Government & Politics

Delaware Retains AAA Bond Rating

The country's three major bond-rating agencies are praising Delaware for its fiscal management practices by awarding the state a triple-A bond rating. Moody’s Investors Service, Standard and Poor’s, and Fitch Ratings all gave Delaware a triple-A bond rating,...

Milford City Council Focuses on Economic Progress

The City Council meeting tonight, Monday October 11, 2010, focused on the economic future for the city of Milford.  The newly created Economic Development Committee which is chaired by Councilman Garrett Grier and Councilman Doug Morrow has been busy...

Governor Joins White House Summit on Transportation

Today, Governor Jack Markell joined President Barack Obama, Governor Ed Rendell, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, former Secretaries of Transportation Norman Mineta and Sam Skinner and mayors from several major cities at a White...

Specialty Crop Block Grant Recipients Named for 2010

Delaware Department of Agriculture Secretary Ed Kee has announced the Delaware recipients of the Specialty Crop Block Grant funds that are awarded every year through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) for...

Public meeting set for Oct. 20 in Georgetown on upcoming Kent/Sussex County yard waste disposal ban and options

A public meeting has been scheduled on the upcoming yard waste disposal ban at Kent and Sussex County landfills and the options available to homeowners and businesses for managing yard waste on their properties. The meeting will be held...

The City of Milford – Where Are We Headed?

  The City of Milford and City Council have been working for months to formalize an economic strategy plan for the town of Milford.  Stabilizing rates, creating a business friendly environment, and encouraging economic growth have come to the forefront...

Markell: State Hasn’t Been “Honest” With Students

By Michael Short Governor Jack Markell told an audience during Milton's Governor's Day that we need to do a better job of preparing our students for the outside world. Markell spoke before officials and members of the public during a luncheon...

UD Poll: Coons, Carney Enjoy Big Leads

Four weeks before Election Day 2010, Delaware Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Chris Coons holds a commanding 19-point lead over his Republican opponent, Christine O’Donnell. A new poll of 901 Delaware residents conducted by the University of Delaware’s non-...

Coons Leads O’Donnell 53%-36%

Republican Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell is actually better known to Delaware’s likely voters than Democrat Chris Coons: 93% say they have heard of Coons, while 97% say they have heard of O’Donnell. Nonetheless, according to the most recent poll...

Poll: Carney, Wagner Lead; Bonini, Flowers Tied

Farleigh Dickinson University's PublicMind today released poll numbers on several statewide races for the 2010 elections. The poll found former Lt. Governor John Carney (D-Wilmingt0n) and State Auditor Tom Wagner (R-Dover) with comfortable leads, and found a tight race...
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Weekly COVID update: Average up for new cases, hospitalizations

The Delaware Division of Public Health said that as of Thursday, 38,398 Delawareans have been diagnosed with COVID-19.

Here’s how to find a Delaware pop-up testing site the week of Dec. 6

State officials are worried that high numbers of positive cases now will mean huge numbers of hospitalizations in a couple of weeks.

Is our time uniquely polarizing or are we uniquely American?

One thought about modern politics is that we're more divided than we have been in decades; another says we just don’t love talking politics all the time.

Homebrew contest winner will see his recipe made by Thompson Island

Follmer’s winning IPA has notes of peach, guava and grapefruit: 'This surprisingly full-bodied beer was balanced with fruit-forward hop notes.'

DIAA: Here’s what we’ll do about fall championships, winter sports

Winter sports competition will not be permitted until January 11 fall sport championships are permitted to continue during this time
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