Speak Out: Bicycles in Dover

Dover City Council members debated at length the usefulness of a subcommittee focused on bicycles and pedestrians after Councilman Matt Lindell sought to disband the group. He said members of Dover’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Subcommittee have been lobbying organizations and allegedly identifying themselves as representatives of the city of Dover. • Newsflash: Nobody in downtown […]

Councilman looks to disband Dover’s Bike/Pedestrian Subcommittee

DOVER — Dover City Council members debated at length the usefulness of a subcommittee focused on bicycles and pedestrians after Councilman Matt Lindell sought to disband the group. He said members of Dover’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Subcommittee have been lobbying organizations and allegedly identifying themselves as representatives of the city of Dover. Bringing the matter […]

Best Bets: Dover High, DSU grad plays key role at SAG Awards

Those watching the Screen Actors Guild Awards Sunday night may see a familiar name flash across the screen just after the final trophy is handed out. Ebony Radcliff, a 2011 Dover High School graduate and 2015 Delaware State University alum, is a senior executive publicity assistant for the telecast, having worked on the awards show […]

Dover looks to fill key public library staff positions

DOVER — It takes a full team effort every day, yet somehow the Dover Public Library staff is managing to get along after longtime director Margie Cyr retired on Dec. 12 and assistant director Michelle Hughes left in October. Matt Harline, assistant city manager, said he has tried to fill the void, but his national […]

Dover pair charged with drug, firearm offenses

DOVER — A Probation and Parole home visit brought the discovery of a firearm and drugs Tuesday afternoon, spurring two arrests, authorities said. According to Dover Police, officers were checking on Javon Pollard, 23, who had pending charges and was a pre-trial service probationer. He and Shyasia Hood, 23, were contacted inside a vehicle in […]

Five Kent and Sussex communities will receive money for housing projects

CLAYMONT — Dover, Ellendale, Milford, Milton and Seaford were among seven cities and towns in Delaware that received part of $1 million from Delaware’s Housing Development Fund to help spur seven affordable housing projects statewide. Gov. John Carney announced the awards on Wednesday and was joined by Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) Director Anas Ben […]

Dover City Council adopts 2019 comprehensive plan

DOVER — There was a relieved look of satisfaction on Dover City Planner Dave Hugg’s face as the first Dover City Council meeting of the year wound down at City Hall Monday night. That content look stemmed from members of city council voting 9-0 to adopt the 2019 City of Dover Comprehensive Plan following its […]

Holy Cross student to be honored for selfless service

DOVER — Reagan Garnsey, a seventh-grader from Holy Cross School in Dover, will receive the 2020 Youth Virtues, Valor and Vision Award from the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) for selfless service, determination, innovation and ideals that are changing the world. “Catholic schools are harbingers of committed young people dedicated to service and committing their […]

Nine arrested in South New Street raid

DOVER — Following a Friday raid of two South New Street homes, Dover Police arrested nine people, eight from Dover and one from Roanoke, Virginia, on drug and weapons related charges. In a joint operation with Delaware State Police and Delaware Probation and Parole, Dover Police executed the search warrants around 4:43 p.m. and confiscated […]

Community Garden Mural workshop set for January 22

DOVER — The public is invited to brainstorm ideas for a three-story outside mural for the Restoring Central Dover/Wesley College Community Garden. The brainstorming session will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 5 to 6 p.m. at Longwood Hall on the Wesley College Campus in Dover. The event is free and open to the […]