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 […]

Police: Allegedly stolen dog wounds child, two adults in Frederica

FREDERICA – A 4-year-old boy was hospitalized with several lacerations and two adults were seriously injured Sunday after an attack by a pit bull dog allegedly stolen shortly beforehand, Delaware State Police said. According to spokesman Sgt. Richard Bratz, the boy was riding his bicycle near his home in the area of the 100 block […]

Scenic Delaware: Beauty in Frederica

Cindy Nashold of Frederica took this photo on the Murderkill River, south of Frederica, on Sept. 15.

Letter to the Editor: Eugenia Thornton for Recorder of Deeds

I was shocked to read Recorder of Deeds Betty Lou McKenna’s reply to a question from the League of Women Voters: “I would definitely NOT make any serious changes [to the Office of Recorder of Deeds if elected]….there are no major changes needed in the Deeds office,” she stated. [https://www.vote411.org/ballot] We live in high-tech-fast-changing (and […]

DE Turf marks one-year anniversary, hosts Special Olympics clinic

FREDERICA — Approximately 100 Special Olympics athletes from three local schools gathered at the DE Turf Sports Complex Thursday morning for a sports training clinic. The athletes, representing Kent County Community School in Dover, the John S. Charlton Program School in Camden and the Howard T. Ennis School in Georgetown, showcased their skills by competing […]