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Tuesday, October 20, 2020
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Great Dames conversation focuses on the difficult road to gender equity

Great Dames tackled the topics of gender equity  and men and women helping one another at one the group’s  Powerful Conversations on Monday night. Founder Sharon Hake kicked off the discussion with the sobering finding...
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Bail bond group, Bonini push for repeal of reform legislation

An association representing the bail bond industry is aiding an effort by a Republican state senator to repeal a reform measure.  Colin Boni held a press conference on Tuesday outlining his plans to repeal House...
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Fenwick Island State Park could get upgrade under proposal from offshore...

A proposal for a wind power company to partner with Delaware’s Division of Parks & Recreation to make improvements to heavily used   Fenwick Island State Park is in the works. Delaware Public Media reported that...
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Analysis: Unlocking an airport’s economic potential

While questions at Wednesday’s press conference on the future of Wilmington Airport often centered on passenger service, the big story involves  New Castle County looking for a way to unlock the economic potential of the...
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Kmarts in Pike Creek and Bear to close

USA Today reports  that  Kmart stores in Bear and Pike Creek will close.  This follows the closings of the College Square Kmart and the Prices Corner Sears stores.  Kmart and Sears stores in Dover closed earlier....
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TransPerfect dispute shows no signs of going away

Good afternoon everyone, The aftermath of the dispute over control of TransPerfect rolls on, even though Delaware Chancery Court last year ruled that co-founder Philip  Shawe could buy out  50-50 owner and former fiancé Liz...
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Job growth figures revised downward as Fed governor, former UD President Harker sees...

The  Bureau of Labor Statistics reduced  the number of jobs created between March 2018  and  March of this year by 500,000 or three-tenths of one percent. The lower job growth figures are expected to bolster...
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Carper’s greenish victory

Good afternoon everyone,   As noted yesterday,  U.S. Sen. Tom Carper co-authored a bill that will provide money for highways with funds set aside for cleaner air and efforts to fight climate change.   The $287 billion  America’s Transportation...
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Hospital systems face uphill fight in vying for Sussex emergency center

Two Delaware hospital systems face  a tough  fight in  seeking approval from the state to build a stand-alone emergency department in the center of Sussex County. A state recommendation  argues  that there are enough emergency...
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Delaware ranks 34th in ‘best states to live’ list

Delaware ended up  in the lower third in a ranking of “best states to live, despite high-quality beaches and easy access to big metro areas. The 34th place finish  came from WalletHub, a financial information website....