Town Square LIVE Weekly Review: March 18, 2021

Sara Pletcher Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review:
March 18, 2021

This Week’s Top Headlines Include:

Community

Falls begins leasing second building as first fills with residents

County, UD team up to track COVID in sewage; start hunt for variants 

Tough, touching stories of human rights at Dickinson Plantation 

Delaware actor to play paramedic on Wednesday’s episode of ‘Chicago Fire’ 

Government

Will minimum wage hike to $15 help banish poverty or destroy business? 

Two-hour hearing on minimum wage ends without public vote being taken 

Delaware’s surplus for 2022 set at $669 million; comes with warning to look ahead

Business

ChristianaCare plans to create pediatric center 

Health

Vaccines available to those 50-plus, ages 16-64 with underlying conditions

What to do, expect when you go hunting for a COVID-19 vaccine in Delaware

Here’s where to be tested for COVID-19 week of March 15

Food & Dining

Vaccinations help give diners an appetite for eating out again

Popular ‘Spanish Night’ will continue at Harry’s Savoy Grill in takeout form

Education

Friends boasts first all-Black swimming team to make state medal podium

Appo proposes 8:15 start for middle, high students; 9:15 for younger ones

About 120 people attend Monday rally in Dover demanding schools open

Camden student wins Delaware spelling bee crown with the word ‘ogival’

Sports

Eight of First State’s finest take home college post-season honors in 2021

Njoku Leads Sanford boys to state championship

St. Elizabeth’s overcomes fourth quarter deficit to capture championship

Blue Coats tipped off in their first championship game Thursday

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