‘Butterflies and Clean Water’ set for March 2 and 30

LAUREL — The DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship’s Reclaim Our River Program – Nanticoke Series, in partnership with the Delaware Nature Society’s Abbott’s Mill Nature Center, and the Nanticoke Watershed Alliance, will host two free presentations in March on saving the monarch butterfly, gardening for butterflies, and the importance of clean water. The presentations will […]

Kent Vietnam Vets Chapter 850 meet this evening

DOVER — Kent County Chapter 850, Vietnam Veterans of America will host its monthly meeting today at 7 p.m. at FOP Lodge 3, 1584 Kitts Hummock Road, Dover. Chapter 850 is active in the community and includes more than 230 members and 35 associate members. The chapter, the largest in Delaware, engages in community outreach, […]

RD20 Democratic Committee meets tonight in Lewes

LEWES — The RD20 Democratic Committee will hold its February 20th meeting at Fish On Restaurant, 17300 Village Main Blvd. in Lewes. The public portion of the event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a social gathering, during which refreshments and dinner will be available for purchase. Also starting at 5:30 p.m. the featured speaker […]

DelDOT public workshop to be held in Lewes

LEWES — The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) invites residents from in and around Lewes and all other interested parties to a public workshop Feb. 20 to discuss the proposed removal of the Railroad Bridge 3-928R over the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal. The purpose of the workshop is to present details of the proposed removal and to […]

Biggs exhibit shows a slice of African-American life

DOVER — In conjunction with Dover’s Citywide Black History Celebration, the Biggs Museum of American Art is presenting a series of art installations by Delaware State University fine arts professor Billy Colbert. His exhibition entitled “Lessons: An Exhibition By Billy Colbert” incorporates rare historic video and photographs of African-American life in the United States in […]

Delaware Divsion of Arts award helps dance academy director to stage ‘Harry Potter’ ballet

For Michele Xiques Arnold, receiving a Delaware Division of the Arts fellowship for choreography and dance meant a lot of things — but top of mind was being better prepared to help the students at her dance academy. Mrs. Arnold, director of First State Dance Academy, was selected as one of 19 Delaware artists by […]

Free classes for diabetes management on tap

FREDERICA —Six sessions for Diabetes Self Management will be offered by Frederica Senior Center located on Market Street in Frederica on six consecutive Mondays, beginning March 2 and ending on April 6. The educators who will present the training program will provide coping and problem solving mechanisms that you can use to make living with […]

Delaware NAACP State Conference to be held at DSU

DOVER — NAACP delegates, elected officials, community activists, and civil rights advocates from across the state are expected to gather in Dover to commemorate the Delaware NAACP annual state convention on Feb. 29 at Delaware State University from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Workshops and discussions geared toward economic empowerment, criminal justice reform, education, and […]

Washington’s ‘top men’ focus of Old State House program

DOVER — George Washington seemingly had a sixth sense when it came to picking the men to serve alongside him. “Some historians will say that’s why the less qualified, less well-equipped, less well-trained army won the war,” noted Tom Welch, a historic interpreter for the Division of Historic and Cultural Affairs. “Because Washington picked better […]

Promotion in Correction Department announced

DOVER — The Department of Correction announced Monday Bureau of Community Corrections Regional Probation and Parole Manager Rick Figurelle has been promoted to statewide probation and parole director. In this role, he will direct the four regional Probation and Parole offices that together oversee probation and parole, pretrial services, electronic monitoring and other supervision programs […]