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Friday, May 29, 2020
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Carney fires back at Kent, Sussex legislators demanding immediate business, rental reopening

Sussex and Kent County legislators have written a letter to Gov. John Carney demanding an immediate reopening of Delaware businesses and leisure activities. The governor fired back, describing the action as political. "We write today with...
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3 Sussex legislators claim Carney orders violate Constitution, ask A.G. Barr to investigate

Three Sussex County  Republican legislators have asked the U.S. Attorney General to determine whether Gov. John Carney's stay at home orders violated the U.S. Constitution. In a letter addressed to William  Barr, Attorney General of...
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Beebe CEO: Focus on health as we plan for post pandemic future

By Dr. David Tam At the beginning of this pandemic, Beebe Healthcare joined the rest of the world in halting our work and preparing ourselves for the expected surge of critically ill COVID-19 patients. Many...
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Ocean City allows hotels to reopen without restrictions

Ocean City, MD Mayor Rick Meehan announced  the lifting of short-term rental restrictions effective at 5 p.m. today. The move comes as Delaware Gov. John Carney announced the reopening of the state's beaches for Memorial Day...
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M&T Bank reports 2,245 Delaware businesses received $363 million in Payroll Protection Act...

M&T Bank Corporation announced that to-date 32,273 of its customers have received approval for a total of nearly $7  billion in funding through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). M&T has disbursed nearly 100 percent...
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Ocean City’s risky strategy

Hello everyone, Ocean City, Maryland and its mayor are plotting their own treacherous course in reopening hotels this weekend. The city’s Mayor Rick Meehan reportedly pushed for the opening earlier this month,  but hit a roadblock...
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Beaches opening on Memorial Day weekend – Out of staters not welcome

Troopers to be  on the lookout for out  of state plates; Ice cream shops, trucks  allowed this weekend Gov.  John Carney on Thursday announced that the State of Delaware will lift restrictions on Delaware beaches...
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The long strange coronavirus trip is just getting started

Good afternoon, "What a long, strange trip it's been" - Truckin', the Grateful Dead Nearly 400 posts later,  we're still truckin' and covering the coronavirus crisis. We're now on the eve of a painfully slow reopening of...
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Farmers markets can reopen with restrictions

Farmers markets can reopen this week in Delaware, minus events, and food trucks. With the assistance of the Delaware Farmers’ Market Coalition, a group of market managers from across the state, the Delaware Department of...
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National Guard joins hundreds of front line workers in making a difference at ...

Members of the Delaware National Guard are fighting the spread of coronavirus this month, joining hundreds of front-line workers at community-based testing sites throughout Sussex County, the state’s southernmost region, and a recently declared...