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Wilmington City Council votes to repeal panhandling restrictions

A majority of Wilmington City Council voted to strike portions of city code that prohibit panhandling when the sun is down, at bus stops, to people in vehicles, and in other situations and manners.

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State Ag. Dept., EPA sign agreement focused on clean water and healthy farms

Delaware’s Department of Agriculture (DDA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are starting a new joint effort to support cleaner water and sustainable farms.

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A temporary version of the controversial plan to limit development using septic systems in New Castle County has passed. 


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The Delaware Art Museum in Wilmington hosts a ballet called a“A Mother’s Rite” next week.


Le Cavalier at the Green Room (rendering from Stokes Architecture & Design)

The name of the new French-themed restaurant replacing the Hotel du Pont’s Green Room this spring is now public.

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A House Democrat wants the First State to have an independent Inspector General.

State Rep. John Kowalko (D-Newark South) plans to introduce legislation to creat that position .



Troop 7 in Lewes (Photo from Mary Jo Verdery)

It’s said that when one door closes, another opens. And that may be the case for the homeless in the Lewes, Rehoboth and Dewey Beach areas:

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As lawmakers return to Dover, Democrats and Republicans have set their priorities for the legislative session.

Dover’s incoming police chief says he’s looking forward to tackling public safety in the First State’s capital city.

Mayor Robin Christiansen officially introduced Captain Tom Johnson as the city’s new top cop Tuesday afternoon.

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The Delaware Attorney General’s Office is getting over 120 First State teachers relief for an issue with their retirement accounts.


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A Sussex County Republican Party official has been removed from her position after comments she made online were criticized as anti-Semitic.

The City of Dover has a new police chief.