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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.

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

Morse Home Improvement, Roofing & Siding LLC donated the supplies, labor and debris removal for the new roof on the Dagsboro Town Hall building. Mayor Baull presented Tomie and Tom with a plaque in appreciation of their generous donation and their ongoing community support for both the T…

Gov. John Carney began his Tuesday, Nov. 24, press briefing with uplifting news — he, and other governors, had met with President-Elect Joe Biden for “a very positive meeting,” and the first of the coronavirus vaccines should arrive in Delaware in early December.

Ocean View Presbyterian Church is now offering canned goods, boxed dinners and bottled water, free and available at any time of the day or night, in a Sharing Pantry located outside the church in front of the office.

After years of serving some of Sussex County’s highest-needs students, the Howard T. Ennis School recently celebrated a ceremonial groundbreaking for a completely new building just north of Millsboro. State and Indian River School District officials gathered on Nov. 20 — in face masks and wi…

It was another busy two-month stretch for the Dagsboro Police Department over September and October, as Police Chief Stephen Flood described, presenting the department’s reports to the Dagsboro Town Council at its monthly meeting on Monday, Nov. 16.

As the physician and nurse leaders of hospitals and healthcare systems throughout the State of Delaware, representing all of Delaware’s general acute care and pediatric hospitals, we have an important safety message regarding COVID-19.

With more than 47,000 tests completed last week, Delawareans across the state are heeding the call to get tested for COVID-19, and more tests are being conducted than at any point during the pandemic, officials announced on Nov. 24.

Saturday, Nov. 28, is Small Business Saturday — a day designed to celebrate and support small businesses and all they do for their communities.

To help close the digital gap for K-12 students in Sussex County, Mediacom Communication’s Connect2Compete (C2C) program has helped 118 student families gain low-cost high-speed internet service. More student families can still be connected to ensure their students can access online learning…

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Rite Aid announced on Nov. 24 that it was updating its COVID-19 testing program through its partnership with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). Effective immediately, no-charge testing at Rite Aid’s existing testing sites will be expanded to individuals 13 or older, re…

DelDOT officials announced this week that Bayard Road between Zion Church Road and Evans Road will be closed for the removal and replacement of a failing crossroad pipe, beginning at 7 a.m. on Nov. 30 and running through 11 p.m. on Dec. 14, pending weather.

Marcy Jack, JD, BSN, CPHRM, CPHQ, vice president and chief quality and safety officer at Beebe Healthcare, was awarded the Delaware Healthcare Association’s AHA Grass Roots Champion Award at the Delaware Healthcare Forum, which was held virtually recently.

All things Christmas are now for sale at the New Life Thrift Store. It’s an opportunity for getting that second (or third) fully-decorated Christmas tree for the house or the sunroom. Or create an outdoor display and join the Lewes Lights Tour Map.

After announcing a new joint venture with the LENA Start program in September, Read Aloud Delaware had a successful launch in October and has been working with nine families throughout the state to help them measure, improve and make the most of verbal connections with their young children, …

U.S. Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) joined Delaware Farm Bureau President Richard Wilkins to accept the Friend of the Farm Bureau Award for the 116th Congress. Carper accepted the award at Delaware Agriculture Museum President Grier Stayton’s farm.

The Board of Education of the Sussex County Vocational Technical School District has unanimously appointed Dr. Kevin Carson as Superintendent. Carson had been named acting superintendent in July.

Proactive screening and testing have identified additional inmate COVID-19 cases at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center (JTVCC), the state’s largest prison in Smyrna, and the first positive inmate test results at Baylor Women’s Correctional Institution (BWCI) in the eight months since the st…

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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, as well as community …

Beginning in January 2021, the Delaware Division of Revenue (DOR) will require certain business tax returns, including most gross receipts tax, excise tax and withholding tax forms, to be filed electronically. Payments for these taxes must also be made electronically. The list of affected bu…

Delaware State Education Association (DSEA) President Stephanie Ingram, recently issued a letter to Gov. John Carney, asking for increased guidance, oversight and accountability at the school-district level regarding school districts’ managerial and operational responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“COVID-19 has changed a lot in 2020. Public gatherings have become less and less. Even family visits have been reduced. More than ever before, Christmas has an extra special meaning this year. That is why it is more important than ever to help brighten Christmas Day for a senior who will be …

Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) officials provided an update this week on the impacts of repairs of an existing bridge over Polly Branch near Selbyville. The left lane of Route 113 southbound in Selbyville will be closed for repairs to the bridge, through Dec. 11, pending weather.

The Artesian Water Company has already begun construction on its new Greater Dagsboro Water Treatment Plant on Armory Road, anticipating it being fully operational by April or May of 2021.

With no candidates other than incumbents William B. Chandler III and Norwood Truitt filing before the deadline, the Town of Dagsboro has called off its town council election originally scheduled for December.

A Georgetown woman and her husband, concerned about a next-door neighbor whose goats, chickens and other farm animals are emitting odors and attracting flies and whose dogs bark and whine for hours, they assert, is hoping to raise awareness about what is permitted under Sussex County Code an…

Saying that coronavirus conditions are getting worse — with 29,552 total cases statewide, 9,194 total cases in Sussex County and 739 total deaths statewide as of early this week — Gov. John Carney on Tuesday, Nov. 17, imposed additional restrictions in an effort to slow the spread of the vir…