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Friday, March 27, 2020

Updated: Auto dealers, gun shops, dog daycares now classified as ‘essential’

Auto dealers and gun stores  can now see customers by appointment and dog daycare centers can reopen under a revision of "essential businesses" under Gov. John Carney's emergency order. The changes came under an appeals...

Coronavirus outbreak at Newark area long-term care facility claims one life

State health officials are reporting an outbreak of coronavirus at a Newark area long term care facility  that claimed one life. The Delaware  Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) stated that the death is...

Delaware’s average gas price falls to $1.99

The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gas in Delaware is now $1.99 - the lowest in the region, Wilmington-based AAA-Atlantic reported.   Gas prices nationally and in Delaware have been trending downward since the beginning of...

Responding to coronavirus: Tiberi, Piendak, M Sherpa, University of Delaware

In partnership with Delaware business leaders Richard Piendak and Dave Tiberi, as well as other local businesses and members of the community, ChristianaCare will open a collection site to receive donations of medical supplies...

Delaware Division of Revenue extends business, personal tax deadlines to July 15

The Delaware Division of Revenue announced that the deadline for taxpayers to file their 2019 Delaware personal income tax returns has been extended to July 15. The decision comes as a response to the coronavirus...

Some businesses deemed essential while others didn’t make the cut

Businesses can appeal the designation The State of Delaware on Delaware Sunday released a list of non-essential businesses after Gov. John Carney issued a "stay at home" order. The order becomes effective on Tuesday morning. A...

Rehoboth closes beach, boardwalk; Carney adds enforcement teeth to emergency order

The City of Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk & Beach is now closed due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) concerns. The decision comes after a warm spring day on Friday that led to an outcry over visitors not observing...

Number of coronavirus cases rises to 19 as Kent...

Three additional cases of coronavirus were reported this morning by the Delaware Division of Public Health. This is on top of the eight additional cases of coronavirus that were reported on Tuesday afternoon. The state...

Jobless rate unchanged in January at 4 percent

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in January 2020 stayed at 4 percent, unchanged from December 2019. The Delaware Department of Labor reported  19,400 unemployed Delawareans in January 2020 compared to 17,100 in January 2019. The US...

Christiana Care’s Wilmington drive-thru tests 536 for coronavirus

ChristianaCare's drive-thru testing for coronavirus cases screened 536 people on Friday. The testing was done at no cost, with results available within two to five days. The event did not require anyone to make an appointment...