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Survey finds elevated levels of ‘forever chemicals’ among residents in vicinity of ...

Testing by the federal  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry have found higher-than-normal levels of PFAS in blood and urine samples among residents living...
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Dover Motorsports’ dream comes true with Nashville decision

Hello everyone, Dover Motorsports is heading to the music capital of  Nashville by moving one of the Monster Mile's two NASCAR weekends in 2021. It was another blow to a Central Delaware economy that in 2020...
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Electrical problem listed as cause of Greenville Center fire

The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal  determined that a Wednesday afternoon fire in Greenville was accidental. The blaze, reported around 12:30 pm, occurred at 3801 Kennett Pike in the Greenville Center.  The Talleyville Fire...
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Delaware COVID-19 dashboard – Hospital stays fall below 190; death toll rises...

The dashboard at the bottom of summaries comes courtesy of the Delaware Division of Health. The dashboard  also offers interactive features that allow the user to drill down on metrics, such as the number of...
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Home sales and listings decline in April as prices increase

Figures from Berkshire Hathaway Home Services  Fox & Roach reported lower home sales in April, with the inventory dropping and prices increasing. in two of the state's three counties. "Real estate's spring market has seen...
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Jones to face off against Meyer in race for County Executive

Margaret "Maggie" Jones, Middletown, plans to face off against New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer in the Democratic primary in mid-September. Jones filed for the post this month, according to a listing from the state...
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(Top trending) It’s official – Amazon to build fulfillment center at Boxwood site

It's official. Amazon formally announced that the company will operate a fulfillment center at the former GM Boxwood site near Newport. No opening date was listed.  The project, which had previously been endorsed for a $4.5...
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Memorial Bridge, DelDOT to resume cash toll collections

Delaware toll plazas and the Delaware Memorial Bridge will resume cash collections beginning Thursday at noon, in time for the Memorial Day weekend. Persons without E-ZPass transponders had been mailed bills. The bridge ended cash...
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Pier One seeking Bankruptcy Court OK to close all stores

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. announced that it has filed a motion seeking Bankruptcy Court approval to begin a  wind-down of the company‚Äôs retail operations. Pier 1 has stores in Christiana, north Wilmington, Dover, and Rehoboth...
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Amtrak buys Renaissance Center in downtown Wilmington

Amtrak has purchased the Renaissance Center in downtown Wilmington, with plans to accommodate 200 employees in the building.  The sale marks a continuation of owner-occupied building sales in the city. The trend started several years...