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Perdue announces improvements in animal care

Perdue Farms announced animal care improvements that include a more humane way to euthenize chickens. The details are outlined in the release of the company’s first annual report on progress since its comprehensive 2016 commitment...

Cecil County gets grant for solar system at wastewater plant

The Maryland Department of the Environment  awarded a $188,000 “Fiscal Year 2018 Energy Water Infrastructure Program” grant to Cecil County Government to fund the installation of a solar array at the County’s Northeast River...

Mountaire acquires Eastern Shore grain company’s assets

Mountaire Farms Inc., Millsboro,  entered into  an agreement to purchase the grain elevators and operating assets of Lansing Trade Group LLC in Pocomoke, MD; and in  Eastville and Painter, VA. The price was not disclosed.  According...

Jet service returning to Delmarva

Jet service will return to the Delmarva Peninsula. Salisbury-based Piedmont Airlines plans to add jet service from  Salisbury Regional Airport  as it retires turboprop aircraft that currently serve the city, media reports indicted. Piedmont flies smaller...

Elkton physician faces federal bank fraud charges in case involving WSFS

Dr. Zahid Aslam, 44, a Maryland  physician with a practice in Delaware and a medical center in Elkton was charged by the federal grand jury in a three-count Indictment with conspiracy to commit bank...

Ocean City businessman fined for selling Delaware-taxed cigarettes

The Ocean City Police Department uncovered a cigarette smuggling scheme that resulted in the criminal citation of a local businessman for violating Maryland tax regulations. Rustam Pachev, 30, was fined by the Maryland Comptroller’s Office...

Ropewalk in Fenwick rebranded as Big Eye Jacks

The growing Ropewalk group of restaurants is rebranding and changing The menu at its Fenwick Island location. The  Fenwick establishment will reopen on May 18  as  Big Eye Jacks, with a  “touch of the...

Maryland regulators OK energy credits for two wind farms off Ocean City

The Maryland Public Service Commission has  awarded offshore wind renewable energy credits (ORECs) to two projects Total cost  of the two projects is  about $2 billion (See breakdown below) The decision would allow  U.S. Wind, Inc....

Sharp Energy adds propane vehicle fueling site near Baltimore airport

Sharp Energy, Inc., the largest propane retailer on the Delmarva Peninsula and a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation announced it has constructed and placed into service an AutoGas propane fueling station for fleet vehicles...

Delmarva Power marks National Volunteer Week with a variety of efforts

Delmarva Power employees are celebrating National Volunteer Week (April 23-29) by participating in several employee-led service projects across Delaware and Maryland. These projects include building homes, riding motorcycles for special athletes and helping to...