TSD Review May 2

TownSquareLIVE Weekly Review – May 2, 2024

Sonja FreyTown Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include Redding plan would remove Christina, Colonial schools from Wilmington Is the party over for Delaware liquor stores? Chipotle coming to Claymont, as it thinks about its future Jones-Potter expects to face status quo in Wilmington mayor race Christina town hall: phones, bullying, dress code, SATs Mount Pleasant names baseball field Limmina Field Click on the …

Hope

New Castle County to manage Hope Center after audit

Jacob OwensGovernment, Headlines

This story was originally published by Spotlight Delaware.  New Castle County is taking over the operations of the Hope Center homeless shelter from a hotel company that had held the contract to manage the facility ever since it launched during the height of the COVID pandemic. The company, Hersha Hospitality Trust, is the same firm that sold the Hope Center building – …

veterans housing

Veterans housing project imperiled as developers spar in court

Karl BakerCulture, Headlines

In the fall of 2022, David Mosley, the affable but embattled CEO of the Delaware Center for Homeless Veterans, told the New Castle County Council that his plan to build 60 apartments for struggling military Veterans and their families was just a first step in a coming wave of housing construction for vulnerable people. Mosley’s comments followed the council’s unanimous …

“Pet retention” emphasizes how pets can stay in their homes, rather than being taken in by shelters. (Yerlin Matu photo from Unsplash) 

Animal shelters focus on helping people keep pets

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

Humane Animal Partners, an animal shelter that has been serving Delaware for 150 years, is embracing a newish concept among shelters nationwide: pet retention. Instead of admitting every animal in need to the shelter, the nonprofit works with people to help them keep their animals in their homes. Sometimes, that involves resources, such as a food pantry, veterinarian care and …

TSD Review Nov 30

TownSquareLIVE Weekly Review – November 30, 2023

Sonja FreyTown Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include Community composting facility starting in Brandywine Hundred Ohio chemicals settlement gives $25 million to Delaware DNREC finalizes EV regulations. Critics are not impressed Great Oaks Charter likely to get one last chance Salesianum earns trip to state championship Click on the image below to view the PDF Sonja Frey