throughout the holiday season, spokeswoman Krys Johnson said. The tree was donated by Lewes […]

Cleanup of Delaware Bay oil spill continues

SLAUGHTER BEACH — As an oil spill cleanup continued Wednesday, at least 24 affected seagulls had been seen during a response that included state and federal resources and more than 75 contractors, officials said. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control also said that roughly two tons of oil sand and debris were […]

NCALL receives grant

DOVER — The NCALL Loan Fund was recently selected to receive a capital grant of $557,000 by the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, a program within the U.S. Department of the Treasury.The money will allow the organization to increase lending and investment activity in low-income and economically distressed communities across the nation.“We are grateful for […]

Planning Commission OKs two new buildings for Milford contractor

MILFORD — The city’s Planning Commission held a meeting that lasted less than 10 minutes Tuesday night, just enough time to review and approve a plan for two buildings in the Greater Milford Business Park. The commissioners reviewed an amended final site plan for the buildings, to be constructed on a lot owned by J.S. […]

League of Women Voters holding more virtual debates

DOVER — The League of Women Voters of Delaware will sponsor two virtual debates for statewide offices next week.On Oct. 28, candidates for U.S. Senate and the House of Representatives are invited. The following day, candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and insurance commissioner are invited.Members of the public can send questions for the candidates to […]