• Hansen scores decisive win in Senate race

    Democrat Stephanie Hansen scored a decisive victory for the State Senate seat vacated by Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long. The environmental lawyer and former New Castle County Council President won by a 58-41 margin over Republican John Marino, a retired policeman and businessman from Middletown. (Unofficial results  from the State Board of Elections)  The race garnered national attention […]

  • Invista weighing options for Apparel & Advanced Textiles business

    Invista may be looking to cash out on its  Apparel & Advanced Textiles business and has retained an investment banker.  The business has offices in Delaware. Invista acquired the fiber  business from DuPont.  The Koch Industries company announced Friday is it looking at alternatives that include selling or marking further investments.   Brands include the household […]

  • Warden at Vaughn suspended as probe continues

    The  warden of the James Vaughn Correctional Institution has been placed on paid leave. Department of Corrections spokesperson Jamye Gravell, issued the following:  “Warden Pierce has been placed on administrative leave with pay. Deputy Warden Parker is Acting Warden until further notice. We are unable to share additional details as personnel records are private.”  Radio 105.9 […]

  • Delaware gas prices remain steady as OPEC production cuts take hold

      Gas prices across the Mid-Atlantic region held steady as the drop in prices seen for the past few weeks has begun to stall, ahead of the start to refinery maintenance season,  Wilmington-based AAA Mid-Atlantic reported. Delaware saw its average price rise to $2.22 a gallon during the past week, a gain of four cents.   The […]

  • Bethany builder Marnie Oursler’s beach build TV show to air on March 20

    Contractor and fifth-generation builder Marnie Oursler will renovate properties in the coastal communities near Bethany Beach, Del., in DIY Network’s Big Beach Builds. Premiering Monday, March 20, with back-to-back episodes at 9 and 9:30 p.m. Eastern, the series follows Marnie as she restores beach houses that can withstand hot summers, high tides and hurricane seasons for […]

  • (Updated) All but one Bank of America’s downtown buildings on the sales block

    Bank of America has put all but one of its downtown buildings up for sale. Bank of America spokesman Tony Allen confirmed the long-rumored decision to sell the buildings. According to Allen the company decided to put  Bracebridge I and Bracebridge III buildings on the market as part of  the “company’s global efforts to find opportunities […]

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