Proposal to honor civil rights leader in Dover to be reviewed

The proposal to rename a few streets as well as the newly built library in Dover after Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is expected to be a popular topic at Monday night’s Dover city council meeting. 

Tonight’s public hearing will focus on renaming multiple roads such as Court Street, Duke of York Street and William Penn Street after Dr. King.  Two of the locations will also receive plaques in memory of William Penn and Duke of York. 

The name of the Dover Public Library could also be changed to pay tribute to the Reverand.  There have been various proposals on the table this year to honor the civil rights leader, but were rejected.

In addition to paying tribute to the civil rights leader, the renaming of Capital Drive to Court Street will be up for up for discussion too.

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Community members are encouraged to attend and give their input at the meeting which begins at 7:30 p.m.

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