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Monday, February 18, 2019

Wilmington adds to total number of traffic cameras

The City of Wilmington released the locations of more than 40 safety cameras that are either already in place or will be located at other intersections. The cameras are designed to prevent motorists from traveling...

Port of Wilmington, AutoPort get deal to ship new Fords to...

The  Port of Wilmington,  an U.S. East Coast hub for vehicle exports, loaded its first shipment of new Ford vehicles destined for the Middle East  earlier this month. The vehicles were loaded into the Alliance...

Christiana Care bars those under 16 from visiting patients as flu cases increase

Christiana Care Health System is implementing temporary age restrictions for hospital visitors as the number of flu cases increases. Christiana is the state’s largest health system. Only people 16 or older should visit the hospitals. Only parents,...

Wilmington to pay $50,000 settlement after controversy over Muslim pool attire

The City of Wilmington and Darul Amaanah Academy announced a settlement has been reached in a lawsuit filed over actions by pool management regarding Muslim patrons and their attire. The city did not admit fault but...

Mayor disappointed with county’s stance on reassessment

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki expressed disappointment with the New Castle County government’s response to his call for a complete, countywide property tax reassessment. The city has asked a Chancery Court judge to allow the city...

Wilmington seeks to join lawsuit demanding reassessment of property in county

The City of Wilmington has asked to join a lawsuit that calls for a reassessment of property in the state. In so doing, Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki, broke ranks with county and state officials who...

New Castle GOP chair says port deal did not deserve praise from governor

Not everyone is happy with the Gulftainer lease that turned over the Port of Wimlington to the Emirates-based  company. In his response to Governor John Carney’s State of the State message,  GOP Chairman Chuck Boyce...

Navient seeks partial dismissal of lawsuit over loan forbearance practices

Wilmington-based student loan servicing firm Navient is seeking a partial summary judgment in a case involving its practices with  borrowers  struggling to make payments.. Gaining the judgment would dismiss some but not all charges in...

Wilmington mayor confirms financial crisis at city Housing Partnership

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki acknowledged the  Wilmington Housing Partnership (WHP)  is in financial difficulty  and vowed to continue to help the agency deal with two troubled developments Prominent Wilmington developer Robert Buccini, who chairs the...

Local officials, students introduce Wilmington’s Teen Warehouse

Local officials introduced The Teen Warehouse, Inc. and its future location in Wilmington. A 2017 recipient of The Pete duPont Freedom Foundation Reinventing Delaware recognition, The Warehouse will develop a teen-led co-working and service delivery space in the former...