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Two killed in crash of twin-engine plane near New Castle Airport

Two people died in a twin-engine plane that crashed shortly after takeoff from New Castle Airport. Delaware State Police identified the pilot as  52-year-old Terrence Daniels of Philadelphia and the instructor,  79-year-old Albert Dohring of Middletown. The Airport...

Wilmington rolls out open data information portal

The City of Wilmington introduced an data sharing portal entitled OpenGov. The new service, which can be accessed on the homepage of the City’s website  (www.WilmingtonDE.gov)   enables the public to view and download more...

Newark adding solar-powered kiosks, ditching attendants in overhaul of parking ...

The City of Newark is adding  kiosks in and around downtown Newark municipal lots as it phases out meters.  The conversion to  kiosks - which accept multiple forms of payment, including a pay-by-smartphone app -...

Updated: Avenue closing all stores including three Delaware locations

Avenue Stores, LLC,  a women's clothing retailer Avenue is joining the parade of mid-sized retailers closing their doors.  The company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Wilmington as it winds down operations. Wilmington is...

11 Delaware companies make the Inc. 5000 list

A company that helps companies and people buy and sell online sites toppd the list of 11 companies on the Inc. 5000 list. Empire Flippers, a company that brokers the sales and purchases on online...

Delaware jobless rate up slightly as signs of slowdown appear

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in July 2019 was 3.3 percent, up from 3.2 percent in June. The increase, while statistically insignificant, according to the Delaware Department of Labor comes amid signs that job growth...

Asbestos contractor at Boxwood site facing nearly $33,000 in penalties

A contractor is facing nearly  $33,000 in fines and penalties for environmental violations related to the removal of asbestos during the demolition of the former Boxwood General Motors site. EcoServices and a foreman for the...

Personnel File: Del-One, Christiana Care, Del. Contemporary, Lyons, Sallie Mae, ...

  Del-One Federal Credit Union names CEO  The Board of Directors of Del-One Federal Credit Union announced the appointment of Ron Baron as President and Chief Executive Officer of Del-One Federal Credit Union.  Baron had been...

Sharp Energy honored for support of alternate fuel vehicles

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, Dover,  announced that its propane subsidiary, Sharp Energy, Inc., was recently selected by the Eastern Pennsylvania Alliance for Clean Transportation (EP-ACT) as a recipient of its Industry Support Award. Sharp Energy was nominated...