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Saturday, September 23, 2017

Beaverdam Pet Food breaks ground on new warehouse in Greenwood

First State Community Loan Fund was part of the groundbreaking ceremony for a warehouse expansion by Greenwood-based natural pet food manufacturer Beaverdam. The 9,000-square-foot warehouse project funded by the first-ever issuance of a 504 Loan by...

Delaware-based Cigna expatriate health coverage business offers app

Cigna Global Health Benefits, north Wilmington and parent  Cigna Corporation   announced  the Cigna Wellbeing App. Available to Cigna GHB North America customers, the app features tools and resources designed to help customers at every step...

Delaware gas prices drop slightly as domestic production surges

Pump prices around the Mid-Atlantic region stalled this week after rising slightly the week before, Wilmington-based AAA Mid-Atlantic reported.  Gas prices remain low,  but consumers could still see a slight price increase throughout July, especially...

Rev. Kevin Brown elected Episcopal Bishop

The Rev. Kevin Brown was elected bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Delaware.  The diocese announced the election on its website. The church held a convention to elect the bishop. Five nominees were announced for the...

Rehoboth Commissioners approve nearly $35 million in bids for outfall projects

Rehoboth Beach Commissioners approved low bids for the ocean outfall project. Seattle company was the apparent low bidder on the biggest piece of a  controversial ocean outfall project for Rehoboth Beach. A Seattle company was...

Midnight Oil Brewing plans to open in October

Midnight Oil Brewing Co. has announced an opening in October. The start-up craft brewer announced in March it had signed  a lease for space in the  Pencader office and industrial complex in  Glasgow. Pencader is...

DuPont declares 452nd consecutive (and more than likely) final dividend

DuPont declared a third quarter common stock dividend of 38 cents per share payable September 29, 2017, to stockholders of record July 31, 2017. The dividend is expected to be the last under the...

Dow makes executive moves as DuPont merger looms

Dow Chemical Company announced several changes in key executive leadership roles as the merger with DuPont approaches. Dow and DuPont will remain separate for about 18 months after the merger. Under current plans, Dow and...

Jobless rate expected to post modest increase

The Delaware jobless rate is expected to move slightly higher when June figures are calculated. That’s the word from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. The Philly Fed issues the forecasts to fill the gap between...

Worker rescued from tower at chemical company in New Castle

Wilmington Fire Department personnel, joined by members of other fire companies, rescued an injured man stranded on a platform at a  tower at a New Castle chemical company. At 09:33 a.m. Wilmington firefighters were dispatched to...