Wilmington neighborhood to receive $26.4 million COVID-19 relief funds

Charles Megginson Headlines

  Wilmington’s Riverside neighborhood will receive $26.4 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds to support its already-underway revitalization project. The funds come from more than $1 billion the state received from the American Rescue Act, a federal stimulus package aimed at hastening the economic recovery from the pandemic. Gov. John Carney was joined Monday by Delaware’s federal congressional delegation to …

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – September 9, 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 SIW wastes no time starting to rebuild farm stand Brandywine Festival of Arts makes sure shoppers are well-fed Fort Delaware to get …

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Wilmington’s Eastside students welcomed back by cheering crowd

Betsy Price Education, Headlines

Corie Priest of the Delaware Attorney General’s Office welcomes a student returning to Eastside Charter Tuesday.   More than 40 teachers, politicians and members of the community gathered Tuesday to form a welcome crew for students returning to Eastside Charter School for the first time since March 2020. The 483 students, mostly minorities, reacted in a variety of ways to …