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Homeless Sex Offender Notification

Staff WriterDelaware State Police, Police & Fire, RSS

The following individuals are not wanted. This is a Homeless Sex Offender Public Notification. If you have information that the listed individuals are occupying a residence, please call 302-672-5306. Information may also be provided […]
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Homeless Sex Offender Notification

Staff WriterDelaware State Police, Police & Fire, RSS

The following individuals are not wanted. This is a Homeless Sex Offender Public Notification. If you have information that the listed individuals are occupying a residence, please call 302-672-5306. Information may also be provided […]
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The homeless rights bill had a ton of discussion in a House committee Wednesday.

Homeless rights bill: so hot, debate continued

Peter OsborneHeadlines, Government

After yet another long public hearing March 27 about the Homeless Bill of Rights legislation, the House Judiciary Committee recessed until April 17 with a lot of clarification to do before the bill can move forward. First-term Rep. Sophie Phillips (D-Bear) characterized the changes made in her House Substitute No. 2 to House Bill No. 55 as ‚Äúminor‚ÄĚ and that …

Milford moves homeless workshop to Feb. 26; vote will be March 11.

Milford moves homeless workshop to Feb. 28; vote March 11

Katie KazimirHeadlines, Government

The Milford City Council workshop on a tiny house village for the homeless has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Feb. 28 from Wednesday, Feb. 14. The change in date is due to Wednesday being Valentine’s Day and also the birthday of the wife of Mayor Archie Campbell. The vote will follow at the council‚Äôs next regular meeting, March 11. The …

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Dover committee will look at ways to help city’s homeless

Katie KazimirGovernment, Headlines

The mention of a small homeless encampment on Delaware State University property has led to the launch of a Dover committee assigned to find ways to help solve the problem in Delaware‚Äôs capital. The first meeting of Dover‚Äôs Unsheltered Working Group will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7,¬† at the Dover Public Library. Its creation came about during last …

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Hearing on Milford homeless village is comment-palooza 

Katie KazimirGovernment, Headlines

A Milford City Council hearing on a proposed tiny house village for the homeless packed the council chamber, lobby and a basement overflow room on Monday with people who spent four hours expressing their opinions. No vote was taken. Everyone who spoke agreed that it was important to help the homeless. They also stressed that¬† the city should do something …

Delaware Officials Underscore Urgency Regarding Individuals Facing Homelessness Related to Substance Use

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NEW CASTLE (January 22, 2024) ‚Äď Today, Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long and leaders from the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) along with partner community agencies led a community response briefing to provide the latest information regarding the state‚Äôs efforts to support individuals facing homelessness and housing instability related to substance use disorder. [‚Ķ]This post was originally published …

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Hearing on housing, homeless leads to promise of attention

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

A joint legislative hearing held by Delaware Senate and Housing committees Wednesday started picking threads out of the tangled wad of factors affecting affordable housing and homelessness in Delaware. The convening of the joint session was clearly a shot across the bow of the state political ship and a forerunner to more state, local and community action on the topics. …

Colonial students experiencing homelessness received free haircuts and haircare training Tuesday. (Jarek Rutz/Delaware LIVE News)

Operation Hair Care: Cuts, training for homeless students

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Education

On Tuesday a steady procession of elementary students climbed into chairs at the Paul Mitchell The School¬† and were transformed from apprehensive to glowing. The students were participating in Colonial School District‚Äôs Operation Hair Care, a program that offers homeless students help with hair and makeup styling. It’s also for students whose families are financially challenged. It involved about 15 …

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Homeless bill of rights fails in committee

Charlie MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

A bill to recognize certain rights of Delawareans facing homelessness failed in the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday after municipalities and landlords expressed concerns about potential unintended consequences. House Bill 235‚Äôs stated purpose is to ensure all individuals, regardless of housing status, have equal opportunity to live in decent, safe, sanitary, and healthful accommodations and enjoy equality of opportunities. The bill, …