Man injured in shooting outside Dover night club

DOVER — A 38-year-old man was injured when he was shot early Sunday morning in the parking lot of Allure Night Club in Dover. Dover Police were notified by staff at a nearby hospital that a gunshot victim had arrived by private vehicle to the emergency room, said M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman of the Dover Police […]

Gunfire exchanged during altercation at Dover salon

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DOVER — Dover Police are searching for a shooter who injured a man after an exchange of gun fire inside Janaid’s Salon in Dover on Saturday. M/Cpl. Mark Hoffman said at approximately 3:10 p.m., officers responded to the salon on West Loockerman Street for a shooting and located a 31-year-old male with a single gunshot […]

NCALL to build new multi-purpose center in downtown Dover

DOVER — The National Council on Agricultural Life and Labor Research Fund, better known as NCALL, is usually in the business of helping to create new affordable housing in the Restoring Central Dover target area within the city’s Downtown Development District (DDD), alongside its partner Central Delaware Habitat for Humanity. However, this year, NCALL is […]

Man hospitalized in Dover mobile meth lab incident

DOVER — An unidentified man was hospitalized during a Thursday morning response to two one-pot meth labs found in a parking lot, Dover Police said later in the day. The sequence began just before 8:30 a.m. when St. Francis EMS were called to a Forest Avenue parking lot for a medical emergency (possible drug overdose), […]

Children’s Theatre’s ‘Girl of La Mancha’ takes modern twist

DOVER – “Girl of La Mancha,” a loose, modern take on Cervantes’ “Don Quixote” takes the stage this weekend courtesy of the The Children’s Theatre Inc. In this adaptation, protagonist Donna Quixote attends a cosplay convention at a local shopping mall where she temporarily loses her memory and shenanigans ensue. It’s filled with pop culture, […]

Best Bets: Aunt Mary Pat taking Pride in Dover

She loves her Iggles; has to have her “smoke and a Coke” and a shot of Fireball whiskey; works as the assistant customer service manager “down at the Ac(a)me”; and thinks Wawa’s Hoagiefest is better than Christmas. She’s Aunt Mary Pat DiSabatino and she’s headed to Dover on Saturday for the Delaware Pride Festival. The […]

Scenic Delaware: Standing tall

Richard Magri of Frederica took this photo of a blue heron at Silver Lake Park in Dover on April 9.

Shots fired without injury in Dover

DOVER — Dover Police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred in the area of Courtside Drive, at approximately 1:48 a.m. on Sunday. Dover Police Department spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said that during that time, several shots were fired following a party in the area. One round entered a residence and struck a bathroom […]

Chesapeake Utilities CEO rings bell on Wall Street

DOVER — A small Dover-based business expanded into a multi-state company with a $1.5 billion market cap over the last two-and-a-half decades. No wonder an array of Chesapeake Utilities staff took center stage at New York Stock Exchange on May 20. Executives, truck drivers, accountants, customer service representatives and more were among 40 members to […]

Dover area detective Peters wins national VA award

WILMINGTON — He served his country for six years active duty in the Air Force, including Afghanistan and Kuwait deployments. Then Magnolia resident Chris Peters spent four years in the reserve, stationed at Dover Air Force Base handling aircraft maintenance. Now he’s a 2018 national police officer of the year as awarded by the U.S. […]