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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Smyrna’s Acorn Books to close

Acorn Books will close its doors. The store had its roots in the now-closed Atlantic Books location in Dover. A manager of the store launched Acorn after the closing of Dover bookseller The announcement was made...

Attorney General takes internal actions on handling of non-violent suspects

Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced  more than 30 internal actions   on the handling of issues from charging and sentencing to probation, bail, and expungements. Jennings had pledged such actions in her successful candidacy for the...

Gas prices up sharply from week ago

Delaware gas prices are heading upward. Based on Monday figures from AAA Mid-Atlantic Delaware's gas prices rose 11 cents a gallon over the past week to $2.24 a gallon the biggest increase in a region...

The welcome return of the Lyons, UD economic forecast

Good afternoon, It was great to return of the annual Lyons Companies-University of Delaware forecast at Clayton Hall on the UD Newark campus. For investors and businesspeople,  the free event provides information that get-togethers with...

Fed governor sees ‘year of transition’ for economy, monetary policy at Lyons-UD forecast

Loretta J. Mester, who heads the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland says 2019 is a "year of transition for the economy. The native of the Baltimore area, who spent much of her career at the...

Port of Wilmington getting $17 million in improvements

The Port of Wilmington is getting $17 million in improvements under new owner Gulftainer, Hellenic Shipping News  reported. According to a the publication,   warehouse improvements and dock and crane rail extension are planned. The projects are in keeping with...

Lyons Companies earns awards in 2018

  Lyons Companies  announced that it received several awards in 2018, including being again named one of the area’s top insurance brokers and one of the top benefits consultants by the Philadelphia Business Journal.  Additionally,...

Media update:  Business Times editor,  Delmarva mum on radio sale,  Fike out at Adams

Osborne named editor of the Business Times Peter Osborne has joined  Delaware Business Times as Today Media fills a long-vacant editor’s post. Osborne was part of the staff that created Business Monday in the News Journal in the...

Prosperity Partnership to kick off economic development conversation series in Georgetown

Governor John Carney and the Delaware Prosperity Partnership (DPP) announced conversations on economic development efforts scheduled in all three counties. Carney, co-chair of the partnership,  will join  President, W. Kurt Foreman, as well as...