Wilmington neighborhood to receive $26.4 million COVID-19 relief funds

Charles Megginson Headlines

  Wilmington’s Riverside neighborhood will receive $26.4 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds to support its already-underway revitalization project. The funds come from more than $1 billion the state received from the American Rescue Act, a federal stimulus package aimed at hastening the economic recovery from the pandemic. Gov. John Carney was joined Monday by Delaware’s federal congressional delegation to …

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Wilmington assesses damage as city cleans up after record flooding

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Rescue workers in the flooded streets of Wilmington on Thursday. Photo from city of Wilmington.     Updated: This story has been updated to include information about a disaster reception center Tuesday and continued canvassing of neighborhoods through the Labor Day weekend. With the city of Wilmington under a state of emergency after Ida caused historic flooding, the city and …

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Capital One donates $4.7 million Wilmington riverfront building to DSU

Betsy Price Business, Education, Headlines

Capital One donated this Wilmington Riverfront building to Delaware State University.   Capital One, the company famous for asking credit card owners what’s in their wallets, just slipped a $4.7 million Wilmington riverfront building into Delaware State University’s back pocket. The finance company headquartered in McLean, Virginia, announced Thursday that it’s giving Delaware’s only Historically Black College and University its …