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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Alstom unveils livery for Amtrak’s Acela replacement Avelia Liberty

The signage of Alstom’s next-generation high-speed trainset, Avelia Liberty has been revealed. The trains will run on the Northeast Corridor, which includes the busy Biden station in Wilmington. "The design of the new livery is...

Dewey Beach sends town manager packing with $100,000 settlement

Dewey Beach has parted ways with Town Manager Marc Applebaum in a settlement that pays an extra $100,000. The agreement was approved unanimously last week by the Town Council of the beach town.   The agreement...

Sallie Mae posts earnings gain in third quarter

Sallie Mae reported a strong third quarter.  “The third quarter includes the back-to-school season for millions of families and the peak of our lending activity. It is gratifying to have helped 221,000 students return to...

Groups claim industrial corridor near Wilmington tied to higher cancer rates

The Union of Concerned Scientists, the Environmental Justice Health Alliance, and community organizations released an analysis that claims residents in seven communities in the Wilmington area face a  higher risk of developing cancer and...

Croda marks upcoming commissioning of New Castle site

  Croda International Plc,  marked the upcoming commissioning of its latest investment at its Atlas Point manufacturing site in New Castle. The new plant from the UK-based company is capable of producing 100 percent renewable, 100...

Invista Seaford plant receives wildlife habitat designation from council

The Invista  Seaford site received  a two-year Conservation Certification from the National Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC). This certification — previously known as the Wildlife at Work program — recognizes outstanding wildlife habitat management efforts at corporate sites...

Local career coach offers assessment roadmaps

To help people figure out a career path that’s right for them, a Wilmington career coach has become one of the first in Delaware to offer Crown Career Direct Assessments. “Career Direct Assessments provide personalized...

Companies to see decline in workers comp insurance rates

Delaware will see  a decrease in workers comp  insurance Rates, effective December 1. “I am thrilled to see an agreement come so quickly from the Delaware Compensation Rating Bureau (DCRB), the Ratepayer Advocate, and my...

Office vacancy rises in 3rd quarter, but late-year deals could lead to...

The northern  Delaware office leasing market posted an increase in its third-quarter vacancy rate, although deals in the fourth quarter could lead to a strong finish for 2017.  According to the report from Colliers, the...

Wilmington Trust settlement puts dent in M&T earnings

M&T reported higher earnings in the third quarter as a settlement with predecessor bank Wilmington Trust putting a dent in results.  Diluted earnings per common share measured in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles  (GAPP...