Highlands News

LabWare Founder Shares Entrepreneurial Pro-Tips

Highlands Live went into overtime last week as LabWare Founder & CEO, and Goober’s Diner Proprietor, Vance Kershner, dispensed insight, wisdom and expertise gleaned from his more than half century…
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Community Leaders Discuss Northeast Wilmington Revitalization

In this lightly-edited transcript of Highlands Live from Wednesday, November 3, REACH Riverside Development Corporation Board Chair, Charlie McDowell, and his colleague, WRK Group CEO, Logan Herring, discuss progress-to-date on…
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What’s the Status of Bancroft Bridge?

The Director of Delaware State Parks, Raymond Bivens, met by Zoom with several groups on October 27, 2021, to discuss the Bancroft Footbridge connecting Alapocas Run State Park to Rockford…
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Mayor Reflects on Legacy & Opportunity

Wilmington Mayor and Highlands’ neighbor, Mike Purzycki, shows no sign of slowing as he rounds the bases on his second term. In this lightly edited transcript of the Mayor’s discussion…
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Crime, Traffic & Development Top Fall Meeting Discussion

Last week’s Highlands Community Association’s Fall Meeting featured wide ranging discussion on the state of our local community as it emerges from a pandemic and wrestles with challenges of crime,…
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Halloween Parade Draws Record Turnout of Pint-Sized Ghouls

The Delaware Art Museum’s already impressive collection of characters was joined by an plethora of ghosts, ghouls, astronauts and aliens at the Highlands Community Association’s 3d Annual Halloween Parade Sunday…
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2021 Highlands Community Survey Results

Join Representative civic leaders and neighbors to discuss the statwe of our community on Wednesday, October 20 at 7pm via Zoom (link here). Our goal with this HCA Community Survey is to provide Highlands’…
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Highlands’ Neighbors Celebrate Milestone

Even Saturday’s storm front knew well enough to wait on Kingswood Community Center’s 75th Birthday Celebration. Hundreds of neighbors, allies and volunteers marked 75 years of community building on Wilmington’s East Side with boxed lunches,…
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Sound Off Prior To Highlands Fall Meeting

Highlands Community Association’s Fall 2021 Meeting will take place on Wednesday, October 20 at 7pm via Zoom (link here). As always, we’ll hear from neighborhood and civic leaders on the state of our community. We’ll also…
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