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Bridgeville company leads list of top 100 tax delinquents

A Bridgeville company led the list of the top 100  delinquent taxpayers in Delaware. Delmar Homes owes nearly $1.2 million, according to the list from the state Division of Revenue. That was far more than the...
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Study shows Georgetown has lowest tax burden for senior citizens

The fourth annual study of taxes paid by retirees in Delaware put Sussex County’s Georgetown in first place. The Sussex county seat was closely followed by Milford, with Newark ranking third. Brookside, a census area...
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Wawa to hire 5,000 workers at its 790 stores

  Wawa, Inc. announced plans to launch its spring hiring campaign with the goal of hiring up to 5,000 new associates this year during the next three months, with all of Wawa’s 790 stores across...
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Delaware’s jobless rare dips sightly to 4.4%

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in February 2018 was 4.4  percent, down from 4.5 percent in January, the Delaware Department of  Labor reported. That’s above the U.S. jobless rate of 4.1  percent and reflects slow...
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Aer Lingus service gets under way in Delaware Valley

The first Aer Lingus flight arrived from Dublin at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)  Sunday The fleet B-757 aircraft passed under a traditional water cannon salute as it taxied to its gate. City and Airport officials...
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Ross Stores’ dd’s Discounts opening store in Merchants Square

The Merchant’s Square shopping center near  Interstate 495 and Governor Printz Boulevard north of Wilmington is getting another larger occupant. Ross Stores  is preparing to open a   dd’s Discounts  store at the center. The store...
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Debt-laden gunmaker Remington files for Chapter 11 protection in Delaware

Remington Outdoor Company on  Sunday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Wilmington. In February, Remington had earlier reached a restructuring agreement with creditors that will reduce debt by $700 million and contribute $145 million in...
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Fire damages restaurant on Kirkwood Highway

The State Fire Marshal's office is investigating a Sunday morning fire at a shopping center in the Prices Corner, Marshallton area.  The blaze, reported shortly before  5 a.m. occurred in the 3600 block of Kirkwood...
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Gas prices shoot up in Delaware with Wawa and Royal Farms leading the charge

Gas prices shot up last week as the normal-run up begins before summer driving season. Delaware prices increased by 17 cents over the past week as price leaders Wawa and Royal Farms led the way....
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Chinese vessel with cranes passes under Delaware Memorial Bridge

A voyage by a  Chinese heavy-lift vessel temporarily closed the Delaware Memorial Bridge early Saturday morning. At about 1 a.m., the Zhen Hua. 16, a heavy lift vessel transporting new ship-to-shore (STS) cranes bound for Philadelphia,  made...