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Corrections Department opens intelligence operations center

The Department of Correction has opened an  Intelligence Operations Center   This statewide facility is operated by the Special Operations Group within the Bureau of Prisons. "We made a commitment after the 2017 uprising and murder of...
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BJ’s Wholesale Club now offers curbside pickup

BJ’s Wholesale Club, the largest membership warehouse club in Delaware, announced the availability of contactless, curbside pickup at all locations. BJ's has locations in Elsmere, Millsboro, New Castle, and Newark. The company currently operates 219 clubs...
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1 dead, 1 in critical condition after tree-trimming, home-building accidents

Delaware State Police are investigating two separate downstate industrial accidents. One proved to be fatal. On Monday morning,  troopers were dispatched to the 12000 block of  Pin Oak Lane, Harrington. Upon arrival, paramedics were attending to...
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Delaware broadband gets boost with $20 million in Cares Act funding

A total of $20 million in federal Cares  Act funding will be used to build out additional broadband infrastructure across Delaware, gather strategic data through a statewide speed survey, and acquire equipment and services...
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Carney signs executive order for fund that will aid storm victims

Gov.  John Carney on Thursday signed Executive Order #44, creating the Delaware Resilience Fund Program to assist Delaware families and communities hit  by tornadoes and other severe weather this month. “Many Delaware families saw their...
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DART gets $2.5M in federal funds for solar power canopy that...

 DART First State announced a  "Clean Energy and Energy Savings Initiative" continues to move forward with our recent award of a $2.5 million Federal Transit Administration grant for Buses and Bus Facilities Program to...
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State Fair won’t report attendance but declares 10-day event a success

The Delaware State Fair has declined to release attendance figure following  its 2020, 10-day run in Harrington. The fair offered many of its traditional attractions minus grandstand entertainment while operating under Covid-19 restrictions.  "This year, the...
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Chesapeake reports higher earnings for 2nd quarter, 1st half of 2020

Dover-based Chesapeake Utilities Corp. reported higher earnings for the first quarter and first half of 2020. The company's net income for the quarter ended June 30, was $11 million compared to $8.3 million for the...
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Artesian Resources adds water systems, reports higher earnings in first half of ’20

Ban on service cut-offs affected the bottom line Artesian Resources Corporation reported higher earnings in the second quarter and first half of 2020.  Net income for the first six months ended June 30 was $8.6 million,...
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Weather Service confirms tornado in Sandtown damaged homes, landfill equipment

The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF1 tornado with 100 mile-an-hour winds damaged property in Sandtown, southwest of Dover. The EF1 tornado traveled 2.6 miles, crossing fields, damaging several homes and uprooting trees....