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Seattle company low bidder on Rehoboth ocean outfall project

A Seattle company was the apparent low bidder on the biggest piece of a  controversial ocean outfall project for Rehoboth Beach.  Manson Construction Co. of Seattle, Washington,  came in lowest with a bid of $27,655,850....

3 overcome after apparent gas leak at Greenville shopping center

https://youtu.be/Pb6lmdG5zkA (Video  from  First State Update) Three people were taken to Christiana Hospital, apparently suffering from carbon monoxide poisoning At about 9 a.m. New Castle County Paramedics were called to Powder Mill Square on the 3800 block...

ICI credit union to merge with Del-One

Del-One Federal Credit Union    announced that  ICI America Federal Credit Union, New Castle,  will become part of the larger membership group. The  credit union represents  employees and families who were affiliated with companies whose roots...

Beebe gets $10 million donation from Rollins family

The Beebe Medical Foundation and Beebe Healthcare announced a gift of $10 million from the Ma-Ran Foundation to name the Margaret H. Rollins Pavilion on the Lewes Campus. Thie  gift represents the largest gift received...

Delaware jobless rate remains unchanged at 4.7 percent

Delaware’s unemployment rate remained  at 4.7 percent in June, unchanged from a month earlier, the Delaware Department of Labor reported. The June 2016 unempoyment rate was 4.4 percent. The  Delawre jobless rate stayed  three-tenths of a...

Shake Shack adds spicy chicken sandwich

 The Hot Chick’n,  lands at Shake Shack at Christiana on Aug. 1 for a limited time The Hot Chick’n joins the a Chick’n Shack, Shake Shack’s first-ever chicken sandwich that debuted in 2015. “We’ve been playing around...

Downtown Newark Food and Brew returns on Saturday

The Downtown Newark Partnership and Out & About Magazine will  host the Downtown Newark Food and Brew Festival. The 14th annual festival will take place on Saturday, July 22, from noon-7 p.m. on East  Main...

Ashby Hospitality Management wins Newark Morning Rotary award

The Newark Morning Rotary Club recently presented its annual awards Spirit in Business Award Presented to a local business that exhibits the Rotary motto of Service Above Self, in high ethical standards and values. Some entrepreneurs start...

Carman Fiat moves to Chrysler location

Carman Fiat has moved to  the family-owned dealership's Chrysler location on the south edge of  New Castle's auto row on DuPont Highway. Carman obtained the dealership after the Fiat brand re-entered the U.S. market in...

Media notes: News Journal publisher out; remembering Molly Murray

Some big  changes have taken place at the News Journal. The media community is  still reeling from the death of long-time reporter  Molly Murray who passed away earlier this week. Murray will leave a big void...

Gov. vetoes bill that bars Wilmington students from expanded Newark Charter boundary

Gov. John Carney on Thursday vetoed House Substitute 1 for House Bill 85, legislation that would remove the five-mile radius as an enrollment preference for Delaware charter schools. The bill caused an outcry since it...

DuPont Country Club officially on the sales block

The DuPont Country Club has been publicly listed for sale by international real estate broker CBRE. The club was headed for  salea   as the company worked to cut costs by selling the Hotel duPont property...