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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Joint venture acquires 140,205-square-foot Eden Hill Medical Center in Dover

MedProperties Realty Advisors, LLC announced that it has formed a joint venture (JV) with Capital Security Advisors and Physicians Realty Trust to acquire its first health care property in Delaware - the 140,205 square foot,...
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Tony Allen takes helm at Delaware State University on New Year’s Day

On  New Year’s Day,  Dr. Tony Allen becomes the 12th President in the 129-year history of Delaware State University. Allen succeeds Dr. Wilma Mishoe, who in September announced her retirement at the end of 2019....
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Class-action suit filed after Wawa reports malware capable of capturing credit, debt card numbers

A class-action lawsuit has been filed in U.S. District Court in Philadelphia after Wawa Inc. reported a data breach at its stores. Wawa reported that the company found malware on its computer system that was...
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Wesley College revisited

Hello everyone, A number of people who sent along comments on last week’s column regarding a $3.2 million request for Dover’s Wesley College believe state aid is a bad idea. The latest request comes on top...
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Construction underway on new Dover shopping center

Construction started on Dover’s newest shopping center last month. The new center on 1128 Forrest Ave. will add thousands of square feet of retail space and up to 50,000 square feet of office space.  The first...
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Is time running out for Wesley College?

Hello readers, News that Dover’s  Wesley College is seeking another $3.2 million  is setting off alarm bells. The college earlier received $2 million from the General Assembly at a time when public colleges and universities struggle...