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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

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...

Site work under way for brewery-restaurant in Middletown

Site work is under way on a new brewery-restaurant in Middletown. First State Brewing Co. will be located in the Levels Business Park near Route 301 and the Walmart store.  No opening date was announced.  The company...

DelDOT meets with Cecil County, state officials as trucks use country roads to...

Cecil County officials say trucks seeking an alternative to tolls on the new Route 301 bypass in Delaware are tearing up secondary roads. Officials from the two states gathered in Cecilton, MD  last week to...

Route 301 bypass opens

The  Route 301 bypass opened on Thursday. The new route will run from the Maryland line to an interchange with Route 1. The  $636 million superhighway was divided into seven construction contracts that were issued...

Frontier Airlines to add service from Baltimore-Washington to Denver in March

Frontier Airlines  will add non-stop service from Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport to its Denver hub. The Denver-based low-fare airline has focused on other cities, such as Philadelphia, in recent years after Southwest Airlines added...
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Update: ATF at scene of fire that destroyed Townsend’s Willey Farms

A five-alarm fire early Monday morning destroyed a Townsend market and garden center.  The state Fire Marshal's Office remained mum on the possible cause of the blaze but disclosed that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco,...