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Thursday, January 20, 2022

Cable-Internet provider Atlantic Broadband rebrands as Breeezline

Atlantic Broadband, a company serving the fast-growing Middletown-Odessa-Townsend area,  has been rebranded as Breezeline. Breezeline, the eighth largest U.S. cable system, is part of a Canada-based cable-internet and radio station operator.  Following the acquisition of cable...

Charges possible as Fire Marshal probes explosion near Middletown

Charges are pending  after an explosion in the Middletown area. . The blast was heard throughout northern Delaware.
The explosion was reported shortly before noon, in the 4700 block of Summit Bridge Road. The Volunteer Hose...

Top trending: Meadowcrest retirement community opens in Middletown

Meadowcrest, the first full-service retirement community in Middletown, is now open. Since opening in early September, the community has been on pace to welcome more than 60 residents in its first 60 days of operation. Meadowcrest’s...

Delaware gas up eight cents in past week

Motorists are feeling the pain at the pump, as local gas prices rose by double-digits in man areas in the past week. Delaware saw an eight-cent increase, Wilmington-based AAA Mid-Atlantic reported. Still, the price rise...

Artesian to acquire Tidewater’s Sussex County wastewater unit

Artesian Resources Corp. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Artesian Wastewater Management, Inc., agreed to acquire Tidewater Environmental Services, Inc., a Delaware-based regulated wastewater utility owned by New Jersey-based Middlesex Water Company, for $6.4 million. The transaction is...

Delaware seeing Sun Belt-like growth in building permits

Delaware remains one of the nation's hotspots for building permit activity that often translates into new homes. A site known as BigRentz looked at the total permits per capita by state between  2015 to 2020....

Governor signs business site readiness bill

Governor John Carney on Tuesday signed Senate Bill 127, a measure that creates a site readiness fund. Senate Bill 127 offers assistance in the development or improvement of commercial and industrial sites to attract businesses. The fund...

Growth in Delaware building permits for home construction tops in nation

Despite the challenges stemming from Covid-19, Delaware ranked first in a report issued earlier this year on the percentage increase of new home building permits. Delaware recorded a 27 percent gain, above the figure for...

Our View: Cecil County chalks up more economic development wins

Good afternoon, Cecil County is on a roll. The Maryland county to the west of Newark and Middletown chalked up two big economic development wins this month. This week a  groundbreaking ceremony took place for a quarter...

Middletown and other governmental units shouldn’t Zoom away from remote access to public...

Good afternoon, To the relief of some, the Zoom-Livestream era for public meetings is coming to an end.  There is no substitute for public bodies meeting in person. But something will be lost if other governmental...
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