The short-term future of charter schools in Wilmington could be in question as some state lawmakers are trying to place a two-year moratorium on any new charters. A bill from Rep. Charles Potter Jr. and other city delegates would put a stop to establishing new charter schools until June 30, 2017.
All 62 state representatives and senators are backing a Markell Administration initiative to look at how better police the City of Wilmington. If approved, it would set up a commission with a grueling deadline of March 31st to issue recommendations to the governor and the General Assembly.
After hearing predictions of a major winter storm possibly slamming the Mid-Atlantic, most Delawareans woke up this Tuesday to little or no snow on the ground. Experts explain why the forecast fell short.
Delaware Technology Park received approval Monday for a loan to build a 10,000 square foot wet lab at University of Delaware’s STAR campus.
Sussex County is reporting its operating fund is in the black for the fifth consecutive year. For Fiscal Year 2014, the county ended the budget year with $4,021,640 in revenues over expenditures.
Earlier this month, NOAA and NASA released reports saying that 2014 was the hottest year on record. Delaware's state climatologist Dan Leathers says that the recent data in the 135-year record of annual global temperatures shows that the planet is heating up.
The winter storm expected to dump snow on the First State overnight has prompted a number of school districts to close Tuesday.
As social media usage and smartphone ownership rise, Wilmington City Council member Darius Brown is hoping a new online tool - TweetMyJobs.com - will improve access to available jobs in the city.
National Weather Service meteorologist Mitchell Gaines says while the First State won’t see as much snowfall as New Jersey or New York, it will likely fare worse than nearby Baltimore or Washington, D.C., which are receiving more rain.
The Wilmington Educational Advisory Committee released its interim recommendations to Gov. Jack Markell Monday. Among its conclusions is that the Christina and Colonial School Districts no longer serve Wilmington.