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Newark mayor to ask council to delay vote to stop bar service

Newark's mayor is going to ask the City Council Monday night to table an emergency bill that would order restaurants there to stop bar service for patrons. Mayor Jerry Clifton said he planned to meet with city businessmen Wednesday morning...

Moving on out: Delaware restaurants oblige demand for alfresco dining

If you’ve driven down Newark’s recently reopened Main Street, you may have noticed an abundance of flowers outside Caffe Gelato. The longtime restaurant has installed two “gardens” on paved bump-outs between the sidewalk and the street. Climbers, including clematis, share...

Fish Tales: Shrimp, rockfish and salmon keep a Hockessin family business together

Last spring, George & Sons came full circle. The Hockessin business started as a seafood market and evolved into an oyster bar and full-service restaurant. When Gov. John Carney declared a state of emergency to slow the coronavirus, George Esterling...

Elevating the deviled egg: Delaware chefs have fun with America’s favorite picnic food

Doug Ruley knows a thing or two about deviled eggs. The seasoned chef, who oversees the culinary operations at all 12 SoDel Concepts restaurants, features them on menus and serves them at VIP functions, including a Delaware Day dinner for...

Fresh catch: Sussex County seafood suppliers selling directly to consumers

  Earlier this year, Donna and Jesse Atkinson had high hopes for their burgeoning oyster business, Delaware Delicious Oysters. The Harbeson residents are growing 700,000 oysters in the Rehoboth Bay as part of the state’s aquaculture farming initiative, launched in 2018. The...

State asks people living, working or partying at beaches to be tested now

After two days of worrisome positive tests for the coronavirus in Rehoboth and Dewey beaches, the state Division of Public Health is asking people who live, work or play there to be tested. The groups they want to see tested...

The Starboard closes for weekend to allow staff to be tested for COVID-19

The Starboard bar and restaurant has closed until Tuesday to allow staff to be tested for the coronavirus.By Ken Mammarella The Starboard in Dewey Beach, one of the premier partying places at Delaware’s coast, announced Friday that it would close...

Delaware State Fair a go without Hank Williams Jr., but with plans to social distance

Rumors of the Delaware State Fair’s demise in the summer of COVID-19 are not true. The 101st fair will take place at the Harrington fairgrounds from July 23 to Aug. 1. The State gave the Fair approval on Wednesday to welcome...

New report says 1 in 6 Delaware residents won’t have enough to eat this year

A new study says Delaware is projected to have some of the sharpest increases in food insecurity this year, with nearly 30% more children facing hunger. The impact of the pandemic has been "devastating" to people facing hunger, according to...

Pastries fly off shelf at new Riverfront Bakery

Brioche. Crepes. Quiche. Croissant doughnuts with blueberry and lemon. That's just a few of the wares on display in gleaming cases Friday morning when The Riverfront Bakery, a new French cafe, opened in Wilmington. Within hours, there was a lot less...
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Carney: No new restrictions; hopes rise in new cases will slow

State officials urged people to continue to be tested and to sign up for vaccinations

Meet the incoming president of Salesianum School

Tom Kardish said he will focus on challenging, supporting students as they grow into people God wants them to be

Delaware opens vaccine pipeline, but says it will follow federal pause on J&J shot

Also, Division of Public Health announced it will stop using Johnson & Johnson vaccine for the time being
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