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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Former Delaware State University President William De Lauder, 81

Former Delaware State University President William De Lauder has died at 81.  DeLauder presided over the transformation of the university during a decade and a half at the helm.  During his tenure  at DSU, the...

Dover Downs adds steakhouse-lounge

New Dover Downs Hotel & Casino owner Twin River Worldwide Holdings has converted the  Dover Downs  Lobby Bar into a four-day-a-week restaurant-lounge. Opening Tuesday to the public, Michele’s Steakhouse Lounge will serve a new menu...

Dover Speedway to build new $5.5 million garage

Dover International Speedway will build a new, expanded Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage following the upcoming May 3-5 NASCAR tripleheader weekend, track officials announced. The project is on a fast track, with completion slated...

Dover Downs Gaming shareholders OK acquisition by Rhode Island company

Dover Downs  Gaming & Entertainment shareholders approved merger with Rhode Island-based Twin River Worldwide at a Tuesday morning meeting. The parties expect to close the transaction on March 28.  Upon completion of the merger, Dover Downs will...

Trending: SoDel to build Thompson Island Brewing Co. outside Rehoboth

SoDel Concepts  announced upcoming construction of  Thompson Island Brewing Company, a 250-seat brewpub. Thompson Island will be built on a site to the south the company’s  Bluecoast Seafood Grill + Raw Bar which opened...

Iron Hill renovating Wilmington riverfront location

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant  is renovating its flagship location in Wilmington as part of a  larger initiative. The renovations will enhance the guest experience through redesigns at various locations across the Mid-Atlantic region and...

Cinema complex slated for Milford

Milford is slated to get a cinema complex The News Journal  and other media outlets reported the theater will go into a state-of-the-art cinema complex at former Walmart in the city on the Sussex-Kent County line.  The stories...

Working groups to take aim at Kent County economic development challenges

Gerard Esposito, chairman of the Greater Kent Committee (GKC), announced the formation of two working groups to address issues related to economic development in Central Delaware. The forming of the working groups is a direct...