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This week, FEMA temporarily halted its current updates to South Bethany’s floodplain designation. The Federal Emergency Management Agency had just released the proposals and begun the 90-day appeal period a week prior, when South Bethany announced that the Washington, D.C., headquarters had …

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A listing of open houses available throughout our resort area, compliments of our local Real Estate professionals.

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The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) provided its weekly update regarding the most recent statistics on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Delaware, as of 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021.

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Gov. John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) have announced the list of community testing sites throughout Delaware this week. Testing locations listed below include pop-up and Curative trailer sites.

Bethany Beach Town Council members met in person on Feb. 19, though the council members each sat at separate small tables spread around the council meeting room, with Councilman Bruce Frye participating remotely via a large TV screen sitting behind the table with his nameplate. The public wa…

The Millville Town Council has reviewed changes to the town charter proposed by an ad hoc committee and will hold a public hearing on the proposed changes next month.

An official from the Delaware Department of Transportation is expected to attend the Monday, March 1, Millsboro Town Council meeting to discuss items including improvements to the Washington and State streets intersection.

With the approval of an $88,000 contract at the Feb. 19 town council meeting, the Town of Bethany Beach is taking another step forward in a proposed plan to help control flooding in the town through the installation and use of a bladder dam and a tidal gate to reduce the flow of water into t…

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Individuals who received their first dose of COVID-19 28 or more days ago from a pharmacy, medical provider, clinic or other source in Delaware and have not yet obtained a second dose may sign up for a Friday appointment at the ongoing vaccination event at Dover International Speedway operat…

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The Sussex County Vocational Technical School District will be moving to remote learning through Friday, Feb. 26, out of an abundance of caution, officials said, after recent positive COVID-19 test results among people connected to the campus childcare center. The campus will undergo a thoro…

On Feb. 19, the Worcester Preparatory School Alumni Association sponsored a 100-Day Breakfast celebration marking the senior class’ countdown to graduation. In lieu of a speaker, alums sent in words of wisdom that were shared in the event program. Breakfast was sponsored by the WPS Alumni As…

Daniel Pauley, RN, a nurse on Beebe Healthcare’s Intensive Care Unit, has been honored with this quarter’s DAISY Award. The award is a part of the DAISY Foundation’s national program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses make every day.

The statewide DoMore24DE event, sponsored by United Way of Delaware and Spur Impact, is being held from 6 p.m. on March 4 to 6 p.m. on March 5, and Pathways to Success, a nonprofit that serves students attending Cape Henlopen High School, Milford High School, Seaford High School and Sussex T…

Inspired by the famous John Lewis’ Selma, Ala., walk to end voter suppression, students from Cape Henlopen High School and the Multifaith Youth Group are hosting a walk across the Indian River Inlet Bridge on March 7 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. — the same date as the historic Selma march.

U.S. Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) recently met virtually with Augustus “Gus” Fadden of Frankford and Justin Xu of Hockessin to congratulate them on being selected to represent Delaware in the United States Senate Youth Program.

The Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice (SDARJ) will present “Good Trouble: Still Marching” at a town hall meeting on Tuesday, March 9, 7-8:30 p.m., via Zoom. Celebrating the 56th anniversary of the historic march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., the program will exp…

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Given additional expected capacity at the ongoing vaccination event at Dover International Speedway, the State of Delaware and Federal Emergency Management Agency announced on Monday, Feb. 22, that appointments will open Tuesday morning, Jan. 23, for individuals who received their first dose…

After hosting an annual tradeshow for 46 years, the Ocean City (Md.) Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association has rallied to produce their alternative to an in-person gathering. The HMRA has partnered with the OC Today newspaper to produce EXPO Marketplace, an online catalog featuring exhibitors, …

The South Coastal Delaware Chapter of AARP will award five scholarships this year — two to seniors at Indian River High School (IRHS) in Dagsboro, and three to adult students who are 25 or older attending Delaware Technical Community College in Georgetown. The total amount of the scholarship…

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The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) provided its weekly update regarding the most recent statistics on coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Delaware, as of 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021.

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Gov. John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) have announced the list of community testing sites throughout Delaware this week. Testing locations listed below include pop-up and Curative trailer sites.

It’s a lawsuit that’s been years in the making, but the class-action suit against Mountaire Farms may be approaching a $65 million resolution. Rather than face a prolonged jury trial, the poultry processing plant and the citizens who sued them have agreed to a $65 million settlement that cou…

After the original plans for an upscale liquor store were struck down by the Dagsboro Town Council back in December, the Dagsboro Planning & Zoning Commission last week listened to a revamped concept for a Vines Creek Road property.

The first candidate has filed for the District 4 seat on the Ocean View Town Council being vacated by Councilman Bert Reynolds, who is not seeking a second term.

A new family dental practice will open at 90 Atlantic Avenue in Ocean View, offering what one of the partners called “that small-town feel as we showcase our extensive training.”

After receiving rider feedback at several outdoor Community Conversations and a virtual public hearing workshop, DART approved service and fare changes effective Feb. 14.

The Delaware Restaurant Association (DRA) is going 100 percent virtual for its 11th annual “Restaurant Industry Fast Forward” event, Tuesday, Feb. 23. The educational symposium, normally held in person at a local events venue, will be a morning-long Zoom session (9:30 a.m. to 1p.m.), with lo…