Photo from West Side Grows Together MLK cleanup from last year.

8 ways to mark MLK Day in the First State

Jarek RutzHeadlines, Culture

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is Monday, and Delawareans have numerous ways to commemorate his legacy. Many will look for ways to give back to the community on their day off, a now-traditional way to honor the Civil Rights activist.  Lucky for them, the weather will favor them this weekend with clear skis and highs between 40 and 50, with …

I-95, on the way to its restoration, with new decorative barriers. (DelDOT drone photo)

I-95’s Restore the Corridor work largely finished

Ken MammarellaGovernment, Headlines

  The $200 million Restore the Corridor project to update five miles of Interstate 95 in Wilmington and south of the city is nearly finished. “Major construction is now complete in both directions,” said C.R. McLeod, director of community relations for the Delaware Department of Transportation. That means that multiple lanes are open all the way north and south, but those orange …

Celebrations, service opportunities to mark MLK Jr. day

Ken MammarellaCulture, Headlines

A demonstration for peace for Martin Luther King Jr. (West Side Grows Together) Martin Luther King Jr. Day is on Monday, and for many people, it will be a day of service. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: what are you doing for others?” the United Way of Delaware quotes the assassinated civil rights leader. Here are some events …