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Fans of the annual Firefly Music Festival will have a little less time to enjoy the event in 2019.

Organizers have announced next year’s festival dates.  It will run three days, June 21- 23, at the Woodlands in Dover.

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A new monument honoring Delaware women who have served in the military or in support of military efforts will be unveiled this weekend in Dover.


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A portion of New Castle County’s historic Rockwood Mansion is reopening after undergoing significant rehabilitation.

The public can once again tour the mansion’s conservatory. Museum officials believe it to be the oldest conservatory attached to a house in the nation.


Delaware state agencies and other partners broke ground last week on a new boardwalk near Slaughter Beach.

Photo from 2016 taken by Sen. Carper's Office

The USS Delaware, a Virginia-class, nuclear-powered fast attack submarine will be christened on Saturday.


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Lottery players in Delaware and across the country can play for nearly $1 billion in jackpots this week

No one claimed the top prizes in MegaMillions or Powerball over the weekend, pushing their combined worth to $999 million.

Chase Elliott is the winner of NASCAR’s fall race in Dover.

Elliott took the checkered flag in yesterday’s Monster Energy Series “Gander Outdoors 400” at Dover International Speedway.

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NASCAR’s Monster Energy Series “Gander Outdoors 400” is on-tap Sunday at Dover International Speedway.

It’s the first race in the NASCAR Championship Playoffs Round of 12.

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Mother Nature put a damper on the start of NASCAR’s fall race weekend in Dover.

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NASCAR’s fall race weekend in Dover gets rolling Friday.

Practice for Sunday’s Monster Energy “Gander Outdoors 400” is on-tap at 11 a.m. ahead of qualifying at 3:40 this afternoon at Dover International Speedway.