Milford officer recovering after Rehoboth Beach shooting

MILFORD — A wounded Milford police officer remained hospitalized Monday, authorities said, as the investigation into a fatal shooting involving a fugitive in Rehoboth Beach last week continued. Senior Cpl. Timothy “T.J.” Webb, 38, is part of the First State Violent Fugitive Task Force unit that located the wanted 37-year-old Pennsylvania man at the Econo […]

Fugitive killed, Milford officer wounded in Rehoboth shooting

Fugitive killed, Milford Police officer wounded in shooting near Rehoboth Beach By Craig Anderson and Noah Zucker Delaware State News REHOBOTH BEACH — A fugitive from Pennsylvania was killed and a Milford police officer critically wounded Thursday night during an exchange of gunfire, authorities said Friday. According to Delaware State Police, officers assigned to the […]

Polar Bear Plunge going virtual in 2021

REHOBOTH BEACH – One of Delaware’s largest and most popular fundraising events, the Polar Bear Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Delaware, will be virtual only in 2021. “With the safety of our Bears and volunteers involved in the Special Olympics Delaware Polar Bear Plunge in mind, we have made the decision that the 30th annual […]

President-elect Biden’s hideaway shines political sun on Rehoboth Beach

REHOBOTH BEACH — Rehoboth is known for the venerable Funland, arcades, T-shirt shops and family-owned pizza dynasties. It may soon sport a beach White House. The southern Delaware resort town known for Atlantic waves that are sometimes surfable, fresh-cut French fries and a 1-mile wooden boardwalk that dates to the 1870s has long prided itself […]

Drug arrests made after Rehoboth stop

REHOBOTH BEACH – Two drug arrests were made during a Tuesday afternoon traffic stop, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said. Christopher Boone, 31, of Lincoln, was driving a vehicle stopped at approximately 3:45 in the area of 19000 Coastal Highway, authorities said. The vehicle had a large crack in the center of […]

On the trail

Amy Zook of Magnolia took this photo Oct. 19 along the Breakwater Junction Trail in Rehoboth Beach.

Egret at Gordons Pond

Susan Giordano of Lewes took this photo of a snowy egret Sept. 19 at Gordons Pond in Rehoboth Beach.

Best Bets: Curtain up for the Rehoboth Beach Film Festival

For the Rehoboth Beach Film Society, the show (or shows) must go on. The 23rd annual Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival will take place as scheduled next month with a few modifications for health concerns. Only five films will be shown inside the society’s Cinema Art Theater, with 10 more available to stream at home. […]

Safety emphasized for Halloween in Rehoboth

REHOBOTH BEACH — The city urges its residents to keep Division of Public Health guidelines in mind for a safe Halloween celebration, to minimize the spread of COVID-19, city Communications Director Krys Johnson announced today. DPH guidelines suggest traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating should not happen without modification, which means contactless delivery of treats, social distancing and […]

Three arrested on felony shoplifting charges

REHOBOTH BEACH — Three arrests were made following a series of alleged shoplifting incidents, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said. Wilmington residents Lavelle Comer, 25, and Reginald Willingham, 51, and Latifah Willingham, 31, of New Castle were taken into custody after police were initially dispatched to The North Face business at approximately […]