Quantcast
Sunday, October 25, 2020
blank

Bear resident named in alleged plot to kidnap Michigan governor received pardon in 2019

Barry Croft, the Bear resident charged in connection with a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, received a pardon from Gov. John Carney last year. Carney followed the recommendation of the state Board of...
blank

Small Business Chamber cancels FunFest

The Delaware Small Business Chamber canceled its 9th Annual FunFest, slated for Sept. 12, with the organizer citing delays in gaining state approval.  The director of the state’s Division of Small Business said the door remains...
blank

Tornado inflicted damage along a 29-mile path in Kent, New Castle counties

The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado spun off from Tropical Storm caused widespread damage in an area extending from Dover to Middletown. The tornado, which traveled 29-miles  was one of six reported in...
blank

Dart confirms future opening of distribution center near Delaware City

It's official. Food and beverage packaging manufacturer Dart Container Corporation is on track to open its first Delaware facility.  The  one-million-square-foot distribution center near Delaware City will employ 60-70 people when it opens later this...
blank

Fire in Bear-Christiana displaces 50

Capano Management reported that 50 people were displaced by a fire at the  Village of Barrett’s Run apartments in the Bear-Christiana area off Walther Road. The company based near Wilmington said that displaced individuals and...
blank

Christiana and other fire companies plead for 911 callers to disclose whether ...

Two members of the largest volunteer fire company test positive; protective gear still in short supply The state’s largest volunteer fire company reported that two of its first responders have tested positive for coronavirus. This comes...
blank

Illegal ice cream trucks and wandering the aisles at  home improvement stores

Hello everyone, Yesterday, I uttered these words for the first time   –  An illegal ice cream truck is in our neighborhood. Someone did not get the memo or saw a chance for a quick buck.  Worse...
blank

Carney’s modified order allows sealed alcoholic beverages to be part of take-out orders

 Gov.  John Carney on Wednesday issued a second modification  to his emergency declaration. One change allows any restaurant, brewpub, tavern or taproom with a valid on-premise license to sell alcoholic beverages as part of transactions...
blank

Commonwealth awarded bid for new DelDOT district headquarters building

Commonwealth Construction was the low bidder on a new Delaware Department of Transportation Canal District office building in Bear. Commonwealth's bid came in about 15 percent below the engineer's estimate.  Only two companies placed bids...
blank

Fire damages units at storage business

The Delaware State Fire Marshal’s office is investigating a Friday morning  fire in Bear that damaged several rental storage units. The Christiana Fire Company responded to the 200 block of East Scotland Drive for a...