Delaware Family Reentry Pilot Program launched

DOVER – Delaware’s five public housing authorities (PHAs), the Delaware Department of Correction (DOC) and the Delaware Center for Justice (DCJ) on Thursday launched the Delaware Family Reentry Pilot (FRP) Program, a statewide initiative to give individuals recently released from incarceration the opportunity to access safe and stable housing by reuniting with their families who […]

Delaware solar installation grant incentive increased

DOVER — Solar power installations for Delmarva Power customers in Delaware have become more affordable with grant increases announced this month by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. A program of the DNREC Green Energy Fund, grants for residential solar installations are being increased from $0.50/watt to $0.60/watt, with the maximum grant increased […]

Erasure of Black Lives Matter chalk art draws concern in Dover

DOVER – State Rep. Sean Lynn, D-Dover, wants answers about why some Black Lives Matter-related chalk art was washed away last weekend. But he may have to wait longer than he hoped. Due to Delaware’s ongoing state of emergency order, Rep. Lynn’s Freedom of Information Act request to the city is likely delayed during the […]

Heavy rains from tropical system expected to dampen Delaware

DOVER — While there is a chance for a tropical weather event to arrive in Delaware from Thursday until Friday, National Weather Service lead meteorologist Dean Iovino is not expecting any serious damage or catastrophic flooding from the system. The weather disturbance approached the coast of South Carolina on Wednesday and was given a 60% […]

2020 bar exam to be administered at Delaware State Fairgrounds

HARRINGTON — The 2020 bar examination will be administered at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in September in response to COVID-19, the Delaware Board of Bar Examiners announced Wednesday. The move from the bar exam’s traditional location at The Widener University Delaware Law School in New Castle County was done to safely and securely administer an […]

One new death, 48 new positive cases statewide

DOVER – Delaware’s Division of Public Health Wednesday afternoon reported one new COVID-19 related death and 48 additional confirmed positive coronavirus cases through 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 7. That brings the total positive cases in Delaware to 12,462. There have been 515 deaths, which includes 458 confirmed and 57 “probable” deaths due to COVID-19. The […]

Presidential primary results in Delaware

Polls closed at 8 p.m. Tuesday for Delaware’s presidential primary. The unofficial results for machine and absentee votes as of 12:44 a.m, with 99.13 percent of voting machines reported, according to the Delaware Department of Elections: Republican: Absentee ballots Roque De La Fuente – 2,537 votes Donald Trump (i) – 7,181 votes Machine ballots Roque […]

Carney takes issues with Delaware being put on states’ quarantine lists

WILMINGTON – While ramped-up testing is painting a clearer picture of COVID-19 spread, Gov. John Carney and state officials say continued diligence from Delawareans is needed before the state can consider moving into Phase 3. One day after he formally extended his COVID-19 state of emergency for another 30 days, Gov. Carney, during his weekly […]

Rehoboth Beach modifies face covering requirement

REHOBOTH BEACH– The Rehoboth Beach commissioners unanimously voted to lift the requirement of face coverings on the beach Tuesday. All persons within the city of Rehoboth Beach are still required to wear a face covering in all public places, including streets, sidewalks, parks, the Boardwalk and commercial establishments, with the following exceptions: Facial coverings shall […]

Smyrna’s Graham joining race for Delaware governor

DOVER — On Monday, past statewide candidate David C. Graham joined the race for governor when filing to enter the Delaware Republican primary on Sept. 15. Five previous times, Mr. Graham’s bid for elected office fell short – he ran unsuccessfully for attorney general in 2010 and 2014 and governor in 2004, 2008 and 2012. […]