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The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing 36 additional positive cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Delaware as of 6 p.m., Tuesday, June 30, 2020. No new deaths were reported on Tuesday. In addition, 68 individuals are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19 in D…

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The Bethany Beach Town Council on Wednesday, July 1, during a videoconference meeting, voted to adopt a town ordinance requiring the wearing of protective masks or other face coverings 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in the town’s C-1 downtown commercial district, until further notice, in…

Throughout July, the Millennial Summit is offering a free virtual speaker series hosted by local resident, University of Delaware professor and former CNN foreign correspondent Ralph Begleiter, who will be joined each week by a different guest speaker on the Millennial Summit Facebook Live page.

A number of local students have been named to the University of Delaware Dean’s List for the spring 2020 semester. To meet eligibility requirements for the Dean’s List, a student must be enrolled full-time and earn a GPA of 3.5 or above (on a 4.0 scale) for the semester. Students making the …

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The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) on Tuesday, June 30, reported two additional fatalities related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), as well as 98 additional positive cases. All data reported through the daily updates are based on data received as of 6 p.m. the previous day.

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In accordance with Gov. John Carney’s goal of limiting interactions among people in Delaware’s beach areas to reduce transmission of COVID-19, the Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control on June 30 announced a number of restrictions to be imposed starting on Friday, July …

With the arrival of hurricane season, AAA is reminding area residents to restock their storm supply kits, as well as include COVID-19 protection, including masks, gloves and hand sanitizer. The past few months of the pandemic depleted store shelves and prompted more time at home, a combinati…

John Douds Jr. of Selbyville was recently initiated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest all-discipline collegiate honor society. Douds was initiated at University of Delaware.

Each week day from Aug. 17 to Aug. 21, DANA (Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement) will bring together philanthropy, business, government, nonprofit leaders and staff from across the region in a virtual format to engage and learn about emerging from a crisis stronger and more resilien…

On Wednesday, July 1, the Delaware Division of Historical & Cultural Affairs (HCA) will remove a whipping post from public display on the grounds of the Old Sussex County Courthouse near The Circle in Georgetown, officials with the HCA announced on June 30.

Effective July 1, the Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) will quarantine New Castle County in its entirety due to established populations of spotted lanternfly found in Odessa. This is an expansion of the quarantine initially enacted in February 2019 and updated in September 2019.

The Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice (SDARJ) will host a virtual town-hall meeting focusing on the law-enforcement system and the need for reform, on Tuesday, July 14, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., via the Zoom videoconferencing platform.

Beebe Healthcare, in partnership with the Delaware Restaurant Association, is hosting a free car-based COVID-19 testing event on Wednesday, July 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rehoboth Elementary School. The event is primarily for those who work in restaurants, but the public is also welcome, t…

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The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) on Monday, June 29, reported no additional fatalities related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), but continuing the surge in new cases that began June 24, reported 150 additional positive cases. All data reported through the daily updates are…

The Board of Education of the Sussex County Vocational Technical School District has appointed Kevin Carson as acting superintendent following the recent resignation of superintendent Stephen Guthrie. Carson will take over superintendent duties effective Aug. 1.

Mountaire Farms on June 29 issued a statement applauding a recent National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decision that will allow an election to proceed, giving employees at the company’s Selbyville processing plant the chance to vote on whether they want to continue to be represented by the …

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The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit on June 29 announced that they believe a 66-year-old Virginia woman who has been missing since last seen at her second home in Salt Pond is deceased and may have been a victim of homicide — which police said they suspect was committed by her son, who h…

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The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing 74 additional positive cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Delaware, as of 6 p.m., Friday, June 26. No additional COVID-19 related deaths were reported Friday. 

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The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) on Friday, June 26, reported no additional fatalities related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and 78 additional positive cases. All data reported through the daily updates are based on data received as of 6 p.m. the previous day.

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The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) on Thursday, June 25, reported two additional fatalities related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and 91 additional positive cases, more than double the number of the day prior. All data reported through the daily updates are based on data r…

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Despite a July 4 event invitation circulating on social media, Bethany Beach officials this week reiterated that the Town has canceled all special events through July 15, due to concerns about crowds and their impact on social distancing required for safe use of its beach and boardwalk durin…

As the new Millville Town Park nears completion, Millville Mayor Steve Maneri might feel a bit like Charlie Brown trying to connect with a football… with years of delays and, now, a pandemic playing tag-team to keep the park’s opening just out of reach.

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This month, the Indian River High School Class of 2020 enjoyed one moment of certainty: they crossed the graduation stage under sunny skies at the IRHS football stadium, surrounded by their classmates and family.

When Frankford’s newest town council member, John Wright, heads to a council meeting, chances are good that he’ll simply walk across the parking lot from the Frankford Volunteer Fire Company.

Gov. John Carney, commenting this week on the resignation of Delaware Department of Health & Social Services Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker, characterized her as “just a delightful woman with incredible grace and great leadership.”

Beginning on Tuesday, June 30, Sussex County Council chambers will reopen for meetings and public hearings, although those who prefer not to attend can still participate by conference call.

The parcel of land on the eastern end of Main Street in Millsboro, with a sign declaring it’s the future location of the new Millsboro Town Hall, remains vacant and cleared.

Gov. John Carney, at his press briefing on Tuesday, June 23, said he has commissioned a Pandemic Resurgence Advisory Committee because he is “very concerned” about a rebound of COVID-19.

In its first in-person meeting in three months, the Millville Town Council opted overwhelmingly this week against hiring a consultant to help the Town examine options for its law-enforcement needs.

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The Delaware Division of Public Health is encouraging parents of teenagers to have them tested for the coronavirus if they participated in senior-week activities that involved living with a group or attending large gatherings.

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The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) on Wednesday, June 24, reported one additional fatality related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and 42 additional positive cases. All data reported through the daily updates are based on data received as of 6 p.m. the previous day.

Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings on June 24 issued a statement confirming her decision not to prosecute or further pursue legal cases that resulted from the June 9 racial justice protests in the Dover area.

The Coastal Georgetown Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) this week announced the winners of their three $2,500 scholarships for 2020. Normally, each student would have been awarded her scholarship at her high school’s senior awards ceremony, but this year’s awards…

Gov. John Carney on Friday, June 19, signed the 22nd modification to his State of Emergency Order, permitting an expansion of youth sports activities and personal care services if safety guidelines are followed to prevent infection and community spread of COVID-19.

The Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare announced this week that Bridgette Blatzheim of Dagsboro, Beth Owens of Milton and Lea Mueller of Middletown are the recipients of the Moore-Eschenbach-Gallery Scholarships presented by the Lewes-Rehoboth Rotary Club.

Hannah Kaan of Millsboro has been placed on the Gettysburg College Dean’s Honor list for outstanding academic achievement in the Spring 2020 semester, the college announced this week. Students with a quality point average of 3.60 or higher (on a 4.0 scale) for a semester’s work are placed on…

U.S. Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) on Monday, June 22, participated in a rally and caravan with UFCW Local 27 workers in Selbyville, ahead of a vote by workers at the Mountaire Farms poultry processing plant on whether the UFCW will represent the workers for another three years.

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The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) on Tuesday, June 23, reported two additional fatalities related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and 27 additional positive cases. All data reported through the daily updates are based on data received as of 6 p.m. the previous day.