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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Delmarva Poultry Industry recognizes growers, industry supporters

Twelve  chicken growers and four honorees were recognized at the Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. (DPI) Booster Banquet. The banquet is a 1,800-member trade association's annual membership event. The J. Frank Gordy, Sr. Delmarva Distinguished Citizen...

Felton tax preparer one of three indicted in South Florida case

A tax preparer and two employees, one of whom lists a Felton address,  were indicted on charges related to the preparation and filing of   tax returns. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. attorney for the Southern...

Lights-On program in Milford aims to cut crime, improve business environment

Energize Delaware in collaboration with the City of Milford and the HELP Initiative, Inc. announced that the  Lights-On program will be expanded to Milford.  Previously, the campaign was funded in Dover and Seaford.  “Lights-On Milford...

Chesapeake’s Sharp Energy expands rail terminal in north Dover

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation ’s propane distribution subsidiary, Sharp Energy, recently completed upgrades to its propane rail facility in north Dover. The enhanced rail facility triples Sharp Energy’s propane supply capacity to serve tens of thousands...

Delmarva poultry industry sales totaled $3.4 billion in 2018

Delmarva's chicken industry increased its economic output by 18.6 percent in the past five years by producing 4.3 billion pounds of chicken worth $3.4 billion in 2018, according to new data released by Delmarva...

Milford -based Burris Logistics acquires Seaford’s Trinity Logistics

Two Delaware companies in the transportation business have joined forces. Burris Logistics,  Milford and Trinity Logistics, Seaford, combined in a transaction announced late last week.  Burris is a long-time food distributor and operator of cold storage...

Bayhealth preparing for medical residency programs

Bayhealth plans  to launch residency teaching programs for doctors who have recently graduated from medical school – known as  Graduate Medical Education (GME). “Residency programs create the opportunity to provide more physicians to serve...

Dover area 55+ community wins national awards

The 55+ Council of the National Association of Home Builders honored Noble’s Pond (www.noblespondhomes.com),  the in Dover area with two Gold and six Silver Awards at its annual 55+ Housing Awards last month. The NAHB...

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...

Former Fisher’s Appliance building in Milford to become insurance office

Gillis Gilkerson  announced the redevelopment of the former Fisher’s Appliances building in downtown Milford, will become the new home of The Insurance Market. For well over 100 years, The Insurance Market has served personal, business and life &...