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Newark residential rezoning vote delayed

At the request of the developer, a request to amend the Newark rezoning  map to allow for construction of townhouses in a portion of a  an adult community has been delayed. Also delayed was a...
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Report of threat leads to assault weapons, arrest

A Wilmington man was arrested and found to be is possession of an assault rifle and marijuana after allegedly  threatening Delaware Park Casino security staff last evening.   The incident occurred at approximately 11  p.m. when...
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Newark Police seek credit card theft suspects (See photos)

Newark Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects tied to Valentine's Day credit card thefts. on Main Street. Sometime between 11:30 a.m. And 1  p.m.  on Feb. 14, two suspects stole...
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Wilmington’s first film festival coming in April

Wilmington’s first film festival featuring documentaries, art, foreign and hard to find movies will  come to Penn Cinema on Thursday, April 25, according to Barry Schlecker, executive producer. “We are so excited to develop this...
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Pencader Business and Finance School’s charter revoked

After years of problems, the State Board of Education voted to revoke Pencader Business and Finance School’s charter at the end of this academic year. The board had placed the New Castle high school,...
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New Castle County farm wins conservation award

The New Castle Conservation District (NCCD) has chosen the Armstrong family of Two Eagles Farm, LLC, as 2012 Cooperator of the Year. The Armstrongs have owned and farmed their “piece of heaven” in southern New...
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County ethics reform package announced; procurement, salaries, potential conflicts targeted

New Castle County Executive Thomas P. Gordon announced an  ethics reform package.  Gordon worked  with County Chief Administrative Officer David Grimaldi, Councilman Bob Weiner (R) and Council President Chris Bullock (D) in drafting the  proposal...
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Milestone – The 100th anniversary of the Hotel du Pont

The Hotel du Pont’s centennial celebration commenced on its official 100th anniversary. The celebration at the Wilmington hotel last month had more than 200 employees, community members and guests in attendance. “The Hotel du Pont is...
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Office Depot, OfficeMax plan to merge

OfficeMax  and Office Depot, Inc.  announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement under which the companies would combine in an all-stock merger of equals. The agreement comes after the two companies have struggled to...
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Armed robber fires bullet into ceiling at Walgreens near Wilmington

State Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Walgreens at 3301 Lancaster Pike, west of Wilmington, Wednesday night. Troopers reported two masked black male suspects entered the store. One suspect produced a handgun and...