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The First State is losing another Sears. The Sears at Dover Mall is set to close later this summer.


The Dover-based nonprofit NCALL is beginning to knock down some blighted houses in Delaware’s capital Monday.

Katie Peikes / Delaware Public Media

A Dover wastewater pump station failed Monday, prompting officials to look into what happened.

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The City of Dover is getting in line with other public bodies to sue the pharmaceutical industry for its role in the opioid crisis.

Katie Peikes / Delaware Public Media

The water tower at the former Playtex site in Dover will be torn down Wednesday morning to make way for a large shopping center.

Firefly Festival/Red Frog Events

The 2018 edition of the Firefly Music Festival will have a strong hip-hop flavor.

Festival organizer Red Frog Events announced the acts coming to the Woodlands in Dover on the grounds of Dover International Speedway this June, and for the first time two of the events four headliners are rap artists.

Delaware State Police

A 16-year-old teen was shot and killed in Dover early Saturday morning by a Delaware State Trooper.

According to State Police, the shooting happened shortly after 3am when the trooper approached a stopped vehicle on Fieldstone Court near Kenton Road in Dover.

Nick Ciolino

On the morning of the United States’ National POW/MIA Recognition Day, the Delaware Department of Transportation announced the completion of an eponymous road project.

Megan Pauly / Delaware Public Media

A revitalization plan called Restoring Central Dover was launched in 2014. That ongoing effort now includes building – and selling – new, affordable homes in downtown Dover.

(U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Zachary Cacicia

After two weeks of no-fly orders, officials at the Dover Air Force Base have cleared a team of large transport planes for takeoff.