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Newark Charter: Students must wear uniforms even in remote classes

Newark Charter School has made many changes to accommodate remote learning when school begins Sept. 8, but not its policy on uniforms. They’re required. “Since our founding in 2001, Newark Charter School has a uniform policy for students,” said school director...

State seeks New Castle people who may been in contact with rabid raccoon

The state is looking for people who have had contact with a rabid raccoon near the Route 9 corridor. The Delaware Division of Public Health said the raccoon bit a person who was getting into a car in the area...

Virtual Vino: COVID-19 hasn’t put a damper on wine dinners

At 6:30 p.m. on a warm summer evening, Caffe Gelato’s customers sat down to a five-course dinner—complete with thoughtfully paired wines—and a show.  The event featured Fred Dame with Daou Vineyards in Paso Robles, California.  Just another wine dinner? Hardly. Caffe Gelato...

Town Square Delaware Weekly Review August 20, 2020

Your Thursday newspaper is here. Your weekly review goes through all the local happenings around town to keep you informed.  The Weekly Review also provides a printable format if you'd like to open the PDF itself. This is a great...

Cancer Support Community swings into action to respond to surging need

The global COVID-19 pandemic has had a far-reaching effect on public health, well beyond the impact of the virus itself. In fact, since the pandemic’s onset, the Cancer Support Community of Delaware has helped more people than ever before, with...

Thinking outside the classroom: How private schools plan to teach outside

When students return to school in a few weeks, outdoor classes – a strategy promoted to reduce coronavirus exposure – will be a familiar thing at  private schools in New Castle County, such as Sanford School, The Tatnall School...

DSU’s oldest graduate — and longtime professor — dies at 106

Courtney Stevenson, Delaware State University’s oldest living graduate and a longtime professor at the school, died Aug. 5 at Bayhealth Medical Center in Dover. She was 106. “With a warm heart and sweet spirit, she personified commitment and service to...

Weather service: Isaias spawns 3 possible Delaware tornadoes

The National Weather Service said tornadoes may have touched down in Dover, Smyrna and Sandtown as Isaias passed over state. There were reports of wind gusts in Smyrna of 96 miles per hour. In the Middletown-Townsend area, four tractor-trailer trucks were...

Delaware’s Jimmie Allen talks about new EP inspired by dad, grandmother.

A month ago, country singer and Milton native Jimmie Allen got the big head. A several-hundred-feet tall head to be precise, glowing from the 340-foot screen on Times Square in New York City in an advertisement for his new EP. “Bettie...

A little bit of normal: Longwood Gardens resumes illuminated fountain shows

Summer 2020 just got a teensy bit more ordinary. Longwood Gardens will bring back its 30-minute illuminated fountain performances at 9:15 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights, starting this week. The shows at its Main Fountain Garden across from the conservatory combine...
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New COVID cases drop a bit; state will delay some mass vaccination events

As of Friday, 544,615 doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been given to Delawareans

Finally getting out to dine? Try these places in Wilmington

      While Wilmington’s city life took a hit during the pandemic, the dining scene has soldiered forward. If you’re feeling more confident — or fully...

Carney nominates 1st woman to head Chancery, 1st black woman on Kent Superior Court

Carney's nominations must be confirmed by the Delaware Senate.
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