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Delaware history: Italian explorer deserves more than a modest Rehoboth monument

Sat, 01/25/2020 - 08:49

Italian explorer Giovanni de Verrazzano voyage was a vital link in a chain of events leading to the European settlement of Delaware.

       

Could Rehoboth Beach soon ban certain plastic products?

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 15:39

Rehoboth Beach's environment committee wants to place restrictions on plastic uses in the city. It could be the first city in Sussex County to do so.

       

First Salisbury pride parade to feature CeCe Peniston, '90s hit singer

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 15:33

Singer and recording artist CeCe Peniston will perform at Salisbury's first LGBTQ+ pride event.

       

Two wanted after robbing Seaford store with a machete, police say

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 11:37

Seaford police are searching for two suspects in a robbery with a machete at an area GameStop.

       

651 homes approved for Millsboro-Long Neck area

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 10:23

A Sussex developer just got closer to building 651 homes near Millsboro

       

Suspects wanted after robbing Delmar convenience store, police say

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 09:42

Delmar police say they're looking for suspects connected with an armed robbery at Shop N Stop convenience store.

       

Delaware passes new law to protect dogs from cruelty, life-threatening weather

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 07:24

Owners who break the proposed rules could be fined $100 for the first violation, $250 for the second violation and $500 for any additional violations.

       

Delaware State Police ask for help after driver left pedestrian to die in crash

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 07:15

Delaware State Police are asking for the public's help to identify a driver who left a pedestrian to die after crash a month ago.

       

Maryland's 'archaic' sex laws may soon come off the books

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 06:00

Maryland lawmakers have introduced bills to repeal what they say are "archaic" sex laws.

       

Raccoon tests positive for rabies in Wicomico County

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 15:35

A raccoon tested positive for rabies in the area of Catchpenny Road, south of Nanticoke in Quantico, in Wicomico County.

       

The great Wawa vs. Royal Farms debate: Why are shoppers loyal to one or the other?

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 15:17

What sets apart Wawa and Royal Farms, the largest convenience store chains on Delmarva? Loyalty runs strong.

       

Ocean City's Route 50 bridge to have lane closures through March for renovations

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 12:28

The state will temporarily close two lanes of the Route 50 bridge to continue renovations to the aging Route 50 bridge.

       

Kids selling lemonade in summer? Maryland bill will make it legal

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 12:16

A new Maryland bill would deregulate the child lemonade stand industry. The bill would prohibit entities from regulating lemonade stands.

       

Accomack will seek state funds to upgrade Chincoteague road

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 09:42

Accomack County supervisors voted to support an application for state funding to upgrade Route 175 to Chincoteague.

       

Portion of Walston Switch Road likely to close indefinitely amid airport construction

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 06:00

Salisbury-Ocean City: Wicomico Regional Airport's Runway 14/32 will soon be extended — but that will come with certain adjustments.

       

PETA calls on locals to go vegan with billboards in Sussex County

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 11:57

PETA recently posted signs in Sussex County urging people to go vegan after a Delaware-based chicken producer was fined for pollution violations.

       

Berlin teen pleads guilty to second-degree murder

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 09:12

Vershawn Hudson-Crawford, 16 of Berlin, Maryland, pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree murder in connection with the killing of another teen.

       

Delaware's exposure to 'forever' chemicals: Where PFAS have been found, what officials are doing

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 07:25

What do we know about PFAS contamination in Delaware drinking water and what are officials doing about it?

       

What's hidden in this Delaware town's groundwater? Contamination, PFAS and health concerns

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 07:22

In early 2018, residents learned that the "forever" chemicals known as PFAS were in their drinking water, but that's not the only thing experts found.

       

Chincoteague pony 'swamp cancer' vaccine encouraging: Fire company

Wed, 01/22/2020 - 07:00

"Swamp cancer" vaccinations for Chincoteague ponies is showing encouraging results, says the Virginia town's fire company.

       

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