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Tuesday, July 27, 2021
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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...
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Class-action suit filed after Wawa reports malware capable of capturing credit, debt card numbers

A class-action lawsuit has been filed in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia after Wawa Inc. reported a data breach at its stores. Wawa reported that the company found malware on its computer system that was...
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The Trolley Square bear

Hello everyone, I don’t know about you, but I spent way too much time on Thursday following the exploits of a  bear that decided to wander into Wilmington’s  Trolley Square area. (The accompanying image is...
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Bear child care center authorized to reopen

The Little People Child Development Center in Bear is  now listed as being licensed to operate. The child care search site for the state revised the listing after  an earlier suspension. The center on Wrangle Hill...
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Section of Route 72 in Bear to close until late August

A section of Route 72 in Bear will be closed beginning Monday as construction continues on the key route that runs from the Delaware City area to Newark.   Also known as Wrangle Hill Road,  Route...
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Long-time garden center in Bear to close its doors; site could become Lidl...

Countryside Garden Center in Bear is holding a liquidation-retirement sale beginning later this week.  "We are closing our doors forever. All our merchandise, store fixtures, furniture company trucks, front loader, forklift, tools, cash registers, shelving,...