Commentary: AAA concerned about marijuana’s effect on driving

By Ken Grant As Delaware and other states in the Mid-Atlantic region consider the legalization and commercialization of recreational marijuana, AAA and other organizations have echoed the cautious advice from governors in states that have fully legalized. Namely, wait for more data to better understand the societal implications of full legalization. AAA is specifically concerned […]

U.S. 13 Sewer Rehab Project mostly completed

DOVER — Taking advantage of public workshops and ensuring proper preparedness helped make Kent County Levy Court’s extensive $8.4 million U.S. 13 Sewer Rehabilitation Project go as smoothly as possible over the past six months, according to Diana Golt, director of public works for Kent County. Mrs. Golt said that beside some minor site restoration […]

Speak Out: On Division Street; Dover gun violence

On Division Street Readers reacted to a recent Letter to the Editor headlined “Traffic woes in Dover” wherein he says “The addition of a two-way bicycle path on Division Street (Route 8) at the railroad tracks has definitely hindered the flow of traffic and created a safety issue. The loss of a paved improved shoulder […]

Letter to the Editor: Traffic woes in Dover

Another recent project in Dover has added additional headaches to motorists traveling through our fair city. The addition of a two-way bicycle path on Division Street (Route 8) at the railroad tracks has definitely hindered the flow of traffic and created a safety issue. The loss of a paved improved shoulder lane along with vehicle […]

Letter to the Editor: Supply and demand in Sussex

It never ceases to amaze me how much people do not when they write to the paper. Ms. Smith writes about the traffic woes in Sussex County and speaks of DNREC not having a bypass meeting. (Letter to the Editor, Dec. 25) Unless it involves a bog turtle DNREC has nothing to do with our […]

Letter to the Editor: Preserve the zoning on Route 24

I live in nearby Pinewater Farms, just off Rt. 24. I am concerned about the heavy traffic use on Rt. 24 now. It will get worse if the zoning gets changed to allow more businesses and stores to start popping up along Rt. 24. The corner/light where the proposed 7-Eleven might be built is already […]

Letter to the Editor: Traffic woes in Sussex County

It gets so bad in Sussex County that the people that live here don’t go to Rehoboth Beach during the spring and summer months because it may take 45 minutes to an hour just to get out of Millsboro. DNREC hasn’t called a bypass meeting in years so nobody knows whats being done if anything. […]

Boeing CEO resigns after two deadly Max 737 crashes

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg resigned Monday with no end in sight to the crisis that has engulfed the manufacturer and its Max 737 jetliner. The company’s board said a change in leadership was needed to restore confidence in Boeing as it works to repair relationships with regulators and others in the wake of two Max […]

DART sets holiday schedule

The following is the holiday schedule for DART •Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve – DART paratransit service will operate regular weekday service. DART bus routes in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties will operate regular weekday service. Please reference the specific printed schedule or online schedules at www.DartFirstState.com. SEPTA Wilmington/Newark Line train will operate […]

Charter change sought to OK golf carts on Millsboro community’s streets

MILLSBORO — Requested street dedication and golf cart traffic at Plantation Lakes have created an authoritative sand trap for the town of Millsboro and its police department. The proposed solution: town charter revision under which golf carts would be permitted on public roadways within the Plantation Lakes golfing community — with requirements. Current Delaware law […]