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Plans for Abandoned Railroad in Lewes

LEWES, Del.- Plans are in the works to recognized a retired railroad in Lewes. Approximately 210-feet of the old railroad was left intact between the Lewes Public Library and the Rollins Center.


Delaware American Legion Assisting Coast Guard

LEWES, Del.- Delaware's American Legion is helping Coast Guard members who are working without pay due to the partial government shutdown. The organization is offering financial aid through two assistance programs, including a one-time grant of $1,500.


This Delaware Arcade With 30 Vintage Games Will Bring Out Your Inner Child

Delawareans know how to have a good time, and one of the most fun places in the state is this retro arcade in Wilmington. With a seemingly endless bar list and live entertainment most weekends, there’s no better place to time travel than in 1984.


$1 million lottery ticket sold at Atlantic Liquors in Rehoboth Beach

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. – In Delaware, one lucky person could soon be a million dollars richer, but they may not even know it. We’re told a million dollar ticket was sold at Atlantic Liquors in Rehoboth Beach, but the ticket owner hasn’t shown up to cash in on their reward.


Sussex council denies Old Orchard rezoning

Backing a recommendation from the planning and zoning commission, Sussex County Council has denied a commercial rezoning application for a parcel off Old Orchard Road near Lewes.


D2 Organization receives approval for 292-lot subdivision in Sussex County

The D2 Organization received preliminary plan approval from the Sussex County Planning & Zoning Commission for a subdivision along New Road in Lewes. The subdivision, known as Tower Hill, will include 292 single-family units on the 134-acre parcel.


Chocolate festival seeks food industry professionals for March 9 event

Organizers of the Harry K Foundation’s Rehoboth Beach Chocolate Festival are looking for food industry professionals to participate in the event set for Saturday, March 9, at the Atlantic Sands Hotel & Conference Center.


Code Purple Sussex County in Need of Donations

SUSSEX CO., Del. - With cold temperatures moving in and planning to stay for a few days, cold weather shelters across Delmarva are opening their doors. The organization Code Purple provides a warm place to stay for those in need by creating "code purple shelters" for Delaware's homeless population.


41 Employees At Delaware County Nonprofit Accused Of Stealing Nearly $1M In Kickback Fraud Scheme

DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) – More than 40 former employees of a human services nonprofit in Delaware County have been charged in connection to an alleged overtime rigging and kickback scheme.


Lewes man sentenced for persistent antisocial behaviour

A MAN has been given a five-month sentence for violating a court injunction over persistent antisocial behaviour in a town. Adam Richards, 48, of St Pancras Gardens, Lewes, was sentenced at Brighton County Court on Monday.


Earthquake hits off East Coast, felt in parts of Delaware

A minor earthquake shook off the East Coast on Tuesday evening, mainly felt along coastal Virginia and Maryland, as well as parts of Delaware. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was about 136 miles off the coast of Maryland and began around 6:30. p.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey, and yielded


Recycling Public Advisory Council to meet Jan. 23 in Lewes

Delaware’s Recycling Public Advisory Council will meet at 1 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Lewes Public Library, 111 Adams Ave. The Recycling Public Advisory Council was enacted into law by Senate Bill 234 in May 2010, and charged with advising the Governor’s Office, the Department of Natural Resources and Env


Letter: Newcomer warns of effects of unbridled development

My family and I have recently moved to Lewes from New Jersey and we love it here. The people are kind and considerate, the environment is beautiful, and there is much to offer all.


Crystal Blue Persuasion art opening set Jan. 18

The Milton Arts Guild celebrates everything blue, crystal or persuasive in its new Crystal Blue Persuasion exhibition, showcasing the depths of members’ imagination and creativity in watercolor, acrylic, mixed media, photography and sculpture.


Cape May community pitches in to help Coast Guard members during government shutdown

CAPE MAY, N.J. (WPVI) -- Community members in Cape May are rallying around Coast Guard members who missed their first paycheck Tuesday, due to the ongoing government shutdown. Jessica Manfre is the wife of a 17-year member of the Coast Guard. She is also the point person for a community-wide food ba


Delaware man suspected of shooting at Maryland troopers arrested in Virginia

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — Maryland State Police say a Delaware man suspected of firing at troopers has been arrested in Virginia. News outlets report 20-year-old Isaiah Peppers was arrested Tuesday in Hampton, Virginia. Police say they found a revolver in his backpack and rounds of ammunition in his pocke


Laurel murder suspect in custody

Delaware State Police have identified a suspect in the July 2018 Laurel shooting that claimed the life of an 18-year-old male. The incident occurred on Monday, July 9, 2018, just before midnight. The Laurel Police Department, with the assistance of state police, responded to the area of the 200 buil


The Swell Tiki Bar & Grill

Attention entrepreneurs! Turn-key Rehoboth Beach restaurant and bar business located on the busy entrance to Rehoboth Avenue. Cozy outdoor patio that seats an additional 24. All FF&E included! Business ONLY.


Strengthening Families Program wrapped up at Milton Elementary

Milton Elementary School recently wrapped up another successful parenting skills program. In the fall session, six parents and eight children participated in the Strengthening Families Program. During seven weekly sessions, families take part in an evidenced-based parenting curriculum. The program i


Sussex Tech basketball rallies to beat Woodbridge

The Sussex Tech boys’ basketball team scored 16 straight points in the third quarter to build momentum and power to a 80-61 win over Woodbridge Jan. 15 in Georgetown. Kevin Custis led the Ravens with 18 points, including three from behind the three-point line. Devon Reynolds added 17, with two three