Carper opposes changes to Migratory Bird Treaty Act

SLAUGHTER BEACH — Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., highlighted the importance of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act on Thursday following the release of President Donald Trump’s administration’s proposed rule to weaken the century-old act. Sen. Carper was joined by Jeff Gordon, president of the American Birding Association, and Anne Harper, executive director of the Delaware Nature […]

Fire Marshal: Slaughter Beach blaze caused by home generator

SLAUGHTER BEACH — Town officials planned to meet Thursday night, one day after an accidental fire caused approximately $800,000 damage to three homes. Vice Mayor Bob Wood said that while fire personnel can bring in tankers and suck water from the Delaware Bay, a lack of nearby fire hydrants remains problematic. “We’ve discussed it many […]

Scenic Delaware: Slaughter Beach sunrise

David Green took this photo at sunrise on Slaughter Beach on May 25.