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Saturday, September 23, 2017

DART gets $1 million grant for 10 battery-electric buses

Delaware Transit Corporation  (DART First State)  has been awarded a $1 million grant from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) toward the purchase of 10 zero-emission battery-electric buses, and associated charging systems.  With the help of...

Delaware auto dealer Hertrich named chairman of Breeders Cup

The Breeders’ Cup horse race series' Board of Directors unanimously elected Delaware auto dealer Fred W. Hertrich III as Board Chairman. Hertrich, the owner of Watercress Farm in Paris, KY., succeeds William S. (Bill) Farish,...

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...

State gets another $20 million from the feds for highway work

The Federal Highway Administration’s  annual August redistribution has resulted in Delaware receiving an additional  $20,049,671 in federal funding for infrastructure projects. The redistribution dollars represent federal transportation improvement funds that were allocated, but not used by...

WBOC-TV’s Thomas Draper dies at 76

Delaware television station operator and broadcast pioneer Thomas  Draper has died of injuries suffered in a truck-bicycle accident.  He was 76. Draper’s television station WBOC, Salisbury, MD,  announced his passing, which came after he was...

Personnel file: Sept. 5, 2017

  Trinity Logistics announces  top personnel  transitions Trinity Logistics, Seaford recently transitioned into a Team Member Owned Company through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, announced additional succession changes in key leadership roles. Billy Banning has moved from...

DSU gets $1.8 million for STEM education program`

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently awarded DSU a five-year $1.8 million HBCU-UP grant in support of the university’s Transforming Education through Active Learning (TEAL) initiative. Seen as a  way to expand experiential learning to...
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Court orders private school in Dover to stop charging for diplomas, services

A private school in Dover  that has operated under many aliases has been ordered to stop charging for educational services and diplomas,  following consumer complaints. A state Superior Court judge has held the Bright Rock Christian...

Delaware Electric building new warehouse space

Delaware Electric Co-op, Greenwood,  is expanding its warehouse space from 8,000  to a newly constructed 20,000 square foot site.  Vice President of Engineering and Operations, Dave Shapley, said that the project is scheduled to be...

Business licenses: Aug. 27, 2017

Business licenses are issued by the State of Delaware for revenue-raising places. PROFESSIONAL/PERSONAL SERVICES ERNESTO LORZO-JIMENEZ LORZO SHOP 403 NICK ST  NEWARK, DE 19702-4157 ESSENTIAL BALANCE 1450 OLD CAPITOL TRAIL STE 103 NEWARK, DE 19711 EVANS LANA FRESH START 231 S REHOBOTH BLVD  MILFORD, DE...