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University, VA Medical Center launch academy that aims to improve patient experience

Representatives of the Wilmington Veterans Affairs Medical Center recently gathered for the VA Patient Experience Academy kickoff. The program will be offered by the University of Delaware, with classes at its STAR Campus in...

From WHYY: Invasive species doom yard waste drop-off site

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources plans to close northern Delaware's last free yard waste site in the Pike Creek area amid concerns of invasive species making their way to White Clay Creek State Park.  DNREC has...

Trending: $39 million maintenance site at Dover Air Force on list of projects...

A list from the Pentagon indicates that a $39 million aircraft maintenance  building at Dover Air Force could be delayed under the Trump Administration’s plan to divert money for a border wall. The project was...

Gas price spike continues with Delaware seeing 8-cent jump over week ago

Delaware drivers are feeling pain at the pump like much of the rest of the country. The price at the pump rose eight cents during the week, Wilmington-based AAA Mid-Atlantic reported.  As gasoline demand increases,...

Medical society chiefs in Delaware and 3 other states seek to ‘stop...

Medical societies in Delaware, New Jersey, Connecticut and New York came  out strongly against the legalization of marijuana for nonmedical use. Legalization efforts have not advanced in Delaware, but are nearing approval in New Jersey. "States...

Controversial hotel-office project on Newark Council agenda

The Newark City Council will consider a plan for a hotel-office building on Main Street at a meeting on Monday night. The seven-story building has drawn fire from residents, with the city Planning Commission deadlocked over...

Updated: SoDel to build Thompson Island Brewing Co. outside Rehoboth

SoDel Concepts  announced upcoming construction of  Thompson Island Brewing Company, a 250-seat brewpub. Thompson Island will be built on a site to the south the company’s  Bluecoast Seafood Grill + Raw Bar which opened...

Personnel file: March 22, 2019

Editor’s note: Send your personnel news items to drainey@delawarebusinessnow.com WSFS Financial Corporation names SVP Jim Wechsler of WSFS Bank has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Corporate Development reporting to Rodger Levenson, President and Chief...

Former Soffritto restaurant up for sale.

The former Soffritto restaurant site  is once again up for sale. The 7,300 square foot  restaurant site  on Capitol Trail just east of Newark,  which also has  a banquet room  which closed and remained shuttered...

State Police investigating reports of undelivered goods from now-closed Sussex appliance store

The Delaware State Police Financial Crimes Unit is investigating an appliance business that did not make good on sales. The investigation dates back to early February when troopers were made aware of a customer purchasing...

Electric cargo handling equipment to be part of $100 million upgrade at...

GT USA   will take delivery of fully electric  cargo handling equipment from Konecranes Inc. as part of its modernization of the Port of Wilmington. Konecranes is a company based in Finland. The new equipment...
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Legislation would levy fines for not cleaning snow off vehicle

Newly introduced legislation would require drivers in Delaware to clear their vehicle of snow and ice before getting on the road. AAA Mid-Atlantic, Wilmington, announced it supports Senate Bill 58. "Anyone who drives I-95 or Route 1...