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DOVER — Officers of the Dover Police Department and Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 15 give back to the community on a daily basis by protecting and serving. But on Wednesday they presented one of their most thrilling gifts. “We’ve given large sums of money and donated gifts to many different causes and families in the community over the years, … Read more
DOVER — Delaware’s jobs numbers remain on the up and up, according to the latest labor review. “Now it’s to the point where there’s virtually no bad news to report,” said state economist George Sharpley. According to the monthly report released Friday the state’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate toppled from 6.4 percent to 6 percent in November. Dr. Sharpley said the … Read more
WOODSIDE — Eric Buckson knew that the move up to Division I was coming for Polytech High. And the Panther wrestling coach knew that success in Division II doesn’t automatically mean success in Division I. So it was a big deal when Polytech, one of the smallest schools in Division I, made the state tournament last year. The Panthers had … Read more
MILFORD — On Dec. 19, the Milford Police Department’s Criminal Division completed an investigation into an alleged sexual assault that occurred between June 25 and Aug. 10 in and around the Milford area. According to Cpl. Robert Masten, a warrant was obtained for Lucas A. Messick, 25, of Frederica. Shortly after the warrant was obtained, Mr. Messick turned himself into … Read more
GEORGETOWN — A Sussex County Superior Court judge on Friday sentenced Phillip Brewer, 18, to spend the next 12 years in prison, Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden announced. Brewer had previously pled guilty to second-degree carjacking, three counts of kidnapping and four counts of second-degree conspiracy for his role in the March 2013 carjacking and kidnapping of an 89-year-old Sussex … Read more
MILFORD – Smyrna and Milford entered the wrestling season as defending dual meet state champions of their respective divisions. And if early tournament results are any indication, the two Henlopen Conference squads are again the teams to beat. Saturday evening after sending five wrestlers to the top of the podium in the Milford Invitational tournament, Smyrna ran away with the … Read more