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Photographer Kevin Fleming gets 1 year in federal prison after failing to file federal...

Well-known photographer and gallery owner  Kevin Fleming, 67, of Milton, was sentenced in federal court Tuesday to one year in prison for federal tax evasion. U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Andrews issued the sentence,...

Delaware’s jobless rate remains steady of 5.3%

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in September 2021 was 5.3%, down from 5.4% in August, the Delaware Department of Labor reported. The state's jobless rate came in well above the national figure, with the rate...

Covid-19 update: New cases decline as hospitalizations rise

Four new deaths and a surge in hospitalizations were reported in the Tuesday update from the Delaware Division of Public Health.   The four deaths included three residents of New Castle County and one from Sussex County,...

Cape May-Lewes Ferry vessel returns after overhaul

The MV New Jersey, one of three vessels in the Cape May-Lewes Ferry fleet, returned home following nearly a year-long dry-docking. The project included an overhaul and repowering. Work took place at Caddell’s Drydock...

Motion filed by AG’s office rejects claim by State Auditor that Jennings should...

The Delaware Department of Justice has filed a motion rejecting a  claim of the defense attorney for State Auditor Kathleen McGuiness that the  Attorney General should be sanctioned for comments regarding the case.  The defense...

Tech Elevator opens coding education center in downtown Wilmington

Tech Elevator, an educational provider, helping individuals and companies gain technology skills, launched its new center in Wilmington,  at 824 North Market Street. The company is now accepting student applications for its January 2022...

Bloom Energy share price up sharply on news of deal with Korean company

Bloom Energy shares rose more than  39% during the past two days   on news that  SK ecoplant, an affiliate of South Korean conglomerate SK Group, will expand its partnership with the company that has...

Biden flood disaster declaration does not include individual assistance

While in his home state on  Sunday,  President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. declared that a major disaster exists in the state of Delaware and ordered Federal assistance to supplement state and local recovery efforts...

The case for an inspector general

Good afternoon, In light of the recent grand indictment of Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness and continuing issues surrounding state contracts,  it is no surprise that the idea of Delaware having an independent inspector general...

Hologic to add 250 jobs in $20 million expansion

State finance council approves nearly $2.2 million in grants Hologic Inc., a Fortune 1000 medical technology company,  has chosen its Glasgow site for an expansion of its breast and skeletal health business that will add...

Delaware gas price up by another six cents in past week

At a time when gas prices typically drop due to decreased demand, Delaware Valley motorists are feeling the pain at the pump as gas prices climb double-digits week-over-week locally. In Delaware, the gas price average...

Covid update: 19 deaths reported as new cases, hospitalizations decline

Delaware continues to see Covid-19 related deaths, despite a steady decline in new cases and hospitalizations, the Delaware Division of Public Health reported on Saturday.   Data as of Friday reported  19 deaths, including 17 from...