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On Wednesday, July 1, the Delaware Division of Historical & Cultural Affairs (HCA) will remove a whipping post from public display on the grounds of the Old Sussex County Courthouse near The Circle in Georgetown, officials with the HCA announced on June 30.

Effective July 1, the Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) will quarantine New Castle County in its entirety due to established populations of spotted lanternfly found in Odessa. This is an expansion of the quarantine initially enacted in February 2019 and updated in September 2019.

Gov. John Carney, commenting this week on the resignation of Delaware Department of Health & Social Services Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker, characterized her as “just a delightful woman with incredible grace and great leadership.”

Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings on June 24 issued a statement confirming her decision not to prosecute or further pursue legal cases that resulted from the June 9 racial justice protests in the Dover area.

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Gov. John Carney on Tuesday, June 16, announced that Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker will leave her current role as the head of the Department of Health & Social Services (DHSS) this summer to join Nemours’ National Office of Policy & Prevention in Washington, D.C.

Gov. John Carney on June 11 announced his intention to nominate Mark Conner as Superior Court Judge in Sussex County, Monica Horton as Judge of the Court of Common Pleas in New Castle County, and Rae Mims as Judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Sussex County.

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The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing two additional fatalities related to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and is providing an update on the number of positive cases and recovered individuals. All data reported through the daily updates are based on data received as …

DelDOT recently announced to motorists that Delmarva Central Railroad will be resurfacing and performing general maintenance on their railroad crossing at Old Landing Road between U.S. Route 113 and East State Street near Millsboro, and a road closure will be in place there.

With beaches opening in Sussex County this weekend, DART transit officials announced that Routes 201, 204, 206 and 215 will operate a weekday service schedule on Memorial Day, with paratransit operating complimentary ADA-only service. All other DART services, fixed route and paratransit, wil…

Temporarily closed on March 17, in response to the COVID-19 State of Emergency, Delaware’s three toll plazas will resume cash collection at the I-95, Biddles and Dover Toll Plazas on Thursday, May 21, at noon, officials announced on Wednesday.

With the state’s beaches opening, DART announced on Wednesday, May 20, that it will increase its operations to seven days a week on select Sussex County bus routes. Routes 201, 204, 206 and 215 will now operate daily, with the addition of Sunday service. The added Sunday service on Route 206…

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Gov. John Carney on Thursday, May 14, announced that the State of Delaware will lift restrictions on Delaware beaches and community pools at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 22, subject to strict social-distancing requirements and other restrictions. Ice cream shops and trucks will reopen with restrict…

The Skipjack wind-farm project, which has met with opposition from coastal residents since it was announced last October, recently announced that federal permitting issues will cause a one-year delay in the project’s expected completion date.

The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announced this week that Johnson Road between Bearhole Road and Dickerson Road, near Selbyville, will be closed for five days, as a DelDOT contractor will be replacing the deteriorating corrugated metal pipes with reinforced concrete pipes.

The theme for the 50th anniversary of Earth Week was climate change, an issue that concerns most Delawareans, according to a report commissioned by DNREC’s Division of Climate, Coastal and Energy. The report found 77 percent of Delawareans see climate change as a serious threat that will har…

After statewide public hearing workshops, DART made changes to its original proposal for public transit service changes. New schedules will be available online and on buses in early May. The approved service changes are planned to go into effect on May 17; however, based on details of Gov. J…

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Effective March 16, the Delaware Department of Corrections and GTL, the department’s vendor that provides inmate phone and video visitation services, are providing two free 5-minute phone calls per week to all inmates at every Level V prison and Level IV Violation of Probation and Work Relea…

The Mosquito Control Section within DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife this weekend will launch its annual campaign to protect Delawareans and First State visitors from biting mosquitoes. The Mosquito Control Section’s first “Fight the Bite” mission for 2020 is the spraying of spring wo…

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Delmarva Power & Light has been given permission to run electric lines under Whites Creek in Ocean View. This additional line will create a looped circuit, which will help prevent power outages in the area.

The Sussex County Council this week agreed to changes in its Memorandum of Understanding with the Delaware Department of Transportation, after hearing an overview.

Gov. John Carney and the Office of Women’s Advancement & Advocacy (OWAA) on Tuesday announced that the nomination process is open for induction into the Delaware Women’s Hall of Fame for 2020. Nomination forms are available online at de.gov/women. The deadline for applications is midnigh…

The Delaware Transit Corporation will host a public hearing and workshop at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 5, at the Georgetown Public Library, to present information and accept public comment on proposed changes to statewide bus service. The changes will be effective on Sunday, May 17.

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) this week announced that contractor George & Lynch Inc. will be removing and replacing three crossroad pipes on Route 1 northbound/southbound between Hall Avenue and Palmer Avenue in Dewey Beach next week, necessitating lane closures on …

DelDOT announced this week that a portion of Indian Mission Road near Millsboro will be closed starting Monday, March 9, for the removal and replacement of a crossroad pipe. In addition, an additional pipe will be installed to accommodate future flooding in that area, officials said.

The Delaware Department of Correction announced this week that Maj. Jon Beck, security superintendent of Sussex Correctional Institution (SCI) and a 25-year DOC veteran, has been appointed deputy warden of SCI, effective March 1. Beck fills a vacancy created when SCI Warden Truman Mears was …

On Monday, Feb. 25, the Delaware State Police held a ceremony to welcome the newly selected Honorary Commanders for 2020. The event, led by DSP Superintendent Col. Nathaniel McQueen Jr. took place at the Delaware State Police Museum in Dover. McQueen spoke at the event and helped recognize t…

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With the recent struggle to get funding to relieve overcrowding at several Sussex County schools, Gov. John Carney says he understands why people downstate might be frustrated at his multi-million-dollar proposal for Wilmington schools, but he argues that it’s a situation unlike any other.

In its ongoing efforts to improve pedestrian safety in the town, Fenwick Island’s town council on Feb. 21 approved the installation of “rectangular rapid flashing beacon” (RRFB) systems at pedestrian crosswalks at two particularly dangerous intersections.

With public input sessions beginning next week to create Delaware’s plan to mitigate, adapt and respond to climate change, most Delawareans believe climate change and sea-level rise are happening, and a majority say the State should act now to address both issues, according to a survey commi…

Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) officials recently announced plans to close a portion of Route 30/Millsboro Highway near Dagsboro for the removal and replacement of a crossroad pipe for drainage improvements.