TSD Review May 16

TownSquareLIVE Weekly Review – May 16, 2024

Sonja FreyTown Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include War memorial near bridge to be renovated, expanded Widener Law, DSU nursing may join $57M Wilmington education hub Robbie Jester aims to infuse new life into Kitty Knight Senator: State needs food desert map, grocery store aid 2024 Delaware school board election results Xenidis and Arrowsmith combine to keep Caravel on top Click on the …

Incyte state grant

Incyte in line for $14.8M state grant to expand in Wilmington

Betsy PriceBusiness, Headlines

Incyte Corp, which gave up on a bid to build a five-story building near Wilmington Friends School, is in line for a $14.8 million grant from the state to expand in Wilmington. The agenda for the Council on Development Finance’s meeting on Monday, May 20, says Incyte is requesting a Delaware Strategic Fund grant in that amount. Usually, by the …

Wilmington Friends

Wilmington Friends ends plans to build new lower school

Betsy PriceEducation, Headlines

  With Incyte Corp. backing out of a deal to buy Wilmington Friends’ lower school to build a new 5-story building, the 275-year-old education institution this week told the Alapocas neighborhood  that it will not build a new lower school. Instead, officials said in a letter to the affluent neighborhood, the school will renovate the current lower school building. Incyte’s …

Trolley Square utility box mural project

Trolley Square project turns utility boxes into art

Betsy PriceCulture, Headlines

Sungmin Bobyak expected that painting a ladybug mural on a utility box near the Trolley Square fountain plaza would be a solitary experience. It wasn’t. Drivers honked and yelled compliments out of their windows as they drove by. People who were walking by stopped to talk, some thanking her profusely for creating the public artwork. “I thought I would go …