Coating of snow greeted First Friday in downtown Dover

DOVER — A little bit of snow added a whole lot of character to Dover’s First Friday event that kicked off February inside downtown Dover stores and restaurants last week. Despite a one-and-a-half-inch white coating of snow to roads and sidewalks in the capital city , retailers were open for business on a chilly First […]

Downtown Dover Partnership seeks input on downtown parking problems

DOVER — Members of the Downtown Dover Partnership say they realize parking downtown can seem like a moving target when it comes to merchants and the general public. Diane Laird, executive director for the DDP, said that’s why they are inviting downtown business owners and the general public to attend its monthly meeting at 8 […]

Scenic Delaware: Just ducky

Patricia Sterling of Wyoming took this photo on a snowy Friday morning at Silver Lake in Dover.

Scenic Delaware: Serene scene

Linda Deaton of Dover took this photo on Sharon Hill Road in Dover on Jan. 20.

Scenic Delaware: Watercolor sky

Betsy Schrack of Dover took this photo in Dover on Jan. 22.

Scenic Delaware: Snowy scene

Kenneth Bowen of Dover took this photo at the corner of State and Water streets in Dover on Jan. 13.

Hudson happy to oversee Dover Parks and Rec’s growth

DOVER — Kirby Hudson has found a new home with the city of Dover, in more ways than one. Mr. Hudson, who had served as Dover’s assistant city manager since early 2015, was hired as the city’s new Parks and Recreation director three months ago. He was on hand at the Council Committee of the […]

Downtown Dover director glories in ‘hands-on’ approach

DOVER — If there’s a crowd of people gathered for an event in downtown Dover, don’t be surprised to see Diane Laird right there in the middle of them. A self-described “people person,” Ms. Laird has been hands-on since taking over the role of executive director of the Downtown Dover Partnership on Sept. 10 of […]

Plea deal reached in burglary case

DOVER – A Dover man was sentenced to three years in prison, suspended for probation,  Tuesday morning after a series of alleged burglaries in multiple jurisdictions two years ago. Anthony Hogan was serving time in New Jersey and extradited to Delaware 30 days ago to face a third-degree burglary charge as part of several pending […]

1st arrest made in alleged cell phone sales scam

DOVER — One arrest was made and other suspects sought as investigation into supposed cell phone purchase deals turned robberies continued, Dover Police said. Dover resident Garrett Hawkins, 18, was charged with first- and second-degree robbery after being located in the city and arrested without incident Monday night, spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman said Tuesday. […]