New Business: Ribbon-cutting to mark re-imagined Dover club

DOVER — The country nightspot once known as Cowboy Up has restyled itself as The Boulevard Live Entertainment Restaurant. The restaurant will host a ribbon-cutting on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. under its new moniker at the location on 1036 Lafferty Lane in Dover. New owner Charles Boyer told this paper earlier this year that he […]

Spence’s Bazaar owners dispel rumors of landmark’s demise

  DOVER — Dover has certain places that define its history and bring a certain character to what it is today. The Green and Legislative Mall provide an interesting historical backdrop to the city, while Dover Air Force Base and Dover Downs have brought more modern themes to the forefront. However, in between it all […]

New Business: Wireless Zone owner makes call to grow in Dover

DOVER — Delaware native and Smyrna resident, Tajesh Patel, is at it again. Mr. Patel, who opened a new Wireless Zone Verizon retail store in Dover last October is expecting to open his second on March 11. Construction of the new store, located on 34 Salt Creek Road (in the Shoppes at Fieldstone shopping center) […]

Governor’s Cafe expansion plans heating up

    DOVER —It’s amazing that the Governor’s Café has been able to operate a successful restaurant with a kitchen that is traditionally sized for a single family. That’s why Ray Searles, the general manager of the restaurant at 144 Kings Highway, was so excited after the city of Dover Planning Commission approved his plans […]

New Business: PAM Rehabilitation Hospital under construction

  DOVER — Residents will benefit from individualized therapy when PAM Rehabilitation Hospital of Dover opens late this year, said Post Acute Medical, LLC in a statement. The 34-bed medical rehabilitation hospital is under construction on 1240 McKee Road in Dover, and is expected to open in December. An affiliate of Post Acute Medical LLC, […]

10 downtown revitalization projects split $4.3 million

  DOVER — Ten projects across the state have been chosen for a combined $4.3 million in rebates through the Downtown Development District program, officials announced Monday. The rebates will leverage $53 million in total investment, according to the Delaware State Housing Authority. One of the projects is in Dover, while Laurel and Georgetown are […]

Delaware’s agricultural ranking among states remains high

  DOVER — The just-released Delaware Agricultural Statistics Bulletin that covers the 2016-2017 season compares the state’s commodity output against the rest of the states in the country. “For the first time outside of the Ag Census, we have a comparison of Delaware’s production and rank for various commodities that we produce,” said the state’s […]

Delaware farmers’ markets exceed $3 million in sales in 2017

Delaware State News DOVER — Delaware celebrated the second highest farmers’ market season with more than $3 million dollars in sales in 2017. Both residents and visitors of the state continue to buy locally because of the fresh, high quality products that Delaware’s farm families grow. “These numbers are a reflection of the positive relationship […]

Dover base awarded for community partnership

DOVER — Dover Air Force Base received an award for outstanding commitment and support to quality of life initiatives at the Air Force Community Partnership Program’s Profiles in Partnership Ceremony on Feb. 12. The ceremony took place at the Association of Defense Communities Installation Innovation Forum in San Diego, California. Three airmen from the base […]

Dover officials see need for parking garage

  DOVER — It appears as if city of Dover officials are beginning to think vertically when it comes to addressing the often-times confusing parking situation in the downtown area. Dover Mayor Robin R. Christiansen recently said that he and City Planner Dave Hugg have been in discussions with several entities in hopes of bringing […]