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3 courses for $30: Newark Restaurant Week returns

Pam GeorgeCulture, Headlines

Newark dining spots start their annual winter Restaurant Week specials Friday, Jan. 20. Photo by Sasha Aber/Home Grown Cafe   Development in downtown Newark has turned the college town into a dining destination, and you can witness that firsthand during the 2022 Newark Restaurant Week, which runs Jan. 20-26. Participating establishments will offer three-course dinners for $30. The event has been …


Defense rests without calling a witness in Darius Brown trial

Charles MegginsonHeadlines

The defense in the Darius Brown trial rested without calling a witness or bringing the state senator to the stand Wednesday. The trial will continue Thursday in a Wilmington courtroom with the prosecution and defense making their closing statements before the jury of seven women and six men. One juror is an alternate. Brown is charged with offensive touching and …

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Victim in Darius Brown case testifies about what happened

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

The trial of State Sen. Darius Brown is taking place at the t the Leonard L. Williams Justice Center in Wilmington.   The woman that State Sen. Darius Brown is accused of assaulting testified Wednesday that he hit her and threw a glass of water at her after seeing a photo of her and another man on Facebook. The victim …


Facing criminal charges, Darius Brown to lead expungement workshops

Charles MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

  A state senator awaiting trial on charges of offensive touching and disorderly conduct will lead a series of town halls designed to help those with criminal records have them expunged. Sen. Darius Brown, D-Wilmington, will host workshops in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties starting Thursday, Oct. 28. The sessions are in line with Brown’s duties as the newly-appointed …

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Restaurants cut hours as struggle with hiring continues

Betsy PriceBusiness, Headlines

Harry’s Hospitality has been running ads inviting people to work for them for a bit, or a lifetime.   Jeff Hammer, who runs five Delaware beach restaurants, has been running a help-wanted ad in Bethany Beach for more than a month. He’s had two applicants in that time. Hammer and other restaurateurs say they’ve seen no rise in applications since …