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COVID-19 update: cases remain elevated

The number of people testing positive for COVID-19 remains elevated throughout the First State The seven-day average of people testing positive sits at 150, bringing the total number of people who’ve tested positive since March to 24,751.

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Pandemic puts a damper on Halloween

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Spotted Lanternfly spotted in Kent County

Caroling on The Circle canceled, 'Pack the Pod' food drive goes on

A holiday tradition in Sussex County won’t happen this year because of COVID-19. The 2020 edition of Caroling on The Circle, planned for December 7 in Georgetown, will not be held because of the pandemic.

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This week on "The Green"

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New Castle County moves to boost historic preservation efforts

In recent years, New Castle County has seen a number of historic properties deteriorate beyond repair. But New Castle County Council this week took some steps to address "demolition by neglect." Contributor Larry Nagengast details what a new ordinance does to improve historic preservation in New Castle County.

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Two weeks ago, The Green began a two-part look at education advocacy - specifically the people beyond state officials, school officials and lawmakers that are trying to make a difference.

The first part examined historical efforts to advocate for change in education.

This week, Delaware Public Media contributor Larry Nagengast looks at the current state of education advocacy.

Delmarva’s community handbell ensemble, the Capital Ringers, is producing a virtual holiday performance.


In this week’s Arts Playlist, Delaware Public Media’s Kelli Steele chats with group’s founder and artistic director Linda Simms about the show - Tidings of Comfort and Joy Holidays 20-20.



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One of the African American Task Force subcommittees is focused on  addressing economic empowerment opportunities for African Americans in the First State.


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The state Republican party is taking aim at state environmental regulations ahead of next month’s election. 

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The Capital School District is among the school districts statewide moving to some in-person learning starting next month. 

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The Johnson Victrola Museum in Dover is presenting a virtual program Halloween weekend. 


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The Delaware Department of Correction unveiled a new substance abuse treatment program across the state prison system.

The city of Lewes is considering an ordinance to guide the rollout of 5G.


The city council held a public hearing Tuesday night to learn more about the rollout from two wireless company executives.

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The Delaware National Guard has been activated to support the cybersecurity of the upcoming election. It’s the first time the Guard has been activated for this role.

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The University of Delaware plans more in-person learning for its spring semester. 


In a letter Wednesday, UD President Dennis Assanis announced spring classes will be taught face-to-face “whenever possible.”