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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Delaware Innovation Space gets $3 million in funding

Delaware Innovation Space received $3 million in funding from National Development Council (NDC), through a start-up innovation loan program established with Discover Bank, along with an additional $225,000 operating grant from Discover Bank. The programs...

State ag department offers funding for specialty crop efforts

The Delaware Department of Agriculture is seeking applications for this year’s Specialty Crop Block Grant Program, with nearly $359,000 allocated to assist in increasing the competitiveness of Delaware-grown specialty crops. Applications will be accepted through...

Manufacturing Association to partner with Junior Achievement

The Delaware Manufacturing Association  (DMA), an affiliate of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce, announced a five-year commitment to partner with Junior Achievement of Delaware. The association  will join other Delaware organizations in Junior Achievement’s...

Great Dames find their voice and more as group marks 10th anniversary

During a 30-year career at DuPont that included traveling globally and living overseas, Sharon Kelly Hake had noticed a common thread when talking to women leaders. “Women did not feel valued and they struggled to...

Delaware River Watershed to get $4.1 million in funding

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced $4.1 million in grants for 25 projects that will aid the Delaware River Watershed.  The  grants are the first to...

Delaware veteran unemployment rate below national average

Delaware is a good place for veterans seeking work. The unemployment rate for veterans is Delaware is 3 percent, the Delaware Department of Labor reported last week. By contrast, the jobless rate for non-veterans is around...

Pepco Holdings and Delmarva mark three-year milestone as part of Exelon

Pepco Holdings and its more than 4,600 employees are marking three years as part of Exelon. Pepco Holdings -  which includes Atlantic City Electric in New Jersey, Delmarva Power in Delaware and Maryland, and Pepco...

Delaware groups seek federal database in effort to monitor sketchy LLCs

The Delaware Coalition for Open Government (DelCOG) and  other Delaware organizations submitted a Resolution to Delaware’s Congressional Delegation urging them to sponsor federal legislation to establish a  national database of ownership of corporations and...

Beebe Healthcare CEO out after more than two decades at post

Beebe Healthcare CEO Jeffrey Fried  is exiting the medical organization, with the  board chair  stating that the system "wishes to move ahead in new directions." David Herbert, chair of the board stated, “We are all...

From WHYY: Invasive species doom yard waste drop-off site

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources plans to close northern Delaware's last free yard waste site in the Pike Creek area amid concerns of invasive species making their way to White Clay Creek State Park.  DNREC has...