Cause for concern? Macy’s online shopping only: ‘This could be a trend’

DOVER — Those heading to the Dover Mall won’t be able to shop at the Macy’s location in person unless they already picked out what they want to buy online, and some locals see the shift as a bad omen for the mall’s future. Dover’s Macy’s location is one of the two stores out of […]

Burglary charges filed after incidents at mall

DOVER — A 40-year-old Dover man was arrested on burglary charges following investigation into break-ins at Dover Mall last weekend, authorities said Tuesday. Corey Barlow was charged after incidents inside the Villa Shoe Store, Dover Police said. He was first contacted at 12:12 a.m. Monday and found with two boxes of new sneakers and a […]

New Business: Hobbytown moves from Dover Mall

DOVER — As a 12-year-old with parents going through a divorce, Richard Lemley has fond memories of the enjoyable distraction hobbies like RC (radio-controlled) cars and planes offered. “Divorce can be hard on kids so it was nice to have something fun to do,” he said. “I remember that in my middle school in New […]

Scenic Delaware: Dover Mall sunrise

Tayler Adams of Dover took this sunrise picture at Dover Mall on Dec. 24.  

SOUND OFF: Dover Mall ‘power center’

This is your public forum. We welcome your opinions, which can be emailed to or posted online under the stories at A Dover Mall “power center” master plan in its infant stages was introduced at Wednesday’s Dover Development Advisory Committee staff meeting. Although it didn’t offer insight into potential stores or entertainment options […]

Dover Mall Sears closing in August

  DOVER — The Sears location in the Dover Mall will be closing this summer, according to Sears Holdings. “We are making the difficult, but necessary decision to close the Sears store at the Dover Mall,” Sears spokesman Howard Riefs said on Monday. “The store will close to the public in early August. Until then, […]

Store owner pleads not guilty to fraudulent sales charges

DOVER — A 42-year-old business owner entered not guilty pleas Tuesday regarding the alleged counterfeit sales of sports merchandise during the holiday season, according to court documents. Accompanied by an attorney, Salvatore Argo, of Mountaintop, Pennsylvania, turned himself in to Dover Police around noon, to face charges stemming from investigation of supposedly fraudulent sales at […]

Police seize counterfeit sports items from stores in Dover Mall

  DOVER — Thousands of dollars worth of allegedly counterfeit sports merchandise was confiscated at two stores in Dover Mall Tuesday to conclude an undercover investigation, authorities said Thursday. An arrest warrant was filed for Salvatore Argo, 42, of Mountaintop, Pennsylvania, who owns Sports Fever and Christmas Treasures, according to Dover Police. Authorities had contacted […]

Dover Mall bills pass Senate

DOVER — The Delaware Senate on Tuesday passed five bills aimed at revitalizing the Dover Mall. The measures would help Dover and private developers construct a direct access road to the mall from Del. Route 1, which the owners believe would draw more stores and customers. “The Dover Mall is in jeopardy as it currently […]

Dover Mall legislation snarled up in Senate

  DOVER — After passing with a strong 38 votes in the House on April 25, a package of five bills aimed at fast tracking a proposed access road that would connect Dover Mall directly to Del. 1 was argued and eventually tabled in the Senate on Wednesday. The Senate is expected to resume the […]