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Wilmington man charged with setting fire that damaged Newark motel
NewarkPostOnline.com / Sat, 08 Dec 2018 01:25:00 -0500
A fire that caused $100,000 in damage to a Main Street motel Friday night was intentionally set and came after an earlier disturbance at the motel, officials said.

State to purchase, preserve historic Cooch’s Bridge Battlefield
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 07 Dec 2018 17:18:00 -0500
Cooch’s Bridge Battlefield, the site of Delaware’s only Revolutionary War battle and the burial grounds of two dozen American soldiers, will forever be preserved by the state.

Fire damages Main Street motel; man taken into custody at the scene
NewarkPostOnline.com / Sat, 08 Dec 2018 01:25:00 -0500
Fire ripped through part of a Main Street motel late Friday night, injuring one person and displacing motel guests.

Newark man killed in crash involving DART bus
NewarkPostOnline.com / Thu, 06 Dec 2018 15:00:00 -0500
Police on Thursday identified a Newark man who died Wednesday when his car was struck by a DART bus.

Staff reorganization will save city up to $25,000 per year
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500
A reorganization of city staff is expected to save up to $25,000 per year, Newark officials said.

Local author publishes book honoring Pearl Harbor hero
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:45:00 -0500
When Japanese forces descended on Pearl Harbor and attacked the United States naval base on Dec. 7, 1941, U.S. Navy cook Dorie Miller took hold of an anti-aircraft gun to defend his country.

Board denies controversial student rental variance in Fairfield Crest
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 07 Dec 2018 01:00:00 -0500
Newark’s board of adjustment unanimously rejected a Fairfield Crest homeowner’s attempt to increase the number of students who can rent his house – a request that sparked controversy in the quiet residential neighborhood off New London Road.

Questions linger after UD’s abrupt decision to close Christiana Towers
NewarkPostOnline.com / Fri, 07 Dec 2018 01:30:00 -0500
The looming closure of the Christiana Towers, the twin 17-story dormitories on the University of Delaware’s north campus, has sparked concern over where to house students and why the buildings are closing early.

Seven injured when bus, car collide in Newark
NewarkPostOnline.com / Wed, 05 Dec 2018 17:00:00 -0500
Seven people were injured in a crash involving a bus Wednesday morning.

New painting replaces destroyed mural on Capitol Trail
NewarkPostOnline.com / Thu, 06 Dec 2018 00:00:00 -0500
Whether or not you like tattoos, the decorated fence outside of American Art Tattoo on Capitol Trail has been a local landmark for over a decade, owner Dave Scott said.

Windy Hills fire displaces family of five
NewarkPostOnline.com / Thu, 06 Dec 2018 00:15:00 -0500
Fire damaged a home in the Windy Hills neighborhood Wednesday evening, displacing a family of five.

NPD partners with Connections to aid opioid epidemic
NewarkPostOnline.com / Thu, 06 Dec 2018 00:30:00 -0500
A new partnership between the Newark Police Department and Connections, a program the supports individuals with mental illness and substance addiction, was just “common sense,” Lt. Dennis Aniunas said.

Two Newark elementary schools say goodbye to principals
NewarkPostOnline.com / Thu, 06 Dec 2018 01:00:00 -0500
Every morning when Trish Prettyman arrives at Downes Elementary, Academic Dean Josh Cohen greets her with, “Morning, boss.” She’ll miss that – and a host of other intricacies – when she retires at the end of the month.

Council votes to enter into contract negotiations with Coleman
NewarkPostOnline.com / Tue, 04 Dec 2018 18:18:00 -0500
Tom Coleman is one step closer to becoming Newark’s city manager.

North Chapel Street apartments project moves forward
NewarkPostOnline.com / Wed, 05 Dec 2018 01:00:00 -0500
A plan to replace an aging office building on North Chapel Street with 18 apartments moved forward Tuesday night.

Man imprisoned for trying to sell fake cocaine in Newark
NewarkPostOnline.com / Sun, 02 Dec 2018 22:24:00 -0500
A man who told accomplices that ripping off a drug dealer in Newark would be “like taking candy from a baby” will spend the next two years in federal prison after the drug dealer turned out to be a confidential…

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