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Friday, November 17, 2017

DSU, Central Delaware Chamber cut ribbon for new training and technology center

The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce (CDCC) joined Delaware State University in holding a ribbon cutting ceremony last week for the new DSU Training and Technology Center. (DTTC). DSU President Harry L. Williams and Judy...
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Chesapeake Utilities reports higher earnings in third quarter

(The video above takes a look at Chesapeake Utilities' combined heat and power plant in northern Florida) Chesapeake Utilities Corp.,  Dover, reported higher earnings in the third quarter and slightly lower net income for the first...

Milford emerges as future site of medical marijuana center

 Signs point to Milford becoming a location for a medical marijuana growing center and dispensary. Milford Live reported that a permit has been pulled for a location in the city, with an industrial park listed as...

DSU gets federal grant that will bring high-tech instrument to biology department

The National Science Foundation has awarded  four biological sciences faculty members a $252,639 instrumentation grant that will give DSU students greater research opportunities. The NSF grant will fund the purchase of an Agilent Technologies Seahouse,...

Delaware State University sets enrollment record

Delaware State University has broken  an enrollment record. This semester also marked a five-year rolling average with a freshman retention rate of more than 70 percent, a key indicator of improving graduation rates.  “Recruiting and retention...

Kent County Tourism announces award winners

Kent County Tourism Corporation announced  the 2017 recipients of their Tourism Awards. The awards  were given out at the  Celebration of Tourism Luncheon last week. Below is the list of Tourism Award recipients: Legacy Award presented to...

Mishoe named Interim President of Delaware State University

The Delaware State University  Board of Trustees has selected Dr. Wilma Mishoe as the interim University president, Dr. Devona Williams as the board’s interim chairwoman and John Ridgeway as interim vice chair. Those interim...

Earnings update: Artesian Resources posts lower earnings in 3rd quarter

Artesian Resources Corporation reported lower earnings for the third quarter. Revenues for the third quarter of 2017 were $22.4 million, a $0.5 million, or 2.4 percent, increase from the same quarter of 2016.  Water sales...

Firefly seeks input from fans on next year’s festival in Dover

Firefly Music Festival announced a month-long campaign to celebrate their fans and gain input on future performers. The initiative “stems from their continued emphasis on embracing fan feedback and utilizing it to curate everything from...

Congresswoman checks out poultry industry

Congresswoman  Lisa Blunt  Rochester D-Delaware  toured Delaware poultry operations early this week.  visited  a Mountaire Farms hatchery, an Allen Harim-contracted family. Rochester  visited  a Mountaire Farms hatchery, an Allen Harim-contracted family farm  and a Perdue Farms processing...
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