From Spotlight Delaware: Middletown is booming – and so are its Latinos

By  José Ignacio Castañeda Perez This story was developed by Spotlight Delaware following discussions at a Community Listening Tour stop. Find out more about the...

Vet Fest fund-raiser to feature Blues Bros. horns, Club Phred

Tom “Bones” Malone and “Blue Lou” Marini of Blues Brothers Horns fame, along with Frank Greene of Count Basie Orchestra, will perform at Vet...

Middletown Council advances floating solar project

The Middletown Council voted this week to move forward with a floating solar project. According to the Delaware Municipal Electric Corp.(DEMEC), a three-megawatt solar array...

Middletown travel agency owner charged with using customer credit cards for personal purchases

Delaware State Police arrested Jane Fencer, 55,  of Townsend, for making fraudulent credit card purchases through her Middletown-based travel agency, Wanderlust Tours and Travel. On...

Quarterback Joe Flacco to give University of Delaware commencement address

Joe Flacco, NFL quarterback, Super Bowl MVP, 2008 University of Delaware graduate and part owner of a Middletown golf course, will deliver the 2024...

From Spotlight Delaware – Could Congress hinder future Middletown pharma campus?

WuXi under the microscope for alleged CCP ties By Jacob Owens This story was produced by Spotlight Delaware, a community-powered, collaborative, nonprofit newsroom covering the First State....

Habitat adds 4 affordable homes in Middletown

Habitat for Humanity of New Castle County will dedicate four new homes in Middletown on Thursday "It has never been more important, with the affordable...

Media notes: Investigative reporter Baker joins Journalism Initiative; Contacts at the News Journal

Karl Baker is joining the Delaware Local Journalism Initiative as the senior reporter for the new nonprofit newsroom Spotlight Delaware. The Seattle native joins Spotlight Delaware after...

Delaware sees snow in large portion of state

State of Delaware offices in Kent and New Castle counties were closed on Friday, January 19. The City of Newark also closed offices, as a...

Birdie’s indoor golf complex opens in Middletown

Birdie's, a brand new indoor entertainment center, opened this week. With several public golf courses nearby, including one co-owned by the University of Delaware and...

Former Business Times Editor Owens to head Spotlight Delaware newsroom

The Local Journalism Initiative named Jacob Owens as the editor in chief of Spotlight Delaware, a new collaborative nonprofit newsroom and news website slated to launch next...

Lung Association: High levels of radon found in about 15% of state’s homes

Samples show high levels of radon in a sizable number of Delaware homes. Radon is a radioactive gas emitted from rocks and...

Chesapeake focuses on regulated holdings with purchase of Florida City Gas

Dover-based Chesapeake Utilities Corporation completed of the acquisition of Florida City Gas, which is now a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company. This...

Newark man charged with multiple business burglaries

A suspect in multiple business buglaries has been charged. Delaware State Police have arrested 44-year-old Jimmy Kelly, 44,  of Newark on multiple criminal charges following...

Battery manufacturer with Middletown site wins award for recycling efforts

Clarios is the 2023 winner of the World Sustainability Awards' "Circular Economy Award." Clarios was one of 15 companies shortlisted for the award and the...

Bethany Hall Long says audit shows did not detect major issues

Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall Long said her campaign for governor will move at full speed after an audit showed no serious errors. Hall Long has...

100+ electric vehicle charging stations coming to New Castle County libraries, parks

The state's congressional delegation and New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer gathered Monday to announce a network where you can charge an...

Food and drink: Two quiet restaurant openings, Helen’s Sausage House and about that Wawa...

Taco Reho has opened its Middletown location with a minimum of fanfare. The Southern California-style taqueria used the formula that led to its first location...

Food and drink: Best Hotel restaurant, best new brewery & new beers in Chesapeake...

Le Cavalier at the Hotel DuPont was named a Best Hotel Restaurant winner in the 2023 USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards. Headed by Chef-Partner...

Middletown, Bear residents charged in connection with scheme to obtain Covid-19 loans

Five individuals, including Bear and Middletown residents, were charged for their roles in obtaining federal Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans and Economic...
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