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Aerospace giant buys rocket maker Orbital ATK, owner of Elkton site

Defense giant  Northrop Grumman Corporation  will buy  Orbital ATK, Inc. for approximately $7.8 billion in cash, plus the assumption of $1.4 billion in  debt. Orbital ATK has a site in Elkton, MD that employs hundreds...

Siegfried, Belfint, Lyons & Shuman make top 300 CPA firm ranking

Two Delaware-based certified public accounting firms made a national  top 300 list. The Siegfried Group, Wilmington,  was  recognized by Inside  Public Accounting as the fastest-growing CPA firm in the country with an organic growth rate of 18.4...

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...

Fish & Richardson named top 20 firm for minority attorneys

 Fish & Richardson has been named one of the 20 “Best Law Firms for Minority Attorneys” by Law360 – and one of only five firms in the 300-599 lawyers category – based on a survey of more...

Wilmington Trust survey shows 58% of privately held firms lack transition plan

A  recent survey from Wilmington Trust and a team of academic advisors found that 58 percent of owners of privately-held businesses lack a transition plan. The research, titled “The Power of Planning,” surveyed more than...

Early November farewell party planned at Dewey’s Baycenter

A going away event is slated in early  November for the Baycenter in Dewey Beach. The 40-year old-facility is slated to be demolished and eventually redeveloped. A  special events facility will focus on everything from...

Coons secures amendment that aims to preserve student visa program

U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.), after hearing concerns from Delaware constituents that the Trump administration's   policies were threatening the J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program gained an amendment to protect the program from modifications in...
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Apartments, nonprofits getting trash service in violation of city code

Following an internal review of its approximately 20,000 trash and recycling collection accounts, the City of Wilmington has determined that at least 97 of those accounts are commercial accounts that have been collected for...

CSC launches capital markets business in Europe

CSC, announced it has expanded its presence in Europe through the launch of its Capital Markets business in the UK, Ireland, and Luxembourg. CSC is based near Wilmington. This  move was made to address the increasing level...

Ogletown-based Integrity Staffing celebrates 20th anniversary

Integrity Staffing Solutions marked its 20th anniversary. Revenues at the company based near Newark now total half a billion dollars a year, making it one of the largest privately held companies in Delaware. To commemorate the milestone,...