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Sunday, June 25, 2017

Dignitaries on hand to mark start of Riverfront bridge project

A ceremony was held to mark work on a new bridge on the Wilmington Riverfront. The  new 470-foot bridge over the Christina River will include two travel lanes and shoulders, as well as a  bicycle/pedestrian...

Joe’s Crab Shack’s former owner makes offer for chain now in bankruptcy court

The former owner of Joe’s Crab Shack is making a bid for the troubled restaurant company that now owns the seafood spot. Nation’s Restaurant News, reported that Landry’s has offered $55 million for  Ignite Restaurant...

Clifford Brown Jazz Fest kicks off on Wednesday

Additional details have been announced for the  2017 DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival,  to be held on Wednesday, June 21 through Saturday, June 24 in Rodney Square.  This will be the 29th year of the event,...

Hibbert wins Navient Leadership Award

Ross Hibbert, senior director of business transformation at Navient, received the company's quarterly Navigator Leadership Award for exemplifying Navient's values and leadership competencies. Hibbert, who has been with Navient for seven years, is recognized for leading...

Wilmington Rotary offering 4th of July flag sponsorship program

  Rotary Club of Wilmington will display approximately 500 flags during the week of the Fourth of July at Rotary Centennial Park (H. Fletcher Brown Park) in front of the Hercules Building in downtown Wilmington.    Each...

Development panel upbeat, while taking aim at lengthy county approval process

In a marked contrast to the grim state budget news coming out of Dover, a panel comprised of members of the development community offered an upbeat outlook for 2017 in northern Delaware. On the minus...

Suspect in shooting of six year old cleared as investigation continues

The search continues for a suspect or suspects in a shooting that left a six-year-old boy with a bullet wound to the head.  Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki and Police Chief Robert Tracy confirmed that Chelsea...

Wells Fargo taps Del. B of A executive to head banking team

Wells Fargo & Company has named  Delaware MBNA/Bank of America executive Andrew Rowe to head its Community Banking Customer Segments team, effective in September. Rowe will lead efforts focused on meeting the needs of customers...

St. Anthony’s Italian Festival gets underway on Sunday

St. Anthony of Padua will host its 43rd annual Italian Festival beginning Sunday, June 11,  continuing through the following Sunday, June 18. The 2017 The festival’s theme will center on Sicily. The eight-day festival takes place...

Network Delaware gets boost with winning web portal

Network Delaware is building off- and online thanks to a new web portal created by the Open Data Challenge winners, Team Community Coders. After the 48-hour hackathon ending June 4, Community Coders won the $12,500...