Scenic Delaware: Storm warning

John Messina Jr. of Smyrna took this photo looking east with a storm approaching from behind at the Kent County Wastewater Plant in Frederica on Aug. 7.

Scenic Delaware: Look at the birdie

Richard A. Magri Jr. of Frederica took this photo of a hummingbird in Frederica on July 1.

Speak Out: Boom towns

Frederica and Little Heaven’s have received increased attention since the construction of the DE Turf sports complex and completion of DelDOT’s extensive overpass project along the U.S. 1 corridor. Kent County administrator Michael Petit de Mange believes that both areas can develop into large employment centers. • Does every inch of land need to be […]

Kent officials see Frederica, Little Heaven as areas for job growth

DOVER — The consensus on Frederica and Little Heaven’s future seems to be: change is coming. The areas have received increased attention since the construction of the DE Turf sports complex and completion of DelDOT’s extensive overpass project along the U.S. 1 corridor. Kent County’s staff, politicians and business advocates believe that because of increased […]

Scenic Delaware: Andrews Lake

Dietmar Panzig of Magnolia took this photo on Andrews Lake in Frederica on May 31.

Drug charges result after vehicle chase

FREDERICA — A 28-year-old Felton man was charged after a vehicle pursuit led to the discovery of drugs, Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Authorities said the incident occurred Wednesday at approximately 12:40 a.m., when a trooper saw a black Nissan Sentra driver on their cell phone while traveling on Clapham Road. […]

Traffic alert: Construction slows Little Heaven northbound

FREDERICA — An ongoing construction project in the Little Heaven-Frederica area has slowed northbound traffic on Del. 1 as one lane is closed. The Delaware Department of Transportation said the lane will re-open at 3 p.m.

Frederica, Little Heaven may be ripe for economic development

FREDERICA — The governor’s certification of Kent County’s 2018 Comprehensive Plan came with a caveat — a master plan must be drafted and adopted for a large portion of Little Heaven and South Frederica in the orbits of both the newly constructed Del. 1 interchanges in the area. State planners suspect that the interchanges raise […]

Felton man faces weapons charges

FREDERICA — A Felton man was arrested Sunday after he was allegedly found to be under the influence and in possession of a stolen firearm early this morning. The incident occurred at approximately 2:15 a.m. when troopers were dispatched to the unit block of Third Street, in reference to a report of a domestic incident. […]

Levy Court extends lease on DE Turf lot

FREDERICA — Kent County Levy Court commissioners agreed unanimously Tuesday to combine the leases of two separate parcels of county-owned land used by the DE Turf Sports Complex in Frederica, thus extending the lease on a 3.5 acre lot rented to the complex last year. Initially, the county leased 92 acres of county-owned land to […]