On Monday, March 30, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has ordered that Maryland residents shelter in place, effective at 8 p.m. that night.
Editor's note: With the mandated closure to the public of all restaurants and bars in the state, except for carry-out, drive-through and delivery services, we are compiling a listing of which restaurants are remaining open to provide those services and the details involved. Restaurants that …
Gov. John Carney on Sunday, March 29, signed the seventh modification to his State of Emergency declaration, ordering all out-of-state travelers into Delaware to immediately self-quarantine for 14 days to fight the spread of COVID-19.
Six Delawareans have now passed away, due to complications with coronavirus (COVID-19). The most recent death involves a 79-year-old female from New Castle County who was not hospitalized. She had underlying health conditions. The source of exposure is related to travel to a state with posit…
Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife invites anglers to safely enjoy the spring season while trout fishing. Due to coronavirus (COVID-19), anglers are reminded to practice safe social distancing, keeping a minimum of six feet — which is about the length of some fishing rods — and to choose…
Five Delaware residents have died from coronavirus (COVID-19), with the most recent deaths being those of a 76-year-old New Castle County man and two men from Kent County, 74 and 77 years old.
The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) provided their daily update on the number of positive cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) reported in the state.
Anyone handy with a needle and thread can contribute toward the medical effort against coronavirus (COVID-19). Beebe Healthcare has published a pattern and instructions for the public to make and donate hand-sewn surgical masks, with the help of their own Pam Smith, RN.
Delaware nonprofits affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) are invited to apply for grants from the Delaware COVID-19 Strategic Response Fund, housed at the Delaware Community Foundation and directed by a council of Delaware’s philanthropic leaders.
Gov. John Carney, at a news conference Friday morning, expressed sorrow for the deaths of two Delaware residents who died from as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19) this week, saying “our hearts are aching,” and repeated the importance of staying at home except for essential trips, as the nu…
A second death in Delaware, resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19), has been reported, of an 86-year old man who lived in a long-term care facility in Newark.
Gov. John Carney and Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) Director Anas Ben Addi on Thursday, March 26, announced a new program to provide emergency housing assistance to renters affected by shutdowns, closures, layoffs, reduced work hours or unpaid leave due to the COVID-19 health crisis…
Delaware State Troopers have arrested Robert S. Hill, 32, of Seaford, for a shooting incident which occurred around 11 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, in the 28000 block of Delaware Avenue in Millsboro.
In an effort ensure the health and safety of district employees and in accordance with Gov. Carney’s recent Stay at Home Order amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Indian River School District is making a series of changes to its meal service program during the school closure.
On Thursday, March 26, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) confirmed the first coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) related fatality for Delaware.
On Nov. 15, when life was normal, Bennett Orchards put a post on their Facebook page indicating they were considering co-hosting, with Magee Farms, a food canning and jarring workshop. “Who would be interested?” they asked.
At the Ocean View Police Department, where the slogan is “Small Agency, Big Results,” Police Chief Ken McLaughlin has a warning in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
With 104 cases of coronavirus in the state and 23 in Sussex County, many Delaware residents — being reminded daily to stay home unless a trip out is essential — needed, and got, a little encouragement Wednesday morning, March 25.
The COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has created challenges for individuals and businesses, and it remains unknown when the crisis will end. But many have shifted their focus not to the troubles but relief from them, now and in the future.
As the battle against coronavirus intensifies, local government offices are closed to the public; police officers have masks, gloves and sanitizer ready; and town meetings are moving to an electronic format.
Delaware schools are dealing with unprecedented times. They are now scheduled to be closed for a total of nine weeks, through Friday, March 15.
