Wilmington City Council failed in its effort to override Mayor Dennis Williams’ veto of its plan to cut more than $511,000 allocated to fill eight currently vacant positions with the city’s fire department. There was no discussion or debate before the vote – which was 7-6, two votes shy of nine needed to reverse the mayor’s veto.
With the return of the Lottery and Gaming Study Commission this fall, Delaware casinos are seeking a more long-term solution to their shrinking revenues from the state. The General Assembly gave the state’s three gambling venues $9.9 million July 1st, part of which came what remained of the eight million dollars set aside for them in 2013.
GRecently proposed federal carbon emission regulations have a backer in Gov. Jack Markell. Markell (D-Delaware) testified at a public hearing in favor of the guidelines from the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C. Tuesday.
The Delaware Symphony Orchestra has a new Chair of its Board. Charles Babcock has been named to succeed Bruce Kallos, who died suddenly earlier this month following a short illness
If you receive a postcard labeled “Unclaimed Property Notification,” ignore it. State officials say its a scam. The postcards have been distributed in multiple states and instruct recipients to call a toll-free number and enter personal identification
Wilmington City Council convenes Tuesday to vote on overriding Mayor Dennis Williams’ veto of its plan to cut more than 511,000 dollars allocated to fill eight currently vacant positions with the city’s fire department.
Governor Jack Markell (D-Delaware) travels to the nation’s capital Tuesday to testify at a public hearing on the EPA’s new effort to limit carbon emissions nationwide. Monday, his former DNREC secretary, Collin O’Mara, was making the case for the proposal.
Two weeks after naming the North Market Street bridge to honor the city's first African American mayor James Sills, Wilmington honored another former mayor with his own bridge. The span crossing the Brandywine at east 16th Street was dedicated to Mayor James Baker Monday morning.
Cancer survivors, medical professionals and lawmakers joined Governor Jack Markell (D-Delaware) Monday at the American Cancer Society Action Network in New Castle as he signed a bill banning minors from using tanning beds.
AAA Mid-Atlantic reports the average price for a gallon of regular in the Delaware dropped an additional six cents over the last seven days. Sunday – the price stood at was $3.45 – down from $3.51 a week. The First State average has fallen 21 cents over the last four weeks.