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Delaware Senate leadership changes in wake of election

When the General Assembly convenes, Democrats will have a supermarjority in the Senate, giving them the numbers to act without regard to opposition.

Sussex’s Bury the Hatchet ceremony declares election ended there

The sand and dirt came from a field in northwest Sussex, the Delaware Bay, the middle point of the Delmarva peninsula and Fenwick island.

Labor secretary Cade to move to budget office; leader there heads to DelTech

Those moves are two of the six involving administration jobs announced Thursday by Gov. John Carney in a press release.

Voters jam polls all day; governor says state expects record turnout

  Joan Bernard of Greenville thought she had the wrong place when she went to vote Tuesday afternoon at the Blue Ball Barn. "There wasn't anybody there," she said. She had been hearing stories about long lines from friends and relatives...

Death of former elections commissioner mourned

Delaware’s political leaders were united Tuesday in expressing grief over the death of former Delaware elections commissioner Elaine Manlove. Manlove, who retired last year after 12 years in the role, and her husband, Wayne, were killed in a car crash...

Long lines awaited people who wanted to vote early Tuesday

Huddled against the cold and wind, more than 350 people waiting to vote were wrapped about St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in Bear Tuesday as the bells sounded 8 a.m. Some voters had arrived shortly after 5 a.m. to wait...

Did you vote? Time for a Bobbie or a Brew HaHa! short

  Corporate America is encouraging people to vote with their stomach. Here are some of the deals out there.   “According to federal law, it technically is illegal to offer freebies in exchange for votes and businesses typically skirt this by offering the...

Legislators Plan “Bury the Hatchet” Event

by Terry Rogers     A Delaware tradition for more than 200 years, Return Day in Georgetown, held the Thursday after election day, was cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the events held that day was the “Bury the...

Your guide to Election Day (and thereafter)

  Tuesday is at long last Election Day, the apex of a lengthy voting season in which millions of Americans have already cast their votes, and results might not be settled until well after Tuesday. Here’s what you need to know. How...

Delaware, Jersey and Rhode Island agree to coordinate testing efforts

  As COVID-19 cases increase around the world, the governors of Delaware, New Jersey and Rhode Island have agreed to work together on COVID-19 testing guidance in an effort to safely re-open economies in all three states. In a joint statement...
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Help biodiversity by picking up native plant each time you go to nursery

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