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Wednesday, December 2, 2020
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17 additional deaths in latest Delaware weekly Covid-19 report

The weekly report from the Delaware Division of Public Health shows a continued surge in the number of coronavirus cases in Delaware. The percentage of those testing positive declined slightly, with 17 additional deaths reported. The...
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Gas prices rise but remain at lowest level since 2015

Gasoline prices rose during the past week, according to a report from AAA. The price at the pump was seven cents higher than a week ago at $2.26 for regular. The national average price was...
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Covid-related hospitalizations continue to increase as daily case number hits 575

The number of people hospitalized with complications from coronavirus continues to rise.  According to figures from the Delaware Division of Public Health, a total of 195 people were in the hospital with Covid-19 complications on...
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About that unemployment rate

Good afternoon, Thanks to the  holiday and the election,  Delaware's surprisingly strong 5.6 percent October unemployment rate was largely overlooked. The jobless rate dropped sharply from 8.3 percent the previous month and gave the First State...
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Law notes: Nov. 24 2020

Laffey opens Wilmington office for WhitbackBennett The Virginia-based family law firm of WhitbeckBennett has opened an office in Wilmington. The office will be headed by partner  Kathryn Laffey. Laffey has more than 35 years of experience in...
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Board of Trade repays controversial loan to county

New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer announced that Ideanomics, owners of the Delaware Board of Trade (DBOT), have repaid their $3 million loan to New Castle County taxpayers. In November 2015, DBOT borrowed $3 million...
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After surge in testing traffic, Walgreens opts for appointment only policy

All Walgreens Pharmacy testing sites will move to a reservation-based system beginning Friday, Nov. 27. Walgreens stores have been dealing with traffic snarls and back-ups as Covid-19 testing surges as the holiday period approaches. Testing sites...
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CNBC Video: Biden Harris introduce cabinet picks

President-Elect  Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris introduce cabinet nominees at an event at The Queen Theater in downtown Wilmington. The Queen has become the transition headquarters for Biden. He finally received the go-ahead...
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Covid-19 hospitalization surge continues with 5 deaths reported

Delaware continues to see a rising number of Covid-19-related hospitalizations. In its Tuesday report,  the  Delaware Division of Public Health reported 185 hospitalizations as of Monday night, well below the peak figure of 337 in...
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John Paul’s Mac Shop closes for the ‘foreseeable future’

Good afternoon, John Paul Mac Isaac has closed his now-famous computer repair shop. A voice mail message stated the business would be closed "for the foreseeable future," and other inquiries will be answered at a later...