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Massachusetts company buys Gore filtration product line

  Entegris, Inc. acquired W. L. Gore & Associates' water and chemical filtration product line for microelectronics applications in an asset purchase for approximately $20 million. Entegris expects the transaction add to earnings beginning in 2017.  Todd...

Police arrest suspect in multiple Newark bank robberies

A Baltimore man, linked to bank robberies in the Newark area has been arrested,  after a hold-up at  a WSFS branch. At 5:39 p.m. on Friday,  police were dispatched to the WSFS branch at  201 Suburban...

Orbital ATK Elkton site gets defense contract

The office of  Maryland U.S. Rep. Andy Harris announced that  Orbital ATK  won a  Defense Department contract that will support and expand the facility in Elkton.  Orbital  ATK employs more than 400 people in Elkton,...

(Final briefing) Snow and ice combo hits northern Delaware

A winter storm ended up dumping a mix of snow and ice on northern Delaware.  SGov. John Carney issued a Level 1 driving warning effective at midnight tonight in New Castle County. The warning  does not...

Gore makes 100 Best Companies list for 20th straight year

  For the 20th consecutive year, W. L. Gore & Associates is among the Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, making the company one of 12 Great Place to Work Legends that have appeared...

At $5.4 million, Wilmington U’s Varsalona tops higher education pay list

Jack Varsalona,  the outgoing president of Wilmington University, is the highest paid college president in the nation, with a $5.4 million compensation package.  The annual ranking for 2014 came from the Chronicle of  Higher Education. A...

Maryland man arrested on charges of posting threat against Markell

Delaware State Police charged a Warwick, MD man in connection with the posting of a threat against Gov. Jack Markell  on Facebook. The investigation began on Sunday, November 6 after troopers were called to respond...

Two Cecil County manufacturers honored by Maryland group

Cecil County manufacturers were named  2016 Champions of Maryland Manufacturing. The awards came from the Regional Manufacturing Institute of Maryland. According to the groups, the  awards   “reflect the breadth of leadership, entrepreneurship and innovation for both...

Chesapeake Utilities reports earnings dip in 3rd quarter

Chesapeake Utilities  Corp., Dover reported lower earnings in the third quarter as seasonal factors and one-time gains at a gas gathering unit in 2015 affected results. The company's net income for the quarter ended September 30....

Dry weather helps Artesian post earnings gain

A dry fall and rate hikes aided earnings at  Artesian Resources Corporation. Net income for the third quarter for the Newark-area company was $4.4 million, an increase of  $700,000  or 17.9 percent compared to the...