Wilmington is 14th on The Hartford’s list of America’s riskiest cities for home fires. (Photo by Dave Hoefleron Unsplash)

Wilmington at high risk for home fires, insurer says

Ken Mammarella Government, Headlines

    Wilmington is one of America’s riskiest cities for home fires, a new analysis of federal data has concluded. The Hartford 2023 Home Fire Index places Wilmington 14th out of 150 large U.S. cities with the highest home fire risk. Requests for comment from Wilmington Fire Department Chief John Looney and State Fire Marshal Michael G. Chionchio were not …

Smryna's new superintendent, Dr. Susan Brown.

‘​​Be bold, be authentic, be kind’ says new Smyrna superintendent

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Delaware Live, Education

After spending more than three decades in a district of nearly 40,000 students, Dr. Susan Brown is moving on to her next professional endeavor as the new superintendent of Smyrna School District. “I did not get here alone,” Brown said. “I’ve had many people who had confidence in my abilities to both lead and treat other people exceptionally.”  The entirety …