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Vice chancellor questions secrecy of Chemours suit against DuPont

A Delaware Vice Chancellor has  questioned secrecy in an unusual lawsuit involving DuPont Co. and its former spin-off Chemours, the Associated Press reported.  The AP reported the suit consisted of a cover sheet seeking a...

Phelps to retire as corrections chief

Delaware, Department of Correction (DOC) Commissioner Perry Phelps announced he will retire effective July 15 after a three-decade career that included a turnaround effort for a trouble prison system.  Phelps began his career with DOC...

Guilty plea entered in $3 million bribes for in-state tuition scheme at Delaware...

Stephen Williams, of Neptune, NJ pleaded  guilty in federal court Friday  to bribery in a case of evasion of out of state tuition at Delaware State University Williams is the co-defendant of Crystal Martin, the...

Two-state Delmarva heroin investigation yields multiple arrests, drugs valued at $1 million

A two-state heroin investigation dubbed as  Operation Royal Flush has netted multiple arrests and heroin with a street value of $1 million. This operation was conducted by 11 agencies in Delaware and Maryland and led...

Malvern Bank on the hunt for business customers in Delaware

Malvern Bancorp, Inc. is on the hunt for business customers  in northern Delaware. The parent company of Paoli, PA-based Malvern Bank recently announced the formation of an Advisory Board, that includes two members of the...

Personnel file: May 24, 2019

Send personnel news items to drainey@delawarebusinessnow.com Navient names Mills chair of board Navient, Wilmington,  announced that Linda Mills was elected chair of its board of directors effective June 6, 2019, when Navient holds its annual meeting...

Police issue warning about counterfeit bills as beach season gets underway

In a heads up to business owners and residents  in coastal Delaware and Maryland, the Ocean City Police Department say counterfeit bills are already making he rounds. In the past week,  Ocean City Police have...

Fairfax Hardware sold to owner of neighboring store

Fairfax Hardware has been sold to the owner of a nearby store in the same business. Owner Art Pleasanton announced via Facebook he will retire after more than 40 years at the hardware store at the...

Inmate acquitted of charges in latest Vaughn uprising trial

An inmate accused of being the mastermind behind the Vaughn Correctional Institution uprising and hostage taking was acquitted by a jury. Roman Shankaras was the eighth defendant to face trial for his involvement in the February...

Former Newport Police Chief gets probation, fine after accident and order to delete video

Michael Capriglione, former Chief of Police for the Town of Newport, was ordered to surrender his certification and was sentenced to probation by a Kent County Superior Court judge. Capriglione pleaded guilty in February to...

DNREC again offers recycling grant, loan program

DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances is offering another opportunity under the Universal Recycling Grants and Low Interest Loan Program. It's part of an effort  Delaware organizations support the state’s municipal solid waste (MSW)...

Trending: JPMorgan Chase buys large tract near Delaware line

JPMorgan Chase  has snapped up a large tract from the shopping center and office investor PREIT. The Chester County Press  reported the sale of the 187-acre tract for a reported $11 million.  PREIT (formerly Pennsylvania...