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Friday, December 3, 2021

Busy northbound Route 202-I-95 ramp closing over weekend

The  Delaware  Department of Transportation  announced  that the realignment of the exit ramp, hot-mix paving, and temporary barrier relocation will require ramp closures along Interstate 95 northbound at the U.S. Route 202 interchange over...

Police release surveillance photos of suspect in murder of Newport market owner

Delaware State Police detectives have released surveillance photos of the suspect wanted in the Penn Bantam Market robbery/homicide of Hemantkumar Maganlal Chauhan, 57,  of  Newport. Chauhan died of knife wounds suffered during the robbery. The...

Daylight burglaries reported in two Bear-area townhouse communities

(From New Castle County Police) New Castle County Police are presently investigating numerous daytime residential burglaries that have been occurring within two townhouse communities in Bear. Over the past several weeks County Police have been...

Former River & Bay police chief named county public safety director

New Castle County Executive Tom  Gordon appointed  Joseph Bryant, Jr. as the Director of Public Safety. Bryant, who will retire as Police Administrator for the Delaware River and Bay Authority on January 11, will begin...

University of Delaware fires football coach K.C. Keeler

University of Delaware Football Coach K.C. Keeler has been fired. The university announced the move Monday and will launch a nationwide search for a successor. The move came as a surprise to some, despite recent...

Wastemasters celebrates remarkable period of growth

Wastemasters held a grand opening ceremony on Thursday, marking a remarkable period of growth that started in the depths of the economic downturn. The New Castle company was launched by Brian Simmons and Steve Masterson...

Newark Police arrest man accused of trying to take copper wire from construction...

Newark Police  Sunday  arrested  Wayne A. Cassidy, 62,  of New Castle,  after getting  a report of a burglary at  townhouse complex under construction. At around 10:50 a.m.,  officers were called to the 1200 block of...

Newark Restaurant Week coming later this month

Newark’s annual Restaurant Week will again highlight  downtown’s diverse restaurants and their offerings at the annual Downtown Newark Restaurant Week. From Monday, January 21 through Sunday, January 27, 19  downtown Newark restaurants will offer special...

(Gallery) National Guard company gets send-off

On Thursday, Gov. Jack  Markell joined Major General Francis Vavala, Dr. Jill Biden, approximately 127 members of the 153rd Military Police Company and their family members and friends for a departure ceremony prior to...

Avis Budget to buy Zipcar for $500 million

Avis Budget Group Inc. is buying U.S. car-sharing company Zipcar Inc. for about $500 million in cash. Zipcar has a rental operation in Newark that serves the University of Delaware community. The $12.25 per share offer...
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