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Bill on charter admission draws lively opinions

Jarek Rutz Education, Headlines

Wilmington leaders gather at EastSide Charter at the start of each school year to welcome the students back to school. Two Black Wilmington leaders stand on opposite sides of the debate over whether Delaware Charter Schools should be able to give admission preference to students who live nearby. Logan Herring, CEO of The WRK Group, an organization that focuses on …

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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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Wilmington assesses damage as city cleans up after record flooding

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Rescue workers in the flooded streets of Wilmington on Thursday. Photo from city of Wilmington.     Updated: This story has been updated to include information about a disaster reception center Tuesday and continued canvassing of neighborhoods through the Labor Day weekend. With the city of Wilmington under a state of emergency after Ida caused historic flooding, the city and …