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Thursday, July 9, 2020
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$50 million Christina River Bridge, road project opens

The Delaware Department of Transportation opened the Christina River Bridge and approach roads at the Wilmington Riverfront have opened to pedestrian, bicycle, and motor vehicle traffic at the end of June.  The new access roads...
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Three Delaware GNC stores on closing list

Nutritional supplement giant GNC will close three  stores in Delaware, according to a list provided by AI.com The listed stores are as follows: Dover Mall, 1365 N. Dupont Highway, Dover Gateway West Shopping Center, 1030...
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State panel OKs $2.5 million grant for 300 new Barclays jobs in Delaware

The Delaware Council on Development Finance endorsed a $2.5 million package that will bring more than 300  Barclays call center jobs to the state. The project includes  $6.9 million capital improvements to redesign space within...
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Virtual Clifford Brown Jazz Festival kicks off on Wednesday

The  33rd Annual Clifford Brown Jazz Festival  kicked off on Wednesday night. The festival began with a pre-festival event tomorrow evening at 7 p.m. highlighting The Boysie Lowery Living Jazz Residency Program. The residency, formerly...
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Four families buy townhomes at former Walt’s restaurant site in Wilmington

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki announced the completion of the Townhomes of Walt’s Way, a four-unit housing complex on Vandever Avenue, built on the site of the former eastside restaurant, Walt’s Flavor Crisp. Purzucki also announced...
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Wilmington to hold first drive-in concert

Beatles tribute band to perform The Grand Opera House announces that it will once again bring live music to the community this July with the area’s first-ever drive-in concert. Featuring popular local tribute band, The Rock...
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Media update: Shoprite exec Kenny snaps up TownSquare Delaware; Pro-Business Delaware group buys...

Supermarket executive  Chris Kenny has acquired the TownSquare Delaware website. Kenny, DuPont Country Club co-owner Ben duPont and state legislator Bryan Shupe earlier launched DelawareLive, a media site that offers a Sunday replica newspaper.  Shupe, a...
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Rodney, Columbus and Aubrey, Plaza Plaza

Hello everyone, I received a few responses to yesterday's column on the decision to take down and store the Wilmington statues of Caesar Rodney and Christopher Columbus. One reader and friend of this newsletter noted that...
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City of Wilmington removing Columbus and Caesar Rodney statues

The City of Wilmington is removing the statues of Christopher Columbus on Pennsylvania Avenue and Caesar Rodney in Rodney Square. The Columbus statue is being removed this morning. The Caesar Rodney statue is scheduled to...
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Wilmington Alliance, Barclays announce Equitable Technology Fund

Wilmington Alliance announced the formation of the Wilmington is Working Equitable Technology Fund. The anchor supporter is  Barclays US Consumer Bank. The fund aims to address the digital divide by increasing access to online job...