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Beebe Healthcare named construction, architectural and engineering partners

Beebe Healthcare  has selected the construction, design and engineering firms for its expansion and renovation project According to a release, Beebe will be using an Integrated Project Design (IPD) approach with its expansion plans. Under...

Bob Johnson’s Computer Stuff wins innovation award

 Bob Johnson’s Computer Stuff, Smyrna, announced that its online store was awarded the “Best Customer Experience” in the 2017 BigCommerce Innovation Awards, an annual contest recognizing the best in e-commerce innovation. Presented by BigCommerce,  an e-commerce platform...

DSU-UD neuroscience center gets $10.6 million in federal funding

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded the Delaware Center for Neuroscience Research $10.9 million over five years. It's the largest grant in Delaware State University history. This grant allows the  Center of Biomedical...

Business people: Nov. 22, 2017

  Nemours names center director Nemours welcomed Diane Treadwell-Deering, MD, as Director of the Swank Autism Center at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.  In this role, Treadwell-Deering, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, will oversee...

Campout successfully raises funds for 1,100 winter coats for children in...

The Delaware Kids Fund announced the  Operation Warm Newport campout last week met its goal as two dozen participants braved the late fall weather.  A campground was set up in the heart of Newport from...

Amtrak moves closer to break-even point during fiscal year

Amtrak posted record ridership and earnings results for the fiscal year, ending Sept. 30. The government-owned passenger railroad posted revenue of $3.2 billion and cut its operating loss 15 percent to $194 million. Ridership rose...

Deal to sell TransPerfect to co-owner Shawe reported

The long-running battle for translation services company TransPerfect could be winding down Slator, a website that covers the industry reported that company custodian Robert Pincus disclosed in a letter to employees that Philip Shawe will purchase...

WBOC owner, Verizon reach deal

Draper Media has reached a new multi-year agreement which immediately returns WBOC-TV, FOX21 and Antenna TV to Verizon FiOS customers in Sussex and Kent counties. Verizon FiOS  also agreed to launch Draper Media Spanish language...

Cost of Thanksgiving dinner at home down slightly

The average cost of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table this year — dinner for 10 — is $49.12. That’s 75 cents less than last year’s cost and the lowest total...

Nickle Electrical makes donation to veterans group

Nickle Electrical Companies and its employees donated $4,260 to the Friends of Delaware Veterans, Inc. to support the organization’s trust fund, which provides financial assistance to veterans for health care needs, housing support, educational...

Counting our blessings

Good morning all, This column was to have taken a look at income gains or the lack thereof. Then came a couple of personal notes from readers praising Delaware Business Now and offering Thanksgiving wishes. It...

Comcast moves voting on NBC’s The Voice to a voice remote

Comcast and NBC  announced Xfinity X1 customers will be able to use their voice remote to cast votes for their favorite artist on The Voice. Available today on X1 as the live shows begin, the...