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Thursday, September 5, 2019

First State Community Loan Fund rebrands itself as True Access Capital

After operating for 27 years as First State Community Loan Fund, Delaware’s largest community development financial institution announced that it has rebranded itself as True Access Capital. True Access offers access to capital for underserved...

A $9.4 billion sea wall for Delaware?

Good afternoon everyone, As Delaware and other states come to grips with the effects of sea level rise, we can expect to see some dire predictions. One example came out earlier this year in a study...

UPS opens new sorting center in New Castle

  UPS  officially opened a new high-speed package sorting center in New Castle. The center added approximately 70 percent more package processing power to support growing demand of businesses and residential customers in New Castle County...

American Airlines to add nonstops to Iceland, Morocco in June 2020

American Airlines will add two nonstop international routes —  Casablanca, Morocco, and Reykjavik, Iceland — from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) in 2020 . The seasonal routes will both takeoff beginning June 4. “This is exciting news...

Electrical malfunction in vehicle blamed for Newport fire that causes $100,000 in damage

A malfunction with a vehicle has been blamed for a fire that caused heavy damage to a building in Newport, the  Office of the State Fire Marshal report. The fire,  reported shortly after 6  a.m., occurred...

Christiana Care part of group making   $55M bid for Hahnemann’s 550+  residency slots

Wilmington-based Christiana Care was part of a consortium of health care systems that made an apparently  successful $55 million  bid for Hahnemann University Hospital’s more than 550 residency slots. The auction took place in U.S....

Trending: Colliers reports rising retail vacancy rate in sales tax-free northern Delaware

A report from the commercial real estate firm Colliers shows northern Delaware’s sales tax-free status is not preventing an increase in the retail vacancy rate. According to the report, the vacancy rate in New Castle...

Costco adding gas station that could put downward pressure on Newark-area prices

Work is underway on a  gas station at the Costco  store near Christiana Mall that could put downward pressure on gas prices Gas stations are a common feature at members-only  Costco locations around the country...

2 face felony charges after gun- pepper spray incident outside 2nd ...

  Two people were arrested on felony assault and weapons charges stemming from a dispute  that took place in the parking lot of a used book, CD and gaming gear store. On Saturday morning troopers were called...
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Little Feat’s Funky Feat to headline Fortify Music Fest at Fort DuPont

Four members of the legendary band Little Feat will headline  the 2019 Fortify Music Fest. Little Feat, on their national tour celebrating their 50th Anniversary, sometimes break away to play at smaller venues. They will...