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Saturday, June 22, 2019

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...

Iron Hill Brewery releases rendering of Rehoboth Beach location

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant has released renderings of a  location that will open in  summer 2018 at 19791 Coastal Highway,  Rehoboth Beach,  near the Tanger Outlets.  This will be the third Delaware location for the...

Auditor highlights property flip and contract awards by Sussex Tech

State Auditor Thomas Wagner found numerous problems with the relationship between the Sussex Tech   and a contractor who "flipped" land to the district, According to a statement from Wagner, his office first received an...