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Wednesday, December 8, 2021

New regs aim to ease construction of chicken houses in Maryland

A coalition of agricultural groups met in Salisbury to hear about a relatively new Maryland Department of the Environment program that should ease the process of building chicken houses in the state. Delmarva Poultry Industry...

Viewpoint: Tough choices likely in effort to aid gaming industry

Delaware faces a dilemma when it comes to the racino industry. The stage was set when Delaware faced a budget crunch during the recession of 2008 and 2009. Taxes were increased on casinos, with the...

Union Hospital picks high-tech laboratory info system

NovoPath, Inc., announced that Union Hospital, Elkton, has selected its NovoPath laboratory information system (LIS) for the management of anatomic pathology (AP) lab workflow as well as communications with both in-house referring physicians and...

Cecil County posts 7.2% unemployment rate

The unemployment rate for Cecil County, Maryland fell to 7.2 percent in May, down slightly from 7.3 percent in May of last year. The April unemployment rate for Cecil was 8.2%, nearly equal to the...

Maryland casinos pick up steam in regional market; Hollywood revenues down slightly

Hollywood Casino, Perryville,  saw only a small drop in revenues in June as  Maryland casinos  appeared to take a larger chunk of the regional market. This comes as Pennsylvania, for the first time, saw a...

Delmarva Power briefing: Busy hurricane season possible

Businesses and residents should prepare for a busy hurricane season. That was the message from National Weather Service forecaster Joe Miketta at a briefing held last week by Delmarva Power at its operations center in...

Police: N.Y. cigarette smuggling with possible ties to Hamas ring stored goods in Selbyville

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and New York City Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly  announced the indictment of 16 members of a criminal ring that flooded New York with more than a...

Hollywood Casino owner proposes $700 million gaming complex at Maryland track

The owner of the Hollywood Casino Perryville has submitted a plan to operate a $700 million gaming complex at Rosecroft Raceway in Prince George’s County, Md., 13 miles south of Washington, D.C. Penn National’s Gaming's...

Delmarva to roll out incentives aimed at cutting peak power use

(Editor’s note: This is the first of a two-part report on Delmarva Power. Next week, Delmarva President Gary Stockbridge talks about smart meters, the recent rate increase request, smart meters  and other issues). Delmarva Power...

Gun background check bill passes State Senate

A bill strengthening background checks for gun sales passed the Senate,  despite opposition from the National Rifle Association. House Bill 35  was approved by  a 13-8 margin, Gov. Jack Markell thanked members of the General...
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