Archive | July, 2014

Belville Elementary students chosen to be “Mayor for the Day”

Andrew Allers, Blair Sampson and Grace Kayler were selected to be the Belville ‘Mayor for the Day’ on May 29th. The students took an oath and were proclaimed ‘mayors’ by the actual Belville Mayor, Mike Allen. They sat along Allen during an improvised board of commissioners meeting. The day encouraged children about their local government. Each child submitted an essay depicting why […]

Wilmington receives federal grant for redevelopment

Wilmington received a $25,000 state grant that will be used to add 19 new recycling receptacles to pedestrian areas on North Front and North Third Streets. This grant will help the city further expand their efforts to reduce landfill waste and to save the city money. According to a press release, the city has saved more […]

FOCUS launches ‘The Quest’

Building on the momentum generated by the introduction of regional scenario planning at their recent May 22nd breakfast, FOCUS continues to target public engagement with today’s launch of their new website and an exciting interactive regional modeling tool, The Quest. “Our region’s planning efforts are still centered on data gathering and assessment,” said Adrienne Cox, […]