Posts byDoug Rainey

This mortgage settlement with state actually goes to borrowers

A state-federal settlement with  HSBC will provide direct payments to Delaware borrowers. Attorney General Matt Denn joined the federal government […]

Have gas prices hit bottom?

Gasoline prices rose two cents a gallon over the past week after the  owner of Delaware City Refining Co. reported […]

Jobless nowcast

Delaware keeps AAA credit rating, Fitch reports

Fitch Ratings assigned a blue chip  ‘AAA’ rating to $300.605 million state of Delaware general obligation bonds as well as […]

Layoff chair

Viewpoint: Layoff stories need a little perspective

    The media likes a good layoff story. That’s what happened in  TV  and print media coverage over a […]


Old Country Buffet owner keeps location in state after shutting down 74 restaurants

A company that was headed for a time by a Delaware food  restaurant  veteran has closed 74   buffet locations. […]


Bethany builder’s television pilot to air on Friday on HGTV

Bethany Beach builder  Marnie Oursler is getting a shot at  a cable TV show with a pilot for a beach […]


Wayback Burgers trims restaurant count in area as chain expands elsewhere

Wayback Burgers, formerly Jake’s, has expanded to Chicagoland  with a store in the suburb of Naperville, IL. At the same […]


Stein Mart to open Concord Pike store in March

Discount fashion store  Stein Mart  will open its first Delaware store in north Wilmington  next month. The store will open […]

US Attorney

Teller supervisor gets year in prison for embezzling $150,000

Amanda Carey,  28, of New Castle,   was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison  and ordered to […]

Lichfield Job Fair

Delaware ranks 4th in job creation in Gallup survey

Gallup is ranking Delaware fourth in the nation in the rate of job creation in 2015. Minnesota ranked first on […]