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Firefly releases daily lineup, one-day passes available Friday

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Not everyone wants to trudge through the mud and muck for all four days of Dover’s Firefly Music Festival. For those who don’t, organizers on Monday released each day’s lineup, including headliners.  Single-day passes will go on sale Friday, July 15.  The annual festival, which takes place at The Woodlands of Dover Motor Speedway, will be held from Thursday, Sept. …

Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., shows a photo of the Division Street building that will be constructed to house the Center for Urban Revitalization and Entrepreneurship as well as NCALL.

DSU to use $1 million grant for urban revitalization center

Jarek Rutz Business, Delaware Live, Education, Headlines

Delaware State University will use $1 million in federal funds to build an urban revitalization center. The money will come through a federal grant, announced Tuesday on campus by U.S. Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester. The Center for Urban Revitalization and Entrepreneurship will be located at 225 W. Division Street in downtown Dover, one block from the university’s Dover Campus. DSU …

Fireworks over Rehoboth Beach (city of Rehoboth)

Your guide to Delaware fireworks, and so Fourth

Ken Mammarella Culture, Headlines

  Most Delaware places known for Fourth of July fireworks and other Independence Day activities have announced their plans. Organizers consistently ask for people to arrive early and leave late, and the Delaware Department of Transportation warns that many events close roads, too. Dusk is about 9:05 p.m. on the Fourth, but fireworks could start as late as 9:30. Here’s …

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Prosecutors continue calling witnesses in McGuiness trial

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Prosecutors continued to call witnesses Wednesday on day two of testimony in the trial of State Auditor Kathleen McGuiness. The jury entered the courtroom more than an hour behind schedule because of technological difficulties. RELATED: Trial of Auditor Kathy McGuiness begins in Dover McGuiness sat quietly at the defense table while employees from the Department of Technology and Information detailed …

Dover to celebrate Black History Month with cultural, educational events

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

A group of local nonprofit organizations and businesses have kicked off a month-long series of in-person and virtual events highlighting Black history, culture, art, music, and theater.  The 2022 Dover Citywide Black History Celebration is the culmination of a partnership between the Biggs Museum of American Art, Delaware State News, Delaware State University, DonDel Productions, Dover Public Library, First State …

Curbside residential EV charger bill released from House committee

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

A bill heard by the House Energy Committee Tuesday would require Dover, Wilmington and Newark to set up a permitting process for curbside residential EV chargers/Getty Images A bill released from the House Energy Committee Tuesday could soon require Delaware’s three largest cities to make it easier for residents to install personal electric vehicle charging stations.  Senate Substitute 1 for …

Dover to hold city council special election Tuesday

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Brandy Walker (Left) will face off against Julia Pillsbury (Right) to fill a vacancy on the Dover City Council. The City of Dover will hold a special election Tuesday to fill a vacancy on the City Council. Former Councilman Matthew Lindell resigned his seat on the City Council in September after announcing that his family had moved out of District …

State GOP predicts ‘red wave’ in 2022, plans to kick off campaign Monday

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

With just over a year until the next big election, the Delaware Republican Party has announced a campaign season kickoff with action items for every day until Nov. 8, 2022. The free rally will be held on Monday, Nov. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Nobles Pond, located at 13 Nobles Pond Crossing in Dover. The event will feature free …

Firefly fans quickly put storm, delays behind them as music starts

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Firefly Music Festival’s attendees happily crowded into the Dover grounds Thursday night.   It didn’t take long for Firefly visitors to forget about Thursday’s brutal weather and subsequent delays. Inch by inch, admission lines edged their way into the festival after the gates were opened around 7:30 p.m. For a moment, the Woodlands at Dover felt unexpectedly calm. The dimly …

Delaware Live week 1 football streaming schedule

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Delaware Live week 1 streaming schedule LINK This Wednesday we are going to have our first show with guests in over 2 years. Delaware Live Weekly is our weekly show that covers all of Delaware high school sports with game recaps, scores, top rankings & everyone’s favorite top 10 plays. This week we have Red Lion Christian Academy football team …