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DelawareLIVE Weekly Review – May 5, 2024

Sonja FreyDelaware Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Review Includes: GOP’s Mike Ramone to file Monday to run for governor Changes afoot for Polly Drummond yard waste site Delaware Live wins 10 Delaware Press Association awards Jones-Potter expects to face status quo in Wilmington mayor race St. Edmond’s dedicates arena focused on STEM, gaming Lightning strikes twice as Goldey eliminates Wilmington Click on the image below …

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Jones-Potter expects to face status quo in Wilmington mayor race

Karl BakerGovernment, Headlines

This story was originally published on Spotlight Delaware.  In 2017, then-newly elected Mayor Mike Purzycki sat on a stage close by to Velda Jones-Potter as she gave her inaugural speech as Wilmington City Treasurer. The two held an amicable relationship at the time, Jones Potter said – with both of them new to being elected politicians and facing a city that …

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Carney launches unprecedented Wilmington mayoral campaign

Jacob OwensGovernment, Headlines

This story was originally published on Spotlight Delaware.  Gov. John Carney filed Monday to run in the September Democratic primary, but instead of seeking federal office like some of his predecessors, he’s running to be mayor of his hometown, Wilmington. With Mayor Michael Purzycki declining to run for re-election after two terms, citing a desire to spend more time with family …

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Carney announces he’s running for mayor of Wilmington

Betsy PriceGovernment, Headlines

Gov. John Carney, who leaves office in January after two terms, announced on DETV Monday morning that he is running for mayor of Wilmington. Carney said he was going to leave the taping at the I.M. Pei building downtown and walk over to file. He called running for mayor “really a big challenge.” “I’m really excited about it We’ve got …