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Monday, October 21, 2019

Firefly Festival returns to four-day format

The Firefly Music Festival will return to a four-day format next year. The festival  announced that the music event will run from June 18 to 21 in 2020. It will offer a presale from Wednesday into...

DSU dedicates first plane in new aviation program fleet

Delaware State University dedicated  the first aircraft in  a new fleet of planes during a ceremony on Wednesday  at the Delaware Air Park in Cheswold. The first aircraft is the first of 10 Vulcanair V1.0...

DSU professor gets $227,834 Defense Dept. grant for purchase of advanced technology system

The Department of Defense has awarded Dr. Mukti Rana, an associate professor of physics and engineering at Delaware State University, with a $227,834 grant that will fund the purchase of an X-ray Diffraction System. Known...

ILC Dover announces latest generation of spacesuits

 ILC Dover recently rolled out its  new line of commercial spacesuits this month with the launch of Astro™, the EVA (Extravehicular Activity) spacesuit, and Sol,  the LEA (Launch, Entry and Abort) spacesuit. “These suits mark...

From the Delaware Public Archives: Dover’s landmark hotel

The Hotel Richardson, shown in an August 1929 photo, was a longtime Dover landmark and the scene of social events and visits by dignitaries after being built-in 1982. The hotel was razed in the 1950s...

Food and drink: 1st beer garden-tavern downtown, Dover beer wine & spirits fest, oyster house...

Downtown beer garden coming next month The first downtown Wilmington beer garden is slated to open next month. Known as Makers Alley the beer garden from Buccini/Pollin Group is located at  804 Orange Street. Hiring is underway...

Wilmington, Dover rank low in list of best home flipping cities

Delaware’s two largest cities rank near the bottom as good locations for house flippers, although Wilmington has long term potential  A report from WalletHub ranked  Wilmington 167 and Dover 135th out of 172 cities. The financial...

Ribbon cut for Ry’s Chilly Creations in Dover

The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Ry’s Chilly Creations  last week at their site at 516 Jefferic Blvd., in Dover. Ry’s Chilly Creations is a seasonal snowball stand.  According to...

Dover Motorsports earnings dip, due to lower NASCAR, Firefly revenues

Dover Motorsports, Inc. reported lower earnings in the second quarter as expenses rose and revenues dropped. The race promoter reported lower revenues from the June Firefly Music Festival. That is in keeping with reports from...

Del. employers have until July 1 to distribute sexual harassment info sheet

Businesses are being advised that an information sheet on sexual harassment must be distributed to all employees by July 1. Last summer, Gov. John Carney signed HB 360 into law, which requires the distribution of...