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Flash Flood watch issued for northern Delaware

The National Weather Service has issued a  Flash Flood Watch has been issued in northern Delaware.  Showers and thunderstorms Saturday afternoon and evening may result in heavy rain and flash flooding. The ground has been...

INC  5000 list includes 12 Delaware companies

A dozen companies in Delaware made the annual  INC 5000 list of the nation’s fastest growing small companies. The closely watched list ranks companies based on their three-year sales performance. The list was expanded to 5,000...

Delaware Tech gets nearly $2 million federal grant for auto, diesel tech training center...

Delaware Technical Community College received a $1.97 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA). The grant will support the construction of a 13,500 square foot Automotive Center of Excellence on...

Gas prices dip in final weeks of summer driving season

Gas prices dropped by a few pennies in Delaware during the past week as crude oil inventories surged, Wilmington-based AAA Mid-Atlantic reported.  CURRENT AND PAST GAS PRICE AVERAGES Regular Unleaded Gasoline (*indicates record high)   8/17/2018 Week Ago Year Ago National $2.85 $2.87 $2.34 Pennsylvania $3.05 $3.07 $2.55 Philadelphia...

July jobless rate unchanged at 3.9 percent

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in July 2018 was 3.9 percent, unchanged from June, the Delaware Department of Labor reported. The July jobless figure matched the national rate, which dropped a tenth of a percent...

Feds seize handgun, ammunition, magazines at Port of Wilmington

A pistol, ammunition, and magazines headed to Central America were intercepted from the Port of Wilmington last month. Federal authorities seized the handgun, three magazines and 247 rounds of ammunition during a U.S. Customs and Border...

Record 19 restaurants to compete in Burger Battle on Aug. 25

The  7th annual Burger Battle will see a record number of restaurants serving more burger samples than ever before, with 19 different bites served on the grounds of the Cauffiel House, overlooking the Delaware...

Our view: Fisker’s electrifying second chapter

Good morning, Henrik Fisker is back. Actually, he never left the building after the collapse of his auto company that planned to build a mid-priced hybrid electric-gas vehicle at the former GM Boxwood plant near Newport. It...

Business people: July 16, 2018

Rehoboth Beach Main Street has new director The Rehoboth Beach Main Street (RBMS) Board of Directors announced Karen Falk will serve as Executive Director. Falk is a former Executive Director of Southern Delaware Tourism, former small business...

TransPerfect owners take parting shots as company incorporates in Nevada

TransPerfect’s owners took a couple of parting shots in formally announcing that the company will change its  incorporation to Nevada. The change from Delaware incorporation status   became  effective on Aug. 6. The company’s headquarters will remain...

NAI Emory Hill announces commercial leases, aquatic center land purchase

NAI Emory Hill, New Castle,  announced the following transactions: United Cocoa Processor, Inc. leased 28,050  square feet of industrial space at 100 Lake Drive in Glasgow. A manufacturer of cocoa products such as cocoa...

Wilmington will fight suit filed in connection with blaze that claimed 3...

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki says the city will fight a lawsuit in connection with a suspected arson fire that claimed the lives of three firefighters and injured others in September of 2016. “While we continue...