Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – August 26, 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. This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community Pie, anyone? Playhouse’s long intermission ends with ‘Waitress’ Wilmington film screening bases ticket cost on race, gender Mt. Cuba to add high-tech …

Indian River votes ‘no confidence’ in mask mandate, to petition for change

Charles Megginson Education, Government, Headlines

Gov. John Carney’s order that school kids must wear masks continues to gather complaints. Photo by Bree Stonebraker.   Indian River School District on Monday voted “no confidence” in the governor’s school mask mandate and agreed to submit a petition urging the order to be reconsidered or revised.  The Sussex County meeting, held outside on the football field to avoid …

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Learning pods, microschools planned to take kids out of state schools

Charles Megginson Education, Government, Headlines

A group of parents who oppose the school mask mandate are working on creating a coalition of homeschooling options that essentially would work like a series of one-room schoolhouses. Photo by Meg Bouldon/Unsplash   A group of Delawareans upset about the state’s school mask mandate are working to create alternative education methods for students.  The group hopes to build coalitions …