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Lawsuit filed to stop construction of Smyrna solar farm

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

A Smyrna landowner has filed a lawsuit to stop the construction of a 200-acre solar farm behind Boondocks Restaurant and Store near Woodland Beach. Donald Goldsborough owns a 342- acre property across the street from Boondocks, in between Lighthouse Road and Woodland Beach Road.  He and a newly-formed group called Citizens Against Solar Pollution have filed suit against Kent County …

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GOP backs lawsuit challenging early voting

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Left to right: Michael Mennella, M. Jane Brady, Noel Johnson The chair of the Republican Party of Delaware has filed a lawsuit in the Delaware Court of Chancery challenging the constitutionality of early voting and permanent absentee voting laws in Delaware. Jane Brady, who is a lawyer and former attorney general of Delaware, filed the suit on behalf of Michael …

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Hockessin mom sues to end Carney’s school mask mandate

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

JANICE LORRAH A Hockessin mother has filed a lawsuit in the Delaware Court of Chancery challenging Gov. John Carney’s extension of the state’s school mask mandate. The universal indoor mask mandate for the general public expired on Feb. 11 following a sharp decrease in cases since the height of the COVID-19 omicron variant surge. Although that mandate was lifted, Carney …

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Lawsuits against Carney aim to ‘restore religious freedom forever in Delaware’

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Townsend Free Will Baptist Church in Townsend, Del. Two pastors have announced separate lawsuits against Gov. John Carney in the Delaware Court of Chancery. A 92-page complaint made public Tuesday night alleges that Carney’s Emergency Orders throughout the first 14 weeks of the COVID-19 lockdown in 2020 denied the pastors their absolute religious freedoms on 29 separate occasions. Behind the …