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DSU, Apple hands out iPads to freshmen as institution moves...

Delaware State University   partnered with Apple in supplying  each its 2018 fall freshmen as well as each faculty member with an iPad Pro. Members of Delaware State University’s Class of 2022 and faculty members...

State Auditor candidate Davies offers rebuttal to News Journal story

Kathleen Davies has issued a lengthy rebuttal to a News Journal story earlier this month over her conduct while working in a high-level post in the state Auditor’s office. Davies is in a three-way primary...

Chesapeake Utilities reports higher earnings in 2nd quarter, 1st half

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation   reported  net income for the second  quarter ended June 30, was $6.4 million, compared to $6  million for the same quarter in  2017. For the six months ended June 30, the company...

Dover Downs merger to undergo scrutiny from State of Delaware

The merger of  Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. with a Rhode Island-based casino operator will face scrutiny from the State of Delaware. In approving the merger, the state is likely to seek reassurances that ...

Dover Downs to be acquired by small market casino operator

A profitable small-market casino operator plans to  acquire  Dover Downs Gaming and Entertainment after the company gained revenue relief from the State of Delaware. Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. and Twin River Worldwide Holdings,...

Firefly partner buys out Red Frog’s interest in Dover music fest

Firefly Music Festival  promoter Red Frog Events has sold its share of the Delaware music fest to the promoter of the Coachella Music Festival. AEG Presents is a national music festival and concert promoter that...

Municipal utility group marks completion of solar array in Smyrna

The Delaware Municipal Electric Corporation (DEMEC), in partnership with American Municipal Power, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, and the Town of Smyrna celebrated the completion of the Smyrna Solar Facility community solar project...

Wesley College gets $1 million grant for renovation of former Dover library

The Longwood Foundation has awarded  Wesley College  a $1 million grant to start the renovation project of the former Dover Public Library at 45 S. State Street. Wesley bought the vacant building for a dollar...

Central Delaware Chamber honors top businesses

More than 250 Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce members and their guests attended the CDCC’s Annual Awards for Excellence Dinner, hosted at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino  last week. Roma Italian Restaurant/Sul Tempo Cocktail Lounge...

Grants-in-Aid restoration urged by GOP reps as revenue picture remains rosy

Delaware House Republicans are calling for the restoration of Grants-In-Aid funding after revenue estimates were raised by $47.5 million. The Delaware Economic Financial and Advisory Council (DEFAC)  released its last state revenue forecast Monady in...
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