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Thursday, November 28, 2019

Retailer Dressbarn calls it quits

Dressbarn announced plans to wind down retail operations that include stores in Delaware. The 650-unit  chain of moderately priced closing stores has locations in Bear, Middletown, Rehoboth, and suburban Wilmington. All Dressbarn stores are open and...

Dunkin’ opens store in Middletown

Dunkin’ hosted  a grand opening celebration on Saturday at l its newest Next Generation store in Middletown  at 755 Middletown Warwick Road. The first t 100 guests Free Coffee for a Year. The store features a  new...

Chesapeake Utilities reports higher net income in 1st quarter

Dover-based Chesapeake Utilities Corporation reported higher net income in the first quarter.   The company’s net income for the quarter ended March 31, 2019 was $28.7 million, compared to $26.9 million for the same quarter of...

3 nabbed by Middletown Police in connection with theft ring accused of taking...

Middletown Police Department’s Criminal Investigative Unit arrested four employees Thursday in connection with a theft ring at the Amazon Fulfillment Center. Middletown Police were contacted by Amazon Loss Prevention regarding thefts. The investigation revealed that Tyaisha...

Middletown Police break up luxury car theft ring

Middletown Police arrested two men this week  in connection with a car theft ring that aimed to shipped luxury vehicles overseas. The  department's Criminal Investigation Unit acted on  information that an industrial garage on  the...

Former Middletown resident, IT chief gets 5 years for pocketing $3.2 million through...

Michael Boyce,  57, formerly of Middletown, was sentenced Thursday to  60 months of imprisonment on federal wire fraud and tax evasion charges involving more than $3 million in billings for computer equipment.  According to documents...

Crooked Hammock breaks ground on 2nd location

Crooked Hammock Brewing Co. broke ground this week on its second location in Middletown. The opening is slated for mid-fall. The craft brewery-restaurant is expanding from its original location near Lewes in Sussex County. Crooked Hammock is...

Controlled burn aims to provide home for pollinators that have fallen victim to...

 State officials hope that a controlled burn last month  on a 43-acre former farm field along U.S. Route 301 will aid  “Delaware’s first pollinator mitigation site." The site will combat the loss of woods and...

Atlantic Broadband to deploy high-speed Gigabit Internet in Middletown area

Atlantic Broadband, the nation’s ninth largest cable operator, announced  a major expansion of its Gigabit internet deployment for homes and businesses in Middletown and elsewhere. Gigabit speed internet has launched this week in the company’s...

Middletown rehab hospital ranks in top 10%

 Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Middletown  ranked in the top 10 percent of 868 inpatient rehabilitation facilities  by the Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation  in 2018. “Our goal is to change the lives of...