Inaugural Ministry Community Awards Banquet set for Saturday

DOVER — The inaugural Women and Children Transformation Ministry International Community Awards Banquet is set for Saturday, Oct. 26. The event begins at 5 p.m. at the Outlook at The Duncan Center at 500 W. Loockerman Street in Dover. Banquet tickets are $45 and must be purchased in advance. For more information, call WCTMI at […]

Larrivee Designer Hardware to close after 46 years in Dover

DOVER — After nearly 50 years of doing business in Dover, Edward Larrivee, owner of Larrivee Designer Hardware, is closing up shop. Currently in the midst of an “everything must go retirement sale,” he expects to permanently shutter the business on 505 Governors Ave. in Dover by Christmas. Opening originally in 1973, Mr. Larrivee says […]

Artists have big fun at Big Draw Festival

The Mispillion Art League has had a big time with its Big Draw Festival so far this month. Dozens of classes and family events have been held on the streets of Milford and elsewhere throughout October. The kickoff event was Oct. 5 during the final Milford Farmers Market of the season with pumpkin art included […]

Clayton company wins bid for Rodney Village sewer project

DOVER — Gateway Construction’s low bid to complete an Inflow and Infiltration Removal capital project in the Rodney Village housing development was approved unanimously by the Utility Committee at the city of Dover’s Council Committee of the Whole meeting on Tuesday night. Gateway Construction, from Clayton, will be doing an extensive amount of work for […]

Dover’s list of road priorities remains same

DOVER — The city of Dover’s road improvement priorities did not change from last year — but that doesn’t mean they’re any less important. They’re just awaiting approval and funding. City Planner Dave Hugg discussed the transportation priorities at the Safety Advisory and Transportation Committee at the Council Meeting of the Whole on Sept. 24 […]

Shots fired from vehicle in Dover

DOVER — Shots were fired from a passenger vehicle on Thursday night in the area of Saxton and Steele roads, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. No injuries were reported in the incident at approximately 8:15 p.m. Arriving troopers were told by several persons that multiple shots were heard. Police determined that […]

Prosecution rests case in Dover murder trial, defense to speak Monday

DOVER — A recorded prison phone call supposedly showed a defendant acknowledging having a 9 millimeter handgun allegedly used to fatally shoot Jameir Vann-Robinson outside an after-prom party in Dover last year, the prosecution maintained at trial. Upon cross examination on Thursday, however, a Dover Police detective confirmed that a probable cause sheet he authored […]

Best Bets: Stone Jack Ballers roll to Dover Public Library show

Ever since he can remember, Brian McDaniel wanted to play the guitar. “I was obsessed with the guitar from an early age. We have pictures of me when I was young where I am holding a baseball bat like a guitar,” he recalls. The Milford native and now Dover resident who manages the Dover restaurant […]

Scenic Delaware: Fork Branch Nature Preserve

Brad Richardson of Dover took this photo at Fork Branch Nature Preserve in Dover on July 30. To contribute your scenic photos of our area, email newsroom@newszap.com. Photos must be at least 200 dpi and include your name, where and when your photo was taken, where you live and your phone number. To see more […]

Dover murder trial goes on rare site visit

DOVER — A murder trial took to the road on Wednesday morning as jurors, attorneys, the judge, court staff and security personnel visited the site where Jameir Vann-Robinson was fatally shot outside an after-prom party in Dover last year. A seven-vehicle caravan left the Kent County Courthouse on Federal Street at 9:30 a.m. and returned […]