Fireworks over Rehoboth Beach in 2023. Carl Wilson Jr. photo, courtesy of Rehoboth Beach.

Fireworks and so forth to celebrate Independence Day in Del.

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

Most Delaware places known for Fourth of July fireworks and other Independence Day activities have announced their plans. Organizers consistently ask for people to arrive early and leave late, and the Delaware Department of Transportation warns that many events close roads, too. In other words, traffic could be bad. Organizers also often ask for contributions to support the celebrations. Go …

There's plenty of outdoor movies this summer in Delaware for some family fun. (Photo of a Dewey Beach outdoor movie taken by Carolyn Watson)

25+ free outdoor movies this summer to bring the family to

Jarek RutzCulture, Headlines

No need to skip the stunning summer sunsets and breezy nights for stuffed dark theaters or living rooms with the abundance of outdoor movies throughout Delaware over the next few months.  Here are some cinematic experiences outside for the whole family in the First State this summer: Bethany Beach The Movies on the Beach series is back this summer at …

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You’ll probably pay more for beach parking this year

Katie KazimirCulture, Government, Headlines

Rehoboth, Dewey and Bethany beaches are increasing parking rates this summer, with Rehoboth and Dewey officials citing increased health insurance costs and other expenses. Parking rates for Lewes and Fenwick Island rates will not change. Here’s the situation in each Sussex County beach community. Rehoboth Beach parking Citing a $4.4 million deficit in the city’s proposed $37 million budget for …

Fireworks and family fun are in store for Delaware's July 4th celebrations and events.

Your guide to July 4th holiday in Delaware 

Jarek RutzCulture, Headlines

July Fourth – a celebration of America’s independence and often a day full of fun with family and friends – is next Tuesday. With AAA Mid-Atlantic expecting around 14% of Delaware’s population to be traveling, here’s what to know about Independence Day in the First State: Travel AAA predicts 142,000 Delawareans will travel at least 50 miles over the weekend, …

Delaware has various events to celebrate Memorial Day 2023.

Your guide to Memorial Day weekend in Delaware

Jarek RutzCulture, Headlines

The unofficial beginning of summer is finally here, and the First State has plenty of events to celebrate Memorial Day weekend.  While many will be soaking in the sunshine and warm weather on their favorite beach, several celebrations in Delaware remind folks of what the day is really about: honoring members of the military who gave their lives protecting the …

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Sen. Ernie Lopez will not seek re-election in 2022

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

Sen. Ernie Lopez   Republican State Senator Ernie López will not be seeking re-election in 2022, according to a press release issued by the Senate Republican Caucus Friday afternoon.  He didn’t cite a reason why. López’s district includes Milton, Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach and Harbeson. “It is with a great deal of thanks and humility to the people of …