City of Wilmington, Delaware

YMCA OF DELAWARE NOW OFFERS FREE MEMBERSHIP TO SEVENTH-GRADERS

January 8, 2019

Wilmington, DE – The YMCA of Delaware is starting the New Year by offering free youth memberships to students in the seventh grade who live or attend a school in the state of Delaware. To register, students need to bring a school ID, class roster, or recent report card along with a parent or guardian to a […]

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Wells Fargo Customers Will Have Chance to Be Compensated Under 50 State Settlement That Includes Delaware

January 7, 2019

Under a settlement filed December 28, 2018 with all 50 states and the District of Columbia over violations of state consumer protection laws, Wells Fargo Bank N.A. will create a consumer redress review program through which consumers who have not been made whole through other restitution programs already in place can seek review of their […]

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Delaware wins $4.2 million preschool development grant

January 4, 2019

Delaware has won a $4.2 million federal grant to strengthen its early childhood system. The grant will help the state better prepare children from all backgrounds to enter kindergarten ready to learn and will improve their transition between early childhood programs and the K-12 system. The Delaware Department of Education’s Office of Early Learning — in […]

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Unemployment Line Goes Online

January 3, 2019

The Delaware Department of Labor Fox Valley location in Wilmington will no longer offer “counter service” for unemployment insurance claims beginning January 22, 2019. All unemployment insurance claims will be filed using the streamlined process available online at https://ui.delawareworks.com. Individuals can file a claim using any computer or smartphone without the inconvenience of traveling to […]

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Attorney General Kathy Jennings Announces Leadership Team Members for Delaware Department of Justice, With Focus On Reform Initiatives

January 3, 2019

Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced the members of her senior staff Wednesday, including a position to focus on reforms to criminal justice and the criminal code. Alexander S. Mackler, who is currently an Assistant United States Attorney, will serve as the Chief Deputy Attorney General in her administration beginning in May 2019 following active […]

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DEJA KICKS OFF TO KWANZAA BY FEEDING THE LESS FORTUNATE

December 27, 2018

WILMINGTON, DE – The Delaware Juneteenth Association (DEJA) (Miss Juneteenth and her court, joined by parents, Board of Directors along with The Bellefonte Lions Club and the Edgemoor Leos gathered at Simpson United Methodist Church, to makes “Sandwich HOPE bags” for the less fortunate in partnership with the Emmanuel Dining Room West. This was another sponsored […]

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Warner Elementary Honors Former Teacher With Bust

December 21, 2018

Mayor Michael Purzycki and City Cultural Affairs Tina Betz joined with officials from the Red Clay Consolidated School District to unveil a permanent exhibit honoring the life and accomplishments of Delawarean Fred T. Johnson. The exhibit, consisting of a bust of Mr. Johnson and a wall memorial, has been erected at the Warner Elementary School […]

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Blue Coats to Host 76ers Fieldhouse Opener January 23

December 20, 2018

WILMINGTON – The Delaware Blue Coats and The Buccini/Pollin Group announced today that the state-of-the-art 76ers Fieldhouse in Wilmington, Delaware will host its first NBA G League game on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 7:00 p.m. at the Blue Coats take on the Memphis Hustle. In an effort to ensure that 76ers Fieldhouse delivers a world-class experience […]

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City Government Offices Will Be Closed Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25 for Christmas

December 19, 2018

Wilmington government offices will be closed on Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25, 2018, for the Christmas Holiday. As a result, the Department of Public Works’ Sanitation Division will collect recyclables on a modified holiday schedule. The modified holiday schedule is as follows: Monday, December 24: No collection/City holiday Tuesday, December 25: No collection/City holiday […]

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The Popular Wilmington Tradition Continues as the City and RDC Welcome 2019 with a New Year’s Celebration on the Riverfront

December 19, 2018

The Popular Wilmington Tradition Continues as the City and RDC Welcome 2019 with a New Year’s Celebration on the Riverfront

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