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Thursday, June 4, 2020
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Analysis: Shelton named superintendent of a troubled Christina School District

 Dan Shelton was approved  Thursday at a  Christina School District’s Board of Education meeting as the next superintendent of schools. The appointment will take effect on July 1. Shelton brings more than 22 years of...
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Purzycki speaks out on police response & the racial divide ...

Wilmington Mayor MIke Purzycki issued the following message on Thursday. “Since last Saturday night’s demonstration and the violence that ensued, I have received many emails either condemning our weak police response to the lawbreaking or...
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State Police issue statement as protests continue after death of George Floyd

Delaware State Police issued the following statement as sometimes violent protests continued throughout the nation following the death of George Floyd. Floyd died after a Minneapolis Police officer kneeled on his neck as fellow officers...
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Updated: Biden visits downtown Wilmington after looting, vandalism on Saturday night

A clean-up effort that included volunteers took place on  Market Street in downtown Wilmington on Sunday after protests over the death of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police. Downtown Visions, the agency that provides cleaning and...
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Dust in the air and being brought up the right way

My sister and I  were lucky to have a mother and father who brought us up the right way. Both of my parents were Southerners. My dad, who worked at a copper mine,  was born...
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Giving back: $2.3 million goes to Delaware nonprofits: Mountaire partners with Beebe; Wilmington...

                                                                                                                                             A total of $260,592 in grants have been awarded from the Delaware COVID-19 Strategic Response Fund, pushing the total up to $2.3 million in the past eight weeks. In its eighth round of weekly...
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New DART bus hub opens near train station

Delaware Transit Corp. (DART)  opened the Wilmington Transit Center, located at Front and Walnut Streets. The new transit center has the capacity to have up to 10 buses stage at one time allowing bus layovers...
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A couple of overlooked stories

Hello everyone, The past 24 hours have led to a tidal wave of news. In addition to the increasingly contentious process of reopening Delaware, we had two stories that at any other time would have led...
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Amtrak buys Renaissance Center in downtown Wilmington

Amtrak has purchased the Renaissance Center in downtown Wilmington, with plans to accommodate 200 employees in the building.  The sale marks a continuation of owner-occupied building sales in the city. The trend started several years...
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JLL named leasing agent for 824 Market Street in Wilmington

JLL will lead leasing efforts for 824 N. Market St., Wilmington,  on behalf of Chopp Holdings LLC.  The 824 N. Market St. is a 207,500-square-foot building located in Wilmington’s central business district. The ten-story building is...