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Smyrna’s Acorn Books to close

Acorn Books will close its doors. The store had its roots in the now-closed Atlantic Books location in Dover. A manager of the store launched Acorn after the closing of Dover bookseller The announcement was made...

Updated: Winter storm expected to visit state on Wednesday

Businesses will need to keep the pre-positioned snow removal equipment in place.  A Winter Storm Watch is expected to be in effect on Wednesday and Wednesday night as a variety of precipitation moves through Delaware. The...

Attorney General takes internal actions on handling of non-violent suspects

Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced  more than 30 internal actions   on the handling of issues from charging and sentencing to probation, bail, and expungements. Jennings had pledged such actions in her successful candidacy for the...

Naf Naf Middle Eastern Grill opening first Delaware restaurant in Christiana on Wednesday

Naf Naf Middle Eastern Grill will open its first Delaware restaurant on  Wednesday at 60 Geoffrey Drive in Stanton-Christiana. The restaurant is opening in a new strip center across from the Delaware Technical Community College...

Gas prices up sharply from week ago

Delaware gas prices are heading upward. Based on Monday figures from AAA Mid-Atlantic Delaware's gas prices rose 11 cents a gallon over the past week to $2.24 a gallon the biggest increase in a region...

Del. Attorney General joins lawsuit over State of Emergency that aims to divert...

Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings  joined 15 other attorneys general in a California-led lawsuit to block President Trump’s  spending of federal defense funds for construction of a border wall under a State of Emergency...

Fed governor sees ‘year of transition’ for economy, monetary policy at Lyons-UD forecast

Loretta J. Meister, who heads the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland says 2019 is a "year of transition for the economy. The native of the Baltimore area, who spent much of her career at the...

Port of Wilmington getting $17 million in improvements

The Port of Wilmington is getting $17 million in improvements under new owner Gulftainer, Hellenic Shipping News  reported. According to a the publication,   warehouse improvements and dock and crane rail extension are planned. The projects are in keeping with...

Lyons Companies earns awards in 2018

  Lyons Companies  announced that it received several awards in 2018, including being again named one of the area’s top insurance brokers and one of the top benefits consultants by the Philadelphia Business Journal.  Additionally,...

The debate over tapping property taxes for Delaware Tech

Good afternoon, Delaware State Sen. Colin Bonini is not happy with plans by Delaware Technical Community College to seek a source of funding for construction and maintenance of its four campuses. Del Tech is seeking a...

Police officer arrested after confrontation during check of underage patrons at Felton bar

A Blades and Ellendale police officer with a loaded gun was arrested at a Felton tavern after being accused of interfering in an effort to identify underage patrons. Shortly before midnight, on Saturday officers from...