Man Tased Following Police Pursuit


A Kent County man is facing DUI and numerous other offenses following a pursuit with police in Harrington. An officer tried to stop a driver for a traffic violation on South DuPont Highway over the weekend. According to Harrington Police, the driver kept going and ignored the officer’s sirens and lights. The man got out…

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UPDATED: Dewey Beach Voters Elect Gary Persinger and William Stevens


UPDATED – 9/26/20 7pm – There will be one new face on the Dewey Beach Commission.  Incumbent Gary Persinger was the top vote-getter in Saturday’s municipal election receiving 535 votes.  William Stevens, in his second attempt, grabbed 416 votes.  Incumbent David Moskowitz received 349 votes.  The number of absentee votes outnumbered the machine votes by…

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Dewey Commissioner Candidates to Faceoff in Online Forum


The deadline to file to run for commissioner in Dewey Beach was this past Thursday. The only three candidates running this year for the two seats are the two incumbents, Commissioners David Moskowitz and Gary S. Persinger, along with challenger William J. Stevens. All three candidates have a Facebook page and/or website and each has an email newsletter (contact…

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Activists March through Dewey Demanding Accountability with a Week to Election Day


Despite Saturday’s rainy weather, a group of dedicated activists led a protest march through Dewey Beach which ended at town hall. After the march, Jeffrey Smith, of the Dewey Citizens for Accountability, told reporters that the residents want accountability in regard to the police department’s participation in the LESO program. The police department’s participation in…

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