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Yes, that’s a funeral procession of bicycling skeletons

The 10 skeletons on bicycles already stop traffic. And they’re only half the Halloween decorations outside the Brandywine Hundred home of Heather and Susan Albright Goldring. The couple moved to Veale and Silverside roads in 2017, and the Halloween decorating...

Town Square welcomes live feeds, Weekly Review

We are so thankful to have the opportunity to continue the tradition of Town Square Delaware as we serve communities of Brandywine Hundred, Centerville, Greenville, Hockessin, Pike Creek, and Wilmington. The engagement with long-time readers over the last month...

Wilmington’s Children Chorus offers free virtual camp

The Wilmington Children’s Chorus is offering a free Virtual Summer Camp from July 6-24 for youth who have finished grades 2-8. This camp is ideal for any interested child, from the beginner who is ready to learn, to the...

Pastries fly off shelf at new Riverfront Bakery

Brioche. Crepes. Quiche. Croissant doughnuts with blueberry and lemon. That's just a few of the wares on display in gleaming cases Friday morning when The Riverfront Bakery, a new French cafe, opened in Wilmington. Within hours, there was a lot less...

Remembering Julie Cawley, leading Delaware philanthropist

Julie P. Cawley, a generous supporter of leading Delaware institutions serving the poor and those with cancer, passed away in Wilmington on Friday, June 5. Cawley was the wife of the late Charles M. Cawley, founder of MBNA Bank, and...

Out of staters flock to the beach; managing influx will be a challenge

Saturday’s high-seventies temps and sunny skies – along with the first easing of restrictions on accessing Delaware’s beaches and boardwalks for walking and exercise– were just too tempting for droves of visitors, including not a few out of state...

Breaking: Delaware beaches will open in time for Memorial Day weekend

The state's beaches, ice cream shops and swimming pools will open just in time for the Memorial Day weekend. Governor John Carney made the announcement today, saying ice cream shops and trucks can start operating tomorrow as of 5 pm...

Siegel JCC: nourishing bodies and minds for those who can’t get out

Sometimes it’s a warm meal with stuffed cabbage and corned beef delivered right to your front door that makes the biggest difference. Cabbage and corned beef just happens to be the most popular item on the Siegel Jewish Community Center...

Wife of slain State Police Trooper honors husband’s memory with PPE donations

Louise Cummings is grateful for many things in life – including the love of her eight-year-old daughter, the memories of her marriage to Delaware State Trooper Cpl. Stephen Ballard, and the strong support of family and friends. But it’s also...

Farewell, Joe the Barber

Joseph Francis Gioffre passed away on Monday this week at 88, having literally touched the lives - and heads - of generations of faithful clients of his iconic Concord Pike barbershop. "Joe the Barber" opened Joe's Barbershop in 1950, in...
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State to ramp up vaccines for teachers, has given 253,535 doses of vaccine

253,535 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine had been administered as of Friday, the state said.

Schools hope summer programs, support will avoid students being held back

  Droves of students will not be held back because of interruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Delaware educators say. Instead, schools will bear down on...

Do More 24 shatters record in first three hours, ends with 5 times last year’s total

The grand total for the 2021 event will be announced Saturday by 8 p.m.
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