Mosquito Spraying Today Downstate

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Mosquito spraying will take place during daylight hours today by airplane near Milton and Lewes. There will also be spraying by truck mounted sprayer this evening in and near Rehoboth Beach and Milford and near Houston, Lincoln, Harrington, Greenwood, Bridgeville, Milton, Lewes and Millsboro This spraying will be done to control adult mosquitoes. For notification…

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Greenwood Fire on Deep Grass Lane Ruled Accidental

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A fire that damaged a shed and spread to a home on Deep Grass Lane in Greenwood has been ruled accidental by the Delaware Fire Marshal. Firefighters from Houston were called Thursday night around 9:20 and found a detached shed fully involved in fire. Crews from Farmington and Harrington helped to battle the 2-alarm blaze.…

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2 Hurt In Harrington-Area House Fire

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A house fire near Harrington has sent two people to hospitals. According to the Delaware State Fire Marshal’s Office, the blaze broke out at about 12:30 a.m. early Friday in the 3,000-block of Jackson Ditch Road. Houston Volunteer firefighters arrived to find flames engulfing the house. A 14-year-old boy was being treated at Crozer Medical…

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Girl with Bike Critically Injured on Coastal Highway in Dewey Beach

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Updated story, news release from Delaware State Police: Delaware State Police continue to investigate a collision between a vehicle and two juveniles on bicycles that occurred Tuesday night in Dewey Beach. On July 6, 2021, at approximately 9:43 p.m., Delaware State Police responded to Coastal Highway southbound in the area of St. Louis Street for…

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Man Arrested For 4th DUI Offense

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A Kent County man has been charged with his fourth DUI offense following his arrest in Harrington. Harrington Police were advised over the weekend of a possibly intoxicated, reckless driver on South DuPont Highway. Officers found the vehicle on East Liberty Street, and the smell of alcohol led to an investigation. 34-year-old Joseph Watkins of…

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Harrington Area Home Damaged by Fire

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Farmington firefighters were called for a fire on Fox Hunters Road south west of Harrington around 3:30 this morning. Crews arriving at the scene found heavy fire through the roof of the home. Crews from Harrington, Houston, Greenwood and Greensboro assisted or provided backup. The State Fire Marshal is investigating.

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DSP Investigating Shots Fired a Homes in Houston

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Delaware State Police were called for shots fired around 3:30am on Thursday in the area of the 3600 block of Williamsville Road in Houston. Police found that two residences and a vehicle at a third residence were struck with bullets. A single bullet hole was found in each residence and the vehicle’s tires were damaged.…

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Man Charged With Firing Handgun During Argument

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A Harrington man is charged with firing a shot toward another man during an argument at a home on Williamsville Road in Houston. According to Delaware State Police, 30-year-old Dustin Edge pulled out a handgun, threatened to shoot a 49-year-old man, then pulled the trigger. The gunshot struck the floor, and the victim was not…

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Harrington Woman Dies from Injuries after Route 14 Crash in July

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A woman involved in a crash on Route 14 in Houston on July 29th ¬†has died from her injuries.¬† Delaware State Police say a Jeep driven by 30 year old Chelsea Wooters of Harrington was westbound on Route 14 near Bloomfield Drive when she missed a curve and went off the road and struck a…

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Downstate Mosquito Spraying Tuesday Evening

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a truck-mounted sprayer to control adult mosquitoes in the following areas: In and near Millsboro and near Ocean View, Frankford, Delmar, Seaford, Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Milton, Milford, Houston, Magnolia, and Camden. For…

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Downstate Mosquito Spraying Tuesday Evening

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on¬†Tuesday, July 02, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a¬†truck-mounted sprayer¬†to control adult mosquitoes¬†in the following areas: In and near Harrington, Houston, and Millsboro and near Camden, Felton, Magnolia, Frederica, Milford, Greenwood, Lincoln, Georgetown, Selbyville, Frankford, Ocean View,…

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Mosquito Spraying Downstate Tuesday Evening

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on¬†Tuesday, June 25, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a¬†truck-mounted sprayer¬†to control adult mosquitoes¬†in the following areas: In and near Selbyville, Slaughter Beach, Harrington, and Camden and near Felton, Frederica, Magnolia, Viola, Houston, Greenwood, Lincoln, Lewes, Millsboro, Georgetown,…

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Downstate Mosquito Spraying Monday 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¬†Monday, June 24, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a¬†truck-mounted sprayer¬†to control adult mosquitoes¬†in the following areas: In and near Seaford, Harrington, and Slaughter Beach and near Felton, Viola, Houston, Greenwood, Lincoln, Bridgeville,…

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Harrington Police Arrest Man on Child Sex Abuse Charges

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A 27-year-old Houston man is behind bars after being arrested on child sex abuse charges. Harrington Police say they investigated a sexual abuse complaint after being contacted by the Division of Family Services in May. The incidents allegedly occurred at the Telemon Head Start in the 100 block of East Street in Harrington. Detectives say…

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Mosquito Spraying Downstate 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, June 18, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a¬†truck-mounted sprayer¬†to control adult mosquitoes¬†in the following areas: In and near Harrington, Milford, Ellendale, and Selbyville and near Ocean View, Frankford, Millsboro, Georgetown, Lewes,…

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Downstate Mosquito Spraying Tuesday Evening

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on¬†Tuesday, June 11, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a¬†truck-mounted sprayer¬†to control adult mosquitoes¬†in the following areas: In and near Selbyville, Bethany, Greenwood, Harrington, Milford, Seaford and near Delmar, Felton, Frederica, Georgetown, Houston, Laurel, Lincoln, and Millsboro. For…

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Downstate Mosquito Spraying Monday Evening

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on¬†Monday, June 03, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a¬†truck-mounted sprayer¬†to control adult mosquitoes¬†in the following areas: In and near Laurel, Seaford, Harrington, and Houston and near Felton, Greenwood, Ellendale, Lewes, and Delmar. For notification purposes, spraying will…

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Houston Teen Charged with Burglary & Assault

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An 18 year old from Houston is facing charges after breaking into a home Thursday night and assaulting his girlfriend.¬† Delaware State Police were told by the homeowner that her grandchildren were spending the night when she woke up to her granddaughter‚Äôs screams and a window breaking.¬† Police say Dontreze McDonald kicked in the bathroom…

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Milton Area Fire Leaves One Dead

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One person is dead and two were injured when fire broke out just before 10 Sunday morning on Prime Hook Road east of Milton. Firefighters arriving at the scene found heavy smoke and flames shooting out of the two story home. Two residents – a 10 year old boy and 39 year old woman jumped…

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Houston Man Charged with Extortion

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Milford Police were called for an extortion investigation after a note was left on the victim‚Äôs vehicle demanding an undisclosed amount of money or the subject would kill the victim.¬† Investigation led police to 26 year old Nikolaih Rivera of Houston who was arrested Wednesday and charged with extortion, theft under $1500 and criminal mischief.¬†¬†…

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