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State signs Port of Wilmington-Gulftainer agreement

Gov.  John Carney, the Diamond State Port Corporation, and GT USA Wilmington, LLC signed an agreement that will expand the Port of Wilmington, create jobs, and lead to as much as $600 million of...

Prosperity Partnership rolls out real estate site location web tool

The Delaware Prosperity Partnership has rolled out an online real estate site location tool. Now available on the  Delaware Prosperity Partnership website  is the   Zoom Prospector site location tool powered by  Geographic Information System (GIS) technology. Becky...

Chase to open bank branch in Wilmington

Chase plans to open a branch office in downtown  Wilmington. The website of the financial services giant indicates the branch will open in the near future at  Second and Market streets near the company’s credit...

Delmarva Power to hold one-hour energy conservation period on Wednesday

A conservation period will be called from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19, for all Delmarva Power customers, and for Delmarva Power’s Maryland and Delaware customers participating in Energy Wise Rewards. The...

Frontier adding Philly-Montego Bay flights in 2019

Frontier Airlines will add flights between Philadelphia and Montego Bay Jamaica, beginning on  February 10. The Philadelphia-Jamaica service will operate on Thursdays and Sundays with morning fights. The low-fare airline also added flights to the popular...

Sussex County revises special events ordinance after nonprofits voice concerns

Sussex County revised its special events ordinance following concerns by fire companies and other organizations that their events could be in jeopardy. The code had been in place since the 1990s to ensure occasional gatherings...

AstraZeneca gets two pieces of good news on drug development front

AstraZeneca  reported two positive developments in its drug development pipeline. The British-Swedish company has been working to rebuild a research and development pipeline, which has seen a number of blockbuster drugs lose patent protection. A Phase...

Top trending: DuPont and Corteva Agriscience leaders announced

DowDuPont announced the leaders of the independent companies that will be created following the separation of its Agriculture (Corteva Agriscience) and Specialty Products (DuPont) Divisions, which is expected to occur by June 1 of...

JLL report sees positive signs for northern Delaware office market

The Skyline  report from commercial real estate services firm JLL sees positive signs for the  northern New Castle County office market JLL’s Skyline Review analyzed 25  buildings in Wilmington’s central business district (CBD) greater than 40,000 square...

Damage to building, fairgrounds reported from possible tornado at Fair Hill State Park

Violent weather hit an area near Newark on Monday night, with a suspected tornado causing damage at Fair Hill State Park. (See Facebook post below from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources). 

Rehoboth mulls extending parking meter, permit season

In coming months,  Rehoboth Beach commissioners will be considering proposals by the parking advisory committee to address growing competition for parking spaces.  The committee is comprised of property and business owners, residents and other  stakeholders...

Best Places author says northern Virginia hamlet has the edge as Amazon HQ2...

The author a popular guide to best places claims the new Amazon HQ2 site will be located in a small northern  Virginia community near the Maryland border. Bert Sperling of Sperling's Best Places says that the...