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

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…

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…

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.

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…

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.

Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project (SERCAP) will be holding a series of free training webinars for owners and users of private wells in Delaware. Co-sponsored by the Delaware Dept. of Public Health, the same webinar will be held weekly on Wednesdays from Oct. 7 through Nov. 4, at v…

Attorney General Kathy Jennings and the Delaware Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Unit have secured an agreement to obtain $337,478.96 in debt relief for former ITT Tech students in Delaware as part of a multistate settlement that a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general and th…

Delaware State Treasurer Colleen Davis this week announced the first episode of “Treasury Talks,” an ongoing series of videos featuring people from around the state and around the country discussing financial related information that relates to everyone.

Alison Kero Organizing (https://www.alisonkero.com/) and Distinctively U Designs (https://distinctivelyudesigns.com/) this week announced a new virtual workshop. Partnering together, Alison Kero Organizing and Distinctively U Designs are offering virtual services designed to help homeowners …

State Treasurer Colleen Davis urges Delawareans not typically required to file federal income tax returns to watch their mail for a letter from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) saying they may qualify for a federal Economic Impact Payment (EIP). The letter urges recipients to visit the spe…

Energize Delaware announced this week that the Empowerment Grant Program (EGP) funded by the Exelon Merger for Delmarva Power Customers in Delaware is awarding $500,000 to Habitat for Humanity (HFH) of New Castle County. In its application, HFH of New Castle County proposed working with thei…

Gov. John Carney, Attorney General Kathy Jennings, Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) Director Anas Ben Addi and Justice of the Peace Court Chief Magistrate Alan Davis recently announced a joint effort on foreclosure and eviction prevention to support Delaware homeowners and renters fin…

Solar power installations for Delmarva Power customers in Delaware have become more affordable, with grant increases announced this month by the Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control.

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…

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. …

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 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…

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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.

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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…

A free class is being offered to the public on Monday, May 18, from 5 to 6 p.m. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the temporary closure of the Georgetown Public Library, located at 123 West Pine Street, the instructor has agreed to hold the May 18 class as a webinar only and not in person.

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The Delaware Department of Insurance on Wednesday, April 29, released a list of consumer-friendly automobile insurer actions that are being implemented due to reduced vehicle use throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. As filed with the department, these actions represent millions of dollars being…

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U.S. Attorney David C. Weiss and Delaware Attorney General Kathleen Jennings this week announced the formation of a new Coronavirus (COVID-19) Anti-Fraud Coalition, aimed at better protecting the citizens of Delaware from criminal and civil fraud arising from the pandemic.

The coronavirus pandemic has understandably caused fear and uncertainty among many Delawareans who are worried about theirs and their family’s health and the economic consequences this health crisis will have on their finances.

American and international students working in the Ocean View area for the summer, and others who can’t drive, may borrow a bicycle, free of charge, from Assisting Bicycle Commuters, a ministry of Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church.

Raymond Perrone, a 59-year-old barber and musician from the Selbyville area, recently purchased a variety of Instant Game tickets while visiting Royal Farms #263 in West Fenwick. Having some extra cash on hand, he decided to treat himself to a higher price-point game — a $25 Money Frenzy Ins…

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Attorney General Kathy Jennings this week warned Delawareans to be wary of scams related to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security (CARES) Act. The economic relief package includes direct payments to most Americans, totaling as much as $1,200 for individuals or $2,400 for joint …

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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…

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.

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With COVID-19 and a State of Emergency reshaping daily life in Delaware, Attorney General Kathy Jennings on Wednesday, March 18, urged consumers to stay vigilant about businesses illegally raising prices to take advantage of the public’s anxiety.

The Sussex CARES (Creating Awareness of Resources for Every Senior) Conference will take place on Friday, May 8, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the education center at Crossroads Community Church in Georgetown, hosted by the Advisory Committee on Aging & Adults with Physical Disabilities. The …

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In partnership with local libraries, Beebe Healthcare’s information technology security team is offering cyber health classes. The classes were to be held on March 2 in Selbyville, as well as an upcoming date on Friday, March 13, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach.

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Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Md., has announced that it will be holding a job fair on Thursday, March 19, to help fill open positions in the hospital, as well as in its health system of physician offices.

Beebe Healthcare’s Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing is inviting those interested in entering the field of nursing to attend the school’s semi-annual open house on Saturday, March 21, from 10 a.m. to noon.

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Last week, Delmarva Power reported that the Delaware Public Service Commission (PSC) and Delaware Division of the Public Advocate had received numerous complaints of third-party electricity suppliers “spoofing” phone numbers in an effort to sign up households for new service contracts.