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Sunday, September 27, 2020
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Rehoboth brought us to the tipping point

Hello everyone, Delaware’s coronavirus response reached the tipping point on Friday followed by the stay at home order and the shutdown of non-essential businesses. On an unseasonably warm day, crowds descended on Rehoboth Beach. Social distancing...
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Coronavirus case total reaches 40, with another New Castle County case.

Another New Castle County resident tested positive for Coronavirus, bringing the total statewide cases to 40 as of Saturday morning, according to figures from the Delaware Division of Public Health. Of the Delawareans diagnosed with COVID-19, 28 are...
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Fashion department stores close; Kohls shutters locations until early April

Dover Mall has temporarily closed as anchor stores shut down nationwide. The closing became effective Wednesday night and will continue until late in the month. Anchor stores at Christiana, Concord and Dover Malls are temporarily...
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From WHYY: Pennsylvania governor orders closing ‘non-life sustaining’ business, with beer distributors making...

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf all "non-life-sustaining" to close in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic. The  list of businesses that can stay open includes beer distributors. Alcohol beverage control officials earlier ordered the closing of...
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Barber, beauty shops, nail salons not part of Carney’s shutdown order

The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services reports that the recent modification to Gov. John Carney's emergency order does not include  barber and beauty shops, nail salons. At this time, barbershops, beauty salons, and...
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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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SBA approves Economic Injury Declaration that clears way for loans for firms hit...

The Small Business Administration has approved an Economy Injury Declaration for Delaware.   The declaration makes loans available to small businesses and nonprofit organizations in New Castle, Kent, and Sussex counties.    Gov. John Carney submitted the application...
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Carney announces emergency interest-free loan program for smaller establishments in hard-hit hospitality industry

Gov. John Carney on Wednesday announced the Hospitality Emergency Loan Program (HELP).  HELP will provide financial relief for restaurants, bars and other hospitality industry businesses that employ thousands of Delawareans.   “Restaurants, bars, hotels, and other hospitality-related...
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DNREC drops fees at state parks as way to get residents outdoors

The Delaware  Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will charge no fees for entering  Delaware State Parks and state wildlife areas until April 30.   "Times are challenging and options are few, and this is an opportunity...
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Coronavirus news update: YMCAs closes all locations, Dover NASCAR races postponed, Biden Welcome...

As the YMCA of Delaware has decided to close all YMCA of Delaware locations temporarily effective at 8:00 p.m. tonight.   ,"We will continue to monitor the situation and plan to reopen on Wednesday, April 1st....