Delaware Ballet presents ‘An Evening with the Arts’

DOVER – “An Evening with the Arts” presented by the Delaware Ballet will showcase not only dance, but local music, visual art and more Saturday evening at Dover’s Patchwork Playhouse. “We typically do storybook ballets in the spring but wanted to showcase something new this year,” said Delaware Ballet mistress Brittany Faulkingham. When Ms. Faulkingham […]

Scenic Delaware: Promises of spring

Pat Thompson of Dover took this photo of what she calls “promises of spring” near Greentree Village in Dover on March 31.

First Friday offering up seeds of spring

DOVER — First Friday activities will bring a springtime attitude to downtown Dover this Friday, along with seeds and STEM, while a wide variety of musicians and poets will provide entertainment at stores, restaurants and the Dover Public Library. Diane Laird, executive director of the Downtown Dover Partnership, which is coordinating the event, is excited […]

Delaware State University to hold annual Brass Day April 13

DOVER – The Delaware State University Department of Music will present its 11th annual Brass Day on Saturday, April 13.  Events begin at 10 a.m. in Parlor A. of the MLK Jr. Student Center. The daylong event is free and open to the public. Guests include the United States Navy Band Brass Quintet and tubist/educator/composer […]

Scenic Delaware: Hall House

Patricia Sterling of Wyoming took this photo of Hall House in Dover on March 22.

Letter to the Editor: Capital School District referendum doesn’t add up

In this upcoming referendum for the Capital School District I feel that the advertising is misleading by using the “average value” of homes in the district. Just how many homes fall in this category? My house, because of work done has an assessed value of $91,100, which puts my home value at around $380,000. If […]

Letter to the Editor: Arts de-emphasized in Capital district

Capital School District residents need to have certain facts before April 3. As you may be aware, the Capital School District wants to have a referendum to build two new middle schools. Once school is to be a STEM school (Science, Technology, English and Math). The others school is to be an arts school. That […]

Letter to the Editor: Four-wheelers inside Dover city limits

Who would have ever thought four-wheelers would be allowed inside city limits, in a residential area? How would you like to live next to them? Their noise level is annoying, and there is nothing we as neighbors can do about them. As we are getting ready to settle in for the evening, these machines start […]

Bayhealth to launch residency programs in 2021

DOVER – Establishing residency teaching programs for doctors who have recently graduated from medical school creates a tremendous opportunity for everyone involved, according to Terry Murphy, president and CEO of Bayhealth – that includes hospital staffs, emerging student doctors, as well as patients. That’s why Mr. Murphy and his staff at both Bayhealth Kent General […]

A team effort: Community support has Dover Air Force Base flying high

DOVER — Life in the United States Air Force isn’t just about climbing aboard enormous aircraft and flying to some of the farthest reaches of the globe. Maj. Gen. Sam C. Barrett, commander of the 18th Air Force (the only Numbered Air Force in Air Mobility Command) at Scott Air Force Base in Illinois — […]