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Seven charged in connection with debit card ‘skimmer’ scheme

Seven people were charged  by Indictment with conspiracy, bank fraud and aggravated identity theft related to the operation of credit card skimmers at gas stations, including an Exxon station in Newark.  https://youtu.be/QOwusY9m9E4 Those charged are Hamlet...

Delaware biopharma company secures $69 million in funding

Prelude Therapeutics,  a privately held, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company secured $60 million in Series B financing. Investments to date total  $95 million. The company is headed by a founder of Wilmington-based Incyte Corp. Prelude is located...

Polly Drummond yard waste likely to stay open past June

The state's proposed  Bond Bill has set aside money to keep the popular Polly Drummond yard waste site east of Newark. The bill, which sets aside money for construction and other projects, will be voted...

Christiana Care, Union Hospital parent in merger talks

Christiana Care Health System and Affinity Health Alliance, the parent of Union Hospital in Elkton,  have signed a letter of intent for Union Hospital and its affiliates to join Christiana Care Health System. With the...

B Safe alarm acquires two security companies

B Safe, Inc., a regional provider of security and fire alarms to Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, accquired  Securitech, Inc. of Wilmington and DC Security Systems of Toms River, NJ. The purchase of these...

Chemours marks opening of Texas refrigerant plant

  The Chemours Company held a ceremony to mark production at its Opteon facility near Corpus Christi, TX. Chemours is based in Wilmington. The $300 Million production facility will triple Chemours' capacity of Opteon  YF, a hydrofluoro...

Del. employers have until July 1 to distribute sexual harassment info sheet

Businesses are being advised that an information sheet on sexual harassment must be distributed to all employees by July 1. Last summer, Gov. John Carney signed HB 360 into law, which requires the distribution of...

Contract drug research company QPS hosts delegation from Taiwan

QPS, a Newark-based  global contract research organization  is highlighting  continuing growth in Asia. Recently, QPS hosted a 28-member delegation from Taiwan at its headquarters in Delaware to discuss Taiwan’s growing  biotech market. “The opportunities in...

Trending: Harmony Road bridge closing moved back a month

The closing of a  connecting road between heavily traveled Kirkwood Highway and the Christiana area has been pushed back to July.   Delaware Department of Transportation officials  confirmed today that  the closing, which caused an outcry in...