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Easy-drinking 'crushable' lagers and lighter beers could rule this coronavirus summer

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 06:54

Are IPAs losing their cool? During coronavirus-related shutdowns, some breweries across our region have used the time to brew beers that take longer, such as lagers.


As COVID-19 cases climb at Delaware beaches, businesses struggle to stay staffed, healthy

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 06:53

Worker shortages have already plagued struggling beach businesses. What could a resurgence in cases mean for their recovery?


Worcester reports 17th death; Wicomico County Fair canceled: coronavirus updates

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 10:31

Coronavirus news from Delaware, Maryland and Virginia for July 1: Wicomico cancels county fair; Delaware gains 98 cases, including 44 for Sussex.


Berlin councilman Zack Tyndall to run for mayor

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 09:51

The Berlin councilmember will challenge Gee Williams, who's finishing his third term as mayor of the Worcester County town.


Mercury widespread in Chesapeake Bay headwaters fish: Study

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 07:00

A new study suggests mercury remains prevalent in the environment in its most toxic form despite years of declining emissions.


Rehoboth Beach: Masks required on beach, public streets starting July 1

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 20:40

If you plan on sunbathing in Rehoboth Beach this weekend, don't forget your mask.


Delaware officials say plan for Dewey fireworks is 'illegal' and 'endangers the public health'

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 20:40

There will be no fireworks in Dewey Beach this July 4 due to coronavirus concerns.


2 Delaware State Parks lifeguards test COVID-19 positive; officials to limit beach access

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 18:52

Two state parks lifeguards have tested positive for COVID-19, and Delaware park beaches will see more restrictions this weekend.


Salisbury home hit in drive-by shooting: Sheriff's Office

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 18:02

Wicomico County Sheriff's office is investigating a drive-by shooting that it says happened June 25 in Salisbury.


Minor League Baseball, Delmarva Shorebirds cancel 2020 season

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 17:16

The 2020 Minor League Baseball season was officially cancelled due to ongoing concerns stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic.


Carney: Bars at Delaware beaches to close ahead of July 4 weekend due to coronavirus spike

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 15:23

In recent weeks, tourists have poured into the beach town of Rehoboth and Dewey, and even more crowds were expected for the Fourth of July weekend.


10 sea turtles are released back home at Assateague State Park

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 11:19

The National Aquarium released 10 sea turtles June 25, 2020 at Assateague State Park.


Sea turtles go back home at Assateague State Park

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 11:04

The National Aquarium released a group of 10 sea turtles at Assateague State Park on June 25.


Maryland's Flying Dog Brewery releases new 'Orange Crush' beer

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 10:53

Flying Dog Brewery has just taken its own stab at the Maryland Eastern Shore's beloved beach cocktail.  The Orange Crush.


Hogan extends ban on utility shutoffs; Wicomico offers small business grants: coronavirus news

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 10:49

Coronavirus news from Maryland, Delaware and Virginia for June 30: Delaware adds 150 cases; free testing offered Wednesday at Rehoboth Elementary.


10 sea turtles released at Assateague park

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 10:24

The National Aquarium released a group of 10 sea turtles at Assateague State Park on June 25, 2020.


What you need to know on Delmarva for June 30

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 07:00

Update on all the news you missed on Delmarva: Boy gets liver transplant; businesses during COVID-19; race relations and more.


COVID-19 testing site at the Starboard in Dewey Beach

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 06:56

Hundreds showed up for the Oral Swab Test held in conjunction with DEMA, Delaware National Guard, Starboard and Sussex County EMS.


As nation grapples with symbols and equality, Delaware to remove public whipping post

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 06:55

Delaware was the last to abolish state-sanctioned whippings and will now remove what's likely the its last whipping post displayed on public property


Delaware beach towns balance risks, economics during COVID-19

Tue, 06/30/2020 - 06:53

On one hand, canceling fireworks could mean economic losses at the beach. On the other, it could reduce the risk of further spreading COVID-19.