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October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. The Cancer Support Community Delaware, Delaware Breast...

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 10:15:57 GMT

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. The Cancer Support Community Delaware, Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition, American Cancer Society and Tunnell Cancer Center of Beebe Healthcare will honor breast cancer survivors in Eastern Sussex at a Pink Ribbon Brunch at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the Cancer Support Community facility in Rehoboth.




Man wanted for felony home improvement fraud in Delaware

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 18:36:30 GMT

The City of Lewes Police Department has released information in order to get the public's help in identifying a wanted felon who is victimizing Delawareans. On August 12, the Lewes Police Department says it investigated a home improvement fraud happening on Samantha Drive in the city of Lewes.




Kent County, Del. Lags in Delaware Job Growth

Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:38:28 GMT

Kent County, Delaware is lagging behind neighboring counties with regard to job growth, according to preliminary figures from the Delaware Department of Labor. In 2015, Kent County gained only 560 jobs---an increase of 0.9%.




Delaware sky watchers prepare for raptor migrations

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 20:17:16 GMT

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Office of Animal Welfare searching for owner of rescued dog

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 20:17:15 GMT

On Sunday, officers from Delaware Animal Services, the animal control enforcement unit of the Delaware Division of Public Health Office of Animal Welfare, reported they rescued a dog who was trapped on a railroad trestle above the C&D Canal near the Michael Castle Trail. DAS is asking for the public's help in order to find the dog's owner.




Four leading hospital systems in Delaware have formed a statewide...

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 20:17:14 GMT

The eBright board of managers includes in back Bill Strickland, board vice chair, Bayhealth ; Terry Murphy, FACHE, president and CEO, Bayhealth; the Hon. William Swain Lee, board chair, Beebe Healthcare; Jeffrey Fried, FACHE, president and CEO, Beebe Healthcare; and Steven Rose, RN, MN, president and CEO, Nanticoke Health Services.




Markell touts jobs, education on statewide tour

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 07:43:27 GMT

Markell was scheduled to join Indian River School District officials in Sussex County on Tuesday to urge high school seniors to continue their education and training after graduation.




Markell touts jobs, education on statewide tour

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 07:43:26 GMT

Markell was scheduled to join Indian River School District officials in Sussex County on Tuesday to urge high school seniors to continue their education and training after graduation.




Painkiller Manufactures Donate More Than $500,000 to DE Politicians

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 17:17:51 GMT

As the number of overdose deaths from prescription painkillers has soared in recent years, pharmaceutical companies that manufacture opioid painkillers, and allied advocacy groups, have donated more than $500,000 to state and federal elected officials and major political parties in Delaware. But Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health Director Michael Barbieri, a former lawmaker who received industry donations himself, doesn't think drug companies are impeding efforts to address opioid abuse in Delaware.




Possum Point Players Brings Area's Actors 'Into the Woods'

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 12:50:09 GMT

When Possum Point Players open "Into the Woods" on Friday, Sept. 30, the cast members will be from many different Delaware communities just as there are many different fairy tales woven into one award-winning Stephen Sondheim musical.




Frankford continues to discuss audit, Mountaire well permits

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 05:53:40 GMT

Although the State of Delaware Office of Auditor of Accounts released a report on its inspection of the Town of Frankford's financials, the town council and some citizens are dissatisfied with the findings. Property owner Kathy Murray told the council at this month's regular meeting that, in previous years, the Town was told of "numerous internal control weaknesses," but nothing was done to address those weaknesses.




November ballot taking shape

Fri, 16 Sep 2016 02:03:40 GMT

Primary elections were held earlier this week to determine what candidates would represent their political parties in the November general election. Democrat Lisa Rochester won the Democratic spot for Delaware's lone representative in Congress, with 43.76 percent of the vote.




Millville's Botchie named state's Town Manager of the Year

Thu, 15 Sep 2016 21:48:04 GMT

For perhaps the first time, Debbie Botchie was speechless at a Millville Town Council meeting. But she had just been named Delaware's Town Manager of the Year for 2016.




Fitch Affirms Delaware Muni Electric Corp's Electric Revs at 'A'; Outlook Stable

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 23:42:53 GMT

The bonds are secured by a first lien on net revenues, which are principally derived from power sales contracts between DEMEC and the electric enterprise funds of seven project participants related to the Beasley Power Station. Other net revenues include administrative charges derived from full requirements contracts with the same seven participants, but annual amounts are nominal.




Rochester wins Delaware House primary, incumbents lose

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 07:42:53 GMT

The results of Tuesday's primary elections in Delaware ensure that there'll be plenty of new faces among public office holders in Delaware, no matter what happens in November.




Daily Kos Elections Delaware and New Hampshire primary liveblog #3

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 03:32:49 GMT

Donald Trump is the Republican nominee, which is frightening.We must make sure his hateful rhetoric does not even come close... Donald Trump has gone too far with his attacks on Gold Star parents Khizr and Ghazala Khan, whose son Army Capt. Humayun Khan... A Donald Trump White House would be a disaster, and this goes way beyond any ideological difference.




Primary Day on Tuesday in Delaware

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 03:32:48 GMT

Keep in mind that these results are unofficial, and all of the winners have won their political party's seat, not the actual nomination. The winners will still have to win the official seat in November's election.