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Richmond-based insurance agency giant purchaes Dover-based Pfister Insurance

The Hilb Group, LLC  (THG)  a private equity funded insurance agency acquirer with 81 offices,  purchased   Dover-based Pfister Insurance, Inc. for an undisclosed sum. The transaction became effective June 1. THG is based in Richmond,...

City of Dover is reportedly eying  building in downtown

The City of Dover is considering the purchase of the Duncan Building on Loockerman Street, WBOC-TV  reported.  The LoopNet commercial real estate commercial site lists the building as being on the selling block. The mid-rise...

Mountaire buys Cartanza grain elevator near Dover

Mountaire Farms has purchased a  grain storage facility in the Dover area.  The purchase of the Cartanza Grain Facility, located on Little Creek Road  will help Mountaire buy more local grain from Kent and New...

State and Bloosurf announce wireless broadband partnership for Kent, Sussex

The Delaware Department of Technology and Information announced a partnership with Bloosurf to provide wireless broadband in rural areas of Kent and Sussex counties. Last July, Governor John Carney and DTI issued a Request for...

Pro hockey team coming to State Fairgrounds arena in Harrington

Delaware Pro Hockey LLC announced the formation of the  Delaware Thunder Professional Hockey Club, a member of the Federal Hockey League. The team will play at the Delaware State Fairgrounds at the Centre Ice Arena...

Government units in Delaware form Anti-Litter Alliance

Gov.  John Carney,  joined by government officials,  formally announced the Delaware Anti-Litter Alliance – a coalition of local leaders seeking to reduce litter in Delaware. The coalition is an initiative of the Keep DE Litter Free...

Chesapeake rings Opening Bell on New York Stock Exchange

The New York Stock Exchange welcomed Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, Dover in celebration of the contributions of the company's employees, its 12 straight years of earnings growth and total shareholder return, and more than  25...

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...

La Red Health Center moving to wellness village in Milford

La Red Health Center, a major medical services provider, is moving to the new Milford Wellness Village, which is set to open this summer at the former site of  Milford Memorial Hospital.  The hospital is...