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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Construction of new Claymont train station to get under way in the spring

Construction of the  Claymont Regional Transportation Center (train station)  at First State Crossing will get underway this spring  “Across our state, we are investing $3.2 billion to modernize our transportation system through 2025, including about...

New Castle Police roll out app for mobile devices

New Castle County Police rolled out a  new mobile app for Apple and Android devices. The free app can be found by searching “New Castle County Police” in Apple and Android app stores. This new app...

Keith named 14th president of Goldey-Beacom College

The Goldey-Beacom College (GBC) Board of Trustees announced Colleen Perry Keith, Ph.D., will become  its 14thpresident. Keith will be the first female leader in the institution’s 133-year-old history and will assume her role on July...

Fire damages Wilmington building that formerly housed dry cleaning business

Wilmington firefighters battled a commercial building fire at the former Tower Cleaners on Lancaster Avenue in the western end of the city early Sunday morning. No injuries were reported at the building, which also included...

Ribbon cut on The Refuge treatment home for substance abuse patients

The ribbon was cut last week  The Refuge, a treatment home in Bear. The center is for men with substance abuse disorders. The event was hosted by the Delaware Department of Health and Social Service. The...

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...

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...

County Chamber, Fintech Lab form event network

The  New Castle County Chamber of Commerce and the First State Fintech Lab are collaborating once again to co-develop the Greater Delaware Fintech Network.   The announcement came after a successful event sponsored by the two...