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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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Finance panel green lights $19 million grant for Middletown pharma manufacturing site

The Delaware Council on Development Finance unanimously approved a $19 million grant for a pharmaceutical manufacturing site in Middletown. Members approved a  proposal from a unit of China-based WuXi AppTec. The advisory panel, made up...
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Updated: Chinese pharma manufacturer seeks $19 million from state for Middletown location

A Chinese pharmaceutical company will seek $19 million in incentives from the State of Delaware for a pharmaceutical products manufacturing site in Middletown. The agenda for a meeting on Monday, June 28 of the Delaware...
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Chinese pharma company seeking $19 million state grant for Middletown manufacturing site

A Chinese pharmaceutical company will seek $19 million in incentives from the State of Delaware for a pharmaceutical products manufacturing site in Middletown. The agenda for a meeting on Monday, June 28 of the Delaware...
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Middletown Council gives first OK to vaccine manufacturing site that could employ as...

The Middletown Town Council approved a preliminary plan for a vaccine manufacturing campus following a public hearing earlier in the week. Final action will be taken at a meeting in early July.  The preliminary major land development...
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Middletown man gets home confinement for hacking into former employer’s IT system

Levii Delgado, 36, of Middletown, was sentenced  to six months of home confinement and over $13,000 in restitution in U.S. District Court in Wilmington. Delgado pled guilty in February to one count of causing damage...
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Public hearing slated on proposed pharma manufacturing campus in Middletown

A public hearing is scheduled on Monday night regarding plans for a pharmaceutical campus in Middletown. On the agenda for the meeting area hearings for a conditional use permit and preliminary major land development plan...