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PetSmart opens store in Elkton

PetSmart opened a new store in Elkton, MD  at  111 Big Elk Mall on Saturday. This new store location will feature PetSmart's new Pinnacle Pet Nutrition Shop, an expanded collection of pet food products featuring...

Opinion from state throws cold water on right to work ordinance for Sussex County

An advisory  opinion has cast serious doubt on whether Sussex County can pass a right to work ordinance. The Delaware State News reported a letter from the state offered the opinion that the powers...

Gas prices fall ahead of holiday weekend

Gas prices dropped in Delaware ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. Wilmington-based AAA Mid-Atlantic reported a three-cent drop during the week. Gas prices fell to as low as $2.32 a gallon in the Lewes area and...

Rehoboth commissioners double rental tax

Rehoboth commissioners jacked up the city's residential rental tax from three percent to six percent at their regular meeting November 17. See link below  to the ordinance.   Draft Rental Tax Ordinance - 17 November 2017.pdf...

Holiday schedule for Delaware Business Now newsletter

Holiday schedule for Delaware Business Now newsletter The Delaware Business Now five-day-a-week newsletter will not be published on Nov. 23 and 24 and from Dec. 24 through Jan. 1. The newsletter returns on Jan. 2. Stories...

Acting U.S. Attorney Weiss nominated by Trump for Delaware post

U.S. Sens.  Tom Carper and Chris Coons (both D-Del.)  praised President Trump's nomination of David Weiss as the United States Attorney for the District of Delaware. Carper and Coons recommended  Weiss to the White House...

Idea from Del-One member generates $5,870 for Breast Cancer Coalition

Rosalyn, a Del-One credit union member, went to the Smyrna branch and asked if the credit union could offer a debit card image for breast cancer awareness.  Del-One brought this great idea to fruition and...

More details offered  on $45M in gifts to UD’s $750M fund-raising effort

  The University of Delaware announced major gifts to the $750 million  Delaware First fund-raising effort. At an event earlier this month, details of three gifts to the university,  totaling $45 million,  were announced. The gifts...

Delaware’s credit card burden ranks 21st in nation

Delaware, sometimes known as the credit card capital, the state ranks 21st  when it comes from the debt load that comes from using the plastic. A  recent CardRatings study compared costs-of-living in all 50 states...

County to extend deadline for retirees considering Medicare supplement insurance

New Castle County has extended its open enrollment period for eligible county government retirees to enroll in its Medicare supplement insurance program.   During the annual open enrollment period, county staff heard from retirees who had...
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ATF summons team to site of fire that destroyed West Chester senior housing

https://youtu.be/16SuhlbSk0I Personnel from the ATF (Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms) Philadelphia Field Division are on scene at the Barclay Friends Senior Living Community fire in West Chester, PA  to aid the  Chester County Fire Marshal's Office, Chester...

Delaware Burger Battle raises $10,500

The  Delaware Burger Battle in late August raised a record  $10,500 for charity. The 2017  Burger Battle boosted the total raised by the event during its six-year history to $48,000. Among the highlights of this year's...