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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Trending: Hertrich adds Dover Chevy dealership

The  Hertrich  Family of Auto Dealerships has added Dover's Chevrolet dealership and collision center, the company announced on a social media post. The Delaware-based dealer purchased Chevrolet of Dover from Matt Kersey, who purchased sole...

Hamlet shopping center to get a makeover

The owner of the Hamlet Shopping Center in Dover has announced  plans for a  building façade renovation and lighting improvement plan.   This center at the intersection of Walker and McKee Roads is also changing its...

Trending: Massage parlor-brothel operator convicted in first of its kind racketeering case

The operator of several massage parlors in  Delaware  was found liable of three violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (R.I.C.O.) statute. The state alleged that Da Zhong Wang, 55, formerly of Smyrna, profited...

Levy Court drops consideration of DE Turf room tax bill

Bill sponsor Paradee accuses newspaper of smear campaign State Sen. Trey Paradee, D-Dover, will ask  Kent County Levy Court to drop consideration of a bill that would send all  Kent County lodging tax revenues to...

Chesapeake sells Florida natural gas marketing operations

Gas South will purchase the Florida assets of Peninsula Energy Services Company (PESCO). a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, Dover. Chesapeake is selling off PESCO as it focuses on its utility, pipeline and propane businesses....

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...