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Monday, June 24, 2019

Libraries, state Labor Dept. team up to offer services

A career and career assistance program has been launched at libraries in all three counties. The Delaware Division of Libraries and Delaware Department of Labor (DOL) rolled out the partnership in February to reach out to more...

Development Finance Council recommends projects that aim to create 330 jobs

Companies are on track to create about 330 new jobs in Delaware after the Council on Development Finance at its recent meetings recommended approval of multiple grants from the Delaware Strategic Fund. In April CDF recommended...

Dover Downs owner to buy back stock, start dividend program

Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. announced that its Board of Directors approved a capital return program under which Twin River may expend a total of up to $250 million for a stock repurchase program...

Perdue wants to sneak in some veggies with your kids’ chicken nuggets

Perdue  is introducing a first-of-its-kind nationally distributed new Perdue Chicken Plus nuggets, tenders and patties blended with vegetables. Perdue’s  blends cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to create the next generation of frozen chicken nuggets, tenders...

State Justice Department defends work in Vaughn prison uprising, guard death cases

The Delaware Department of Justice defended its actions in prosecuting individuals alleged to have been involved in the 2017 Vaughn prison uprising. Charges were dropped against remaining individuals in a case that produced only a...

Batta Environmental receives Export Achievement Certificate

U.S. Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester recently  visited Batta Environmental Associates, Inc. (BATTA) to present an export honor.  Blunt Rochester presented Newark-based Batta with the U.S. Department of Commerce – International Trade Administration’s Export Achievement Certificate....

Barley Mill  faces key county meeting  this month. Developer Greg Pettinaro asking residents supporting the project to attend the session, citing possible opposition.  The key feature of the development is a Wegmans supermarket....

Target adds paid parental leave, adoption reimbursement, back-up care for hourly staffers

Target is enhancing benefits offered to its hourly workforce—including part-time team members—and salaried team members at our stores, distribution centers and U.S. headquarters.  Target has stores in north Wilmington, Christiana and Dover.  “We’ve taken a strong...

Coastal Zone reforms are on the way

Good afternoon everyone, Delaware is inching toward giving the green light to the redevelopment of a small area of the Coastal Zone. After a lengthy rule-making process that followed the passage of a controversial bill a...

Christina School District says autism program led to top overtime ranking

The Christina School District has responded to a state Auditor’s report on overtime records, citing the demands of a statewide  autism program. “In the Christina School District, a significant portion of overtime is a direct...