Black History Month Chronicles Wilmington’s Past

Black History Month is celebrated in February but, you can always learn more about these important and essential stories of Wilmington’s Black Community year-round. Here are just a few of these stories: The 1898 Memorial Park One of Wilmington’s most prominent memorials is the 1898 Memorial Park, located at 1081 North Third Street. The memorialContinue reading “Black History Month Chronicles Wilmington’s Past”

Council Recap: Exploring Downtown Campus Purchase, Greenville Loop Trail Construction To Begin, more

Wilmington City Council held its second regular meeting of January and first up, council received an update from the Wilmington Housing Authority, including progress on returning residents displaced by mold remediation back to their homes and the agency’s intention to redevelop their properties in the future. “Preservation of our stock, rehabilitation of our stock, andContinue reading “Council Recap: Exploring Downtown Campus Purchase, Greenville Loop Trail Construction To Begin, more”

City To Consider Purchase Of Thermo Fisher’s Downtown Campus

At its January 24 regular meeting, Wilmington City Council will consider an agenda item to provide a fully refundable $500,000 earnest money deposit to explore purchase of a 12.5-acre campus in the city’s northern downtown. The deposit provides the city with 120 days to evaluate all aspects of the potential acquisition. The campus includes aContinue reading “City To Consider Purchase Of Thermo Fisher’s Downtown Campus”

Council Recap: Construction To Begin On First Section Of Masonboro Loop Trail, more

Wilmington City Council held its first regular meeting of the new year on Jan. 10 and first up, council proclaimed 2023 as the Year of the Trail. This statewide initiative encourages residents to get out and enjoy everything our trails have to offer. “And I just want to say thank you for all the workContinue reading “Council Recap: Construction To Begin On First Section Of Masonboro Loop Trail, more”