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DART gets grant to add 6 more electric buses to fleet

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

DART is building its fleet of electric buses and soon will have 26 in service.   If you haven’t already, it won’t be long before you see electric buses operating on Delaware roadways. Delaware Transit Corp., which operates Delaware’s DART buses, has received a $3.5 million grant to purchase six electric buses. This marks the fourth grant DART has received …

Wilmington neighborhood to receive $26.4 million COVID-19 relief funds

Charles Megginson Headlines

  Wilmington’s Riverside neighborhood will receive $26.4 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds to support its already-underway revitalization project. The funds come from more than $1 billion the state received from the American Rescue Act, a federal stimulus package aimed at hastening the economic recovery from the pandemic. Gov. John Carney was joined Monday by Delaware’s federal congressional delegation to …

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As Delta cases rise, Carney sets COVID-19 press conference Thursday

Betsy Price Headlines, Health

This Abbott Laboratories at-home COVID-19 test kit is available at Delaware libraries.   With COVID-19 cases once again shooting up thanks to the Delta variant, Gov. John Carney has set a COVID-19 briefing Thursday. He and Dr. Karyl Rattay, director of the Division of Public Health, will speak online at 11:30 a.m. See it here. Carney had canceled his weekly …

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Bill to mandate police body cameras signed into law

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

    Nate McQueen, secretary of the Delaware Department of Safety, leads applause for police officers during a ceremony that made police body cameras a state law.   Delaware has become the eighth state in the country to mandate the statewide use of body cameras by police officers. Gov. John Carney was joined by members of the House Black Caucus, …

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Carney deploys Delaware National Guard to D.C.

Betsy Price Government, Government & Politics, Headlines, Milford-live

  Gov. John Carney said on his Facebook page Thursday morning that he’s deploying Delaware National Guard members to Washington, D.C. Carney said he had talked to District of Columbia authorities and the National Guard will “support law enforcement and ongoing security efforts after the breach at the Capitol.” After a mob breeched barricades and broke into the U.S. Capitol …