AAA: Remember the rules when getting back on the road

DOVER — As Delaware loosens COVID-related restrictions, more people will be out driving, some after not doing so for a while. That’s why AAA and state officials are urging people to remember the rules of the road. “We urge motorists to remember the rules of the road as they return to their regular driving habits,” […]

Lane closures set for Del. 1 bridge

REHOBOTH BEACH — There will be intermittent lane closures in the northbound and southbound lanes on the Del. 1 bridge over the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal, between Bay Vista Road and Canal Road, starting at 6 p.m. on Sunday and lasting until 6 a.m. next Thursday, pending weather, according to the Delaware Department of Transportation. DelDOT said […]

DTC announces Wilmington Transit Center opening

WILMINGTON – Delaware Transit Corporation announced the opening of the Wilmington Transit Center, located at Front and Walnut streets, operating as the new transfer location for most DART bus routes in downtown Wilmington. The new transit center has the capacity to have up to 10 buses stage at one time allowing bus layovers without blocking […]

DART’s release new holiday service in New Castle County

Dover Transit Hub on West and Water streets in Dover. (Delaware State News file)

WILMINGTON — New this Memorial Day, DART offers bus service in New Castle County on Routes 2, 4, 5, 6, 13, 15, 33, 40, and 47, using a Saturday schedule, with Paratransit operating complimentary ADA-only service. With beaches opening in Sussex County, Routes 201, 204, 206 and 215 will operate a weekday service schedule on […]

Letter to the Editor: Motorcoach industry decimated, yet left out of federal aid package

An open letter to the Delaware Congressional delegation: We are Delaware’s motorcoach industry. We are independent, family-owned businesses, transporting more than a half-million residents and travelers annually across our state. People ride our buses to get to work in another city or state and visit tourist destinations. We are visible in every community across the […]

Partnership backs Colonial to find Dover parking solutions

DOVER — Although most of the small businesses that reside on or near the downtown Dover corridor of Loockerman Street are temporarily closed because of Gov. John Carney’s state of emergency due to COVID-19, a solution is actively being sought to address parking issues in the area. A Downtown Dover Partnership (DDP) working group trying […]

Delaware Safety Council office to close

NEW CASTLE — The Delaware Safety Council will close its office at 4:30 p.m. today.. They will maintain operations utilizing their work-at-home plan until the stay-at-home order is lifted. The Delaware Safety Council is canceling all on-site/off-site classes through Friday, May 15. No new on-site/off-site classes will be schedule for any type of training until […]

Biden Welcome Center to reopen limited services

NEWARK – Effective Wednesday at 6 a.m., the Biden Welcome Center on I-95 in Newark will reopen to the public in a limited capacity. The center had closed operations on March 17 in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The facility operator, HMS Host, has offered to reopen the welcome center to help the trucking community […]

Letter to the Editor: Better planning needed for bikeway

I agree with Mr. Bennie Smith that this Bikeway was not well thought out (Senator Bikeway causing issues for Dover funeral home, Mar 15). What concerns me most is the way it is designed, bicycles are not following the rules of the road. They are supposed to follow the same rules as automobiles but the […]

US warns Americans against all overseas travel

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has upgraded its already dire warning to Americans against all international travel as the coronavirus outbreak spreads. The State Department on Thursday issued a new alert urging Americans not to travel abroad under any circumstances and to return home if they are already abroad unless they plan to remain overseas. […]