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Closing of Walther Road in Bear for bridge work will add to congestion

Traffic in the Bear-Glasgow area will get more difficult with the closing of a key feeder road.  As part of the  Delaware Department of Transportation  efforts to complete important road projects in warm-weather months, Walther Road...

Delaware gas price spike takes break as domestic production surges

Delaware gas prices dropped by a penny this week as crude oil fell below $70 a barrel on news that U.S. crude production had reached 11 million barrels per day for the first time.  The...

State advises 1,600 customers of two Sussex utilities to boil drinking water

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH)  advised the operator of Broadkiln Beach Water Company located in Sussex County to issue a boil water notice to customers after water samples collected from the system...

Delaware’s jobless rate falls below 4 percent in June

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for June fell below 4 percent for the first time in nearly a decade. This comes as total employment and the percentage of people in the workforce declined. The June jobless...

A park grows in Edgemoor Gardens

Ground was broken on the Edgemoor Gardens Park, the first new county park to be established in more than a decade.  When construction is completed this fall, this one-acre neighborhood park will feature a basketball court,...

Chase announces new credit card for hotel giant Hyatt

Wilmington-based Chase Card Services and Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the launch of the new World of Hyatt Credit Card, designed to reward travelers for making everyday purchases – both while at home and on...

State Police seek vehicle, driver in fatal accident with bicyclist near Felton

Delaware State Police is asking individuals and media outlets in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and Delaware to  share the video above and information on a fatality involving a bicyclist and a white Toyota SUV. The incident...

Happy Friday, No one talked about it, but there had been some nervousness in the past few years about the future of the Firefly Music Festival. While numbers have never been released, vendors had reported fewer attendees....

Businesspeople: July 21, 2018

Del-One Federal adds two executives John Ricca has been named  Chief Lending Officer. Ricca  brings more than 30 years of experience to Del-One, having served in senior management positions focusing on strategy, management, business planning and...

Delaware City Refining gets water intake permit

Delaware City Refining Co. has received a permit to continue to cool the refinery with Delaware River water The permit from the Delaware Department of Natural  Resources and Environmental Control was issued, despite public comments...

Co-founder of Firefly will manage Dover music fest  after AEG buyout

AEG Presents announced more details on its buyout of the remaining stake in the Firefly Music Festival. It was also announced that Firefly will return to The Woodlands the weekend of June 21-23. The shares were...

State ranks first in enforcement of speeding and reckless driving laws

Source: WalletHub Delaware ranks first in the nation in the enforcement of reckless driving violations and eighth in the speeding category. That was the finding from a report from the WalletHub website. The ranking took in account...