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Wilmington to end most COVID restrictions July 29; meetings open now

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

The city of Wilmington will lift most COVID-19 restrictions Monday, July 29, but meetings already are open to the public.   The public can attend Wilmington meetings in person again starting Monday, and all COVID-related service and program suspensions will end Monday, July 26. City buildings will remain closed to the public, except for public meetings or appointments. Lobby services, …

Wilmington gears up for heat warning. Here’s the details

Betsy Price Headlines, Health

  City pools and spray parks will be open and the city is given away fans to senior citizens to help residents cope with the excessive heat warning issued for Monday through Wednesday by the National Weather Service. An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures and high humidity will lead to dangerously hot conditions …

Bird in The Grand worth 2 in parking lot: Indoor shows returning

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  The Grand Opera House’s slate of entertainment includes comedian Brian Regan and the Temptations.   Intermission’s about over. With an appearance by comedian Brian Regan leading the way Sept. 26, The Grand Opera House on Tuesday announced the shows they’ve already booked for their indoor 2021-22 season, with the promise of more to be added. “We’ve been waiting for …

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Purzycki hints Caesar Rodney statue will return to square

Betsy Price Government & Politics

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki celebrates opening of Rodney Square splash pad fountains   As Wilmington officials celebrated the continued refurbishment of Rodney Square, Mayor Mike Purzycki said future changes may include the return of the statue of Declaration of Independence signer Caesar Rodney. “One of these days we might find a statue back here,” Purzycki said at the end of …