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…

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

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

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.

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.

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…

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…

The Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project (SERCAP) is distributing free well testing kits for owners and users of private wells in Delaware. Co-sponsored by the Delaware Department of Public Health (DPH), the two-bottle test kits will be available by mail or may be picked up in person…

On Wednesday, Oct. 28, Sherwin Williams celebrated the recent expansion of its Ocean View location by hosting a ribbon-cutting with the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce. The store is designed as a convenient location for those in Ocean View and the surrounding towns.

Would-be entrepreneurs can register today for the Delaware Small Business Development Center’s (SBDC’s) free “How to Start a Business” webinar. Following the webinar, participants may then register for free one-on-one business advising.

U.S. Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) on Oct. 27 visited the Derrickson family-owned Movies at Midway to see firsthand how entertainment venues have adjusted to the coronavirus pandemic and learn about how the federal government can further support independently owned businesses.

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro announced on Tuesday, Oct. 27, that workers’ compensation insurance rates will decrease for the fourth year in a row, effective Dec. 1, 2020. The voluntary market is seeing yet another double-digit decrease in loss costs, with an average 11.56…

Oct. 30 marks the start of the Delaware Lottery’s 45th year of operations. When states began forming government-regulated lotteries in the 1960s and 1970s, Delaware was quick to adopt a lottery of their own — beginning a tradition that has kept pace with changing games and technology since 1…

Keller Williams Realty recently announced its September 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 Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce celebrated member Joe Maggio Realty at Keller Williams with a ribbon-cutting on Oct. 23, as the owner of Joe Maggio Realty and his team are joining forces with Keller Williams.

The Coastal Point’s new Home for the Holidays publication is just around the corner! With the holidays soon approaching, we want to remind you and your customers that everything merry and plenty of inspiration is right here locally. Our first-ever Home for the Holidays publication — with 16,…

While much of the government funding for coronavirus relief has been focused on helping individuals and businesses, several lesser-known provisions aim to stimulate philanthropy through increased tax incentives around charitable giving for both individuals and corporations.

Greenhill Car Wash (www.greenhillcarwash.com) recently opened a new location on Long Neck Road in Millsboro. This is Greenhill Car Wash’s fourth location in the state of Delaware, and its first in Sussex County. The new wash features an in-bay automatic made in America by Ryko, four self-ser…

Weis Markets this week announced the launch of its Holiday Rewards program, which helps customers qualify for free turkeys, tofurkeys, lasagna and discounts on a variety of its best-selling turkeys and hams through Thanksgiving Day.

Every spring, the Regal Awards are presented by the Builders & Remodelers Association of Delaware, also known as BRAD (formerly the Home Builders Association of Delaware) to highlight excellence in the Delaware home building industry. And even though the COVID-19 pandemic dissolved the p…

All three Delaware Habitat for Humanity affiliates and their ReStores have joined forces — and they are looking to make a big difference in energy consumption. Thanks to a $500,000 empowerment grant from Energize Delaware, 450 Delmarva Power households in the state will receive a brand-new E…

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Ocean Atlantic Sotheby’s International Realty this week recognized its top-selling Realtors for the third quarter of 2020. Receiving honors were Kim Hamer, Henry Jaffe and Lauren Alberti as the company’s overall top individual producers, and the Oldfather Group and Barrows & Associates a…

Jeff Hudson, BSN, 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.

Southern States has closed its store on Clayton Street in Dagsboro where customers, for more than 30 years, bought feed, seed and fertilizer, and is transitioning to offering agronomy and energy needs.

Now is the time for Delawareans to prepare their homes for winter weather. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control offers the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) at no cost to qualified low-income families to reduce energy costs.