Wilmington turkey giveaway goes ahead despite confusion

November 26, 2018 by  

LaDaye Johnson and Jaron, his brother, were passing out free turkeys to needy families recently when Wilmington police told them to stop, since they didn’t have a permit. However, a local pastor offered to [Read more]

Job fair scheduled in Wilmington

October 22, 2018 by  

The City of Wilmington is sponsoring a job fair soon, and Mayor Mike Purzycki invites any resident interested in seeking employment to “dress to impress” a potential employer, and attend the event.

Mayor Purzycki said [Read more]

College Fair coming to Wilmington soon

September 19, 2018 by  

Last year, Wilmington proclaimed September as Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Month in the city, and is celebrating the occasion again now.

As part of the [Read more]

Wilmington helping seniors beat the heat

August 18, 2018 by  

Wilmington is making fans available to residents of the city free of charge, providing they meet a few guidelines. [Read more]

Ground broken for new townhomes

July 26, 2018 by  

Mike Purzycki, the mayor of Wilmington, recently joined Tim Jones, Tony Ruggio, and Don Robitzer, who are Montchanin Builders’ partners, to break ground for The Overlook at Rockford Falls, a new residential [Read more]

Wilmington to battle it out on the chessboard

June 1, 2018 by  

For the fourth year, chess enthusiasts are invited to take part in the free ‘Chess on the Square’ Tournament in downtown Wilmington. The day is for people to have fun, enjoy snacks and beverages, and play chess.

Terrone Warren, who [Read more]

Wilmington to study brownfield sites

May 28, 2018 by  

Wilmington mayor Michael Purzycki recently announced the city is considering redeveloping two contaminated areas along the Brandywine River, which will help improve Wilmington’s [Read more]

Music festivals coming to Wilmington

April 25, 2018 by  

Mike Purzycki, the mayor of Wilmington, recently announced the dates for two important music festivals that will be coming to the city.

The 2018 Riverfront Blues Festival and [Read more]

Parking garage to open in downtown Wilmington

March 26, 2018 by  

About 10 years after the Mid-Town Parking Center fell into disrepair, a new garage has appeared on the spot – or rather, under it. The five-level facility will open to the [Read more]

Registration now open for Wilmington youth summer jobs

February 26, 2018 by  

Mike Purzycki (the mayor of Wilmington) and Kevin Kelley (the director of the city’s Parks and Recreation department) recently announced that registration is now open for the 2018 Youth Career Development Program.

The program was [Read more]

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