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Longtime Wilmington Councilwoman Loretta Walsh dead at 73

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Longtime Wilmington City Councilwoman Loretta Walsh has died. She was 73. First elected in 1985, Walsh served on City Council until 1997 and again from 2004 until Oct. 6 of this year, when she resigned citing health concerns.   Prior to entering public office, Walsh became the first woman to serve as chief deputy in the New Castle County Sheriff’s Office. …

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Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – Oct. 2, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines State retirees sue to stop Medicare Advantage plan Rehoboth’s offshore wind primer aired all sides of issue Federal judge partially halts Delaware ‘ghost gun’ ban Culture Mount Pleasant wins contest to perform ‘Frozen: The Musical’ Grand Gala returns with ‘Hamilton’ star on stage Diocese …

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Wilmington City Councilwoman Loretta Walsh to resign

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Longtime Wilmington City Councilwoman Loretta Walsh will resign in October, she announced Wednesday. Walsh, who served as an at-large council member for 30 years, cited poor health as the reason for her resignation. “I love this city so much, and I am so proud to have been both a participant and a leader in helping to shape and grow Wilmington …

Public infighting returns to Wilmington City Council

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Photo/City of Wilmington Wilmington City Council members must hand over all email, phone and text records from Jan. 2021 to March 2022 in response to a Freedom of Information Act request filed by one of their own.  Councilwoman Shané Darby, D-District 2, submitted the FOIA request because she says a group of seven city council members have been holding private …

Spadola’s ethics bill tabled until Wilmington Council’s October meeting

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

A Wilmington City Council proposed ordinance to require annual ethics training will be heard Oct. 7. Photo by Bark Magrabi/Pexels   A proposed ordinance to require Wilmington elected officials and city employees to participate in annual ethics training will not be heard until October. The bill’s sponsor, Wilmington City Council member James Spadola, R-At Large, agreed to table the legislation …