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State to perform quarterly audits of COVID relief, infrastructure funds

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Photo by Utah778/Getty Images Pro. Delaware has set aside more than $3 million to audit agencies and nonprofit organizations that receive funding from federal infrastructure and COVID relief bills.  The state will perform quarterly reviews of agencies and organizations receiving funds to monitor the efficacy of investments and ensure compliance. Behind those efforts is Claire DeMatteis, senior counsel and special …

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Delaware Dems want you to pay $46 to flex your Joe Biden knowledge

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Strapped for cash? Delaware Democratic Party asking supporters to pay $46 to spend an hour and a half with them on Zoom. Everybody in Delaware seems to have a Joe Biden story. After all, voters in Delaware have had 52 years to get to know the current U.S. president. You might have even seen him strolling down the boardwalk in …

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Farewell celebration Sunday for Bishop Silvester Scott Beaman

Ken Mammarella Culture, Headlines

Silvester Scott Beaman. bethelwilmington.org Bishop Silvester Scott Beaman, the Delaware pastor who delivered the inauguration benediction for President Joe Biden, is presiding over his last service in Delaware on Sunday. That’s because he was in July elected and consecrated as the 139th bishop in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. He has been assigned to serve the 15th Episcopal District of South …

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Biden authorizes federal disaster assistance for Hurricane Ida damage

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Rescue workers in the flooded streets of Wilmington after Ida. President Joe Biden has issued a Major Disaster Declaration for Delaware authorizing federal assistance in areas affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida. Gov. John Carney requested the declaration on Sept. 17 citing historic damage in New Castle County and difficulties responding in the wake of the pandemic.  Biden issued …

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Focus on Biden interest, Historic New Castle part of new tourism director’s plan

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

  Jen Boes is taking over the Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau on July 1.   The outdoing executive director of the Greater Wilmington Convention and Visitors Bureau has a parting wish: That residents of Delaware come to appreciate and embrace all the things they can see, do and experience in the First State. Sometimes, said Sarah Ridgway Willoughby, …

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Jack Markell nominated for ambassador role to economic group

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

  Jack Markell Former Gov. Jack Markell was one of 17 people nominated Wednesday for an ambassadorship or key job by President Joe Biden. Markell, who served as governor from January 2009 to January 2017, was tapped to be the representative of the United States to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, which is headquartered in Paris. The appointment …

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[pdf-embedder url=”https://townsquaredelaware.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/TSD-June-3-2021.pdf” title=”TSD June 3-2021″] This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community The Bidens head to Rehoboth Beach house this week  Food Bank: Drive-thru pantry numbers down 50%; will re-evaluate  Most traditional Fourth of July fireworks displays are on this year  Who knew having a U.S. president meant traffic woes when he comes home?  Delaware Botanic Gardens ready for a real …

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TownSquare LIVE Weekly Review – June 3, 2021

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

[pdf-embedder url=”https://townsquaredelaware.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/TSD-June-3-2021.pdf” title=”TSD June 3-2021″] This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community The Bidens head to Rehoboth Beach house this week  Food Bank: Drive-thru pantry numbers down 50%; will re-evaluate  Most traditional Fourth of July fireworks displays are on this year  Who knew having a U.S. president meant traffic woes when he comes home?  Delaware Botanic Gardens ready for a real …