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The Delaware Contemporary hosts the 2019 Gretchen Hupfel Symposium next month in Wilmington.

 

 


The Delaware Symphony Orchestra (DSO) plays its final Chamber Series concert of the season next week in Wilmington.

 

 


Scripps National Spelling Bee

Delaware’s top spellers will gather Saturday for the State Spelling Bee.

 


Jamie Wyeth, Portrait of Phyllis Mills, 1967, Oil on canvas, 20 x 24 in. The Phyllis and Jamie Wyeth Collection

The Brandywine River Museum of Art is honoring the late Phyllis Mills Wyeth.

 

 


Traffic safety advocates are praising the City of Wilmington’s move to add red light cameras at some of its more dangerous intersections.


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Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki recently issued an executive order creating a committee to ensure an accurate count of city residents in the federal census next year.

“I applaud the Mayor,” said Maria Matos, president of the Latin American Community Center in Wilmington and former census taker. Matos says the outreach the committee is tasked with is crucial.

 


The City of Wilmington hopes to join a lawsuit seeking to force New Castle County to reassess property tax values countywide for the first time in over three decades.

 


Courtesy of the City of Wilmington

Wilmington City officials dedicated a state historical marker Tuesday for the Bell Funeral Home on the city’s East Side.


Courtesy of Alim Smith

 

Local artist Alim Smith has gained national attention for his surrealist takes on viral memes and pop culture icons.

And in this edition of Enlighten Me, Delaware Public Media’s Sophia Schmidt talked to the Wilmington native about his newest project— creating what he calls “urban mythology.”

 


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Officials broke ground Monday on the new transit hub planned near the Wilmington train station.

 


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