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Saturday, September 23, 2017

State budget up 3.5 percent under governor’s proposal

(From the House Republican Caucus) The governor's proposed fiscal 2014 operating budget of $3.712 billion represents an increase of $126 million or 3.51 percent higher than the spending plan it seeks to replace.  The current budget,...

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...

Polar Bear Plunge coming on Feb. 3

Sunday, February 3, at 1:00 p.m. is the date and time for one of Delaware’s largest fundraising events - the Lewes Polar Bear Plunge, presented by Wawa and Comcast. The Plunge has grown each year, beginning...

Work begins on pilings aimed at protecting road near Indian River bridge

(From the Delaware Department of Transportation) DelDOT  is shoring up roadways that could be vulnerable the next time a major storm or hurricane strikes the First State. The project was announced after Superstorm Sandy threatened...

Low-interest Sandy business disaster loans available in Sussex

(From the Small Business Administration) Sussex County, Del. and some Maryland county residents and businesses affected by Sandy, between Oct. 26 and Nov. 4, can now apply for low-interest disaster loans from the U.S. Small...

Business book discussion program announced in Dover

(Delaware Division of Libraries) A new program offered by the Job Center@Delaware Libraries will give business and career professionals the opportunity to discuss what they’re reading, share ideas and expand their professional networks. The monthly program, called Business...

AstraZeneca, Wisconsin company sign drug discovery deal

Cellular Dynamics International, Inc.  announced a Center of Excellence agreement with AstraZeneca to accelerate the pace of drug discovery through the use of human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) lines and tissue cells. Cellular Dynamics...

State, Y launch social media campaign that stresses healthy habits

From the State of Delaware) To help promote a healthier Delaware, the Department of Health and Social Services, in connection with the Governor’s Office and the YMCA of Delaware, will kick off a social media...

Spanish version of Del. drivers license test issued

The Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) with assistance from Delaware.gov andDelaware Interactive recently launched a Spanish-language version of the Driver License Practice Test for Android and Windows Phone 7 users. Both versions can be downloaded at http://apps.delaware.gov. The DMV website also...

Chesapeake Utilities teams up with Food Bank to aid those in need

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation  announced the launch of the Chesapeake Cares holiday program partnership with the Food Bank of Delaware. Chesapeake offers natural gas and propane service in areas south of the C&D Canal. The company and...