Delaware Public Media

New court in Wilmington seeks to offer jobs instead of jail time

A new court in Wilmington is meant to help low-level defendants find jobs. The Delaware Courts and the state Department of Labor announced phase one of the Wilmington Community Court and the start of a community resources center at the Leonard L. Williams Justice Center.

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This week on "The Green"

Delaware builds more houses in coastal risk zones than in safer areas, report says

Despite years of warnings about the dangers of rising seas to its low-lying coast, Delaware is building homes in places that are vulnerable to higher seas and storm surge more than twice as fast as it is in safer areas, a new report says.

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UPS has added a new $40 million sorting facility in New Castle. 

Courtesy of Atnre Alleyne

A group of young education advocates is working to gain skills to affect change this week. 


The City of Rehoboth Beach has two new commissioners.

Delaware Division of the Arts

The Delaware Division of the Arts has announced its first round of grants supporting First State arts projects in Fiscal Year 2020.

Courtesy of the Brandywine Valley SPCA

A new study shows Delaware is the only state where all animal shelters are considered “no-kill.”

Sarah Mueller / Delaware Public Media

While President Donald Trump calls for a national red flag law, data shows similar laws in Delaware are being used to remove weapons from those who may be in crisis.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

New Castle County continues to investigate solutions for two neighborhoods off Route 9 that are surrounded by heavy industry. 

Centers for Disease Control

A new species of tick native to China has been found in the First State.

Delaware Public Media

A committee has been set up to oversee the Opportunity Funding program that starts this school year.

A counselor with Connections Community Support Programs has admitted to lying about providing job placement services to clients.