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Construction on the Route 9-Route 5 intersection in Sussex County got underway Tuesday.


The U.S. Supreme Court has allowed the Trump administration policy banning most transgender people from serving in the U.S. military to take effect while challenges move through lower courts.


Darul Amaanah Academy and five families are settling their civil rights lawsuit with the City of Wilmington. The suit alleged Muslim children were harassed and asked to leave a city pool last summer because of religious-related clothing.

The 7th annual Peace March on the West Side of Wilmington honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday.

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Wilmington Housing Partnership (WHP) Executive Director Steve Martin has resigned following a City of Wilmington audit that revealed misuse of financial assistance from the City, hundreds of thousands of dollars in accounting records errors and a “weakened financial condition.”


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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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.