Town Square LIVE Weekly Review: March 25, 2021

Sara Pletcher Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review:
March 25, 2021

This Week’s Top Headlines Include:

Community

Easter egg hunts back on, bring welcome sign of hope

Twins take first, second place in indoor track; aim to do same in spring

Delaware in 1920s: F. Scott Fitzgerald, ghost-hunting and a few du Ponts

Distracted driving added to list on improving highway safety

Burial ground identified at John Dickinson Plantation

Government

Bill to hike income tax for those earning more than $125,000 fails

Bill to decriminalize marijuana, set up legal sales heads for 2nd committee hearing

Bill to strip state of ability to force vaccinations, quarantines, killed in committee

Review recommends big changes for powerful state Health Resources Board

$15 minimum wage bill easily passes Senate, 14-7

Business

Bill to kill youth, training wage plows right through committee to House floor

Health

Carney leery of reopening as COVID cases rise slightly; lots more J&J vaccine on way

Here’s where to be tested as new covid cases flatten, deaths decline 

Food & Dining

Bill to allow takeout alcohol sales into 2022 awaits Carney’s signature 

Education

Students, parents protest plan to end Linden Hill’s Chinese Immersion program 

UD expects to have nearly all fall classes in person, allow roommates in dorms 

Science Olympiad teams meet some real world problems when events move outside

Sports

Delaware, DMA basketball coach Phil Hill set to retire after 37 years 

2021 Boys, Girls basketball All State selections

Appoquinimink rallies in fifth inning to defeat Conrad 12-6 

Delaware Blue Coats’ Paul Reed racks up G League post-season honors

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