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Law notes: Offit Kurman expands, Richards tops M&A ranking; Doroshow, Pasquale partner;...

Offit Kurman’s attorneys in Wilmington moved into new office space in Wilmington. The new office at 222 Delaware Avenue, with more than 7,800 square feet, will add 10 more attorney offices, along with new conference...

Growing number of Delawareans believe action should be taken on climate change

A poll commissioned by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control indicates a growing number of  Delawareans believe climate change and sea-level rise are happening. A  majority say the state should act now...

Delaware refinery owner PBF reports higher earnings

Delaware City refinery owner PBF Energy Inc. reported higher earnings in the fourth quarter and 2019. The company reported fourth-quarter 2019 net income of $69.1 million. This compares to a net loss of $346.7 million...

Delaware health officials prepare for coronavirus

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is taking steps to prepare for community spread of the coronavirus disease known as COVID-19. To date, no one in Delaware has tested positive for COVID-19. “While the CDC’s...

Chemicals from firefighting foam found in 2 wells near Dover Air Force Base

The U.S. Air Force and Dover Air Force Base   notified Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control that preliminary results show two wells near the base have possible elevated levels of perfluorooctane...

DigiGirlz STEM event returns for 10th year

Registration is now open for Delaware DigiGirlz Day 2020. The event is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Girls in the 8th and 9th grades (or ages 13-15) are invited to spend a day with hands-on learning...

Poultry industry deserves support

Good afternoon, Earlier this month, Delmarva Poultry Industry released its latest figures on chicken production. It showed the number of chickens processed rose slightly in 2019, due to productivity gains. The number of chicken houses has...

Delmarva Power seeks natural gas rate increase

Delmarva Power is seeking a 6.5 rate increase in its natural gas delivery rates in northern New Castle County. The increase would amount to about $6 a month for the typical customer's winter bill. Delmarva cited...

Lectures, workshops to focus on small-scale real estate developments

The Incremental Development Alliance, a national nonprofit, is hosting two lectures in March and a full-day workshop in April, sponsored by Delaware on Main, the state’s Main Street America coordinating program. The events are aimed...

Delaware joins 38 other states in investigating JUUL vaping products

Attorney General Kathy Jennings said Delaware has joined a  multistate investigation of JUUL Labs. The 39-state coalition is investigating JUUL’s marketing and sales practices, including targeting of youth. The investigation also concerns claims regarding nicotine...

Hotel Association honors ‘Stars’ at annual dinner

The Delaware Hotel and Lodging Association Annual Stars of the Industry Awards Dinner was held  last week  at the Embassy Suites Newark Hotel This event honors those lodging associates and properties, who best symbolize the quality and...

Delaware small businesses invited to take short survey

SBDC, state small business office team up to gain insights Starting today, Delaware small business owners (or senior management) can take a short and anonymous survey available at delbiz.com/survey2020. The Delaware Division of Small Business and...