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Masks no longer required on DART buses

Charles MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

Dough4872/Wikimedia Commons Masks are no longer required on Delaware’s public transit buses.  A federal judge in Florida on Monday ruled the CDC overstepped its authority and failed to follow proper procedure when it extended the mask mandate for planes and other forms of public transportation. Shortly after, the White House announced the Transportation Security Administration would no longer enforce the …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – March 1, 2022

Sonja FreyMilford-live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines Mask mandate option for MSD students, staff Culture Binder for Life program designed to prepare for an emergency Tourism to be discussed at Milford Conversations meeting Business Norman Barbershop moves to North Walnut Street Government & Politics Sidewalk strategic plan discussed Council continues discussion regarding residential sprinkler requirement Education School mask mandate to be …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – Feb. 15, 2022

Sonja FreyMilford-live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines City Approves Voter Registration Changes Culture Council sees preliminary plan for Walnut Street Bridge Business Bluhm explains economic development process in Milford Government & Politics Council hears details on funding for on Capital Improvement Projects Milford CIP Plan includes water projects Several street projects included in CIP for Milford Street scaping and parking lot …

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Delaware mask mandate to expire Friday, Feb. 11

Charles MegginsonGovernment, Headlines, Health

Gov. Carney’s universal indoor mask mandate will expire Friday, Feb. 11/Getty Images Delaware’s universal indoor mask mandate will expire at 8 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 11. Gov. John Carney on Monday revised the State of Emergency order citing the sharp decrease in cases since the height of the omicron variant surge. While masks will no longer be required inside many …

Permanent school mask mandate is on hold – for now

Charles MegginsonGovernment, Headlines, Health

Some interpreted a DOE regulation to mean masks would be permanently required in schools. Photo by Rodnae Productions on Pexels. A regulation that many interpreted to mean Delaware schools would indefinitely require mask-wearing is on hold — for now.  A proposed amendment to Delaware Administrative Code 815 — the rule schools follow for health examinations and screenings — would have …

Parents speak out about mask mandates at MSD school board meeting

Terry RogersHeadlines, Schools

Milford School District’s regular monthly Board of Education meeting had many parents speaking out against Govern John Carney’s mandate that masks be worn inside school buildings whenever children were present. The mandate includes students and staff when school is in session and in meetings where children are present. School Board President Jason Miller began the meeting by announcing that many …