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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Trending: Former Delaware FedEx manager pleads guilty in $3.6 million package theft case

Joseph Kukta, 43, of Laurel, last week pleaded guilty to federal charges of interstate transportation of stolen goods and tax evasion. The case involved the theft of $3.6 million in merchandise from his employer...

ILC Dover sold to New Mountain Capital private equity firm

ILC Dover, Inc., a Frederica-based engineered solutions provider of applications to the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, food and beverage, and aerospace and defense industries, announced that was acquired by New York-based New Mountain Capital, an investment...

Airbnb says Delaware hosts offer needed rooms during busy travel weekends

Airbnb  announced  that its Delaware host community earned a combined $8.4 million in income while welcoming approximately 25,500 guest arrivals for the five biggest guest arrival weekends in 2019 statewide. This  included  peak summer...

Grammy winner Eilish to headline Firefly Festival

Firefly Music Festival  will feature female stars  after a down year in 2019. Grammy winner   Billie Eilish will be joined by the politically charged group Rage Against the Machine, Halsey, Khalid, Blink-182 and Maggie Rogers. Also...

Bakery burglary suspect charged after bicycle chase with troopers

A Dover man was released  on bond after fleeing on a bicycle from the scene of a burglary. He was identified as Samuel L. Curtis, 56. The incident occurred just after midnight on Friday  when a...

Giving back: Chesapeake Utilities, Schell Brothers, Easterseals

Dover-based Chesapeake Utilities Corporation announced that employees logged approximately 5,000 hours of volunteer service with nonprofit organizations throughout the company’s service area in 2019. Chesapeake's service area includes the Delmarva Peninsula and portions of Florida. Chesapeake...

Fighting homelessness on a statewide basis

Good afternoon, Over the past couple of days, Gov.  John Carney has rolled out proposals that include a million dollar fund to clean up the state's waterways and a similar amount to build the first...

10 small businesses receive EDGE Grants

A bio-based materials company, a maker of wearable medical sensors, and a bakery-café were among the 10 Delaware small businesses named   as recipients  of the second round of EDGE Grants from the state...

Housing fund announces $1 million in funding for two dozen homes

Seven   housing projects statewide will receive $1 million from Delaware’s Housing Development Fund. The HDF, Delaware’s housing trust fund, was created for the purpose of providing affordable low and moderate-income households. Nonprofit developers or...

Joint venture acquires 140,205-square-foot Eden Hill Medical Center in Dover

MedProperties Realty Advisors, LLC announced that it has formed a joint venture (JV) with Capital Security Advisors and Physicians Realty Trust to acquire its first health care property in Delaware - the 140,205 square foot,...