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Delaware LIVE Marks Its Anniversary with Growth and Innovation

Bryan ShupeDelaware Live, Culture, Headlines, Milford-live, Town Square Live

Celebrating Four Years of Hyperlocal Excellence June 2024 ‚ÄĒ This June, Delaware LIVE is celebrating its fourth anniversary, delivering daily hyperlocal news to the First State. Born out of a vibrant, digital newsroom¬†in Kent and Sussex Counties,¬†Delaware LIVE was created to meet the increasing demand from Delawareans for more comprehensive access to news¬†about their schools, lawmakers, decision-makers, and local businesses. …

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New opt-in video call option lets 911 see emergency live

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines, Milford-live

Starting Monday, New Castle County 911 operators will be able to ask callers if they would be willing to let 911 see what they’re witnessing through real-time video. If so, 911 will text a link to the caller that allows that person to livestream video of a scene through a phone camera. The choice to turn on the camera phone …

The $3 million in grants will be used to strengthen and expand the art and culture scene in Delaware. (courtesy: Delaware Division of Art)

115 art groups granted $3 million in state funding

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Culture, Delaware Live, Milford-live

The Delaware Division of Arts has announced a $3 million distribution of grants to 115 community art organizations.¬† They range from $1,300 to Wilmington Wintergrass Inc., which is an annual bluegrass festival, to $246,000 to the Delaware Art Museum. The museum will use the funding to support its exhibits, including the upcoming Pre-Raphaelite show “A Marriage of Arts & Crafts: …

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Districts may get financial relief for minor school capital projects

Jarek RutzEducation, Delaware Live, Headlines, Milford-live, Town Square Live

Poorer Delaware school districts could soon see a drop in their financial burdens for minor school capital projects. Senate Bill 293, which would change the funding formula used by the state, passed the Senate unanimously Tuesday. It will now head to the House Education Committee for a hearing. The bill addresses the responsibility of school districts to match state-appropriated minor …

5 Delaware Tech baseball players earn All-Region honors

Nick HallidayMilford-live, Sports, Town Square Live

  Delaware Technical Community College‚Äôs baseball team finished the 2021 season as runners-up in the NJCAA Region 19 tournament. Now the program has more accolades, as five players have been named to the NJCAA Region 19 All-Region teams.   First team honors went to designated hitter Christopher Friend and outfielder Jonathan Golebiowski. Friend, a graduate of Caesar Rodney High School, …

Padua wins 3rd straight girls D1 soccer championship 

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Milford-live, Sports, Town Square Live

Padua Academy Girls D1 Soccer State Champions photo courtesy of DIAA Padua was able to win their third straight consecutive girls division one soccer state championship with a 2-1 victory over Smyrna.    The Pandas struck first with just over 5 minutes off the clock in the first quarter. Brieanna Hallo would corral a pass from Sydni Wright about 20 …

Caravel Wins Marathon Softball Championship

Nick HallidayHeadlines, Milford-live, Sports, Town Square Live

Caravel Academy 2021 DIAA Softball State Champions Photo by Ben Fulton BF Imagery A huge Memorial Day crowd witnessed a game for the ages at Dover High School Saturday afternoon as Caravel edged Sussex Central 1-0 for the program‚Äôs record 11th softball state title. The game featured two of the best pitchers in the state, three 1st team All-State selections, …