Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – December 23, 2021

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: COMMUNITY Winterthur’s 2022 Jackie O exhibit to be based on letters in archive Down Syndrome Association cafe hopes to train workers for another job DelDOT announces completion of Route 141 road projects Rising COVID cases force postponement of New Year’s Eve concert Traveling for Christmas? Here are some things you should know Longwood wins best …

John Carney wearing a suit and tie

No immediate plans to bring back mask mandate, Carney says

Charlie Megginson Headlines, Health

Gov. John Carney said booster shots will be essential to lessening the impact of a COVID winter surge. Gov. John Carney has no immediate plans to reinstitute mask or social distancing mandates.  Instead, the state will continue to rely on voluntary compliance, he said during a COVID-19 briefing Tuesday.  “I think the objective obviously is to get people to wear …

Permanent school mask mandate is on hold – for now

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines, Health

Some interpreted a DOE regulation to mean masks would be permanently required in schools. Photo by Rodnae Productions on Pexels. A regulation that many interpreted to mean Delaware schools would indefinitely require mask-wearing is on hold — for now.  A proposed amendment to Delaware Administrative Code 815 — the rule schools follow for health examinations and screenings — would have …