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A Delaware native’s search for her long-lost birth family

Mary Tyson always knew she was adopted as an infant. At age 52, after her adoptive parents passed on, she began looking for her birth mother.

Nonprofits fear minimum wage hike without accompanying rise in state contract pay

Nonprofits who provide social services say they will be forced to cut jobs, services or both if minimum wage goes up.

Founder’s Folio: Perspectives from the past and present on the holiday season

So how did the holiday decoration tradition begin in America? It happened later than you might think.

Delaware State gets its biggest gift ever — $20 million

The school’s president said that the gift will allow it to expand its mission of ‘changing the life trajectories of students from low-resource families.’

Middletown teen will use national Miss Juneteenth title to push for holiday

Saniya Gay says she plans to lobby another Delawarean -- President-elect Joe Biden -- to name Juneteenth a national holiday.

Brewery to release Biden-inspired beer on Delaware Day

Wilmington Brew Works toasts a native son's rise to the White House with a beer named for Biden's legendary commute by railway.

Some Atlantic beaches in Del., Md. cleared of oily debris

Beaches in Maryland and the southernmost parts of Delaware are no longer affected by the Oct. 20 oil spill, officials said today. Beaches cleared include the part of Cape Henlopen State Park along the Atlantic Ocean, Bethany, South Bethany, Fenwick...

He goes after low-digit license plates: 1, C1, PC1, 2, …

Just 32 items – including 354, C122 and PC65 – will finish Jordan Irazabal’s 13-year quest for photos of Delaware’s lowest license plates, which often have tremendous sentimental and cash value. It all began in 2007 when he saw a...

What you need to know about health insurance marketplace

Delaware today unveiled its health insurance marketplace, with open enrollment on www.HealthCare.gov or CuidadodeSalud.gov starting Sunday and running through Dec. 15. For 2021, Highmark will offer 12 plans for individuals: three gold plans, three silver, three bronze, two platinum and...

Cleanup of oil spill is down to coin-sized tar balls

Cleanup of the oil spill that was first spotted Oct. 19 at Broadkill Beach is now focused on coin- to pancake-sized tar balls that continue to wash up with the tide along miles of beach in Sussex County and...
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Sussex County agrees to reassess property to settle lawsuit

Following New Castle and Kent Counties, Sussex County agreed on April 13 to reassess the value of all real...

Milford, Lincoln Post Offices could relocate

This week, the United States Postal Service announced that it was seeking public input regarding the potential relocation of the Milford Post Office. The...

MHS Drama Club presents A Million Dreams

It’s a dream come true for the members of the Milford High School Drama Club, as they took to the stage to perform their...

Vehicle drives into businesses on Causey Avenue

According to Sergeant Robert Masten of the Milford Police Department, a 75-year old woman pulled from a parking space on Causey Avenue on April...

Long lines started overnight to grab surf tag vouchers Wednesday

Across several Facebook groups,  people posted about long lines and the excitement and disbelief at the surf tag craze.
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