Diocese of Wilmington Blue Mass

Diocese of Wilmington to honor first responders, lawyers

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

The Catholic Diocese of Wilmington will honor police officers, firefighters, EMTs and military personnel during its annual Blue Mass on Friday, Oct. 7. The mass will be held at 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth Roman Catholic Church in Wilmington, located at the corner of Cedar Street and South Clayton Street. The Diocese invites first responders and military personnel of any …

Tax Relief 1

Senate passes tax relief for retired military, first responders

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

The State Senate on Tuesday unanimously approved two bills to provide tax relief for retired service members and first responders living in Delaware. If made law, Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 188 will exclude up to $12,500 worth of military pension income from state tax calculations for all retired service members, regardless of age, starting in 2023.  “Our nation’s …

Vials of Life are available at New Castle County libraries. (Ken Mammarella photo)

Vials speak to first responders when you can’t

Ken Mammarella Government, Headlines, Health

Vials of Life are available at New Castle County libraries. Photo by Ken Mammarella     A refrigerator magnet and a filled-out piece of paper inside the fridge could be a lifesaver. They’re part of the Vial of Life, a program just launched by New Castle County. “The Vial of Life is a simple tool that can be used during …

a close up of a flag

American flags will line Wilmington Riverfront through Sept. 20

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

The Rotary Club of Wilmington has installed more than 500 American flags along the Wilmington Riverfront. Photo by Brian K. Leonard   More than 500 American flags are flying on the Wilmington Riverfront again. For the second year in a row, the Rotary Club of Wilmington has installed the flags to honor the U.S. military, first responders and front-line workers …