VegRehoboth hosts VegWinterFest in Lewes

LEWES — VegWinterFest takes place on Sunday at the Lewes Public Library from 1 to 6 p.m. This free afternoon mini-VegFest features food, speakers and exhibitors. The afternoon’s activities include a cooking class and talk by Hari Cameron, a well-known local chef, who will be demonstrating the ease of preparing plant-based whole foods and reveals […]

Cape Henlopen triumphs in mock trial

WILMINGTON — Cape Henlopen High School won the 29th annual Delaware High School Mock Trial Competition last week, the first time a school from Sussex County has won the competition. Cape topped St. Elizabeth High School in the final round and will now go on to represent Delaware in the National High School Mock Trial […]

Man killed while crossing highway

LEWES — A man was struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing Del. 1 Thursday night, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. The incident occurred at approximately 6:14 p.m. just south of Del. 9 (Lewes-Georgetown Highway), police said. The victim was wearing dark clothing and not using a light at the […]

RD20 Democratic Committee meets tonight in Lewes

LEWES — The RD20 Democratic Committee will hold its February 20th meeting at Fish On Restaurant, 17300 Village Main Blvd. in Lewes. The public portion of the event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a social gathering, during which refreshments and dinner will be available for purchase. Also starting at 5:30 p.m. the featured speaker […]

DelDOT public workshop to be held in Lewes

LEWES — The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) invites residents from in and around Lewes and all other interested parties to a public workshop Feb. 20 to discuss the proposed removal of the Railroad Bridge 3-928R over the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal. The purpose of the workshop is to present details of the proposed removal and to […]

Cape Henlopen State Park hosts Instameet Hike

LEWES — Delaware State Parks will hold their annual winter Instameet at Cape Henlopen State Park on Feb. 29 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Delaware State Parks marketing team partners with park staff to lead these meetups as a way to connect with their digital audience and allow local Instagrammers and photographers to meet and […]

Couple’s altercation brings felony charges

police LEWES — A 30-year-old man was charged with felonies after he engaged in a physical altercation with his girlfriend and allegedly attempted to strike her with his vehicle Sunday afternoon, authorities said. Delaware State Police were dispatched to John J. Williams Highway east of Angola Road at 3:47 p.m., spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe […]

Selection of new CEO/president finalizes Beebe board’s nationwide search

LEWES – Beebe Healthcare has reached out to America’s West Coast for its next top-level administrator. Beebe’s Board of Directors announced Monday it has chosen David Tam as the next president/chief executive officer of the growing health system following a nationwide search. Dr. Tam will officially start in April. Most recently, Dr. Tam served as […]

World War II towers

Linda Deaton of Dover took this photo of World War II towers at Delaware Seashore Park on Sunday, Jan. 26.

Community workday set for Monday as Lewes Code Purple shelter prepares to open

LEWES — With the state’s formal blessing, work is underway in earnest to transform the former Delaware State Police Troop 7 barracks into a temporary shelter for the homeless in the Cape Region. On Wednesday, the Commission on State Surplus Real Property unanimously voted to allow the now vacated police barracks on Del. 1 to […]