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Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – Oct. 30, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines History favors Ramone, numbers favor Burns in Pike Creek race Who’s running? Nov. 8 Delaware general election Benefits Committee extends retiree health plans for 1 year Report: Delaware math, reading scores drop tops state lists Culture Firefly ’23 canceled to ‘recharge lights,’ whatever that …

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Firefly ’23 canceled to ‘recharge lights,’ whatever that means

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Organizers for Delaware’s largest and most successful music festival have announced that next year’s event will not be happening. “After 10 magical years of Firefly in The Woodlands, we’ve decided to take a year to recharge our lights,” the announcement said. “We will see you in 2024!” Organizers didn’t offer any explanation for the cancellation.  Dover Motor Speedway, which owns …

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Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – July 17, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines House, Senate offer different options to remove McGuiness Pettyjohn, Briggs King secure exception to magazine ban, save jobs Fate of Elon Musk’s Twitter purchase up to Delaware court Lawmakers praise formal application process for state grants Trolley Square project turns utility boxes into art …

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Firefly releases daily lineup, one-day passes available Friday

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Not everyone wants to trudge through the mud and muck for all four days of Dover’s Firefly Music Festival. For those who don’t, organizers on Monday released each day’s lineup, including headliners.  Single-day passes will go on sale Friday, July 15.  The annual festival, which takes place at The Woodlands of Dover Motor Speedway, will be held from Thursday, Sept. …

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – Feb. 27, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines GOP backs lawsuit challenging early voting Corrections summit ends with apology to inmates, families Avian flu found in poultry farm after increased bird deaths there Culture Diocese of Wilmington to hold first-ever ‘Reconciliation Monday’ The Point at Cape Henlopen to close for season Delaware to celebrate Women’s History Month with historical events State park …

Green Day, My Chemical Romance, Dua Lipa, Halsey to headline Firefly Festival

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Green Day, My Chemical Romance, Dua Lipa and Halsey will headline the 2022 Firefly Festival, which will return to the Woodlands at Dover between Sept. 22 and 25. The 2022 festival will be only the second to be held in the early fall. The event — previously held annually in June — was moved to September in 2021 due to …

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – September 26, 2021

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom—scroll through the pdf, use direction arrows, zoom in or out, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. [pdf-embedder url=”/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/DelawareLive-Sept-26-1.pdf” title=”DelawareLive-Sept 26″] This Week’s Top Headlines Include: HEADLINES Mistakes logging vaccine shots may mean Delaware underreported numbers Chancery Court won’t force ChristianaCare to give COVID patient …

Firefly fans quickly put storm, delays behind them as music starts

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Firefly Music Festival’s attendees happily crowded into the Dover grounds Thursday night.   It didn’t take long for Firefly visitors to forget about Thursday’s brutal weather and subsequent delays. Inch by inch, admission lines edged their way into the festival after the gates were opened around 7:30 p.m. For a moment, the Woodlands at Dover felt unexpectedly calm. The dimly …

Firefly fans start to flow through gates about 7:30 p.m.

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Thousands of fans were waiting anxiously to admission into the Firefly Music Festival late Thursday. Thousands of wet and tired concertgoers began flowing through the entry gates to the Firefly Music Festival in Dover about 7:30 p.m., seven hours after admissions were expected to begin. Early in the day it was clear the event’s start would be marred with weather …

Firefly’s back Thursday with Lizzo, Billie Eilish, vaccine/testing mandate

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Firefly returns to Dover Thursday after a year off because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo by Firefly.   After taking a year off due to the pandemic, Firefly Music Festival is returning to the Woodlands at Dover, bringing a star-studded lineup headlined by Billie Eilish, The Killers, Tame Impala and Lizzo.  The event will begin Thursday, Sept. 23 and run …