City of Wilmington, Delaware

Because of the Federal Shutdown, Delaware and All Other States Will Issue February Food Benefits on or Before Jan. 20

January 15, 2019

Delaware and All Other States Will Issue February Food Benefits on or Before Jan. 20

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Blue Coats Acquire Newark Delaware Native Nate Hickman and sign Terrence Drisdom

January 15, 2019

Blue Coats Acquire Newark Delaware Native Nate Hickman

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It’s Cold Outside

January 14, 2019

The 10th Annual Heart 2 Heart Hugs Campaign for Delaware’s Homeless Children Need Coats, Hats, Sleeping Bags, Gloves, and other warm new or hand made items. It’s been a decade since the Governor’s Advisory Council for Exceptional Citizens (GACEC) has orchestrated the Heart 2 Heart Hugs campaign which provides warm winter clothes to school districts […]

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Who Is Coaty?

January 12, 2019

As the clock neared midnight on a stormy night on July 1, 1776, Delaware’s Founding Father Caesar Rodney set out on one of the most important journeys in American history. Rodney rode 80 miles on horseback to Philadelphia to cast a tie-breaking vote for American Independence in the Continental Congress. Centuries later, the descendant of […]

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New US 301 Opens to Traffic

January 11, 2019

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the new mainline has opened to traffic on Thursday, January 10, 2019. The 14 mile-long US 301 mainline will improve safety and reducing congestion with the bypassing of 29 at-grade intersections, 18 of which are signalized, and numerous driveways with direct access to existing US 301. The […]

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Gun Crime is Trending Downward for the First Time in More Than 15 years

January 11, 2019

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki and Chief of Police Robert J. Tracy today issued a 2018 year-end report on Wilmington’s vastly improving crime trends. The Mayor and Chief said they are encouraged and hopeful by the significant drop in gun-related crime reflected in the annual 2018 Compstat crime summary. At the same time, they said the […]

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Delaware Blue Coats defeated Lakeland Magic 101-96

January 10, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – The Delaware Blue Coats (10-13), the NBA G League affiliate of the Philadelphia 76ers, defeated the Lakeland Magic (12-10), 101-96, on Wednesday night at The Center in Philadelphia. The team has now won three straight games. Rashad Vaughn posted a team-high 18 points (6-10 FG, 4-5 3FG, 2-2 FT) in 26 minutes off […]

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Sixers Signs Haywood Highsmith to Two-Way Contract

January 9, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – 76ers General Manager Elton Brand announced today that the team has signed Haywood Highsmith to a two-way contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Per NBA rules, teams are permitted to have a maximum of two players under two-way contracts in addition to the players under standard NBA contracts. […]

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Delaware Knocks Off Raptors 119-108

January 8, 2019

PHILADELPHIA – JAN. 8, 2019 – The Delaware Blue Coats (9-13), the NBA G League affiliate of the Philadelphia 76ers, defeated the Raptors 905 (14-10), 119-108, on Tuesday afternoon at The Center in Philadelphia. 76ers two-way player Shake Milton posted 33 points (12-18 FG, 2-4 3fg, 7-8 ft), 6 rebounds and 8 assists in 37 […]

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DPH Announces First Flu Deaths of the 2018-2019 Season; Officials Remind Delawareans to Get Vaccinated

January 8, 2019

The Division of Public Health (DPH) is reporting the first flu-related deaths of the 2018-2019 flu season. A 65-year-old man who was infected with Influenza A passed away last week, making him the first person to die due to flu complications this season. In addition, a 73-year-old man and a 77-year-old woman, both also infected […]

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