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Newark cracks down on unruly backyard bamboo
NewarkPostOnline.com / Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400
The city of Newark is implementing new rules and regulations for growing bamboo in the hopes of controlling its spread.

Council continues to explore agenda sponsorship
NewarkPostOnline.com / Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:31:00 -0400
Councilman Chris Hamilton’s idea to require council sponsorship for key agenda items raised some concerns on Monday, so council decided to delay a vote and ask staff for more information on sponsoring just city ordinances.

Death investigation leads to bust of marijuana grow operation in Fairfield Crest
NewarkPostOnline.com / Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:06:00 -0400
While investigating a death at a home in the Fairfield Crest neighborhood, police discovered a significant amount of marijuana plants growing the basement.

Man, woman charged with doing drugs at Folk Park
NewarkPostOnline.com / Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:40:00 -0400
A man and woman are facing several drug charges after Newark Police saw them smoking marijuana and doing other illegal drugs in Folk Park last week.

Police charge two with shoplifting at Home Depot
NewarkPostOnline.com / Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:11:00 -0400
A couple recently accused of shoplifting at a Wilmington Home Depot struck again last week at a Home Depot in Newark, but were caught by police before they could escape, authorities said.

UD, city to split cost of Delaware Avenue crosswalk signal
NewarkPostOnline.com / Wed, 28 Jun 2017 01:00:00 -0400
Earlier this month, city council criticized the University of Delaware for not contributing enough toward a proposed pedestrian signal at the crosswalk where The Green intersects Delaware Avenue, but now the school has agreed to pay more.

Newark chips in $114K for bathrooms at Preston’s Playground
NewarkPostOnline.com / Wed, 28 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400
The city has hired a construction company to install plumbing for bathrooms at the handicapped-accessible playground planned for the base of the Newark Reservoir.

Ogletown man facing gun charges after traffic stop
NewarkPostOnline.com / Tue, 27 Jun 2017 08:56:00 -0400
An Ogletown man is facing four firearm charges after a weekend traffic stop in Maryland led to investigators finding a loaded handgun in his vehicle, according to the Maryland Transportation Authority (MDTA) Police.

Grain wall of fame a ‘who’s who’ of Newark
NewarkPostOnline.com / Tue, 27 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen owners Lee Mikles and Jim O'Donoghue believe a person is defined by who they're with, so that's why they make sure whenever they're at their Main Street restaurant they're surrounded by their favorite customers, closest…

Worker rescued from hole outside Newark apartment complex
NewarkPostOnline.com / Mon, 26 Jun 2017 22:05:00 -0400
A construction worker had to be rescued by firefighters after getting stuck in a muddy hole on Haines Street on Monday evening.

Officer’s nose leads to pound of pot, one arrest
NewarkPostOnline.com / Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:01:00 -0400
Investigators confiscated a pound of marijuana and arrested an Ogletown man over the weekend, after a patrolling officer in Elkton, Md., smelled the drug coming from a nearby vehicle, police reported.

Newark man killed in motorcycle crash
NewarkPostOnline.com / Mon, 26 Jun 2017 02:08:00 -0400
A Newark man died Saturday in a motorcycle crash on Old Baltimore Pike, police said.

UD cuts ties with professor over controversial remarks
NewarkPostOnline.com / Sun, 25 Jun 2017 20:06:00 -0400
The University of Delaware announced Sunday it has cut ties with an adjunct professor who came under fire for reportedly writing online that an Ohio man who died after a period of captivity in North Korea “got exactly what he…

Newark Police investigating unconfirmed bear sighting in Rittenhouse Park
NewarkPostOnline.com / Sat, 24 Jun 2017 16:04:00 -0400
Newark Police are investigating an unconfirmed report of a bear sighting in Rittenhouse Park on Saturday.

University of Delaware senior crowned Miss Delaware
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 23 Jun 2017 01:00:00 -0400
The First State has a new Miss Delaware, and she’s a University of Delaware senior from New Jersey.

New Century Club awards $90,000 in grants to local nonprofits
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 23 Jun 2017 00:00:00 -0400
The Newark New Century Club dispersed more than $90,000 in grants to eight community organizations earlier this month.

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