Best Bets: ‘Cinderella’ enchants at Caesar Rodney High

The curtain will literally be closing for Caesar Rodney High School senior Ellie Blaier next week as she stars as the title character in the school’s telling of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Cinderella.” The show will mark the fourth year in a row that she has had the female lead in a Caesar Rodney […]

Municipal elections set for Saturday in Camden and Wyoming

CAMDEN-WYOMING — Separate municipal elections to determine mayor and council seats are set for Saturday. •In Camden, Larry Dougherty Sr. and Tracy Torres are running for mayor; Mark Girty, Michael Schock and Daniel Woodall are vying for two council seats. The Camden mayor will serve a two-year term, elected council members fill three-year terms. Residents […]

Leap Year Pirate Fest at Kent County Public Library

DOVER — Kent County Public Library’s Leap Year Pirate Festival takes place on Saturday, Feb. 29 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Guests to KCPL’s Leap Year Pirate Festival will meet Pirate Queen Grace O’Malley, portrayed by award-winning actress and Smithson Scholar Mary Ann Jung. Donning 16th-century garb, Jung brings to life the historical figure of […]

Camden voters to decide on mayor, town council

CAMDEN — As Camden residents go to the polls Feb. 29, they have a lot of choices. Five candidates are vying for three seats to represent the town. Their neighbors in Wyoming will be doing the same Feb. 29, when voters will find three residents on the ballot seeking to fill the two council spots […]

Camden woman missing for more than seven years

CAMDEN – A mother still hopes to learn the fate of her daughter who vanished more than seven years ago. Lois Lorraine Rodriguez went missing on May 31, 2012. She was reportedly last seen working a weekend shift at Dover International Speedway and never returned home afterward, Delaware State Police spokesman Sgt. Richard Bratz said. […]

Letter to the Editor: Torres for Camden mayor

I am happy to write on behalf of Tracy Torres, current councilwoman and vice mayor of the town of Camden. Tracy is a candidate for mayor in the Feb. 29 town elections. I believe Tracy would make a very fine mayor and I encourage all voters to give her your most serious consideration. I have […]

Roundup: CR wrestlers earn 36-22 victory of Salesianum

Caesar Rodney High won a one-point decision in the night’s final bout to post a 36-33 victory over Salesianum in a non-conference wrestling matchup on Monday evening. Caleb Adamowicz won a 5-4 decision at 152 pounds to break a 33-33 tie for the Riders (6-4). CR picked up four pins in the victory. Winning by […]

Camden police officer remains on leave with pay

CAMDEN – A Camden police officer remains on administrative leave with pay Tuesday following last week’s guilty plea to misconduct in office while police chief in Greensboro, Maryland. Lt. Michael Petyo was placed on leave in November 2019 as Maryland authorities launched an investigation into a submitted certification application during an officer’s hiring process there. […]

Camden officer pleads guilty to offense while in Maryland

CAMDEN – A Camden Police officer pleaded guilty to misdemeanor misconduct in office last week regarding his earlier stint as police chief in Greensboro, Maryland. In November 2019, Lt. Michael Petyo was placed on paid administrative leave in Camden as Maryland authorities investigated his handling of a job candidate’s certification application there. Lt. Petyo was […]

Camden panel OKs apartment complex plan near town hall

CAMDEN — Pending next month’s likely approval, it appears a new apartment complex is coming to town. On Wednesday night, Camden’s planning commission unanimously approved a final site plan for a project earlier presented as a 192-unit apartment complex near town hall, East and William streets. The King Property item will become official upon approval […]