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The Delaware-based nonprofit Connections has announced new leadership as the organization looks to expand its footprint in the First State.   


The Junior League of Wilmington (JLW) hosts its 5th Annual Women’s Leadership Summit next month.

 


David Carter

Ten young businesses are receiving state funds to improve their chances of long-term success. 

 


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A series of dams along the Brandywine that date back some 200 years are targeted for removal or modification starting this year.

It’s part of an effort to allow shad, eels and other fish to return to their ancestral spawning grounds again for the first time in two centuries.

Contributor Jon Hurdle reports in this effort and its potential impact.


Beau Biden Foundation

The Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children recently published an ebook focused on kids’ safety online.

 

It's called “Seven Things You Don’t Know About Your Child’s Digital Life.”

 

 


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Another part of the “Collecting Wilmington: Place, Perspective & Memory” exhibition is now on display.

The exhibition features the sprawling collection of Paul Preston Davis - a retired Delmarva Power executive who spent over four decades gathering Wilmington-centric items -- everything from rare business trade cards, photography and African Americana to rare print materials, and commemorative objects.

“Collecting Wilmington” is rolling out in 5 parts. This week, the third piece was unveiled – featuring sheet music in the collection.  We talk to Delaware Historical Society Chief Curator Leigh Rifenburg to learn more about it.

 


In this week’s Enlighten Me, we visit to WMPH and Mount Pleasant High School in the Brandywine School District, one of the two schools we’ve partnered with on our to our Generation Voice Youth Media project

Students there - and at our other partner WMHS at McKean High School in the Red Clay School District - produce a bevy of interviews and projects on a variety of topics throughout the year. And from time to time we like to highlight some of that work here on The Green.

This week, we share a podcast production.

Courtesy of the City of Wilmington

The City of Wilmington has announced the death of a former U.S. Congressman and Wilmington mayor. 

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A women’s march is set for Saturday in Newark.

It’s the fourth year straight year organizers have held a march in the First State, joining similar events around the country on the same weekend.

Brian Cunningham / New Castle County executive's office

New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer launched his re-election campaign Friday, offically filing to run for a second term.

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