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Amanda Fries


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Past articles by Amanda:

Wilmington neighborhoods up next for reassessment beginning Feb. 20. What you need to know.

Reassessment efforts will begin Feb. 20, 2023 in Wilmington. → Read More

A known neighborhood activist, Wilmington City Councilwoman dies suddenly at 73

Councilwoman Linda Gray's husband said his wife was hospitalized last week for "walking pneumonia" and that her death was a surprise. → Read More

5 things to know about homeownership for low-income families

Under utilized homeownership programs that local public housing authorities can opt in to provide paths to homeownership for low-income families → Read More

Longtime Wilmington councilwoman dead at 73

Former longtime Wilmington City Councilperson Loretta Walsh passes away at age 73. → Read More

Wilmington bank vice president dies days after being struck by stray bullet

Three days after two people were gunned down blocks away from the heart of downtown Wilmington, police and officials remain tightlipped. → Read More

Court rules against Seaford's effort to require how fetal remains are disposed

Delaware Chancery Court rules against Seaford's fetal remains disposal ordinance, upholding state law. → Read More

Serious crash closes westbound lanes of Pulaski Highway in Glasgow; drivers avoid area

Crash on Route 40 closes westbound lanes near Route 72 in Glasgow. → Read More

Wilmington vacant property seizure bill off the table following a heated community meeting

Delaware lawmakers pulled a proposed eminent domain bill for Wilmington after a heated community meeting. → Read More

Wilmington council approves 2023 budget, reducing property tax increase to 6%

Wilmington City Council votes on the 2023 budget. → Read More

Man seriously injured when cigarette ignites mattress, home near Newark

Fire in Newark that injured one man is ruled accidental. → Read More

Teen dead after two-car crash in Milton

A 17-year-old Georgetown man is dead after colliding head-on with another vehicle Saturday morning in Milton. → Read More

State police investigating crash that left 41-year-old woman dead crossing Rt. 40 in Bear

A 41-year-old woman was killed after being hit by a car while crossing Rt. 40 shortly before 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12 in Bear. → Read More

19-year-old fatally shot in Southbridge neighborhood

A 19-year-old was shot the morning of Monday, July 5, 2021, on 700 block of Elbert Place in the Southbridge neighborhood of Wilmington. → Read More

After standoff that left 3 officers shot, the mayor got a call. It was the president

President Joe Biden gave Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki a call to check up on his hometown following the shooting of three city police officers. → Read More

With weeks left in session, advocates urge police records be made public

Family of man killed by New Castle Co. officers call for police reform → Read More

Water service shutoffs resume in Wilmington; what to do if you get a notice

Wilmington will once again shut off water services to properties that are delinquent on its water, sewer and stormwater bills. → Read More

While feds say Connections was falsifying documents, nonprofit was rewarding top leaders

While Connections was getting more than $4.5 million in federal tax dollars it wasn't entitled to, its CEO saw her salary nearly double in five years. → Read More

BPG proposes Wilmington's first luxury, boutique hotel

BPG, in partnership with Method Co., seeks to convert 519 N. Market St. into a luxury, boutique hotel in Wilmington → Read More

Department veteran officially appointed as Wilmington fire chief

Battalion Chief John Looney promoted to Wilmington fire chief → Read More

Wilmington fire chief retires after 37 years with department

Wilmington fire chief retires after roughly 4 years in leadership post and 37 years with department. → Read More