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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.


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

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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.”


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


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The Wilmington Renaissance Corporation is working to make West Center City greener.

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Wilmington’s Riverside neighborhood could see a transformation of its housing stock—and education and community resources.

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Wilmington City Council has passed an ordinance that aims to limit children’s consumption of sugary beverages.

The City of Wilmington has launched a PR campaign to change public perceptions of the city.