Support sought to repeal Gateway

We would like to thank the residents of Wilmington for their support in defeating the Gateway Zoning map. As a small group, it was an overwhelming tas...

November 26th, 2015 |  


‘Tis better to receive than to give

‘Tis better to receive than to give

It’s hardly a blip on the radar anymore. Thanksgiving — you know, that holiday we had yesterday where families once gathered to share a me...

November 26th, 2015 |  


Demand drives Thanksgiving bargain blitzes

As more big-box retailers offer Black Friday bargains a day early, many Americans fear the Thanksgiving holiday is being co-opted and commercialized.R...

November 25th, 2015 |  



Giving thanks: Our character as a nation

Giving thanks: Our character as a nation

“Perhaps no custom reveals our character as a Nation so clearly as our celebration of Thanksgiving Day.” – Ronald Reagan, Thanksgivi...

November 25th, 2015 |  


Lease deal more than just a mistake

When dealing with with the citizens of Wilmington’s public property, the laws apply. The law does not allow a mayor or any other single individu...

November 24th, 2015 |  


Plea agreements don’t always work

Plea agreements don’t always work

As any fan of television crime dramas knows, plea bargains are a frequent part of the criminal justice process. They offer a means to get further coop...

November 24th, 2015 |  


Mary and Joseph weren’t Syrian or refugees

The editorial cartoon depicting a Republican elephant blocking the door to Mary and Joseph was offensive, disgusting and insipid. Mary and Joseph were...

November 23rd, 2015 |  


Bravery that forged a nation

Bravery that forged a nation

The name “Pilgrim” doesn’t always convey the true character of those first settlers in Massachusetts.When people hear the word ̶...

November 23rd, 2015 |  


ETHEL B. DENNIS

Ethel B. Dennis, born June 26, 1925, passed away peacefully at Oak Lawn Farm Nov. 22, 2015 after a long illness.She was the daughter of the late Huber...

November 23rd, 2015 |  


Paris tragedy should prompt action at home

Paris tragedy should prompt action at home

There is no question that the tragedies that took place in Paris last week shook the entire world. It served as yet another reminder of some of the tu...

November 20th, 2015 |