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WSFS posts higher earnings in second quarter

WSFS Financial Corp., Wilmington, the parent company of WSFS Bank,  reported higher earnings in the second quarter. Net income rose to $97.5 million in the second quarter, up from $65.1 million during the same period...
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Delaware Covid case numbers rise with Brazil variant showing up in test samples

In its weekly report,  the  Delaware Division of Public Health reported a continued increase in the number of Covid-19 cases and the presence of the Gamma variant from Brazil. As of Sunday, the seven-day average...
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Biden returns to D.C. after weekend visit

President Joe Biden returned to Washington, D.C. after a weekend visit to Delaware. The president arrived at New Castle Airport at 9:40 p.m. Friday after attending a campaign event for Virginia gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe.  The...
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Carney signs Clean Water bill

Gov. John Carney Thursday signed into law House Bill 200, the Clean Water for Delaware Act. HB 200, sponsored by House Majority Leader Valerie Longhurst, D-Bear, establishes a framework for assessing needs and planning to...
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AstraZeneca completes purchase of rare disease specialist Alexion Pharmaceuticals

AstraZeneca completed the $39  billion acquisition of Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. The closing of the acquisition marks the company’s entry into medicines for rare diseases.  Pascal Soriot, AstraZeneca CEO, said: “Today, we welcome our new colleagues from...
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Cecil County’s chalks up more economic development wins

Good afternoon, Cecil County is on a roll. The Maryland county to the west of Newark and Middletown chalked up two big economic development wins this month. This week a  groundbreaking ceremony took place for a quarter...
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Growth in Delaware building permits for home construction tops in nation

Despite the challenges stemming from Covid-19, Delaware ranked first in a report issued earlier this year on the percentage increase of new home building permits. Delaware recorded a 27 percent gain, above the figure for...
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Farmland preservation program adds another 3,695 acres

The  25th  round of easement selections by the Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Foundation was announced this week. With the preservation of 3,695 acres, Delaware has permanently preserved more than 143,000 acres of farmland. “Delaware’s Aglands Preservation...
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Comcast Business rolls out mobile service

Comcast Business launched a new wireless mobile service for small businesses, Comcast Business Mobile across its national footprint that includes much of Delaware. The launch comes about four years  after the company established consumer-focused  Xfinity...
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Food and drink: Snuff Mill opens, Bardea steakhouse in the works, Brew Works-Hagley cider...

Snuff Mill is now open. The restaurant in Independence Mall, off Concord Pike, is "all in" on locally sourced beef, pork, and poultry. Officially known as Snuff Mill Butchery and Wine Bar, the restaurant's opening...
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New chancellor’s fee decision disputed by TransPerfect lawyers

Citizens for a Pro-Business Delaware is criticizing a decision by newly sworn-in Chancellor Kathaleen McCormick over billing for services related to the sale of TransPerfect. Lawyers for TransPerfect Global have requested a change on  Chancery...
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Dewey’s Lighthouse Restaurant reopening on July 29

Lighthouse Cove Development Company and TKo Hospitality announced the re-opening of The Lighthouse Restaurant in Dewey Beach. The restaurant will re-open to the public on Thursday, July 29th, at 11 am. The Lighthouse Restaurant re-opens...