TSD Review June 2

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – June 2, 2022

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This Week’s Top Headlines Include: COMMUNITY Padua’s graduation traditions start with painted skirts New history, eco-tour will focus on Mispillion River’s importance Delaware State Parks on track to set visitation record Roth Bridge lane closures to continue through November BUSINESS Delaware LIVE joins news collaborative examining community polarization FOOD AND DINING Delaware chef Reuben Dhanawade wows on Food Network Outdoor …

TSD Review May 26

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – May 26, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: COMMUNITY Meet Padua Academy’s 4 valedictorians. Yes. 4 $300 rebate checks hitting Delaware mailboxes Newly opened Museum of Nature, Science to get $500,000 from county Clifford Brown Jazz Fest returns June 15-18 featuring Stanley Clarke Here’s what to know about Memorial Day 2022 in Delaware FOOD AND DINING Rosenfeld’s Big Fish opens in Brandywine Hundred …

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Despite charges, McGuiness ranks second nationally on transparency reports

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

State Auditor Kathy McGuiness Auditor Kathy McGuiness’s office currently ranks second nationally in the number of reports shared publicly on the federal government’s Oversight.gov website.  The site contains publicly accessible reports, investigations and recommendations from state and local inspection offices and is managed by the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency. Shiji Thomas, spokesperson for the National …

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Senate cancels session, asks former judge for advice on ousting McGuiness

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Democratic Party legislators have asked former Superior Court Judge Randy Holland, right, to help it determine how to handle the case of state Auditor Kathleen McGuiness. The State Senate has canceled today’s special session.  The session would have brought senators to Legislative Hall to consider a resolution asking the Delaware Supreme Court to provide guidance on the General Assembly’s authority …

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Senate to meet Tuesday to seek advice on removing McGuiness

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

    UPDATE: The Senate canceled its session and will seek advice. The State Senate will convene Tuesday to consider a resolution requesting the Delaware Supreme Court issue an advisory opinion on the General Assembly’s authority to remove beleaguered State Auditor Kathy McGuiness.  They will convene at 4 p.m. and the proceedings will be live-streamed on the General Assembly website.  …

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State Reps ask Carney to remove auditor, but it seems unlikely

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Legislative efforts to remove Kathleen McGuiness from office seem likely to fail, based on state rules With embattled Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness refusing to step down in the wake of her criminal indictment some legislators are pursuing other means to remove her from office.  Reps. Madinah Wilson-Anton, D-Newark, and Mike Smith, R-Pike Creek, have introduced a resolution asking Gov. …

TSD Oct 14

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – October 14, 2021

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom—scroll through the pdf, use direction arrows, zoom in or out, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. [pdf-embedder url=”https://townsquaredelaware.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/TSD-Oct-14.pdf” title=”TSD Oct 14″] This Week’s Top Headlines Include: COMMUNITY Brandywine’s Jahsha Tabron named Delaware Teacher of the Year Winterthur names longtime gardening guru Chris Strand as …

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McGuiness pleads not guilty; bail set at $50,000

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness pleaded not guilty to corruption charges Tuesday after turning herself in to authorities at the New Castle County Superior Court. McGuiness entered the Leonard L. Williams Justice Center in Wilmington alongside her attorney just before 10 a.m. State Attorney General Kathy Jennings on Monday announced a slew of felony and misdemeanor charges against the auditor …