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Transportation improvement fund tied to to attracting, retaining businesses now in place

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the Transportation Infrastructure Investment Fund (TIIF), an initiative announced by Governor John Carney in 2019, is now live and accepting submissions. TIIF was established to provide economic...

Gas prices continue to drop in Delaware

Gas prices continued to drop in Delaware as worries over an pandemic grew and fuel supplies remained ample. Delaware posted the biggest decline - five cents over the past week. Gas prices in the First...

Delaware jobless rate rises to 3.9 percent

Delaware's jobless rate again  rose to 3.9 percent in December, in line with earlier estimates from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Employment growth was slightly below the national average as the number the persons...

Personnel File: Connections; Belfint, Lyons; Wilm. Housing Authority; Del. Correction; Ruppert Landscaping

Connections names interim CEO Connections CSP Chief Operating Officer, William F. Northey, Ph.D., was recently chosen by the Board of Directors as the organization’s Interim CEO.  Catherine Devaney McKay, Connections founder, President, and CEO for 30+...

WSFS posts higher earnings for 2019

Wilmington-based WSFS Financial Corp. reported higher earnings in the fourth quarter and 2019 as the integration with Beneficial Bank  went smoothly Net income for the year was $444.9 million, up from $246.5 million a year...

Excerpts from governor’s State of the State speech

Governor John Carney on Thursday delivered the 2020 State of the State address to a joint session of the General Assembly, announcing plans to invest in Delaware’s public schools, protect our environment, and strengthen our...

Delaware U.S. Attorney’s office assists in recovery of stolen Christopher Columbus letter worth $1.3...

U.S. Attorney David C. Weiss and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced the recovery of  a more than 500-year-old copy of Christopher Columbus’ letter describing his discoveries in the Americas to the Government...

Updated: Gulftainer business to offer additional logistics services at Port of Wilmington

GT USA (Gulftainer) has added freight services under the Momentum Logistics brand  at the Port of Wilmington. GT manages the port under a long-term lease with the State of Delaware.  Momentum Logistics - Delaware will...

Legislation aims to strengthen surprise medical bill protections

A bipartisan group of legislators and the Delaware Healthcare Association announced a bill aimed at protecting patients from surprise medical bills. House Bill 286, legislation is designed to strengthen an existing law.  “No one experiencing a...

Tech company moves from Wilmington to Newark

Greenwing Technology  relocated their offices from downtown Wilmington to Newark. The new location is  at 314 East Main Street, Suite 401. The new office is  more centrally located for all team members and  allows more meeting...

Turning the tide in the roadside litter battle

Good afternoon, A couple of years ago,  I complained in this space about litter, sometimes in the form of plastic bags, fouling roadsides around Delaware. Road trips seemed to indicate that  crews in  other states...