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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Jobless rate rises to 4.9 percent

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in August rose to  4.9 percent from 4.8 percent  in July 2017 amid signs that the figure could  later  be subject to revision. Figures from the Delaware Department of Labor...

Gas prices expected to continue gradual decline

Gas prices fell this week and may continue to drop to the lowest figure for the year, a report from Wilmington-based AAA Mid-Atlantic reported.  The national average has now dropped slightly for several days in...

Kalmar Nyckel to mark 20th anniversary on Sunday

 On September 28th, 1997, the efforts of  Delaware volunteers, philanthropists, and community leaders led to the launch of Kalmar Nyckel, a  re-creation of the Tall Ship that brought settlers to the New World in...

DE, NJ, PA agree to curb fracking in Delaware River Basin

The governors of Delaware, New York and Pennsylvania announced that they had voted in favor of a resolution to issue draft regulations to curb hydraulic fracturing "fracking" for oil and gas in the Delaware...

Mohawk Electrical Systems completes 30 years with Workplace Safety Program

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro announced that  Mohawk Electrical Systems, Inc.,  Milford, for being the first business in Delaware to complete 30 consecutive years in the Workplace Safety Program. Navarro said “We are excited to...

State Consumer Protection Unit offers tips on dealing with massive Equifax data breach

The Delaware Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit has the following information and suggestions following news of the theft of personal information relating to more than 140 million individuals from Equifax. Equifax is one...

SEPTA adds train service to and from Wilmington, Newark

Northern Delaware  now has additional round-trip SEPTA trains on weekday mornings and Saturday nights. The schedule change went into effect Sunday, Sept.  10, and was first announced by SEPTA  earlier in the month. "Better train connectivity...
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(Video) TEDx salon focusing on transportation coming in October

Twelve leaders in the world of transportation will gather in Wilmington, Delaware for the October 17 TEDxWilmingtonSalon. It could be  the first TEDxSalon in the world dedicated exclusively to exploring transportation. The theme of the Salon...

Owner of Market St. pizzeria pleads guilty to tax charges

The owner of restaurants in Wilmington and Philadelphia has  pleaded guilty to charges of failing to report $2 million in restaurant proceeds. Giuseppe “Pino” DiMeo, 49, of Eagleville, PA entered the plea for  two counts...

Gilman Small Business award winners announced

The Delaware State Chamber of Commerce’s  Small Business Alliance announce this year’s Superstars in Business award winners. who will be recognized at an awards ceremony on November 8, 2017, at Hotel du Pont. Keynote speaker...