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Monday, December 10, 2018

Marker, new street commemorate successful effort to desegregate Wilmington diner

The City of Wilmington, State of Delaware, The The Buccini/Pollin Group, and the Wilmington Parking Authority  joined with family and community members to formally recognize and honor the late Wilmington City Council Member and...

Trending: City Council approves Baynard Stadium lease

The  Wilmington City Council has approved a  public/private partnership between the city and Salesianum School which will lead to the reconstruction of Wilmington’s Baynard Stadium athletic complex. The vote was 12 yes and one member...

The  early days of Wilmington’s ‘gentrification’

Morning all, The battles over Baynard Stadium and the former Rodney Square transit hub don’t seem to have much in common with one another.  Still, both  are related to the beginnings of that fancy word “gentrification” in...

Chemours CEO to keynote State Chamber’s annual meeting

Mark Vergnano,  CEO of The Chemours Co., will be the keynote speaker at the annual meeting of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce.  The annual dinner is slated for Jan. 7 at the Chase Center...

Wilmington transit hub coming next year as Rodney Square shutdown controversy lingers

DART First State reports that ground will be broken this fall for a transit center as the controversy continues to swirl around the Rodney Square bus hub in downtown Wilmington. A community coalition continues to...

Looking  back at TransPerfect

Good afternoon, The Wilmington History Society will take a look at a case that some in the legal community would like to forget.  I’m referring to the sale earlier this year.  of New York-based translation company...

EDiS CEO honored for efforts in assisting veterans

Delaware construction company  CEO Brian DiSabatino was honored on Sunday for his efforts in assisting veterans. In recognition of his efforts to assist veterans both locally and nationally, the Waste Masters Solutions Hometown Hero Award...

Wells Fargo Foundation continues funding of west side business improvement program

Twenty-four local business owners in Little Italy and other areas on Wilmington's west side  have invested more than $260,000 in their buildings. The facade improvement and security camera programs were undertaken  by Cornerstone West CDC...

Wilmington Council passes measure that requires healthier beverages as 1st option in...

The Wilmington City Council wants healthier fast food kids' meals.  The council approved an ordinance that requires restaurants in the city to offer healthy beverages as the default drink included in kids’ meals sold at...

City hammers out deal that upgrades east side park and leases stadium to city

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki announced a plan to renovate and improve two city parks. Purzycki’s park stabilization and preservation plan will result in the revamping/reconstruction of two, popular city-owned sports facilities—Eden Park on the City’s...