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…

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

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…

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 …

Delaware officials recently announced the 24th consecutive round of easement selections by the Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Foundation. With the preservation of another 5,500 acres, Delaware has permanently preserved more than 139,000 acres of farmland for future generations.

Keller Williams Realty recently announced the May 2020 Top Producers for individuals and team for its Delaware locations. The awards are based on gross commission income or number of units, whichever is higher, for the month.

The arrangement of tables outside Blue Water Grill in Millsboro, complete with decorative torches and plants, creates a cozy setting for customers who enjoy dining alfresco.

Beebe Healthcare announced on June 16 the appointment of Christina Deidesheimer, MS-IMC, to the position of vice president of communications and outreach, chief communications officer. Deidesheimer will begin her new role on Monday, June 22. She currently serves as the director of marketing …

This Saturday, the Historic Lewes Farmers’ Market is planning to be at George H.P. Smith Park (Dupont and Johnson Avenues). However, customers are being advised to watch the HLFM Facebook page for market location updates. In case of rain, the market moves to the Richard A. Shields Elementary…

U.S. Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), ranking member of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations (PSI), on June 15 spoke on the Senate floor to call attention to the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Free File Program, a free tax preparation service available to nearly 100 million eligible U.S. …

An update to the state’s building energy codes that took effect this month will help reduce long-term costs to consumers while also decreasing greenhouse gas emissions in Delaware.

About 110 gift bags, each containing items such as a cashmere sweater or pair of boots, were recently donated to employees of Beebe Healthcare, to surprise and thank them for working so hard to help those ill with the coronavirus.

The Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Gallo Realty Gallo Gives Foundation recently awarded several of its 2020 first-quarter earnings donations to the Food Bank of Delaware, Community Resource Center, Beebe Medical Foundation, #CORONACRUSH, Harry K Foundation and Bayhealth Foundation. The tota…

The grant application period is now open for soybean promotion and communication projects funded by the soybean checkoff program. Administered by the Delaware Soybean Board (DSB), the checkoff is a 100-percent farmer-funded program to benefit First State soybean farmers.

The Home Builders Association of Delaware recently hosted its 28th Annual Regal Awards via a virtual ceremony, recognizing excellence and celebrating outstanding achievements in Delaware home building. Marnie Custom Homes — a woman-owned building company that specializes in designing and bui…

The FCC this week issued an alert to local TV viewers who watch over-the-air television with an antenna, notifying them of ongoing frequency changes for local stations. In a previous transition phase, two other TV stations in the Salisbury area have moved to new frequencies, and now it is ti…

A 48-year-old Millsboro woman has won a $1 million prize, before taxes, by matching the five white balls in the May 16 Powerball drawing, Delaware Lottery officials announced on Wednesday, June 3. The woman, who wished to remain anonymous, purchased the winning Quick Pick ticket at Royal Far…

The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce celebrated new member Holiday Inn Express & Suites Rehoboth with a ribbon-cutting on May 29. InterContinental Hotels Group PLC and Real Hospitality Group announced the opening of the Holiday Inn Express Rehoboth Beach at 18438 Kates Lane…

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The Internal Revenue Service this week urged recipients of Economic Impact Payments (stimulus funds) who may have been expecting to receive a check in the mail to keep their eyes out for a nondescript envelope containing a prepaid debit card instead.

After weeks of uncertainty and public outcry, Delaware farmers’ markets have been given the green light by Gov. John Carney to open after an initial ban due to the COVID-19 virus state-of-emergency.

Members of the Ocean View Historical Society have a tongue-in-cheek request for area residents: Start practicing the bird dance, because plans are under way for the Coastal Towns Chicken Festival next summer.

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As the state begins to reawaken, retail shops were set to begin serving customers, by appointment, this week, and Delaware beaches will open beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday — a move Delaware Gov. John Carney wouldn’t have anticipated in March.

The Carl M. Freeman Foundation recently announced the 11 latest Sussex County nonprofit organizations that received funding through the FACES (Freeman Foundation Assists Communities with Extra Support) Grant Program, which targets smaller organizations that are often overlooked by funders.

Sarah Murphy, RN, a nurse on Beebe Healthcare’s Post-Anesthesia 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.

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Last year, AAA Mid-Atlantic forecast that more than 118,000 Delaware residents would travel 50 miles or more for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. This year is expected to look much, much different. For the first time in 20 years, AAA will not issue a Memorial Day travel forecast, as the acc…

The Beebe Medical Group is now accepting patients at its Millsboro, Milton and Georgetown facilities, with the addition of three providers, Beebe representatives announced this week.

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Patrick T. Harker, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, told the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce recently that he foresees an uneven economic recovery for the state. He presented his remarks on May 12 via conference call.

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Congratulations to Coastal Point Staff Reporter Kerin Magill on her win in the 2019 Maryland, Delaware, D.C. (MDDC) Press Association awards, the final set of which were announced on Friday, May 15, via video, including awards in the area of business reporting.

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Congratulations to Coastal Point Executive Editor Darin McCann and Staff Reporter Susan Canfora on their wins in the 2019 Maryland, Delaware, D.C. (MDDC) Press Association awards, the third set of which were announced on Wednesday, May 13, via video, including awards in the area of column-writing.

Local State Farm agents are finding ways to engage their neighborhoods and help each other with needs while respecting social distancing and local ordinances, the company announced this week, noting that last week, 10 State Farm agents and Sales Executive Kelly Brion teamed up to send suppor…

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Long & Foster Real Estate and Prosperity Home Mortgage’s Bethany, Rehoboth and Lewes offices have joined the relief effort led by Beebe Healthcare in support of local essential workers. Agents and staff contributed $3,250 for the #CrushCorona campaign. With the donation, Beebe’s ‘Crush C…