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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.

Schwartz Center for the Arts to shut its doors

Jun 9, 2017
Courtesy The Schwartz Center for the Arts

Citing looming state funding cuts to the arts and overwhelming overhead costs, the board of the Schwartz Center announced it will close the theater June 30.

Dover Days

Dover Days 2017 begins Friday and the 84th edition of the event that celebrates Dover – past, present and future – has additional meaning this year.

Dover Days

One of the highlights of the year in the state capital is the annual Dover Days Festival.  The 84th edition of the event is next week – Friday May 5th and Saturday, May 6th.  And this year’s Dover Days has a bit more significance since it kicks-off the celebration of Dover’s 300th birthday.

The event is organized by Kent County Tourism and for this week’s Enlighten Me, we sat down with its executive director Wendie Vestfall and marketing and communications director Danielle Jonigan to get a preview of what to expect.


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