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Hagley reopens after flooding with limited access, reduced prices

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Hagley visitors can tour the Eleutherian Mills home, garden and barn.     Hagley Museum and Library has reopened with limited access for visitors following historic flooding from Ida. A press release announcing the opening did not detail the extent of the damage, but said damage assessment continues. The site of du Pont’s original gunpowder mills, Hagley sits along the …

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SIW wastes no time starting to rebuild farm stand

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

  A new farm stand aleady was taking shape Saturday afternoon at SIW in Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania.   A new SIW farm stand was already being framed Saturday afternoon. The popular Stepped in What stand on Creek Road in Chadds Ford was washed away Thursday when the nearby Brandywine River rose 21 feet, according to workers. Tables, displays and wares …

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New Castle County, Wilmington hit hardest by Ida rains

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

  The city of Wilmington posted this photo of the North Market Street Bridge to social media Thursday. With Kent and Sussex Counties spared the worst effects of Tropical Depression Ida, multiple areas in New Castle County suffered extensive damage and historic flooding. Forecasts in southern Delaware quickly shifted, originally predicting two long, rainy days of thunderstorms with the potential …