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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

House speaker proposes cutting casino relief by half

Delaware House Speaker Pete Schwartzkopf introduced an amendment Thursday that would cut the financial impact of Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 144 in half. In April, the Senate passed a bill to offer relief to...

Korean fried chicken wins Allen Harim, SoDel cook-off

Four chefs with SoDel Concepts put their fried chicken dishes to the test in a friendly faceoff last month at Bluecoast Seafood Grill + Raw Bar in Rehoboth Beach. The contest —a finale to the hospitality...

Hertrich on list of nation’s 150 largest auto dealer groups

Seaford-based  Hertrich  dealerships ranked 110th in the   Automotive News’  annual list of the 150 largest dealership groups. It is believed to be the only Delaware dealer  group on the list. Hertrich fell five spots on the...

Mountaire  viewpont:  Report tying chicken plant to Inland Bays’ woes wrong on many levels

Editor’s note: Mountaire Farms is an agricultural food processing company employing more than 8,500 people at sites in Arkansas, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina. On April 9th, the Delaware Center for the Inland...

(Updated) Second round arrives in northern Delaware; This time, it’s heavy, wet snow

The second round of bad weather arrived in Delaware Tuesday morning in the form of heavy, wet snow. The National Weather Service made some adjustments in snowfall totals but stayed with its forecast of a...

News website owner Shupe to seek Kenton’s seat in legislature

State Rep. Harvey, Kenton, R-Milford, has announced plans to retire at the end of his term, the Delaware State News and other outlets reported. Milford Mayor Bryan Shupe immediately announced plans to run for the...

Toys ‘R’ Us to close Dover location

Toys “R” Us will close its  Dover store as part of a plan to turn around  the struggling company. Earlier filings have indicated 182 stores could close.  Polygon.com  and other sites listed the Dover store...

Five busted after discovery of meth lab in Felton area

  Delaware State Police have arrested five suspects in connection with the manufacturing of methamphetamine at an abandoned residence. On Monday, January 22, at about 9:25 p.m. members of the Governor’s Task Force unit went to an abandoned residence...

Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation announces top ideas finalists

The Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation announced the top ideas from the “2017 Reinventing Delaware” dinner event. More than 100 Delaware thought leaders presented ideas that could have an impact on the economy.  “It’s humbling...

Lewes utility’s battery back-up system in limbo as Russian ...

The  troubles of a company controlled by Russian oligarch are  throwing plans for an electric battery back-up system in Lewes into question.  McClatchy reported that Alevo Group and an affiliated company filed for bankruptcy protection.  Alevo, last...
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