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Purzycki said Wilmington did the right thing in paying off troubled housing partnership’s loan

Mayor Mike Purzycki said an audit performance review of the Wilmington Housing Partnership (WHP) has cleared the way for work to resume on the affordable housing project in the city’s northeast section. The Walt’s Way...

Jobless rate in Delaware increases to 3.7 percent

Signs of  tougher times ahead for job seekers have appeared as Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in October  rose to 3.7 percent, up from 3.5 percent in September. The number of unemployed 17,900 unemployed Delawareans...

An early look at the new Acela

Amtrak offered a sneak peek on the New Amtrak Acela trainsets that are slated to go into service on the Northeast Corridor in 2021. The Biden Wilmington Train Station is one of the Acela...

European regulators approve AstraZeneca diabetes medicine

AstraZeneca  announced that the European Commission (EC) approved Qtrilmet(metformin hydrochloride, saxagliptin, and dapagliflozin) modified-release tablets to improve glycaemic control in some adults with type-2 diabetes. Across the trials, the combination of Forxiga, Onglyza, and metformin fared...

Good news at the pump as Thanksgiving holiday approaches

After an uptick earlier in the fall,  local gas prices are dropping as the busy Thanksgiving holiday approaches, Wilmington-based AAA Mid-Atlantic reported. Delaware gas prices fell seven cents a gallon, thanks to an increase in gasoline...

From ProPublica: Billionaires keep benefiting from tax break to help the poor. Now,...

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Congress is calling for investigations of and changes to a Trump tax...

Wright family and Barbara Sapp honored by Farm Bureau

Sussex County Farm Bureau honored Barbara Sapp of Milton and the Herbert Wright family of Delmar at the annual banquet last month. Sapp received the Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award and the Wrights’ children accepted...

Plans call for restaurant, bank at former Sears auto Prices Corner site

The former Sears Auto Center at the Prices Corner Shopping Center is proposing a branch bank and restaurant with drive-through access at the site.  An engineering firm for Jardel Co. filed documents with New Castle...

Newark adds parking in Main Street construction zone during weekends

The City of Newark, in conjunction with DelDOT confirmed  that some currently restricted parking on Main Street is  available on weekends.   Metered parking spaces opposite the construction zone will be available from 5:00 p.m. Friday...

Coldwell Banker broker opens office in Ocean View

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in the Mid-Atlantic Region announced  that the company has opened a new office at 89 Atlantic Avenue in Ocean View in October. The Coastal Delaware office brings together approximately 40 affiliated...

Croda allowed to resume production of volatile chemical

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental granted approval to Croda, Inc. to resume ethylene oxide (EO) production at the company’s Atlas Point site. British-based Croda received DNREC approval by meeting obligations to improve...

DuPont wins research and development honors

DuPont has been named the winner of two R&D 100 Awards for advancements in science and innovation. The R&D 100 Awards, sponsored by R&D World magazine, recognizes the 100 most innovative technologies of the...