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AstraZeneca not happy with Brexit progress or lack thereof

Good afternoon, Years ago, an AstraZeneca ( it could have been  Zeneca) manager was trying to explain why the company was pessimistic about the economy. “It’s where they look out the window,” he said. At the time, the United...

Delaware gains high rankings on tax environment

Kiplinger and the Tax Foundation  have  ranked Delaware as one of the most tax friendly states. for consumers. Click here  for more information on the Kiplinger ranking. The First State was ranked seventh from the top...

Planet Fitness to add New Castle area location

Planet Fitness  plans to open its doors this winter at 148 Sunset Blvd in the area of the New Castle Farmer’s Market The new 25,409 square-foot facility will feature over 125 pieces of s Life Fitness...

Corteva food security index now includes climate change impact

Wilmington-based  Corteva Agriscience,,  the  Agriculture Division of DowDuPont, and The Economist Intelligence Unit   released 2018 Global Food Security Index findings that take into account the effect of climate change. The index also shows decreased political...

From WHYY: Dredging change in federal water bill will spur expansion of Port of...

A wide-ranging water infrastructure bill, approved this week in the U.S. Senate, will support the effort to deepen the Delaware River and the shipping channel at the Port of Wilmington. The port, which was...

Small, mid-sized business remain upbeat in bank surveys

Mid-sized companies remain upbeat about the near-term outlook. That’s  according to the latest report from M&T. The report from the largest full-service bank in Delaware suggests further improvement in national economic performance over the remainder...

Sears Chapter 11 was a long time coming

Hey, the sun’s out, The decision by Sears Holdings to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection marks the end of the era. There is a chance Sears will emerge out of the filing in shrunken form,...

Two men arrested in Georgetown after cell phone memory cards are found in suspected...

Georgetown Police arrested two men on charges related to the possession of electronic memory  cards used to activate cell phones.  Last week, Georgetown Police arrested two men from the Dominican Republic suspected of operating an...

Finalists pitch Remarkable Ideas at Great Dames event.

Finalists made their pitches Monday night at the annual Great Dames Remarkable Ideas competition at the Harry's Savoy Grill banquet center. Ideas covered a wide range of areas, but a common theme seemed to be...

Updated: 2 hotels proposed for Main Street Newark

Two hotels have been proposed for Main Street in Newark.  Lang Development Co. and the Danneman family have proposed the hotels,  according to the  Newark Post reported.  Lang is a leading developer in Newark, primarily specializing in...

Chemours CEO to keynote State Chamber’s annual meeting

Mark Vergnano,  CEO of The Chemours Co., will be the keynote speaker at the annual meeting of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce.  The annual dinner is slated for Jan. 7 at the Chase Center...

M&T tops Delaware list in SBA 7 (a) loan category

M&T Bank  ranked seventh in the nation for total loans during the Small Business Administration's (SBA) fiscal year. The company ranked first in Delaware. M&T Bank extended 1,403 SBA 7(a) loans to small business owners...