Kent Levy Court considers changing growth zone in 2018 Comprehensive Plan

DOVER — Kent County’s planning department is currently a flurry of 2018 Comprehensive Plan drafting activity. The department briefed Kent County Levy Court commissioners on the progress of the document at Tuesday night’s committee meeting. The commissioners were pleased with the progress, but hinted at a desire to make changes to the growth zone. A […]

Little Creek gets ready to unleash dog park

  DOVER — Little Creek Mayor Glenn Gauvry says the town will put the finishing touches on its new dog park by the end of the month. The $35,000 Kent County-funded project was given the green light back in mid-June. “None of this would have been possible without the confidence and support of our Levy […]

Rural property owner near DE Turf seeks rezone to commercial

  FREDERICA — Robert and Catherine Murphy, who own just over 25 acres about a mile south of DE Turf Sports Complex outside Frederica, sought a rezone and amendment to the Kent County Comprehensive plan at a Levy Court meeting Tuesday night. The decision on the matter was tabled. The Murphys, represented in part by […]

Levy Court’s bid process for trash contracts holds up in court

  DOVER — Kent County’s new bid process for selecting trash pickup providers held up last week after a company’s claims of unfair practices were discounted in court. Camden-based Charlie’s Waste Services alleged in Chancery Court that its low bid for a service contract was improperly dismissed in favor of two contractors chosen by a […]

Levy Court to consider funding Little Creek dog park

  DOVER — After a presentation by Little Creek Mayor Glenn Gauvry and other town officials and residents during the Kent County Levy Court’s committee meeting on Tuesday night, commissioners agreed to add funding a dog park to their new business agenda for June 13. Little Creek, a town of about 225 people, recently completed […]

Levy Court green-lights two new Verizon towers in Cheswold and Hartly

  DOVER — Two new Verizon Wireless telecommunications towers got the go-ahead from Kent County Levy Court at its Tuesday night meeting. Unlike traditional “monopole” style free-standing towers, these are designed to be disguised at light poles. The applicant, Cellco Partnership, sought two existing commercial sites with nearly identical zoning requests. The first location is […]

Hosfelt elected to Kent Levy Court

  DOVER — Republican Jim Hosfelt received the news Tuesday night at the Kent County Republican Headquarters in Dover that he’ll be serving as the new 2nd District Levy Court commissioner. According to the Department of Elections, Mr. Hosfelt won the commissioner’s seat by taking more than 62 percent of the total votes cast in […]

Hosfelt elected to Kent County Levy Court

DOVER — Republican Jim Hosfelt received the news on Tuesday night at the Kent County Republican Headquarters in Dover that he’d be serving as the new second district Levy Court commissioner. “We’re excited about the results and excited for the chance to serve the constituency of the second district,” said Mr. Hosfelt. “It means a […]

Kent County Levy Court commissioner election set for Tuesday

DOVER — Voters from Kent County’s Second District will head to the polls Tuesday for a special election between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. to choose a new Levy Court Commissioner. In January, Republican Jim Hosfelt and Democrat Andrea Kreiner announced their candidacies for the seat vacated by Bradley Eaby, a Democrat. Mr. Eaby’s resignation […]

Jobs, public safety and infrastructure are key issues at debate

  DOVER — Time is running short for Kent County Levy Court candidates James “Jim” Hosfelt, a Republican, and Andrea Kreiner, a Democrat, in their race to become a 2nd District commissioner. For the eight candidates seeking a seat in the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Districts of Dover City Council, Candidates Night presented by the […]