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Texas company acquires bulk materials trucker Delaware Express

Quantix SCS and private equity owner Wind Point announced the acquisition of Delaware Express Co., a provider of dry and liquid bulk transportation services. Delaware Express is based in Elkton, MD. The company is not related...

Historic New Castle Sheriff’s House getting $5.4 million rehab project

The National Park Service  awarded a $5.4 million construction contract to rehabilitate the historic Sheriff’s House at First State National Historical Park, New Castle. The Sheriff’s House is part of the  New Castle National Historic Landmark Historic...

BMW Championship offering holiday packages for August golf event

Tickets and  holiday packages for the 2022 BMW Championship at Wilmington Country Club have been made available. Fans can now visit  bmwchampionship.com to get  tickets to the 2022 BMW Championship, a part of the PGA’s...

High 5 Hospitality acquires five Jersey Mike’s locations in Delaware

Stanton-based High 5 Hospitality announced that it  has acquired five Jersey Mike's Subs franchise stores in Delaware.   Locations are in Rehoboth Beach, Dover, Newark, Christiana, and Middletown. Jersey Mike's has 1,900 locations nationwide.   Jersey Mike's is known...

Canadian investment group completes acquisition of Delaware Park

Toronto-based Clairvest and its equity fund completed its previously announced acquisition of the Delaware Park casino and racetrack from the Rickman family. Clairvest Group Inc. (CVG) announced that it, together with Clairvest Equity Partners VI...

Czech company completes $521 million purchase of Chemours Mining Solutions business

Draslovka, a Czech Republic-based, global, family-owned company, completed the acquisition of the Mining Solutions business of  Chemours Company for  $521 million. This completion makes Draslovka the world’s largest producer of solid sodium cyanide and a...

Trending: Aldi opens 7th Delaware store in Christiana area

Aldi opened its seventh store in Delaware on Wednesday at the Christiana Town Center, a center off Route 273 that is anchored by the Boscov's store. The newest Aldi had been a Staples store. Aldi...

Pennsylvania developer completes purchase of DuPont’s Chestnut Run site

MRA Group  announced the closing of their  acquisition of DuPont’s Chestnut Run Lab Campus at 984 Centre Road west of Wilmington. MRA is moving forward with a  $500 million redevelopment plan.  Renamed Chestnut Run Innovation...

From WHYY: Refugees arrive in Delaware from Afghanistan and other nations

As U.S. forces pulled out of Afghanistan in August, Jewish Family Services of Delaware pledged to help 30 refugees start a new life in the First State. Since then, 24 individuals from Afghanistan, plus...

Services Thursday for retired DuPoint executive, civic leader Chuck Welch, 96

Services were held on  Thursday for attorney and Delaware civic leader,  Charles Edward "Chuck" Welch,  96. Welch, who was born in Ohio, served in the Army in World War II, was captured three times by...

Locked in liquor store robbery suspect surrenders as canine officer Thor awaited command...

A Middletown robbery suspect surrendered to Delaware State Police after fleeing employees locked him in the liquor store and a canine officer stood by. According to troopers, the incident began around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, when...

Airline notes: Wilmington-New Castle gets federal funding upgrade; Frontier trims winter service

Delaware River and Bay Authority  officials confirmed that the Wilmington – New Castle Airport (ILG) moved past  10,000  boardings  for the year, officially becoming a  Primary Commercial Service Airport (CSA) and losing its earlier...