Delaware Library Render Front Iteration 3.1

State to spend $28 million on libraries .2 miles apart

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Delaware will spend $22 million to construct a new library in North Wilmington just 0.2 miles from an existing library, which is undergoing a $6 million renovation. Once complete, visitors will be able to check out a book at the $22 million library located at 3905 N Market St., then walk five minutes down the road to the $6 million …

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State revenues stable for 2022, but worries for 2023, 2024

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Photo/Getty Images Buoyed by personal and corporate income taxes, as well as real estate transfer taxes, predicts of Delaware’s 2022 revenues, and therefore its state budget, remain stable.  But state fiscal experts expect the financial good times to slow as the state enters its fiscal year 2023 on July 1. With three months left in the 2022 budget, the Delaware …

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Delaware Arts Alliance head chosen to direct state arts division

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

    Jessica Ball, the executive director of the Delaware Arts Alliance will become the new director of the Delaware Division of the Arts. Secretary of State Jeff Bullock announced Friday that she will take the office Nov. 29, 2021. Jessica Ball The Division of the Arts is actively involved in many aspects of arts, from small groups such as …

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Biggs Museum given historic building on Dover Green

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

The Biggs will spend a year deciding how to develop the Kirk Short building into a public space that celebrates its heritage.   The state has transferred ownership of a historic property on the Dover Green to the Biggs Museum of American Art. The Kirk and Short Building, formerly known as the Todd House and the Kirk Printing Shop, was …