School Board Elections Set for Delmar, Indian River & Woodbridge

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Friday was the filing deadline for candidates to run for school board. In the Milford and Cape Henlopen Districts there will be no elections – incumbents were the only candidates to file. Jennifer Lynn Massotti returns to the District B seat in Milford and Janet Maull-Martin and Alison Myers return to the District C and…

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Two Weeks to File as Candidate for School Board in Delaware

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The filing deadline for candidates looking to run for school board in Delaware is just over two weeks away. Six districts in Sussex County have opening as well as Milford, which crosses county lines. Several districts are still looking for candidates – including Cape Henlopen, Delmar, Indian River and Laurel. Several incumbents have already filed.…

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UPDATED: Three Car Crash Leaves 1 Dead and 3 Injured

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UPDATED – 08/01/23 – Delaware State Police have identified 51-year-old Angela Daniels of Delmar, Maryland as the woman who died in a fatal collision that occurred in Delmar on July 31 =========================================================== ORIGINAL STORY – 07/31/23 – A crash just after 6 this morning north of Delmar has left a Delmar woman dead. Delaware State…

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Delmar Man Arrested After Shooting Towards DSP

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A Delmar man has been arrested after an incident Tuesday night. Delaware State Police were called just after 8 for a shooting at a home on Blue Bird Lane. The caller, 64 year old Roger Little told dispatchers he shot a man armed with a knife who broke into his home and that there were…

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MD Fire Marshal Investigating Fire at Delmar Laundromat

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The Maryland State Fire Marshal is investigating a fire at the Quality Wash on Bi-State Boulevard in Delmar Sunday afternoon just after 2:30. The fire was discovered by a customer. Delmar Firefighters responded and investigation shows the fire began in the back storage area. Anyone with information should contact the Deputy State Fire Marshal at…

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DSP Looking for Wanted Delmar Man

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Delaware State Police are looking for a Delmar man who is wanted on a felony criminal warrant and several court capiases. Police need your help to locate 34 year old Thomas Alexander. He is white, about 5′ 6” and 154 pounds with blonde hair and blue eyes. His current whereabouts are unknown, but he may be…

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Crash Near Delmar Leaves 1 Dead

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A crash just after 6 Thursday night near Delmar has left one person dead. Delaware State Police say a pickup truck driven by 22 year old Luke Figgs of Delmar was southbound on Susan Beach Road and stopped for a posted stop sign. A Honda driven by a 30 year old woman from Mardela Springs,…

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Fire Causes $150,000 Damage To Home In Delmar

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A home in the 14,000-block of Line Road in Delmar was heavily damaged by a fire Wednesday morning. According to the Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office, members of the Delmar Fire Department were met by smoke and flames coming from the single-family home when they arrived shortly after 8:00 a.m. One occupant got out safely…

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Fire Damages Laurel Area Chicken House

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Delmar firefighters were called for a chicken house fire on Old Stage Road just before 5:30 Friday morning. Crews arriving at the scene found a fully involved chicken house with exposures to propane tanks and another chicken house. Crews from Laurel, Gumboro, Blades and Sharptown also responded along with medic units. The State Fire Marshal…

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Update: Delmar, Md. Voters Elect New Mayor

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*Update: Benjamin Jorden has been elected Mayor of Delmar Md. Jorden defeated incumbent Karen Wells in Tuesday’s election, 126-76. Two open seats on Delmar, Maryland Town Commission were won by Jacob Boothe and Cory Shaffer.Another candidate, Faith Higbee, finished out of the running. ———————————————————————————————————————————– It was election day Tuesday in Delmar, Maryland. Votes may be…

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Early Morning Fire in Delmar Leaves 1 Dead

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One person is dead after a fire in Delmar Friday morning. Delmar Firefighters were called just before 6am and found a house trailer on Carrolls Avenue fully involved in flames – the victim was found inside. State fire investigators are still searching for the cause and origin of the fire – damage is estimated at…

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Update: DSP Investigating Fatal Crash East of Delmar

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(Updated story) A 46-year-old Bridgeville man who was driving a motorcycle has died following a collision with a pick-up truck east of Delmar. According to Delaware State Police, the driver of the pick-up truck, a 70-year-old Delmar man, started to make a left turn into the path of the motorcyclist on Pepperbox Road near Elliott’s…

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Backing the Blue, One Stripe At a Time

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An informal group of volunteers, known as the Blue Line Bandits, started showing its appreciation to Delaware police last month. The group’s mission, says John “Plunger” Peterson, one of its four founding members, is to “hit” every law enforcement agency in the state with some sort of blue lines in visual support of the police. Police…

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Man Wanted On Assault Charges

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A Milton man is wanted for felony assault charges and possession of a deadly weapon during a felony, according to Delaware State Police. State Police said Wednesday that 22-year-old Treyvell Toppin got into an argument with a 61-year-old man last Wednesday June 16th at about 5:00 p.m. at Bayly’s Garage on Sussex Highway in Delmar.…

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Downstate Mosquito Spraying Tuesday Evening

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A message from DNREC-MOSQUITO CONTROL Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on Tuesday, May 11, 2021: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a truck-mounted sprayer to control adult mosquitoes in the following areas: In and near Selbyville, Camden, and Georgetown. Near Marydel, Felton, Harrington, Bridgeville, Seaford, Laurel, Delmar, Millsboro,…

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UPDATED: Flags Return to Full-Staff at Sunset Today Following Internment of Cpl. Keith Heacook

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UPDATED – Flags will return to full staff at sunset on Monday, May 10 following the internment of Cpl Keith Heacook. ======================================================================= Maryland Governor Larry Hogan and Delaware Governor John Carney Thursday directed that state and US flags fly at half-staff in tribute to Delmar Police Corporal Keith Heacook, who was declared clinically deceased Wednesday…

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