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Sewer main break sends spill into Christina River

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

  The New Castle County Department of Public Works on Wednesday a break in a sewer main that allowed wastewater to spill into the Nonesuch Creek and Christina River. The overflow occurred when the main ruptured near 419 Old Airport Road in New Castle. The wastewater spill was reported to the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control on …

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Salvation Army beam raising marks start of Riverfront East development

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

    This rendering shows how the new Salvation Army campus on East Riverfront will look when it’s finished.   Officials on Friday signed a beam that will help support the $19 million Salvation Army development on Riverfront East, marking another step in the development’s 86.3-acre addition to Wilmington. The campus, which is being built by and funded by the …

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New museum exhibit celebrates why Swedes came, how they lived

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  A notched log cabin moved from Idaho is a centerpiece in a new exhibit about why Swedes came to Delaware at the Kalmar Nyckel museum.   Destination Delaware, a compact new exhibit at the Kalmar Nyckel museum in Wilmington, celebrates the founding of New Sweden and the people who made those colonies successful. Opening Wednesday at the Copeland Maritime …