Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester, D-Del., shows a photo of the Division Street building that will be constructed to house the Center for Urban Revitalization and Entrepreneurship as well as NCALL.

DSU to use $1 million grant for urban revitalization center

Jarek Rutz Business, Delaware Live, Education, Headlines

Delaware State University will use $1 million in federal funds to build an urban revitalization center. The money will come through a federal grant, announced Tuesday on campus by U.S. Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester. The Center for Urban Revitalization and Entrepreneurship will be located at 225 W. Division Street in downtown Dover, one block from the university’s Dover Campus. DSU …

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Your guide to Delaware fireworks, and so Fourth

Ken Mammarella Culture, Headlines

  Most Delaware places known for Fourth of July fireworks and other Independence Day activities have announced their plans. Organizers consistently ask for people to arrive early and leave late, and the Delaware Department of Transportation warns that many events close roads, too. Dusk is about 9:05 p.m. on the Fourth, but fireworks could start as late as 9:30. Here’s …

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Prosecutors continue calling witnesses in McGuiness trial

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Prosecutors continued to call witnesses Wednesday on day two of testimony in the trial of State Auditor Kathleen McGuiness. The jury entered the courtroom more than an hour behind schedule because of technological difficulties. RELATED: Trial of Auditor Kathy McGuiness begins in Dover McGuiness sat quietly at the defense table while employees from the Department of Technology and Information detailed …

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Dover to celebrate Black History Month with cultural, educational events

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

A group of local nonprofit organizations and businesses have kicked off a month-long series of in-person and virtual events highlighting Black history, culture, art, music, and theater.  The 2022 Dover Citywide Black History Celebration is the culmination of a partnership between the Biggs Museum of American Art, Delaware State News, Delaware State University, DonDel Productions, Dover Public Library, First State …

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Curbside residential EV charger bill released from House committee

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

A bill heard by the House Energy Committee Tuesday would require Dover, Wilmington and Newark to set up a permitting process for curbside residential EV chargers/Getty Images A bill released from the House Energy Committee Tuesday could soon require Delaware’s three largest cities to make it easier for residents to install personal electric vehicle charging stations.  Senate Substitute 1 for …

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State GOP predicts ‘red wave’ in 2022, plans to kick off campaign Monday

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

With just over a year until the next big election, the Delaware Republican Party has announced a campaign season kickoff with action items for every day until Nov. 8, 2022. The free rally will be held on Monday, Nov. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Nobles Pond, located at 13 Nobles Pond Crossing in Dover. The event will feature free …

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Firefly fans quickly put storm, delays behind them as music starts

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

Firefly Music Festival’s attendees happily crowded into the Dover grounds Thursday night.   It didn’t take long for Firefly visitors to forget about Thursday’s brutal weather and subsequent delays. Inch by inch, admission lines edged their way into the festival after the gates were opened around 7:30 p.m. For a moment, the Woodlands at Dover felt unexpectedly calm. The dimly …

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Delaware Live week 1 football streaming schedule

Nick Halliday Headlines, Sports

Delaware Live week 1 streaming schedule LINK This Wednesday we are going to have our first show with guests in over 2 years. Delaware Live Weekly is our weekly show that covers all of Delaware high school sports with game recaps, scores, top rankings & everyone’s favorite top 10 plays. This week we have Red Lion Christian Academy football team …

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From Wilmington to Bethany, your fireworks guide

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

(Photo by Jingda Chen on Unsplash) Most Delaware places famous for their Fourth of July fireworks shows have decided the shows will go on. Of course, organizers will follow the latest pandemic guidelines. Wilmington will host fireworks starting 9:15-9:30 on July 4. The best viewing location is in Tubman-Garrett Park and other Riverfront locations, said Tina Betz, director of the Mayor’s Office of …

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Sun’s out, and so are diners in the streets around Delaware

Betsy Price Don't Miss, Food & Dining, food and drink, Headlines

Wilmington’s popular Curbside dining in the streets returns for the summer.     Areas around Delaware are tempting diners (and drinkers – and shoppers) with special events in which the dining spreads onto sidewalks, parking spots, parks or the streets. They were popular last year because the risk of being infected with COVID-19 is lower outdoors and being able to …