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Thursday, August 27, 2020
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Mishoe appointed president of Delaware State University

The  Board of Trustees of Delaware State University  voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Wilma Mishoe as the 11th President of Delaware State University, effective July 1. The announcement was made by Devona Williams, who led...
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State could see full sports betting by end of June

Gov. John Carney announced on Monday that full sports betting could become available in Delaware by the end of June. “We continue to review details of today’s opinion. But when the Supreme Court took this...
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NASCAR team owner suffers broken jaw after punch from former crew member

Fights are not unknown on the  NASCAR circuit. Fighting with the owner is another thing. Dover Police arrested Lawrence Hayden, a 33-year-old former crew member/employee of a NASCAR Xfinity Series race team and resident of Concord,...
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Dover Days to be held in conjunction with NASCAR weekend

The  85th Annual Dover Days Festival presented by WSFS Bank is scheduled for  Saturday, May 5th from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.  This year’s festival weekend is in conjunction with NASCAR Spring Races at Dover International...
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Verizon renews DSU middle school science, math partnership

Delaware State University and Verizon Innovative Learning – an education initiative of the Verizon Foundation – recently renewed a relationship through which Delaware middle school minority males are enrolled in summer intensive courses in...