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UD poll: Delaware remains solid blue state with voters open to bolder agenda

Medicare for all, marijuana legalization have strong support Delaware residents dupport a progressive agenda as well as the state’s all-Democratic Congressional delegation, according to a new poll from the University of Delaware Center for Political...

Drones help construction industry soar

Three Wilmington-based construction companies are making extensive use of drones. Representatives from Bancroft Construction, EDiS and BPGS outlined the increasingly important role of unmanned aircraft at a Wednesday night meeting of the Technology Forum of...

Johnstone Supply store opens in Dover

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held by The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce Johnstone Supply. The event marked the grand opening of the company’s newest family-owned location and its second in Delaware at 890 New...

Potentially destructive Lantern Fly found in Dover area believed to be lone ‘hitchhiker’

Early on the Delaware Department of Agriculture dubbed the invasive spotted lanternfly, present in portions of Pennsylvania and found in New Castle County last November, a ‘hitchhiker bug.’ The spotted lanternfly found in Kent County...

Rehoboth Main Street offers matching grants for business awnings

Rehoboth Beach Main Street announced  an  Annual Sign and Awning Matching Grant Program available through 2018. This program is offered to businesses within City of Rehoboth Beach City Limits to help defray the costs...

Longtime Sussex developer Carl M. Freeman Companies gets permanent home in Ocean View

Carl M. Freeman Companies, Troon Golf, the Bethany-Fenwick Chamber of Commerce, and   other partners held a  ribbon cutting ceremony of the Delaware divisional office at Bear Trap Dunes Marketplace in Ocean View. Freeman is...

Small and mid-sized business security: What you need to know

By Missy Bentzen Bentzen has more than 15 years of experience of information security in non-profit, government, and tech industry.  She has a CISA and CRISC designation. She also holds a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Polytechnic...

(Updated): Dot Foods plans to open $36 million Bear distribution center in fall 2019

 Dot Foods ground Tuesday  on its dozenth distribution center and already has a trucking operation in place in Delaware. The  $36 million facility will be constructed on 35 acres  in Bear, near Route 1.The 188,000-square-foot facility...

AZ-Merck cancer drug Lynparza gets orphan drug status

AstraZeneca and Merck & Co., Inc., announced that they were granted orphan drug designation by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Lynparza  for the treatment of pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer is a rare,...

AstraZeneca not happy with Brexit progress or lack thereof

Good afternoon, Years ago, an AstraZeneca ( it could have been  Zeneca) manager was trying to explain why the company was pessimistic about the economy. “It’s where they look out the window,” he said. At the time, the United...

Delaware gains high rankings on tax environment

Kiplinger and the Tax Foundation  have  ranked Delaware as one of the most tax friendly states. for consumers. Click here  for more information on the Kiplinger ranking. The First State was ranked seventh from the top...

Planet Fitness to add New Castle area location

Planet Fitness  plans to open its doors this winter at 148 Sunset Blvd in the area of the New Castle Farmer’s Market The new 25,409 square-foot facility will feature over 125 pieces of s Life Fitness...