Proposed Wilmington ordinance would close stores, bodegas at 10 p.m.

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Proponents of closing corner stores and bodegas earlier say it will keep late-night crowds, crime down.   An ordinance aimed at restricting hours of operation for corner stores and bodegas in certain areas of Wilmington was introduced Thursday in a City Council planning meeting. The legislation before the Community Development & Urban Planning committee would force convenience stores and fast …

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – September 2, 2021

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom—scroll through the pdf, use direction arrows, zoom in or out, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Community Grand to require masks, vaccine proof or negative test to attend shows Delaware Museum of Natural History to reopen May 13 with …

Wilmington film screening bases ticket cost on race, gender

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

    A Wilmington non-profit organization is hosting a movie screening Friday with race- and gender-based ticket prices.  Tickets for the event range from free to $7, depending on your gender and racial identity. Black Mothers in Power, founded in 2019 by Wilmington city councilwoman Shané Darby, will present “Chocolate Milk: The Documentary” at Penn Cinema Riverfront IMAX Theatre. The …

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Wilmington about to start redistricting; public can watch in person, online

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

The city of Wilmington soon will begin reshaping its council districts based on census data.   Wilmington residents will be able to watch as the city beings the process of redrawing the city council districts. Work will start the week of Aug. 23, and residents can attend in person or watch here, according to a press release from the city. …