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Construction underway on new Dover shopping center

Construction started on Dover’s newest shopping center last month. The new center on 1128 Forrest Ave. will add thousands of square feet of retail space and up to 50,000 square feet of office space.  The first...

Delaware ranks low in rate of holiday crime

Alarms.org  ranked Delaware near the bottom in the rate of holiday crime. The Holiday Crime Report that details the states most (and least) affected by crime during the holiday season. Delaware ranked as the eighth-lowest...

Horn Entrepreneurship, Siegfried honor O’Hagan

University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship recently honored the winner of the 2019 Siegfried Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership, Sarah Robb O'Hagan, founder of Extreme You and former CEO of Flywheel Sports, with a private dinner and award...

Costco opens gas station near Christiana Mall

Costco opened a gas station today at its store near Christiana Mall. The station is a drawing card in selling Costco memberships, thanks to  prices that can run 10 cents or more below prevailing gas...

Derailment closes roads in Montchanin area

Route 100 (Montchanin Road) and other routes west of Wilmington are closed to traffic, due to a derailment of a trio of cars on the East Penn Railroad (Regional Rail)  Wednesday afternoon. DNREC’s Emergency Response...

DNREC extends deadline for comments on state park improvements tied to bringing power...

DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation  extended the Fenwick Island State Park Proposed Improvements Survey deadline to Jan. 15, 2020. The extension is to allow further input regarding improvements to the park that are under...

Customs and Border Protection sets area record in recovering stolen vehicles

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in the Baltimore Field Office set a record in 2019 for recoveries of stolen vehicles being exported from the United States. Collectively, CBP officers at seaports in Baltimore,...

Bank of America moves up timetable for $20 minimum wage

Bank of America announced that it is accelerating the move from its current U.S. minimum hourly rate of pay of $17 to $20 by the end of the first quarter of 2020, more than...

Trending: Target to open store at Prices Corner

Target is coming to the Prices Corner Shopping Center. The company's website  added the site to its list of future stores. Reports of Target taking the former Sears store space had been circulating for months,...

Weekend roadwork on I-95 Brandywine bridge will close lanes, exits

DelDOT announced weekend roadwork will close lanes and nearby exits on the Interstate 95 Brandywine River bridge.  The work in Wilmington  will begin at 6  p.m. on Saturday, Dec.  14, ending at  5 a.m. on...

Christina Superintendent stepping down as district continues to face challenges

Christina School District Superintendent Richard Gregg announced today  he is stepping down to pursue other opportunities. He joins a parade of superintendents who have come and gone from the district over the years. Gregg will...

Is time running out for Wesley College?

Hello readers, News that Dover’s  Wesley College is seeking another $3.2 million  is setting off alarm bells. The college earlier received $2 million from the General Assembly at a time when public colleges and universities struggle...