Flying high at Thunder Over Dover

DOVER — Like many kids in high school, Zachary Zistl had no idea where his path in life would take him. Little did he know that seven years after graduating from Polytech High School in 2012 he would return to his hometown of Dover as a crew chief for the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor […]

Georgetown to host Festival Hispano 2019 on Sunday

GEORGETOWN — The town of Georgetown will celebrate Latino heritage Sunday with an event featuring major entertainers and a plethora of cultural food selections that will draw neighbors and those from out of state. Festival Hispano 2019 hits the streets in Sussex County’s county seat for an eight-hour celebration of Latino heritage, culture and food […]

Inmates sentenced in Vaughn prison riot case

WILMINGTON — A chapter in the ongoing James T. Vaughn prison riot saga came to a close at the sentencing of three inmates, Dwayne Staats, Jarreau Ayers and Royal Downs, on Friday afternoon at the New Castle County Courthouse. On Feb. 1, 2017, a group of masked inmates violently took control of C Building in […]

Dover man, 18, dies in shooting

DOVER – An 18-year-old Dover man died from multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body late Thursday night, Dover Police spokesman Master Cpl. Mark Hoffman. Jarmar Richardson was found outside as officers arrived at The Village at McKee Branch for a shots fired report at approximately 10:32 p.m., authorities. He was transported to Bayhealth-Kent General […]

Delaware native hits the sky at Thunder Over Dover

DOVER — Not every 1930s style bi-plane is created the same. Far from it, says pilot Dell Coller, who will entertain the public at the Thunder Over Dover Air Show on Saturday and Sunday. “It looks like a barnstormer and sounds like a fighter jet,” Mr. Coller said of his aircraft dubbed the “Screamin’ Sasquatch.” […]

Milford works to update sidewalk repair program

MILFORD — An antiquated city code in Milford is getting a fresh glance thanks to outspoken citizens and councilmembers. In an effort to beautify the city, the city manager and other leaders have attempted to enforce a previously overlooked code requiring citizens to maintain their sidewalks. The sidewalk repair program, as it was called, launched […]

Proposal to amend Kent County planning appeals voted down

DOVER — The Kent County Regional Planning Commission voted 5-2 Thursday against a recent proposal to broaden the county administrator’s “decision-making authority” over the county’s planning department. Only RPC commissioners Paul Davis and William Jester were in favor of the proposals. Currently, planning department director Sarah Keifer reviews all applications submitted to the county and […]

DelDOT set to begin offseason projects near Rehoboth Beach

DOVER — The Delaware Department of Transportation announced on Thursday that several projects in the Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach corridor will be resuming or beginning construction as the peak travel season begins to wind down. Most of the construction work will be taking place on Del. 1 and includes: Del. 1 bridges over Lewes-Rehoboth […]

Balloons Over Sussex flies high this weekend

GEORGETOWN — After nearly two decades, a hot air balloon festival is returning to Sussex County this weekend. Balloons Over Sussex, brought to the area by the Sussex Academy Foundation, will take place Saturday and Sunday. Delaware Coastal Airport is the staging venue for the two-day festival, which will feature 16 balloons, a variety of […]

Best Bets: Milton Theatre stages ‘Next to Normal’ musical

For Fred Munzert, directing the musical “Next to Normal,” has been a decade in the making. “This piece is very personal for me. I saw it not long after it opened on Broadway and it hit me hard. I liked how real-life it was. Oftentimes musicals are in these surreal, other places. But this has […]

WP RSS Plugin on WordPress