Del. State Sen. Bruce Ennis Announces Retirement

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A longtime Delaware state lawmaker plans to step down at the end of his current term in November.State Senator Bruce Ennis, D-Smyrna, a lifelong Smyrna resident, was first elected to the House of Representatives in 1982.He won a special State Senate election in 2007 for the seat held by the late James T. Vaughn Senior.…

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Harrington Police Chief Norman Barlow Announces Retirement

Harrington Police Chief Norman Barlow (photo courtesy of Harrington Police Department)
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The Police Chief of Harrington, Norman Barlow, plans to retire after a 28-year career with the department. Barlow worked himself up the ranks over the years, and became Chief of Police in 2009. The department credited Barlow with being instrumental in acquiring numerous grants for equipment and other technology upgrades for police. The Chief Norman…

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Apologetic Rep. Gerald Brady To Retire After ’22

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State Representative Gerald Brady, D-Wilmington, announced Monday that he would not seek reelection in 2022 as he again apologized for an email that contained a slur against Asian women and that seemed to make light of human trafficking. Brady had previously been reprimanded by the leadership of the House Democratic Caucus, which also ordered him…

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Del. Chancellor Andre Bouchard Announces Retirement

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Chancellor of Delaware’s Court of Chancery Andre Bouchard plans to retire effect April 30th, 2021. Bouchard announced his decision to Governor John Carney and to judicial colleagues Tuesday. Bouchard called Chancery Court a “revered place with a 228-year tradition of excellence.” He added that what makes it special are the people, “who dedicate themselves to…

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Longtime Del. Electric Co-op President To Retire In ’21

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The President and CEO of Delaware Electric Cooperative for more than 15 years has announced his retirement.Bill Andrew plans to step down next July, according to the Co-op, where he had worked since 1998.Andrew says it’s been an ‘extraordinary honor to serve our community,’ and says the team has transformed the not-for-profit utility into one…

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DelDOT Secretary Cohan Announces Retirement

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Governor John Carney on Friday announced the retirement of Jennifer Cohan, Secretary of the Delaware Department of Transportation, following 31 years of service to the State of Delaware. Cohan will serve through October, when she will join Leadership Delaware as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). “Secretary Cohan has been a tremendous asset to our team and…

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Update : Jay Owens To Become Superintendent of IRSD

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Indian River School District Superintendent Mark Steele plans to wind down a long career with the district. He told board members during Monday’s virtual meeting that he would be retiring from the school system, where he taught and served as an administrator. The board decided to promote Assistant Superintendent Jay Owens, and will seek candidates…

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DOC Taps Lt. Col Monroe Hudson for Deputy Commissioner

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Lt. Col. Monroe Hudson, who earlier this week announced his retirement from the Delaware State Police, has been appointed as the Deputy Commissioner of the Delaware Department of Correction. Hudson will begin his new position on August 19th. Current Deputy Commissioner, Alan Grinstead, has announced his retirement after 31 years with the DOC as a…

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DOC Announces Retirement of Commissioner Perry Phelps

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Corrections Commissioner Perry Phelps has announced that he will retire effective July 15 of this year.  He has been on the job for 31 years with the DOC – holding a variety of positions before becoming the Commissioner of Corrections in January of 2017.  He says that while he will miss the DOC Family –…

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Ocean City Fire Chief Retiring

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The town of Ocean City’s Fire Chief Chris Laramore will be retiring later this year after nearly twelve years with the department. Chief Laramore was hired for the position in 2008, when Ocean City combined it’s fire department. He became the first person to lead the department’s various divisions including the volunteer division and the…

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