Public property along Brandywine Creek Trail

Property near Brandywine Creek trail turns public

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

  Rockland property that served as an entryway to the northern Delaware trail system along the Brandywine Creek has become public land. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control joined forces with the Woodlawn Trustees to buy the private property along Rockland Falls Road. It has been preserved through the Delaware Open Space Program, which means it can’t …

Collaborative

Delaware LIVE joins news collaborative examining community polarization

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Delaware LIVE News will take part in a state journalism collaborative that will report on and seek solutions to issues caused by community polarization. The Delaware Journalism Collaborative  is a statewide partnership of local news organizations and community partners working together to improve access to high-quality local news and information in the state. The 18 organizations and people taking part …

Do More 24 Delaware fundraising drive to kick off Thursday

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Delawareans will have an opportunity Thursday and Friday to donate to their choice of more than 500 nonprofit organizations throughout the state during the annual “Do More 24” fundraising drive. One of the things that sets Do More 24 apart from other fundraisers is that it includes contests that allow nonprofits to stretch their donations by winning competitions. “What makes …

Community Foundation offers thousands in college scholarships

Susan Monday Headlines

Barbara Kelly, left, heads the Kelly Family Scholarship Fund, which offers help to Caesar Rodney students, including Lena Berry, right.   As college kids decide where they’re going to school, their next focus is how they’re going to pay for it. The Delaware Community Foundation may be able to help. The foundation, a nonprofit that manages lots of small funds, …

Fort Delaware to get trails, better tram path and screened-in pavilion

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

DNREC will spend $3.7 million to make Fort Delaware more attractive to visitors.   Pea Patch Island’s Fort Delaware has served as a harbor defense facility, wartime prison, state park and living history museum. Later this week, it will become a construction zone.  The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is set to begin construction on several projects …