On Saturday, March 7, 54 high school teams across Delaware participated in the Science Olympiad competition held at Delaware State University in Dover. Representing Delmarva Christian High School were seniors Abby Agapito and Caitlin Milliken, who placed sixth in the Anatomy & Physiology…
In consultation with the Delaware Department of Insurance, Gov. John Carney on Tuesday issued a sixth modification to his state-of-emergency declaration that requires that insurers cease cancelations or non-renewals of insurance policies due to nonpayment throughout the duration of the decla…
Gov. John Carney on Tuesday, March 24, provided additional guidance from the State to help employers better understand the fourth and fifth modifications to his State of Emergency declaration, which ordered Delawareans to stay at home whenever possible and closed all non-essential businesses…
Gov. John Carney on Tuesday, March 24, issued a sixth modification to his State of Emergency declaration, moving Delaware’s presidential primary to June 2, and suspending residential foreclosures and evictions during the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Ocean View police recently arrested a Maryland man after the truck he allegedly abandoned at Royal Farms was discovered to contain suspected drugs.
First Shore Federal Savings & Loan Association has again been awarded a rating of “outstanding” in a Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) performance evaluation conducted by the federal Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
For Bethany Blues, the coronavirus pandemic has meant closing their doors to sit-down customers but opening up delivery to service a 5-mile radius around both the Lewes and Bethany Beach locations.
Gov. John Carney on March 19 signed Executive Order #38, which will allow the State of Delaware and providers flexibility to provide childcare options for Delaware families and health care workers due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).
With entrance fees to Delaware State Parks and state wildlife areas currently waived, Delawareans are getting outside to stay active and healthy, Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control said, offering tips for enjoying the outdoors safely during the coronavirus (COVID-19)…
Sussex Academy representatives announced this week that on March 19 Delaware Secretary of Education Susan Bunting and the State Board of Education approved Sussex Academy’s charter modification request to add an elementary school beginning with the 2020-2021 school year.
To help Delaware’s health care workers battle the coronavirus, the Sussex Technical School District has donated extra medical supplies and protective equipment to staff at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford and Beebe Healthcare in Lewes.
Beebe Healthcare is now offering COVID-19 testing at several locations. Testing requires an order from a healthcare provider. Patients should contact their provider for screening to determine if testing is appropriate.
The Delaware Restaurant Association, through its 501(c)(3) foundation (Delaware Restaurant Association Educational Foundation/DRAEF) on Tuesday announced the formation of a new industry relief fund to aid workers displaced by the recent restaurant industry shutdowns.
The Delaware Division of Revenue (DOR) on Monday, March 23, announced that the deadline for taxpayers to file their 2019 Delaware personal income tax returns has been extended to July 15. DOR and the Internal Revenue Service remain open, and taxpayers are being encouraged to continue to file…
In an announcement that many were anticipating, Gov. John Carney has extended the closure of Delaware schools through Friday, May 15.
The Dagsboro Boys & Girls Club recently received a $2,500 donation from County Bank. Located at 28154 Lighthouse Crossing, the Dagsboro Boys & Girls Club is expanding its building space with the goal of serving an additional 200 community youth.
A Sussex County lottery player has claimed the final $150,000 top prize from the Instant Game $150,000 Fortune. The winner, who wished to remain anonymous, purchased the winning ticket from Shore Stop #254 in Angola.
The Delaware Department of Correction (DOC) announced this week that it was restricting access to its facilities for volunteers who run programs and services if they are older than 60 or have an underlying health condition that could make them more vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus. The restr…
Disclaimer: I’m a big fan of ordering food from local restaurants. I’m a superfan of ordering food from local restaurants when that means I can sit on my couch and wait for them to bring it to my front door. In fact, my friends and family will tell you: Ordering food is my superpower. (Well,…
Gov. John Carney on Sunday, March 22, issued the fourth and fifth modifications to his State of Emergency declaration, ordering Delawareans to stay at home whenever possible and closing all non-essential businesses in Delaware to help fight the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).
Gov. John Carney on Sunday issued the fourth and fifth modifications to his State of Emergency declaration, ordering Delawareans to stay at home whenever possible and closing all non-essential businesses in Delaware to help fight the spread of COVID-19.
The beaches in Bethany Beach, South Bethany and Fenwick Island are empty on March 22, after Gov. John Carney closed all beaches statewide for all purposes except exercise and dog-walking, with local officials taking him up on the option for municipalities to expand the closure to close their…
Effective Monday, March 23, all four Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles locations will go to kiosk, drive-through and emergency appointment only, according to a Saturday, March 21, news release from the Delaware Department of Transportation.