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Town Square Weekly Review – October 15, 2020

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Community

Turkey drive canceled; some seniors to get gift cards

It’s almost Columbus Day. So where’s his statue?

Delaware Salute to Service honors people, groups doing good

Stolen mail found near abandoned vehicle in Newark 

 

Government

Ruling: No more time to count mailed ballots

 

Health

Public Health: No more virus hotspots, but state is watching several places 

10 million pounds of food for the needy in Delaware 

Food & Dining

Newark extends Wednesday alfresco dining into December 

Bardea at 2: A new menu, plus an outdoor café on the way

Education

State agrees to spend millions more on special education to settle lawsuit 

McKean’s Kimberly Stock named Delaware Teacher of the Year 

Teacher’s mindfulness lessons help cut suspensions, disruptions

UD announces 5% pay cut for non-unionized employees

 

Arts & Events

Attention ghosts, goblins: Here’s where to go for fun

The Grand plans 4 more drive-in movies at Bellevue

 

Business

5 industries targeted in new jobs training program

 

Editorial 

Influence & integrity in American politics

 

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Milford Weekly Review – October 13, 2020

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Town Square Weekly Review – October 8, 2020

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Here are this Week’s Top Headlines: 

Community

Yes, that’s a funeral procession of bicycling skeletons

Former boyfriend charged in Newark teen’s homicide

Government

Biden and key Democratic incumbents lead in UD poll

Marsh Rd. exit work set to end on Saturday (mostly)

 

Health

Public Health issues guidelines for Halloween, fall events 

Del. adopts new ways to count cases, contact-trace

 

Food and dining

Rosenfeld’s Delicatessen is now open in Wilmington

Le Cavalier expands to debut its brunch on Sunday

 

Education

Some colleges plan only online classes in spring. Some don’t

UD senior has an eye for the environment

UD will try to fill dorms 50 percent in spring, have more in-person classes 

 

Arts and events

Candy-makers debut at Hagley Craft Fair

Where to get scared (or just have fun) for Halloween

 

Business

‘Shark Tank’ inspires contest at Delaware ShopRites

Greenville’s Bloom thrives, even with opening during pandemic 

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Town Square Weekly Review October 1, 2020

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Community

 

Upcoming Red, Blue Masses honor law enforcement, legal profession 

Government

 

Chancery Court denies GOP’s bid to stop vote by mail ballots 

 

Carney reinstitutes Freedom of Information requests 

 

Wilmington, New Castle County hit road with last-minute census push 

 

Delaware prepares for resurgence of COVID-19 

Health

 

State pushes flu shots in bid to keep people out of hospitals 

 

State requires long-term care facilities to return to weekly testing

 

Here’s where to be tested for COVID-19 in Wilmington this week 

Education

 

UD’s $250 million deficit will mean early retirements, layoffs, time reductions 

 

UD’s spring football season will include six games, playoffs 

Arts and events

 

Murals around state create trail of interactive street art

U.S. v. Russia: ‘Weird World War IIl,’ conceived by a Delaware editor 

Business

 

Sick of COVID-19 sweatpants and tees, Beth Buccini designs her own line of clothing 

 

Chefs’ Haven Cafe opened Tuesday in Independence Mall 

 

Happy Coffee Day. Want yours dripped, cold brewed, pressed, cold or hot? 

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Weekly Review September 17, 2020

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Community

 

Landmark Middletown bridal store closes; owner blames Carney, Democrats

 

Wondering if state will allow trick-or-treating this year? So were we 

 

History rediscovered by school door: George Washington camped here 

 

Grant will help make Christina River fishable, swimmable in a generation 

 

 

Government

 

Primary wins by Murray, Witzke set November races 

 

https://townsquaredelaware.com/2020/09/16/state-debuts-phone-app-that-helps-trace-contact-with-covid-19/ 

 

New Marsh Road traffic pattern starts Saturday; I-95 exit opens in October 

 

State shifts to permanent COVID testing sites, at-home tests for some

 

Here’s where to be tested for COVID-19 the week of Sept. 14  

 

Here’s everything you need to know about voting Tuesday 

 

 

Food and dining

 

DECO food hall will reopen Monday with a fancy new to-go system 

 

 

Education

 

DIAA reverses stand and says fall high school sports can go ahead 

 

High school fall sports practices start Sept. 28; seasons end in December 

 

Goldey-Beacom resets tuition by cutting it in half, ending discount

 

 DSU rises to No. 3 in national ranking of historically black colleges 

 

 

Arts and events

 

Fresh Start goes virtual to celebrate its scholars, $1 million-plus in scholarships 

 

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Town Square LIVE Weekly Review for September 3, 2020

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Community News

 

ATF offers $5,000 reward in Newark arsons 

Student campaign to rebuild Newark Chabad exceeds $250,000 goal 

Newark seeks suspects who attacked, robbed pedestrians on Main Street 

Another Newark fire called arson; person of interest sought 

Here’s where to be tested for COVID-19 this week in Wilmington and beyond 

Newark officials: Mugging, arsons a spike in otherwise downward trend of crime 

 

Government

 

State to add machines that can quickly test for COVID on site 

Delaware opens Resilience Fund application to help with storm damage

 Delaware’s Affordable Care plans to drop an average of 1 percent based on 2019 usage 

State: Fall sports can go ahead, but football, wrestling teams must wear masks 

 

Food and dining

Field to Fork dinners return to SIW farm in Chadds Ford 

Beach bars will be allowed to reopen for Labor Day; inspections target Newark 

Education

DSU tackles Black Lives Matter with a new boulevard, institute — and cookouts 

High school athletes, parents ask state to let fall sports play now 

 

Arts and events

 

Delaware’s Jamila Mustafa to host MTV Video Music Awards preshow Sunday 

Kids create art work for social distance floor spacers in Delaware Art Museum contest 

Business

 

Line waiting to buy on Record Store Day restores sense of normalcy 

Delaware’s chief information officer clicks over to Microsoft Consulting 

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Town Square LIVE Weekly Review for August 27, 2020

We are excited to show off our new Town Square Delaware Weekly Review. This week we tackle many local issues in one printable and downloadable PDF for your viewing. With schools opening, storms coming through, and more. 

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Community

 

A change: Now kids ages kindergarten and up must wear masks in public

Got limbs? Wilmington will pick up tree debris Saturday

Moms who paid for cleaning they never got cheer indictment of business owner

Traffic woes: Barley Mill closed Thursday, Friday; Del. 141 exit to close

State seeks New Castle people who may been in contact with rabid raccoon

 

Government

New rules: Schools must tell families about COVID cases; minimum hours of attendance suspended

Newark limits private indoor gatherings to 12, outdoor to 20

State will spend $20 million to expand internet service

State creates fund to help people dealing with storm damage

Postal workers lead Coons to a mail-sorting machine left out in rain

Night traffic down to one lane next week on 141’s Tyler McConnell bridge

 

Food and dining

Virtual Vino: COVID-19 hasn’t put a damper on wine dinners

Saturday stunner: $1,000 tip on a $73.15 lunch

Restaurant losses from March to June estimated at $700 million

 

Education

Newark Charter: Students must wear uniforms even in remote classes

While Sallies teachers teach face to face, their kids learn nearby

Only 1,400 students moving into UD dorms; half are freshmen

 

Arts and events

Brandywine Festival of Arts canceled; organizers unsure how to keep artists, patrons safe

Bad news. Good news. Hey, it’s Shakespeare. Whaddya expect?