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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Rte. 202, I-95 exit to close for bridge replacement

The Delaware Department of Transportation is advising that removal of the old bridge transiting U.S. Route 202 from I-95 northbound to Route 202 northbound will require two weekend closures of 202 in both directions...

Executive promotions at DuPont

  Effective Feb. 1, DuPont has named Karen A. Fletcher as its Chief Engineer and vice president of Engineering and Carl J. Lukach vice president of Investor Relations. Fletcher, 52, previously vice president of Investor Relations,...

Fund-raiser for Team Jen

The nonprofit organization, “Team Jen, Inc.” will hold its first Beef and Beer fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 16 from 7 p.m. to midnight at the Delaware Saegerbund, 49 Salem Church Road, Newark, Del. Team...

Gecko Fashions closes its doors

Gecko Fashions in Newark closed its doors. The women's fashion store did not reopen in the new year, after being in operation for seven years. A Facebook posting said the reason was “location, location, location." The store...

The Bancorp posts higher earnings

The Bancorp, Inc. reported a sharp increase in fourth quarter earnings with net income at $5.2 million compared to $3.3 million in the fourth quarter of 2011. The Bancorp is based in north Wilmington and...

Man killed after running car into utility poll while fleeing trooper

The Delaware State Police Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred  after a trooper attempted to stop a car on U.S. Route 13 (DuPont Highway) in New Castle. At 12:48...

Man sought, woman arrested after assault of Party City worker

  Wingfield. Delaware State Police photo.Troopers are asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect  accused of assaulting a store employee  at  Party City, 2101 Kirkwood Highway on Thursday. The incident occurred at 3:30 p.m. when...

AstraZeneca inks deal with Swedish company

Swedish drug development company Orexo AB  announced that the company has entered into an agreement with AstraZeneca regarding OX-CLI, a preclinical program for a potential  treatment of respiratory diseases. Under this agreement, Orexo grants to...

DelDOT prepares for rush-hour snow

Since 7 a.m.. Friday, hundreds of crews from the Delaware Department of Transportation have been preparing the roads and the equipment for the snow that is likely to fall later Friday  afternoon. Depending on...

Hayes named communications VP at University of Delaware

Deborah L. Hayes  has been named vice president for communications and marketing at the University of Delaware. Hayes replaces David L. Brond, who left UD in July to become senior vice president of communications and...
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