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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

From WHYY: Slip of the tongue and a near announcement by Biden

At a Democratic fundraiser on Saturday night, the keynote speaker compared his progressive credentials to the host of Democrats seeking to square off against Donald Trump, then  almost confirmed he was running for President. He quickly...

Window-smashing burglar takes merchandise from Dover Oreck Vacuum store

Dover Police  are investigating a commercial burglary that occurred on Thursday morning between 6 a.m. and 8 a.m.   During that time, the  suspect used a rock to break a front window to  Oreck Vacuum,...

Delaware Ag Department, Delaware State launch hemp research pilot program

The Delaware Department of Agriculture launched the Delaware Hemp Research Pilot Program in partnership with Delaware State University’s College of Agriculture and Related Sciences. “The research component announced today gives producers an opportunity to see...

Delaware Tech President wants controversial property tax plan scrapped

Legislators are looking for a way to help Delaware Technical Community College deal with aging buildings after a plan to levy a state property tax to pay for bonds lost traction in Dover. “After meeting...

From WHYY: Delaware Senate leader vows to end all nighters

By Cris Barrish Delaware’s General Assembly has an exhausting tradition.  Lawmakers didn’t adjourn until after 8:30 a.m. on July 1, when lawmakers held an $816 million bond hostage to negotiations over raising the minimum wage. They...

DSU gets grant for its highly regarded aviation program.

The Delaware Higher Education Economic Development Fund  has announced a $3.4 million grant to Delaware State University to  expand its aviation program, the only one of its kind among Historically Black Colleges and Universities. “This...

Dover brew to mark Dover Speedway’s 50th anniversary

Dover International Speedway,  in cooperation with Dover-based Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company, is releasing a special “Splash & Go” Lager as part of the celebrations surrounding the Monster Mile’s 50th anniversary this year. Splash & Go...

Delaware Bay beaches getting replenishment funds

DNREC’s Shoreline and Waterway Management Section will begin beach replenishment work in early February, pending permit approvals, for the Delaware Bay communities of Pickering Beach, Kitts Hummock, and Bowers Beach. The announcement was made by...

Personnel file: Jan. 4, 2108

Chesapeake Utilities  names CEO Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, Dover,  announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Jeffry M. Householder,  currently President of the Company’s Florida business unit, President and Chief Executive Officer. Concurrent with this promotion,...