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Farmers Market sales post another record in 2019

Delaware  Gov.  John Carney and the Delaware Department of Agriculture on Thursday announced Delaware farmers’ markets hit an all-time high sales record of $3.28 million in 2019. The announcement comes during the 15th Annual Delaware Agriculture Week held at...

Governor proposes $50 million school in Wilmington

Gov. John Carney announced plans for a $50 million school in Wilmington. Carney will propose spending  $50 million to fund a new school on the east side of Wilmington to replace The Bancroft School. It...

Wilmington native Coker leaving Philly tourism post for San Diego

Wilmington native Julie Coker is leaving her post as head of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau to take a similar portion in San Diego. Coker had served in the post since 2016. She joined  the...

Wilmington University offers two Great Dames scholarships

Thanks to  Wilmington University  President Dr. LaVerne T. Harmon, Great Dames will award two high school seniors  four-year scholarships with full tuition. The opportunity, which is eligible to female students who plan to attend college...

Giving back: Chesapeake Utilities, Schell Brothers, Easterseals

Dover-based Chesapeake Utilities Corporation announced that employees logged approximately 5,000 hours of volunteer service with nonprofit organizations throughout the company’s service area in 2019. Chesapeake's service area includes the Delmarva Peninsula and portions of Florida. Chesapeake...

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...

EPA, Delaware Dept. of Agriculture sign partnership agreement

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Delaware Department of Agriculture signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding. EPA Mid-Atlantic Regional Administrator Cosmo Servidio and Delaware Agriculture Secretary Michael Scuse signed the agreement at the Delaware...

From WHYY: Buyer emerges for Philadelphia refinery

A redeveloper of industrial properties is slated to become the owner of the now shuttered Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. The refinery, the largest in the Delaware Valley, was rocked by an explosion and fire last...

Jewish Federation named ‘Top-Rated Nonprofit’

Jewish Federation of Delaware announced  it has been named a “2020 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, a provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. The Federation is the first nonprofit in Delaware to earn their...

New York law firm to merge with Duane Morris

Duane Morris LLP and Satterlee Stephens  announced  that the partners of both firms have approved the material terms of a merger agreement. The merger is expected that the deal to be  finalized by the end...

Delaware gets $7.8 million to aid homeless population

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development  awarded $7,825,678 to support 27 homeless housing and service programs in Delaware. The Continuum of Care (CoC) grants provide  housing and support services to individuals and families experiencing...

Carney, Dem legislators propose $50 million clean water fund

Gov. John Carney, House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst and Senate President Pro Tempore David McBride announced significant new investments in clean water across Delaware. The fund has the support of two private water utilities and...