SD 16 Candidates

Bonini faces 2 GOP challengers for seat he’s held 27 years

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

There’s a race to the right in central Delaware’s 16th Senate District, and incumbent Republican Sen. Colin Bonini’s 27 years of experience have become a focal point of the bitter challenge.  Bonini has long been regarded as one of the most conservative members of the Delaware General Assembly, but that may not be enough to stave off primary challengers Kim …

Murderkill River Dredging to begin August 1

Murderkill River emergency dredging project to begin Aug. 1

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Delaware’s environmental control agency will begin a $2.3 million emergency dredging project on the Murderkill River with the aim of restoring navigability, officials announced Tuesday. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control plans to remove some 52,000 cubic yards of sediment from the river’s navigation channel. With the project expected to start on or about Aug. 1, the U.S. …

5 Delaware beaches set for replenishing in January

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

This DNREC file photo shows beaches being replenished. DNREC will begin replenishing Pickering Beach, Kitts Hummock, Bowers, South Bowers, and Slaughter Beach communities in early January 2022, largely because of recent storm damage. The sand will come from inland sources, including reusing dredged material. The nourishment, as the Shoreline and Waterway Management Section calls it,  introduce sand into the shoreline …