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Thursday, June 4, 2020
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Seven injured in Bear house fire

The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal is currently investigating a Saturday night fire Bear that injured seven people, two critically. The blaze reported shortly before midnight occurred in the unit block of Barrister Court in...
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Here comes a Waffle House

Good afternoon everyone, The most popular story last week on the Delaware Business Now website was not Amazon’s request for $4.5 million. Instead, news that Waffle House will build a restaurant off Route 40 in  Bear...
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Plans submitted for Bear Lidl store

A Maryland engineering firm working for German grocer Lidl,  has  submitted plans  and rendering for a new grocery store in Bear to the New Castle County land use department. The company plans to build a...