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Saturday, October 16, 2021

Former state employee found guilty of theft of funds raised for staffer’s retirement...

 Dawn Hill, a former employee of the Controller General’s Office was found guilty in connection with a scheme that deprived a retiring Legislative Hall employee of  a farewell vacation overseas. The charges pertain to the...

Delaware State, with funding from Schwab, to launch financial literacy center

Delaware State University announced the launch of a new Financial Literacy Institute (FLi) with support from Schwab Advisor Services in partnership with the Charles Schwab Foundation. The company has pledged a four-year grant to facilitate...

Delaware State University provides another $2.9 million in student debt relief

Delaware State University   announced a second round of funds available for debt relief for more than 1,100 qualified students. The availability of $2.9 million was made possible by the federal  CARES Act and...

UD and DSU join Innovation Corps, a start-up business hub

Delaware State University and the University of Delaware are now  affiliated with the northeast hub of Innovation Corps – commonly known as “I-Corps.” Funded by the National Science Foundation, the I-Corps Northeast Hub is led...

Hopeful signs for freight railroading on Delmarva

Good afternoon, It was good to see a video of a rail spur entering the massive   Delmarva Corrugated  Packaging plant nearing completion in Dover. The plant will tap into the growing container market of the region...

Delaware seeing Sun Belt-like growth in building permits

Delaware remains one of the nation's hotspots for building permit activity that often translates into new homes. A site known as BigRentz looked at the total permits per capita by state between  2015 to 2020....

Our View: Evictions and the virus

Hello everyone, About a  week ago, only Sussex County would not have been covered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's extension of a  moratorium on Covid-19-related  evictions. Over the past week, Delaware's situation changed...

Dover Motorsports has a hit on its hands after successful Nashville NASCAR...

Dover Motorsports, Inc. reported the NASCAR weekend in Nashville was a big success. The company held a NASCAR triple-header weekend at Dover International Speedway in May and a NASCAR triple-header weekend, which included the return...

Harrington woman pleads guilty to not submitting nearly $900,000 in withheld employment...

A Harrington woman pleaded guilty Tuesday  to failing to pay employment taxes on behalf of a business.  U.S. District Court Judge Leonard P. Stark accepted the plea. According to court documents, Sara Collins, 49, served...

Growth in Delaware building permits for home construction tops in nation

Despite the challenges stemming from Covid-19, Delaware ranked first in a report issued earlier this year on the percentage increase of new home building permits. Delaware recorded a 27 percent gain, above the figure for...
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