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Sunday, March 29, 2020

Dover Air Force Base reports first coronavirus case

An Air Force member assigned to Dover  Air Force Base tested positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus). The positive test was confirmed at an off-base medical facility in Delaware. ​The individual is currently in isolation on the base...

Dover Downs a bright spot as Twin River reports lower earnings for fourth...

New Dover Downs Hotel and Casino owner  Twin River Worldwide  Holdings  reported lower net income for the fourth quarter and 2019. The Rhode Island-based company reported that Dover Downs was a bright spot, for the...

Lectures, workshops to focus on small-scale real estate developments

The Incremental Development Alliance, a national nonprofit, is hosting two lectures in March and a full-day workshop in April, sponsored by Delaware on Main, the state’s Main Street America coordinating program. The events are aimed...

Dover businessman gets 21 months in federal prison for not paying $1.1 million in...

Peter Coker, 50, of Dover, Delaware was sentenced today in federal court in Delaware to 21 months in prison for failing to pay over $1.1 million in payroll taxes to the Internal Revenue Service...

ILC Dover sold to New Mountain Capital private equity firm

ILC Dover, Inc., a Frederica-based engineered solutions provider of applications to the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, food and beverage, and aerospace and defense industries, announced that was acquired by New York-based New Mountain Capital, an investment...

Grammy winner Eilish to headline Firefly Festival

Firefly Music Festival  will feature female stars  after a down year in 2019. Grammy winner   Billie Eilish will be joined by the politically charged group Rage Against the Machine, Halsey, Khalid, Blink-182 and Maggie Rogers. Also...

Bakery burglary suspect charged after bicycle chase with troopers

A Dover man was released  on bond after fleeing on a bicycle from the scene of a burglary. He was identified as Samuel L. Curtis, 56. The incident occurred just after midnight on Friday  when a...

Giving back: Chesapeake Utilities, Schell Brothers, Easterseals

Dover-based Chesapeake Utilities Corporation announced that employees logged approximately 5,000 hours of volunteer service with nonprofit organizations throughout the company’s service area in 2019. Chesapeake's service area includes the Delmarva Peninsula and portions of Florida. Chesapeake...

Dover Pier One store may be on the chopping block

Signs point to  Pier One closing its Dover store. Business Insider reported that 260 stores were stricken from its website. Delaware stores in the Christiana and Concord Pike areas remain on the lift of locations. The troubled...

Legislative Hall staffers plan to join union.

In a startling  announcement on the first day of the Legislative Session, staff members of the Delaware General Assembly announced plans to unionize. The effort is believed to be the first of its kind in...