Dover’s Capital Holiday Celebration set for Dec. 4

DOVER — The Capital Holiday Celebration is still happening this year with a twist. Due to the added restrictions announced by the Governor’s Office in the face of the pandemic’s recent spike, plans for the Capital Holiday Celebration have been reworked. The city of Dover will still welcome the holiday season with many of the […]

Scenic Delaware: Old State House

Arson charge follows Dover residential fire

DOVER – A 20-year-old man was charged with arson following a residential fire Wednesday morning, Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said. The Dover Fire Department responded to the 800 block of Aham Street for a working fire at approximately 9:58 a.m., police said. The blaze was primarily in the garage area, according to Sgt. […]

DSU men can’t hold early lead against Wake Forest

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Delaware State men’s basketball team was happy to be back on the court for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic started. But the Hornets would have liked some better results. Wake Forest used a 20-point first-half run en route to a 111-51 victory over Delaware State in the season opener […]

Family moves into new home for holidays

DOVER — Chakia Young will serve Thanksgiving dinner with an extra helping of gratitude this year. For the first time in seven years, the 25-year-old will actually be with her family Thursday. Usually, the single mom is stuck at work, while her family enjoys their meal. What makes this holiday even more special is that […]

Scenic Delaware: Legislative Mall

Gary Knox of Dover took this photo on Legislative Mall in downtown Dover on Oct. 24.

Vintage store in downtown Dover gets boost with grant

DOVER — As is the case with most everything these days, COVID-19 has changed the direction of Tina Hudson-Beamer’s vintage clothing shop, Tina’s Timeless Threads. The statewide shutdown earlier this year taught Ms. Hudson-Beamer that she wouldn’t survive if she didn’t have an online presence to sell her specialty clothes. “At least 60% of my […]

Teen shot in Friday night incident in Dover

DOVER – A 19-year-old male was shot in the thigh late Friday in the area of Manchester Square, Dover police said. Police were called to the scene at approximately 10:13 p.m. and found the wounded teen inside a home, spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said. Officers performed first aid on the victim until EMS personnel arrived […]

One arrested in Dover car thefts; police seek others

DOVER — A man has been arrested and suspects remain sought as an investigation into the theft of 27 vehicles from a Dover auto dealership earlier this month continues, Dover police spokesman Sgt. Mark Hoffman said Monday. Isaiha Abrams, 29, of Dover, was taken into custody in Felton on Nov. 10 by Delaware State Police, […]

Speeding worries residents in Rodney Village

DOVER — Every time Gladys Bishop and Michelle Guerrein look out their front window, they are fearful that a tragedy might occur at any moment right before their very eyes. The two women, who live on David Hall Road in the Rodney Village development, say that speeding through Rodney Village has been an issue ever […]