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Saturday, October 16, 2021

State to use federal Rescue Act funds for new Hospital for Chronically Ill...

Delaware will use $50 million in federal Rescue Plan Act funds to build a new Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill in Smyrna.  The hospital, which originally opened in 1932, provides skilled nursing care to...

Analysis: Will Delaware end pandemic jobless benefits?

Will Delaware extend pandemic jobless benefits beyond the current deadline? Signs don't point in that direction, with the Delaware Department of Labor using a barrage of social media posts to inform recipients that benefits will...

Philadelphia Fed report shows Delaware’s economic performance mirrors U.S.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia's Tri-State Tracking series indicates the Delaware's economic performance  is mirroring the nation. Tri-State  looks at the economic performance of the three state's in the Philadelphia Fed's territory, which encompasses...

Highmark rolls out Lumevity, a business transformation platform

Highmark Health announced the launch of Lumevity. Highmark is the largest health insurer in Delaware. Lumevity helps businesses achieve large-scale transformation by eliminating inefficiencies, creating new revenue opportunities, enabling employees to do innovative work,...

Program to aid contractors doing state work and facing soaring building materials...

The Delaware Division of Small Business and Office of Management and Budget announced a Market Pressure Relief Fund launch. The program is designed to assist contractors doing state work and facing increased costs for...

June traffic on Delaware Memorial Bridge sets record despite drop in commuter traffic

Delaware River and Bay Authority officials reported record traffic volume for June at the Delaware Memorial Bridge.  The bridge handled more than 1.6 million vehicles, beating out the previous record in June 2019.  The strength...

Buccini/Pollin announces $62 million high rise apartment building in Wilmington

Wilmington-based developer, The Buccini/Pollin Group, Inc.,  BPGS Construction, and ResideBPG announced their latest residential development in downtown Wilmington, Crosby Hill. The project will bring 203 apartments to 517 Shipley Street in the fall of 2022. Designed...

Covid update: One new death as cases, hospitalizations decline

The Delaware Division of Public Health reported a continued decline in cases and hospitalizations from Covid-19 as vaccinations progress. The numbers One new death, an individual in their 80s from New Castle County, increased the...

Bancroft Construction founder Stephen Mockbee dies

Bancroft Construction Co. founder Stephen Mockbee, of Chadds Ford, PA, died over the weekend.. Under Mockbee,  a graduate of the University of Delaware, the Wilmington-based  contractor grew from a two-person company, into one of Delaware’s...

Program that aims to provide pathway to union construction jobs expands to Dover

The Delaware Pathways 2 Apprenticeship (P2A)  reached an agreement with Delaware State University to use a campus classroom to provide training that prepares Kent County participants – largely from low-income communities – gain entry...
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