Millsboro man charged after traffic stop

LEWES — A 38-year-old Millsboro man was arrested on drug charges following a Tuesday night traffic stop on Del. 1 near Caveneck Road, authorities said. According to Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe, Terrance L. Barnes was operating a Lincoln Town Car with a suspended driver’s license when stopped. He was allegedly speeding […]

Report clears Delaware State Police trooper in fatal shooting

DOVER (AP) — A Delaware State Police trooper was justified in fatally shooting a suicidal man armed with a handgun during a confrontation after a domestic dispute last year, the state attorney general’s office says. The Delaware Department of Justice said in a report issued this week that Cpl. Nicholas McLaughlin reasonably believed it was […]

Cape Henlopen schools will open in hybrid format

LEWES — Hours of testimony from teachers and parents preceded the Cape Henlopen school board’s decision to start the school year in a hybrid model, while also opting to bump the student start date out to Sept. 16. The school board voted 5-2, with Jason Bradley and Bill Collick dissenting.  At the school board meeting […]

Man faces several felonies and driving-related violations

LEWES — A 21-year-old Felton man was arrested Sunday on weapon and multiple traffic charges. The Delaware State Police said a trooper on routine patrol traveling northbound on Coastal Highway/Del. 1 south of Dartmouth Drive observed a 1999 tan Buick Century traveling on the roadway. A computer check revealed the vehicle did not have any […]

First female permanent captain of Cape May-Lewes Ferry sets course of history

LEWES — Sharon Urban first started working for the Cape-May Lewes Ferry in food service as a summer job in 1991. Almost two decades later, she was recently appointed the first permanent female captain in the ferry’s 56-year history. “I just went there for a summer job basically, and I never left,” Capt. Urban said. […]

Levin joins board of Beebe Foundation

LEWES — Beebe Medical Foundation’s Board Chairman Christian Hudson announced that Alan Levin has joined the Foundation Board And Will Serve As A Director.Mr. Levin is currently the senior adviser for SoDel Concepts, which comes after nearly seven years as director of the Delaware Economic Development Office on former Gov. Jack Markell’s cabinet.Before joining Gov. […]

Watermelon and heirloom tomatoes at HLFM

LEWES — Saturday, the Lewes Historical Farmers Market is planning to be at George H.P. Smith Park (Dupont and Johnson avenues). However, customers are advised to watch the HLFM Facebook page for location updates.In case of rain, the market moves to Richard A. Shields Elementary School parking lot (Savannah Road and Sussex Drive). Delaware watermelon […]

Clear Space goes from stage to screen at Lefty’s

LEWES — In the midst of a global pandemic, local theater performances can be hard to come by in a safe and healthy environment. To solve this problem, Lefty’s Alley and Eats in Lewes has partnered with Clear Space Theatre Company in Rehoboth Beach to bring prerecorded musical performances to the restaurants new drive-in movie […]

Lewes man charged with attempted murder

MILFORD — A 28-year-old Lewes man was charged with first-degree attempted murder connected to a shooting incident July 15, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Senior Cpl. Heather Pepper said. James A. Satcher was taken into custody without incident Monday following investigation into the shooting, authorities said. At approximately 5:37 p.m. July 15 on Betsy Ross Circle, […]

Lewes lighthouse being repainted

LEWES — Contractors are repainting the Delaware Breakwater East End Lighthouse. Located on the inner breakwater in the harbor in Lewes, the lighthouse is owned and administered by the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs. The project, which is expected to be completed before summer’s end, includes removal of old paint and rust, as […]