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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

County to hold minority business forum

New Castle County  will present a minority-owned business forum to be held on Thursday, February 21, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. the New Castle County Garfield Park Community Activity Center,  at 26 Karlyn...

McNeill board game goes a little bit country

Game manufacturer McNeill Designs for Brighter Minds, Wilmington, recently announced that the firm’s award-winning word game, You’ve been Sentenced!, is now available in a new, country music-themed edition. The new version takes the popular word...

Bloom Energy fined for paying Mexican workers lower wages

Bloom Energy, which plans to build  a fuel cell  manufacturing plant in Newark, was ordered to  pay $31,922 in back wages and an equal amount in damages to 14 Mexican welders who were brought in...

Delaware pension investment risk noted in university report

Delaware's public employee retirement is coming under scrutiny for its use of more risky investment vehicles. The report came from the Mercatus Center at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va. Eileen Norcross,  author of the study said...

Opinion: Financial reality for the Port of Wilmington

At first glance, it would seem like the idea of partnering with a private operator at the Port of Wilmington would be a no-brainer. Delaware has invested $130 million in the port and needs to...

Downtown Wilmington building on auction block

On March 5th, CBRE Auction Services will hold an online auction or Jefferson Plaza at 1001 Jefferson St. in downtown Wilmington. Jefferson Plaza is classified as a Class B office building with 165,772 square feet...

Friends of slain store owner offer reward

Friends of Hemantkumar Chauhan are offering an additional reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the Penn Bantam Market Murder that occurred on...

3 arrested in connection with air-conditioner thefts

State Police have arrested three people from New Castle in connection with the theft of air-conditioners from a business and church. The first theft was reported on Jan. 31 when staff of the Buchi Corporation,...

Sea level rise sessions slated for this month

(From the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control) Delaware residents are being asked to attend upcoming  sessions on sea level rise and provide comments on potential actions that can be taken to improve...

Task force to look for ways to deal with rising workers comp costs

Gov.  Jack Markell announced  that he has asked Lieutenant Governor Matt Denn to head the state’s new Workers’ Compensation Task Force. The group was established by the Delaware  General Assembly and governor to address...
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