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Eight arrested after rash of vehicle thefts from Port of Wilmington shippers

The Delaware State Police have arrested eight Philadelphia-area teens during the investigation of  auto thefts at companies using the Port of Wilmington that kept keys in the vehicles.  Detectives assigned to the Delaware State Police...

Organic poultry farm in Hartly opts for solar

A Delaware organic poultry farm has gone solar. “As you can imagine, our electric bills are rather costly, especially during the summer months,”  said  Katharine Parry, part owner of the Parry Poultry Farm, an 80-acre...

News Journal drops USA Today print  section, adds digital edition for subscribers

The  News Journal has dropped parent company Gannett’s  USA Today section in the daily paper. A letter from the editor Email announced subscribers will not get a digital  “E-edition” of the full national newspaper that is best...

Updated: Bayhealth continues push into Sussex with plans for outpatient complex

Bayhealth is moving forward with its expansion into northern  Sussex County. The health care system entered into an agreement to purchase 18 acres of land along Route 9 at the intersection of Hudson Road...

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Walt’s legacy honored at the roundbreaking for Wilmington townhouses Updated: Former Amtrak contract chief ‘s payoff case involves Milford company Ouch – Those Route 301 tolls Moody’s warning about bridge toll hike veto ...

Newark Restaurant Week gets under way today

Newark will hold its 13th annual Restaurant Week beginning on Monday and continuing through Saturday. The long-running event aims to boost restaurant business at a slow time of year with menu items that stay in a...

Meece retiring as director of highly acclaimed Newark Charter School

Greg Meece plans to retire  as School Director of  Newark Charter School. In a letter the school community, Meese said he and his wife  Rosemary plan to retire together. Meese guided the school since its founding...

Jobless rate in Delaware drops to 3.8 percent

Delaware’s unemployment rate fell to 3.8 percent in December, with the state adding more than 10,000 jobs in 1018.  The unemployment rate in November was 3.9 percent. The Delaware Department of Labor cautioned that the...

Ex Amtrak employee gets year in prison in bribery scheme involving former...

A former Amtrak employee was sentenced to a year in prison for his role in a kickback scheme tied to former executives at a  Milford commercial upholstery company. Timothy Miller earlier pleaded guilty to charges...

Navient seeks partial dismissal of lawsuit over loan forbearance practices

Wilmington-based student loan servicing firm Navient is seeking a partial summary judgment in a case involving its practices with  borrowers  struggling to make payments.. Gaining the judgment would dismiss some but not all charges in...

Wilmington mayor confirms financial crisis at city Housing Partnership

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki acknowledged the  Wilmington Housing Partnership (WHP)  is in financial difficulty  and vowed to continue to help the agency deal with two troubled developments Prominent Wilmington developer Robert Buccini, who chairs the...