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Downtown Dover Partnership

In an attempt to spotlight what Downtown Dover has to offer, First Fridays are back for 2019.

Courtesy of the Brandywine Zoo

The Brandywine Zoo is closed through the end of February for construction.

The work marks the start of the Wilmington zoo’s $13 million master plan.


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Noah Friedman / La Colectiva

Delaware’s Hispanic population continues to grow – especially in Sussex County

But addressing the needs of this population and challenges it faces has proven difficult.

Contributor Larry Nagengast reports that could be changing.

For more than a decade, the Arsht-Cannon Fund has been underwriting projects, primarily in Sussex County, to advance educational opportunities and access to social services to Hispanic immigrant families.

Linda Watson, courtesy of Kasai Guthrie

A 21-year-old is running for mayor of Newark.

In this week’s Enlighten Me, Delaware Public Media’s Sophia Schmidt talks with University of Delaware undergraduate student and mayoral candidate, Kasai Guthrie.


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A storm is expected to bring a mix of snow and rain this weekend before hitting the first state with a blast of cold.

DNREC/Division of Parks & Recreation

Delaware’s Parks and Recreation Council voted Thursday to raise surf fishing permit fees and limit the number of permits issued each year.

Courtesy of Polly for Newark

Newark Mayor Polly Sierer emailed City Council members Friday morning that she had decided not to seek a third term as mayor.


Courtesy of Delaware Women March - photographer unknown

Delawareans will march to celebrate women’s empowerment in Newark on Saturday.