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Wednesday, January 13, 2021
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Kowalko returns with bill that would raise income taxes for those making 125K

Newark State Rep. John Kowalko has again introduced an income tax increase for those making more than $125,000 a year. The Newark Democrat has introduced House Bill 64, with a broader base of support than...
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First State Insights – Targeting Distribution + Logistics for economic development in central Delaware

In this episode of First State Insights, Linda Parkowski, executive director of the Kent Economic Partnership, speaks with Troy Mix, associate director of the University of Delaware's Institute for Public Administration (IPA), about encouraging...
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Bayhealth Dover’s frontline staff first to receive coronavirus vaccine

Bayhealth administered the first doses of coronavirus vaccine on  Tuesday to frontline staff. Bayhealth was the first recipient of the Pfizer vaccine in Delaware. Kent County is seeing a surge in Covid-19 cases after having...
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Delaware State University reports successful fall semester

Delaware State University reported fall semester enrollment held up well despite the Covid-19 pandemic. Despite the pandemic, which has significantly reduced college attendance nationwide, the university achieved enrollment numbers that came close to last year's...
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Report: Wilmington highest, Middletown lowest in LGBTQ services, protections

Wilmington ranks highest when it comes to municipalities with policies that aid and protect the LGBTQ community, with  Middletown at the bottom, a yearly index reported.  The index was released by the  Human Rights Campaign (HRC)...
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(Video) Chesapeake Utilities completes $1 million ‘Safety Town’ training center

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation completed  the company’s training facility in Dover. The training center, named ‘Safety Town,’ will serve as a resource for training employees company-wide who build, maintain and operate natural gas infrastructure and will...
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Chesapeake’s Sharp Energy acquires Florida propane supplier

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation's propane subsidiary, Sharp Energy,  acquired has Western Natural Gas Company in Jacksonville. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  Dover-based Chesapeake, which has natural gas operations in  Florida,  typically acquires propane companies that serve...
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Dover city offices closed after positive tests for Covid-19

The City of Dover has closed all city buildings  to the public after two workers tested positive for Covid-19 No reopening date was announced. In a social media post, the city confirmed the positive cases and...
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Dover Downs owner converting to Bally’s brand

Dover Downs owner Twin River Worldwide Holdings, effective Nov. 9, will change its name to Bally's Corporation. The name change for the Rhode Island-based company comes with the purchase of the Bally's casino in Atlantic...
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U.S. Corrugated gets $3 million+ in state grants for ‘location of preference’ in Dover

U.S. Corrugated of Delaware has chosen Dover as what was described as a  “location of preference” for its new 457,000-square-foot manufacturing site. U.S. Corrugated Chief Operating Officer Jeff Coleman was joined by consultant Andreas Akaras...