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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

WSFS board changing as Weschler heads to Buffett company

WSFS Financial Corp. is reducing the size of its board with  two directors retiring  and one deciding not to run for re-election as he takes on an expanded role  at Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway. Expected...

Delmarva small business electric rates to drop slightly

The Delaware Public Service Commission reported that Delmarva Power electric rates will drop by 4 percent for small business customers, and 3 percent for residential customers. The slightly lower rates are the result of a...

Congressional delegation rolls out offshore wind legislation

Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons and Rep. John Carney (all D-Del.) introduced the Incentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act to provide  financial incentives for investment in offshore wind energy. The  legislation would provide the offshore...

An aviation employer seeks skilled workers: WHYY & Delaware Today

This WHYY Newsworks video takes a look at Dassault, a major employer at the New Castle Airport and its efforts to find skilled workers able to work on corporate jets. An earlier story by...

Calpine, Dover prepare for new power plant

  Calpine is moving forward with the Garrison Energy Center and Dover is planning improvements to support the natural gas-fired power plant. The new-generation natural gas plant has an estimated price tag of $309 million, although...

ILC Dover offers nanotech containment systems

ILC Dover, Frederica, Del., announced   its  flexible containment systems are being offered for nanotechnology applications that use tiny particles  that are difficult to contain. ILC Dover pioneered flexible containment for the pharmaceutical industry 16...

Calpine moving ahead with gas-fired power plant in Dover

Calpine is moving forward with the Garrison Energy Center in Dover. The Dover Post reports ground will be broken on the plant this spring. The newspaper stated that the price tag for the natural gas-fired...

Proposed legislation requires owners to report gun thefts

Governor Jack Markell today joined Lt. Gov. Matt Denn and Attorney General Beau Biden to unveil legislation that would require gun owners to notify police whenever their firearms are lost or stolen. The bill is...

State minimum wage increase bill in spotlight after Obama speech

The Delaware General Assembly will once gain hash out an increase in the minimum wage. Senate Bill 6 would increase the minimum wage to not less than $8 an hour effective July 1, 2013 and...

Update: Delaware Culinary Trail and the economic impact of the restaurant industry

The Delaware Culinary Trail was formally unveiled last week as state tourism officials took note of  an industry with a major impact on the overall economy. The trail is described as a “menu-like road map...