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State Fair opened Thursday with honor-system COVID masking

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The Delaware State Fair opened Thursday, and runs through Saturday, July 31. Photo by Scott Evers/Delaware Community Lens   It’s that time of the year: The Delaware State Fair returned to the Harrington Fairgrounds this week, bringing eclectic foods, rides, music and more. This year’s event, dubbed ‘Your Passport to Summer Fun,’ will run through Saturday, July 31.  The 10-day …

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State urges residents to prepare for Tropical Storm Elsa

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The National Weather Service’s forecast of Elsa’s path puts it right over Delaware. The Delaware Emergency Management Agency is recommending that state residents keep an eye on Tropical Storm Elsa, expected to sweep up the Eastern seaboard today and tomorrow. That’s on top of warnings from the National Weather Service to be on the watch for evening thunderstorms Wednesday that …

Shark! 128-foot blimp to visit Delaware beaches Sunday

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Dun dun… dun dun…. dun dun dun dunnnnnnnnnnnnn. The Discovery Channel’s Shark Blimp hits Delaware beaches Sunday Fireworks won’t be the only thing flying high in  he Delaware sky on Independence Day. A great white shark blimp is scheduled to fly above the state’s beach resort towns as well. Discovery Channel is presenting its marketing ploy for its annual Shark …

Milford cleans up after pair of F1 tornadoes came through Thursday

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Ryan Moore shot this photo of the storm headed his way.     The Milford area continues to clean up after what the National Weather Service late Friday confirmed as a pair of F1 tornadoes Thursday spawned by a fast-moving thunderstorm. Video and photos taken by those in the area of east of Milford showed what appeared to be a …

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Music in the Park returns to Milford Library Amphitheater

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Music in the Park returns this summer, starting on June 30 Welcome Back to Milford Public Library’s Music in the Park 2021, sponsored by the Friends of the Milford Public Library. The concerts are free and held each Wednesday, starting June 30  and running through July 28. Concerts begin at 7:00 PM in the Milford Library Amphitheater. The lineup for …