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Embracing the spirit of its name (The Green in Dover and the New Castle Green), The Green will provide an open-air meeting place for Delawareans to discuss events, consider issues and share ideas. This radio and online magazine will present the highest quality Delaware news and information. Through informed reporting, nuanced storytelling and in-depth interviews, The Green reaches past stereotypes and knee-jerk reactions to encourage a fuller, more robust discovery of Delaware, today.

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Earlier this month, The Colonial School Board voted to hold second referendum vote June 6th.  The district’s first attempt in February failed.

This week, we sat down with Colonial superintendent Dusty Blakey to discuss the district’s referendum attempt and the difficulties districts face with funding in the current climate.


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Delaware shellfish enthusiasts are a step closer to raising oysters and clams locally. A lottery will be held in early May for watermen interested in securing spots to raise shellfish in the Inland Bays.

 

It’s taken the state years to get to this point and Delaware Public Media’s Katie Peikes explains why.

 

 


Life Animated

April is Autism Awareness month – and this week we’re sharing the story of a remarkable transformation for one boy living with autism and his family.

 

Delaware Public Media’s Megan Pauly spoke with Ron Suskind about his business – Sidekicks – inspired by his son Owen’s special connection to Disney, and research he’s involved with about the affinities of those with autism.

 

Courtesy City of Wilmington Mayor's Office

A delegation from one of Wilmington’s sister city Osogbo, Nigeria traveled to the First State this month, bringing with it 20 works for art.

In our latest Arts Playlist, our Mark Arehart talks with Shefon Taylor of the Wilmington Office of Cultural Affairs about the two artists whose work is featured in the Art on the Town, also known as the Wilmington Art Loop.


Courtesty of Mt. Cuba Center

Toward the end of this month, Delawareans will have the chance to indulge their love of wildflowers near the tip of the 12-mile Circle.

For this week’s Enlighten Me, Delaware Public Media’s James Dawson takes us on a field trip to the Mt. Cuba Center near Hockessin.


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The walls of Delaware Vapor are lined with hundreds of bottles of e-juice – liquid nicotine in any flavor you can imagine that you pour into a handheld machine.


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A decade after the housing bubble burst, home sales are buoyant with some parts of the First State experiencing the most exuberant spring in 40 years.


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Newark Charter Junior/Senior High School student Vyshnavi Kosigishroff grew up in a family of scientists. When she was eight years old, she began to take an interest in Delaware’s factories, emitting plumes of toxic chemicals into the air every day. 

 

One day, she turned to her dad and asked him what the toxic chemicals were, and he told her about air quality and ozone.

 

 

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