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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Smyrna Police charge man in nationwide wire, phone fraud case

Smyrna Police have charged a local man for a  phone and wire fraud scam involving multiple alleged victims across the country. In late February, Smyrna detectives were notified by the Sedona, AZ Police of an...

WSFS acquisition of Beneficial to close on Friday after Fed approval

WSFS Financial Corporation plans to close the acquisition of Beneficial Bancorp on Friday. The  Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Wednesday approved WSFS’ acquisition of Beneficial -  the final required regulatory approval. WSFS expects...

Superior Court: DNREC exceeded authority in issuing cease & desist on Kent...

A Superior Court opinion ruled  that the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental  Control exceeded its authority in attempting to impose a cease and desist order for a Kent County salvage business. The case involved...

Police officer arrested after confrontation during check of underage patrons at Felton bar

A Blades and Ellendale police officer with a loaded gun was arrested at a Felton tavern after being accused of interfering in an effort to identify underage patrons. Shortly before midnight, on Saturday officers from...

Prosperity Partnership to kick off economic development conversation series in Georgetown

Governor John Carney and the Delaware Prosperity Partnership (DPP) announced conversations on economic development efforts scheduled in all three counties. Carney, co-chair of the partnership,  will join  President, W. Kurt Foreman, as well as...

Delaware income growth slightly below national average

Income growth in Delaware was slightly below the national average through the third quarter of this year. The Tri-State Tracking report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia showed that personal income grew by 3...

Chester, New Castle show home sales increase in 2018

Chester and New Castle counties saw single-digit gains in homes sales in 2018, according to figures from Patterson-Schwartz. Three other counties in the company’s sales territory saw small decreases in total sales in  2018. All counties...

Dover Downs shareholders to hold late March meeting to consider merger with Rhode Island...

Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment, Inc. and Rhode Island-based  Twin River Worldwide Holdings, Inc. announced that a  special meeting of Dover Downs stockholders will consider the merger  at  8  am  Eastern on March 26 at...

Delmarva Power outages hit record low in 2018

Delmarva Power customers experienced the lowest frequency of electric outages ever in 2018. The frequency of outages decreased from the previous low, set in 2017, by 8 percent. Over the past five years, ongoing investments...