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Task force adds to its list of police reform recommendations

The Law Enforcement Accountability Task Force approves another four recommendations for lawmakers to consider.

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Schools grapple with helping students bounce back from COVID compromised learning

The COVID-19 pandemic meant students in Delaware spent less time in their classrooms this year. And the consensus is that's resulted in many learning less than they would in a normal year. How best to catch-up is a question schools and the state are grappling with as summer break looms next month. This week, contributor Larry Nagengast looks at some of the issues they face and approaches they'll take.

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Wilmington City Council puts money toward grassroots solutions to gun violence

Wilmington City Council is renewing its commitment to fighting gun violence.

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A Dover church on the National Register of Historic places is closing  temporarily for restoration work.


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Lawmakers on the Bond Bill Committee heard from the Department of Correction about its growing maintenance backlog.


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Delaware is trying to make progress on vaccine equity, and state officials believe their effort are paying off.

 

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Residents and advocates have long pushed for Wilmington police to wear body cameras. That call will soon become a reality.

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Stakeholders in Lewes spoke out Monday night on a local building code proposal that would account for sea level rise. 

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A former Newport police chief will not serve on town council, after a dispute about his eligibility. 

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The Rehoboth Art League (RAL) hosts a series of five new exhibitions, debuting at its galleries Friday.


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The Bond Bill committee heard from the Department of Health and Social Services about its role in Gov. John Carney’s efforts to improve access to clean water.

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The First State will take a significant step forward in reopening from the COVID-19 pandemic later this month, lifting capacity restrictions on most indoor venues.

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Winterthur’s CEO is stepping down.

The Charles F. Montgomery Director and CEO of Winterthur Museum, Garden, & Library Carol Cadou  announced her last day in that role will be June 1st.


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