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Lincoln woman charged with attempting to defraud AAA over life insurance policy

Arlene Arlene Belfield, 51, of Lincoln  was arrested on earlier this week  by Capital Police, following an investigation by the Delaware Department of Insurance Fraud Prevention Bureau. It is alleged that during  November, 2017, Arlene Belfield,...

Updated: Harmony Road bridge closing moved back a month

The closing of a  connecting road between heavily traveled Kirkwood Highway and the Christiana area has been pushed back to July.   Delaware Department of Transportation officials  confirmed today that  the closing, which caused an outcry in...

$600,000 skateboard park coming to Wilmington

A $600,000 skate park will be built on land given to the City by the State Transportation Department at Liberty and Lower Linden Streets near Maryland Avenue. The new skate park will be a street...

Shakespeare Festival returns with Merry Wives of Windsor

Belly laughs return to the Delaware Shakespeare Summer Festival stage with The Merry Wives of Windsor, Wednesdays through Sundays from July 12—28, at Rockwood Park, 4651 Washington St. Extension, Wilmington. This seventeenth annual outdoor festival is...

Dining notes: Quick bite at Chuck Lager, Dinner en Blanc, Kenny’s checks...

(Send your dining-related news to drainey@delawarebusinessnow.com) Dîner en Blanc returns for second year LeDîner en Blanc returns to Wilmington for its second year, on September 14.For this second edition.  Last year’s inaugural picnic attracted over 1,100  to...

Target adds paid parental leave, adoption reimbursement, back-up care for hourly staffers

Target is enhancing benefits offered to its hourly workforce—including part-time team members—and salaried team members at our stores, distribution centers and U.S. headquarters.  Target has stores in north Wilmington, Christiana and Dover.  “We’ve taken a strong...

$7,000 check presented following Boxwood brick fundraiser

Harvey Hanna & Associates presented a check for $7,000 as part of a  “Community Day” event that distributed commemorative bricks from the former General Motors plant on Boxwood Road that were purchased by area...

Minimum wage bill moves out of Labor Committee but may be dead for year

Legislation that calls for the minimum wage to increase to $15 by 2024 moved out of the Senate Labor Committee. Senate Bill 105 goes before the Senate Finance  Committee. A key state senator said that moving...

Christina School District says autism program led to top overtime ranking

The Christina School District has responded to a state Auditor’s report on overtime records, citing the demands of a statewide  autism program. “In the Christina School District, a significant portion of overtime is a direct...

Spirit to offer Baltimore-Nashville service in October

Spirit Airlines will go head to head with Southwest Airlines at Baltimore-Washington International Airport when it launches service to Nashville. Beginning October 10, 2019, Spirit will begin nonstop daily service from Nashville International Airport (BNA)...

Seniors targeted in genetic testing/cancer screening scam

 The New Castle County Division of Police and Newark Police are getting reports of scam involving genetic testing or cancer screening. The scheme involves soliciting  elderly residents to participate in free genetic testing and/or free cancer...

Gore medical device gets FDA approval for treating heart defects

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted premarket approval for  the GORE Gore Carioform  ASD Occluder for  treating  heart defects. The FDA approval was supported by data collected from a clinical study which demonstrated 100...