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Voter registration bill clears Senate committee

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

A bill to require Delaware cities and towns to use the state’s voter registration system for local elections overcame its first legislative hurdle Wednesday.  Under Senate Bill 233, sponsored by Sen. Tizzy Lockman, D-Wilmington, voters who live within town limits could vote in their municipal elections without having to register separately with both the state and the city.  The bill …

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Wilmington’s Eastside students welcomed back by cheering crowd

Betsy Price Education, Headlines

Corie Priest of the Delaware Attorney General’s Office welcomes a student returning to Eastside Charter Tuesday.   More than 40 teachers, politicians and members of the community gathered Tuesday to form a welcome crew for students returning to Eastside Charter School for the first time since March 2020. The 483 students, mostly minorities, reacted in a variety of ways to …