Most Delawareans will pay more for health insurance next year. The rates were approved Thursday by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services after Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin-Stewart submitted the rates to CMS in August.
The final countdown to Election Day 2014 is on! Voters head to polls Tuesday - and we get you ready with a look at some key legislative races. Also, our political pundits Tom Kovach and Darryl Scott will provide analysis. Since its inception in 1998, the Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival has developed into one of the First State's premiere cultural events. In this week's Arts Playlist, we preview the 17th annual Sussex County movie event with Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival Director, Joe Bilancio. We also head to the New Castle Farmer's Market - which is celebrating its 60th anniversary - for this week's Enllighten Me.
For 60 years, New Castle Farmers Market has been the place to go for pig’s feet and shoe repairs, haircuts and fashion wigs, kimchi and camaraderie. Throughout its history, it has operated a flea market, in addition to its regular indoor market where vendors offer food, goods and services.
First-rate independent movies, the winning film from Spain's version of the Oscars and a documentary about Mississippi Delta blues musicians are among the movies playing at the 17th annual Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival, Delaware's longest running and largest film festival.
Probation and Parole Officers will be patrolling on Halloween night to help ensure that sex offenders on probation keep a safe distance from children and to provide an extra measure of protection to parents and kids who are out trick-or-treating.
With Election Day just days away - Delaware Public Media continues its look at key legislative races in Kent County. Open legislative seats are magnets for minority parties and this year is no exception. Delaware Republicans are looking to capitalize on four of them in 2014 – two of them in Kent County, and two in New Castle County. As Delaware Public Media’s James Dawson reports, the heaviest lift comes in the capital city itself.
The Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington will officially host a country music festival next year. State Fair officials made the announcement Thursday along with representatives from music promoter Live Nation and Dewey Beach businessman Alex Pires’s company Highway One.
Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment made nearly $600,000 in the third quarter, but earnings are still down $190,000 for the first nine months of the year.
The Colonial School District is the first in Delaware to try out a new technology called bulletproof whiteboards, which are designed to protect students during school shootings.
Dana Long, 54, surrendered himself to Middletown Police after they issued a warrant for his arrest Wednesday afternoon. He faces a misdemeanor theft charge after stealing state Republican Party campaign signs.