DelDOT announces completion of Route 141 road projects

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Among the projects finalized by DelDOT is a complete reconstruction of the I-95/141 interchange consisting of eight interchange ramps and four bridges. The Delaware Department of Transportation has announced that it has completed its improvements to Route 141 between Newport and New Castle. A press release from the agency called the completion of the projects an “early holiday gift.” The …

New Castle Court House Museum to be closed through spring 2022

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

New Castle County Court House. Photo courtesy of the National Park Service. Beginning Dec. 31, the New Castle Court House Museum will be closed for the installation of a fire sprinkler system throughout the historic building.  The project is expected to be completed in the spring of 2022. According to a press release announcing the closure, all contractors considered for …

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Utility workers’ vaccine meeting unleashes anti-government ire

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

A panel of union members, parents, advocates and a state representative speak before 400 people at the Nur Shrine Center in New Castle. Left to Right: Linemen Jeremy Malin, Colin Lamb, Caleb Thomston, two parents, Abraxas Hudson of Delaware MFA, Rep. Steve Smyk, R-Milton. A meeting called by electrical workers to build momentum in their fight against a federal vaccine …

New Castle to celebrate ‘William Penn Day’ on Oct. 23

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

New Castle County Court House. Photo courtesy of the National Park Service. The City of New Castle will celebrate ‘William Penn Day’ this Saturday, Oct. 23 at the New Castle Court House Museum. The event will feature a day-long series of activities to commemorate the 339th anniversary of Penn’s Oct. 27, 1682 disembarkment at New Castle, his first landing in …

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Chick-fil-A opening on Route 13 near New Castle

Betsy Price Food & Dining, Headlines

(Chick-fil-A New Castle) A Chick-fil-A restaurant opens Tuesday near New Castle. The restaurant, at 107 S. du Pont Highway, near Route 273, will initially be open for only drive-thru customers, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. It’s the third Chick-fil-A for Wilmington native Adam Marcus, who also owns and operates the restaurants in Bear and the Christiana Mall. …

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Most plans for Independence Day fireworks go forth

Betsy Price Culture

(Photo by Marc Schulte from Pexels)     Most Delaware places famous for their Fourth of July fireworks shows have decided the shows will go on. But some related events have been scratched. Of course, organizers will follow pandemic guidelines as they exist on the day of the fireworks. Here’s the latest. Bethany Beach will takes two days for its celebration. Fireworks will be …