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Vehicle towing regulation bill stuck in committee

Legislation that would further regulate towing on public and private property in the state is stuck in committee. House Bill 351 would govern several controversial practices, such as towing a car away even if...

After Chancellor’s ruling, Tesla shareholders will be asked whether Musk should get $56 billion...

CNBC and other sites reported today that Tesla will ask shareholders to approve a $56 billion pay package for celebrity CEO Elon Musk. Earlier this year, Delaware Chancellor Kathleen McCormick ruled in a shareholder suit...

La Plaza announces Sunday small business expo

La Plaza Delaware is holding a free Spring into Summer Small Business Expo in Lewes.  The event from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 21 at Cape Henlopen High School in the...

Incyte announces skin disease drug venture with Chinese company

Incyte and China Medical System Holdings Limited reached an agreement whereby Incyte and CMS, through a wholly-owned dermatology medical aesthetic subsidiary of CMS (CMS Skinhealth), for the development and commercialization of povorcitinib. The agreement calls...

Highway Safety office announces distracted driving enforcement effort in April

The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is partnering with local and state law enforcement agencies across Delaware to conduct high-visibility enforcement during April, designated as National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Distracted driving crashes are often...

Energize Delaware’s commercial property clean energy program gets boost

Energize Delaware, administrator for the Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy Program (D-PACE,) has increased the total eligible construction costs from 20 to 30 percent as a way to ease the impact of increased borrowing...

Avelo notes: Passenger boardings in Wilmington; UConn championship fare promotion

The Patreon website recently reported that Avelo Airlines filled 67% of available seats from Wilmington (ILG) on January flights. The percentage of filled seats was among the highest among Avelo destinations and was above...

Former UD President David Roselle, 84

Former University of Kentucky and University of Delaware President David Roselle has passed away at age 84, according to media reports.. After leaving Kentucky, Roselle took the helm at UD during a period of...

From Spotlight Delaware: Experts says ‘Unauditable’ Delaware unemployment fund brings risk

By Karl Baker This story was produced by Spotlight Delaware, a community-powered, collaborative, nonprofit newsroom covering the First State. Learn more at spotlightdelaware.org  Why Should Delaware Care?Thousands of laid off Delaware workers turn to the state’s unemployment...

Manufactured home community owner ordered to pay more than $800,000 in penalties

Residents of a manufactured home community won a preliminary victory. An administrative hearing officer ruled in favor of the Pine Haven manufactured home community's residents. The ruling stated that Blue Beach Bungalows DE, LLC...

Vermeil, Roker, poet Hazo honored with Common Wealth awards

The achievements of nationally renowned broadcaster Al Roker, Pro Football Hall of Fame coach and sports broadcaster Dick Vermeil, and poet Dr. Samuel Hazo were the focus of celebration at the 45th annual...

Biden flies back to White House amid signs that war between Israel and Iran...

President Joe Biden cut short his weekend visit to his home near Rehoboth Beach. An airspace advisory was lifted after the President departed for the Executive Mansion to meet with his national security team over...

Travel notes: Grand Canyon flights? Frontier wants you to ditch the turnpike & fly...

During those times when Wilmington Airport or Avelo asks for suggested destinations, the responses can be interesting. Suggestions have always included obscure locations around the country where family is located. A while back, I suggested an...

Delaware woman arrested in connection with international extortion scheme that netted $1.7 million

A Delaware woman was arrested here on criminal charges related to her role in an international extortion scheme that targeted thousands of victims throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. According to an...

Committee formed as ex-auditor McGuiness weighs bid for Delaware House seat

A committee has been formed as former State Auditor Kathy McGuiness considers a bid to become a member of the Delaware House. A filing with the Delaware Department of Elections indicated that McGuiness would seek...

Legislators file bill that would open door to Draft Kings and other sports betting...

Lawmakers filed new legislation that would provide Delawareans with more options for sports betting through their mobile devices. House Bill 365, sponsored by Reps. Frank Cooke, D-south Wilmington and  William Bush, D-Dover would allow Delaware to...

Delmarva Power’s reports purchases from diverse suppliers hit a record $190 million in 2023

 Delmarva Power purchased $190 million in goods and services from diversity-certified suppliers in 2023, accounting for 40 percent of the company’s total purchases for the year. That's a $50 million increase from 2023 and...

Personnel file: April 11, 2024

Send personnel news items to drainey@delawarebusinessnow.com Rehoboth names city manager Boulder City (Nevada) City Manager Taylour Tedder was named the Rehoboth Beach City Manager, effective in mid-May. Tedder has been responsible for day-to-day management of Boulder City,...

From Spotlight Delaware – Could Congress hinder future Middletown pharma campus?

WuXi under the microscope for alleged CCP ties By Jacob Owens This story was produced by Spotlight Delaware, a community-powered, collaborative, nonprofit newsroom covering the First State. Learn more at spotlightdelaware.org  Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new...

From UDaily: UD grad programs rank in the top tier

In the 2025 edition of Best Graduate Schools, U.S. News and World Report ranked the University of Delaware's graduate programs in the top tier. “As we continue to enhance and expand our excellent graduate programs to meet...
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