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How’s the Del. housing market? Depends on who you talk to

Ken Mammarella Business, Headlines

My uncle, a resident of Bethany Beach, liked to say that people who lived at the beach talked about three things: real estate, the weather and where to eat. Here are a few interesting numbers to spark a conversation about real estate: • The Lewes area is Delaware’s hottest market in terms of rising prices, according to the real estate …

Headwaters Acton is a private school scheduled to open in the fall. (Unsplash)

New private school coming to Sussex this fall

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Education

A new private school is coming to Sussex County in the fall. Dustin Yoder said he started Headwaters Acton to serve people who have a deep dissatisfaction with traditional education. He and his wife Stefanie Yoder live in Sussex County and wanted their four young children to have a different path of education than they experienced.  After sending three of …

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4 seek House seat moved from Wilmington to Sussex 

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Now that the Route 24 corridor from Millsboro to Angola has its own state House District, four candidates have emerged to represent the area. The legislative seat was moved from Wilmington to Sussex County during last year’s redistricting process, reflecting population growth in the southern end of Delaware. Republican candidates include Dr. Jeff Hilovsky, co-founder of Sussex Eye Center, and …

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Memorial Day events honor those who gave their lives

Ken Mammarella Culture, Headlines

Veterans Memorial Park, near Delaware Memorial Bridge Events to recognize Americans who lost their lives in service to the country will occur in several spots in Delaware this month, not just on Memorial Day (May 30). Here’s a roundup. The Delaware Memorial Bridge Memorial Day service starts at 10:30 a.m. May 30 at the Veterans Memorial Park, near the New …

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21 Delaware towns cancel elections after seats go unopposed

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

If you harbored any fears that the elections of 2022 would be a raging repeat, on a local level, of the chaos of 2020, you’d be wrong. So far, 21 of Delaware’s 57 cities and towns have canceled elections because each candidate was unopposed. That includes Newark. When candidates run unopposed, so long as they meet all of the qualifications, …