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Delaware Shakespeare has crafted a series of three events as it returns to welcoming audiences at Rockwood Park. The 2021 Summer Festival will let attendees “triple your bard” with “Midsummer Mix Tape,” “Rosalind x 3” and “Shakespeare Poetry Slam.”

The crested iris, iris cristata, is one of our prettiest part- to full-shade ground covers. It spreads easily in rich, humus-y soil, meaning mulch it with plenty of chopped-up leaves and compost. It is one of the stars of the spring’s shady woodland garden.

The Delaware Botanic Gardens at Pepper Creek hosted a special free-admission day on Mother's Day, May 9, for those donating food items to the Food Bank of Delaware.

Beebe Healthcare staff on Tuesday, May 11, once again came to the rescue of a family in distress. But it wasn’t a human family at risk. Rather, it was a family of ducks, with the mother duck and six ducklings looking on while staff at the Lewes hospital rescued four more ducklings from a sto…

Brown Box Theatre Project, the Boston-based outdoor Shakespeare touring company, announces its 10th year of free Shakespeare with the troupe’s largest tour ever. After a 2020 postponement, Brown Box returns in 2021 with an extended U.S. tour featuring the beloved comedy “Much Ado About Nothing.”

Strawberries are a sign of summer, particularly in coastal Sussex County, and they’re the showcased ingredient at all 12 SoDel Concepts restaurants in May.

Back by popular demand, the Lewes Public Library’s annual Loopin’ for the Library bicycling event is going virtual for the month of June. The self-paced bike ride is an opportunity to work out for oneself and for a good cause.

No one likes knotted or matted hair, but some patients who require prolonged bed rest can find themselves dealing with “bed head.” With a desire and drive to make these patients more comfortable, Bayhealth Physical Therapist Assistant Sara Noll started a haircare drive.

The Historic Lewes Farmers Market will open at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 15, at George H.P. Smith Park (Johnson and DuPont Avenues), with vendors bringing juicy strawberries, freshly cut asparagus, lettuces and greens including mini-romaines, baby kale, bok choi, arugula, Swiss chard, spinach,…

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After one of the most challenging years many of us can recall, the 2021 Joshua M. Freeman Valor Award was given to an entire department: the entire staff of the Sussex County Emergency Medical Services (EMS), who respond to some of the very worst medical emergencies. Pictured here are, from …

The Millsboro Town Council, at their Monday, May 3, meeting, approved use of Cupola Park for the Fourth Annual Stars & Stripes community fireworks celebration, from 6 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, June 26.

On a beautiful, clear evening, on Saturday, May 1, Indian River High School's prom got off to a sparkling start with students lining up on the school track for the Grand March. Here are some photos of the students dressed up in their prom-going finest.

River Soccer Club's spring season is under way, offering the chance for players of all ages to get back out onto the pitch.

Concerns about the Greater Millsboro Art League closing, or having to relocate, were put to rest this week when a motion, framed to assist the financially struggling non-profit and keep it open, was passed by the Millsboro Town Council.

Surrounded by fresh air, warm sun and a cool ocean nearby, it seems that lifeguards may have the right idea for their morning workouts. And, having retired after 29 years as a patrol captain throughout Fenwick Island and Bethany Beach, Tim Ferry is starting a business based on his lifetime o…

The Millsboro Farmers’ Market will open on Saturday, May 15, with about 20 vendors selling everything from chocolate-covered strawberries, cupcakes and candles to wine-cork jewelry, produce and a variety of other goods.

What’s your daily routine like? Do you start the day at the table with breakfast? Maybe you sit in front of the TV while having a cup of coffee or you sit down in front of the computer and check emails and posts.

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Are you looking for a groundcover in shade, with pretty flowers and delicate foliage? Tough and easy to grow, and important for pollinators? Then look no further than Jacob’s ladder, and the variety developed from it, Stairway to Heaven.

Non-profit organizations or community groups looking to reach more people can get help from the Lewes Public Library. The library is seeking groups to organize informational displays in its lobby display case, which is seen by the hundreds of people who walk through the library’s doors every day.

In recognition of Small Business Week and National Travel & Tourism Week (May 2-8), Gov. John Carney will join the Delaware Tourism Office to visit small businesses and attractions in Kent, New Castle and Sussex counties this week, including a visit to the Delaware Botanic Gardens.

The Selbyville Public Library has an opening for a Board of Commissioners member and is seeking qualified applicants. The position on the board for the Selbyville Public Library is a five-year term, with eligibility for an additional five-year term.

The Lewes Public Library and Browseabout Books will host bestselling author Mary Alice Monroe for a discussion of her new book “The Summer of Lost and Found” in a live, online conversation Tuesday, May 11, at 5 p.m. She will be joined in conversation by No. 1 New York Times bestselling autho…

The Southern Delaware Chorale, under the direction of Colin Armstrong with accompanist and Assistant Director Sarah Rose, will be presenting a 30-minute free concert titled “A Summer Sing” on Sunday, June 6, at 3 p.m. at Crossroads Community Church, 20684 State Forest Road, Georgetown. Selec…

The Rehoboth Art League is offering people the chance to learn a new art form that needs only basic painting skills. Local woodcut artist Fred Dylla will teach a “White-Line Woodcut” class at the Rehoboth Art League on Monday through Wednesday, May 10, 11 and 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.

Wind-blown dust and pollen helped to create this fiery sunset Saturday evening near Frankford.

After more than a year of lockdowns, restrictions and COVID concerns, many Americans are ready to travel again — and in a big way. AAA Mid-Atlantic representatives said they are experiencing a surge in travel requests for longer and more extravagant trips. So-called “revenge travel,” they sa…

A series of new exhibitions will debut at the Rehoboth Art League during an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday, May 7. The spring shows, on display from May 7 through June 6, represent both recent works from contemporary artists, as well as historic pieces from the league’s Permane…

You’ve probably noticed some neon-pink splashes of color on the edges of the forests, or in people’s yards. Aren’t they beautiful? That is our own Eastern redbud, a marvelous small tree that blooms now, with the dogwoods, right after the serviceberries. That’s great company, if you’re a small tree.