Longwood Gardens Christmas Display

Longwood Gardens to bring holiday cheer, botanical splendor

Staff Writer Culture, Headlines

Visitors to Kennett Square’s Longwood Gardens this holiday season will be met with glimmering botanical ornaments, more than half a million dazzling lights artistically accenting the landscape, strolling carolers bringing holiday cheer, and crackling firepits adding warmth to cozy winter evenings. The holiday display will be around from Nov. 18 until Jan. 8. Tickets are available online. This year’s theme …

Rehoboth bandstand christmas tree lighting

Got a big tree? Rehoboth Beach wants it for Christmas

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

With mid-July temperatures hovering around 90 degrees Fahrenheit, Christmas is likely one of the last things on your mind.  The City of Rehoboth Beach, however, is already pine-ing for this year’s Christmas tree.  Each year, the seaside resort town turns to the larger community in search of a tree tall and shapely enough to meet its residents’ high expectations.  That’s …

Traveling for Christmas? Here are some things you should know

Charlie Megginson Culture, Government, Headlines

Photo by Nadezhda/Getty Images. Suspending planned lane closures The Delaware Department of Transportation has announced that it will suspend planned lane closures on I-95, Route 1, US 13, and US 113 to minimize the effect on holiday traffic. The closed lanes will be reopened beginning at 12 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 23 and will remain open until 12:01 a.m. on …

Bishop William Koenig to visit four Delaware parishes this Christmas

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Bishop William E. Koenig Bishop William E. Koenig of The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington will tour the state for his first Christmas as Bishop. This will be the new Bishop’s first Christmas as shepherd of the more than 240,000 Catholics who live in Delaware and on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. On Christmas Eve, Koenig will preside at the 4 p.m. Christmas …

Postal Service’s Operation Santa is now accepting letters

Terry Rogers Culture, Headlines

  Photo courtesy of United States Postal Service. The Postal Service is now accepting letters for its USPS Operation Santa program. Letters must be postmarked by Dec. 10, and will be uploaded to USPSOperationSanta.com through Dec. 15 for potential adoption. The nondenominational program is intended to help as many deserving families as possible experience a happy holiday season. Since the program …