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Thursday, December 12, 2019

Construction underway on new Dover shopping center

Construction started on Dover’s newest shopping center last month. The new center on 1128 Forrest Ave. will add thousands of square feet of retail space and up to 50,000 square feet of office space.  The first...

Delaware ranks low in rate of holiday crime

Alarms.org  ranked Delaware near the bottom in the rate of holiday crime. The Holiday Crime Report that details the states most (and least) affected by crime during the holiday season. Delaware ranked as the eighth-lowest...

Horn Entrepreneurship, Siegfried honor O’Hagan

University of Delaware Horn Entrepreneurship recently honored the winner of the 2019 Siegfried Award for Entrepreneurial Leadership, Sarah Robb O'Hagan, founder of Extreme You and former CEO of Flywheel Sports, with a private dinner and award...

Costco opens gas station near Christiana Mall

Costco opened a gas station today at its store near Christiana Mall. The station is a drawing card in selling Costco memberships, thanks to  prices that can run 10 cents or more below prevailing gas...

DNREC extends deadline for comments on state park improvements tied to bringing power...

DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation  extended the Fenwick Island State Park Proposed Improvements Survey deadline to Jan. 15, 2020. The extension is to allow further input regarding improvements to the park that are under...

Customs and Border Protection sets area record in recovering stolen vehicles

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers in the Baltimore Field Office set a record in 2019 for recoveries of stolen vehicles being exported from the United States. Collectively, CBP officers at seaports in Baltimore,...

Bank of America moves up timetable for $20 minimum wage

Bank of America announced that it is accelerating the move from its current U.S. minimum hourly rate of pay of $17 to $20 by the end of the first quarter of 2020, more than...

Christina Superintendent stepping down as district continues to face challenges

Christina School District Superintendent Richard Gregg announced today  he is stepping down to pursue other opportunities. He joins a parade of superintendents who have come and gone from the district over the years. Gregg will...

Gore-Mayo Clinic venture aims to close wounds that won’t heal

Mayo Clinic and Newark-based W. L. Gore & Associates Inc. have formed a joint venture to advance the development of implantable cell therapies to treat debilitating conditions. Avobis Bio,  will combine Mayo Clinic's clinical and...

Kids lemonade stand license, health exemption bill to be introduced

Rep. Andria Bennett, D-Dover South, worked  with a group of  Dover-area students to cut red tape and make sure that lemonade stands don't end up in permit purgatory. Currently, lemonade stands in Delaware could be...