The Jester Artspace will be in a Grubb Road farmhouse that dates back to at least 1849. (Ken Mammarella photo)

Big plans: Creating Jester Artspace in Brandywine Hundred

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

The people creating the Jester Artspace have big plans for a small(ish), long-abandoned building. “It’s slow going,” said board president Alan Baseden, who grew up across Grubb Road from the old farmstead that they are renovating, with the help of New Castle County. “A lot longer than I expected.” When the building gets its certificate of occupancy, Baseden hopes that …

The crowd at a DelDOT open house on plans for Foulk Road (Ken Mammarella photo)

Foulk Road reconfiguration draws intense interest

Ken MammarellaGovernment, Headlines

An open house that was billed the “absolute beginning of the process” to reconfigure Foulk Road generated intense interest from neighbors and owners of local businesses. It did not, however, generate a lot of answers. Nor did it generate a large number of people favoring the project to cut the road from four lanes, improve it for cyclists and pedestrians …