• Bridgeville creamery owner Vanderwende wins top SBA award for Delaware

    The Small Business Administration has announced its  Delaware award winners.  Named Small Business Person of the Year was Donna Venderwende of Vanderwende Farm Creamery. Bridgeville.  Vanderwende is a  family owned and operated, three generation business, with the help of some other very dedicated employees. William and Ellen Vanderwende purchased this farm in 1954, starting with six cows […]

  • DuPont is donating artwork to museums, United Way

    DuPont is donating artwork from its collection and the Hotel du Pont to the Brandywine River Museum of Art, Delaware Art Museum and Hagley Museum & Library. The donated artwork includes  pieces by three generations of the Wyeth family, Frank Schoonover and Edward Loper, among others Additional artwork will be donated for sale to the […]

  • Dogfish Head 14th largest craft brewer

    Dogfish Head Craft Brewery was ranked as the 14th largest craft brewer in the nation, according to the annual list from the Brewers Association. The Milton-based brewery also ranked in the top 25 brewing companies.  Dogfish Head has remained in the top 15 tier for a number of years. Unlike some of is larger competitors, Dogfish […]

  • Updated: County Chamber to move to new quarters on Wilmington Riverfront

      The New Castle County Chamber of Commerce will move  to new quarters on the Wilmington Riverfront, effective June 1. President Mark Kleinschmidt announced  Friday the Chamber will move to the Shipyard Center at 900 Justison Street. The shipyard is owned by Riverfront developer Pettinaro.  The formal announcement is expected at the chamber’s annual dinner […]

  • Sussex County expands industrial park, announces tenant

    Sussex County has announced the purchase of the 74-acre King Farm, off Park Avenue east of Georgetown as part of an expansion of its airport-area industrial park. The county also announced that a manufacturing tenant  signed a lease in the new tract.  The land will add to the footprint of the adjacent Sussex County Industrial […]

  • Thousands of Delmarva customers without power as Stella’s ice, winds take toll

    Thousands remained without electricity on Wednesday  as Delmarva Power, and other crews worked to restore power  The utility reported it had made progress in restoring power. Approximately 88,000 customers— primarily in New Castle Count and Cecil County, MD—lost electricity in the aftermath of the storm, which hit the region with snow, sleet, freezing rain and […]

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