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Saturday, January 18, 2020

Newark adds downtown parking lot under short-term lease deal

The City of Newark announced the opening  of 80 new parking spaces available in the new Municipal Lot #7. The lot officially opened Friday. The lot became available after the signing of a short-term...

ChristianaCare strives  to be the employer of choice for nurses

It would be no exaggeration to describe  nurses as the “beating heart” of ChristianaCare. After all, the nursing staff at the northern Delaware-based  health care provider numbers 4,000 equal to the total headcount  at Dover-based...

Legislator proposes live streaming, archiving of General Assembly session

Delaware State Rep. Mike Smith, R-Pike Creek, is introducing legislation that calls for audio and video of all General Assembly proceedings  to be streamed live online. His bill  will also call for all the content...

Office cleaners say new contract raises pay to $15 an hour

Commercial office cleaners say they have reached an agreement on a four-year contract that will raise pay to $15 an hour. The 800 members of Service Employees international Union clean offices in downtown Wilmington and...

Northern Delaware could see snow, slippery conditions tonight

The National Weather Service says up to three inches of snow is possible in the area.  A winter storm watch has been issued for northern  Delaware by  the National Weather Service. The storm could hit around...

Mumford and Miller low bidder for Chapman Road bridge over I-95

Middletown-based Mumford and Miller Concrete was the low bidder by a wide margin in a project to replace a bridge at Chapman Road over Interstate 95 (Delaware Turnpike). The bid was awarded by the Delaware...

Bloom completes financing for upgrade of Delaware fuel cells

Bloom Energy has completed financing for an upgrade of its fuel cells in Delaware. In June 2019, Bloom Energy Corporation entered into a transaction to upgrade 30 megawatts of fuel cell servers in northern Delaware...

Cancer drug co-developed by AstraZeneca approved for patients with advanced pancreatic cancer

AstraZeneca and Merck & Co., Inc. announced that Lynparza (olaparib) has been approved in the US for the maintenance treatment of adult patients with a type of metastatic pancreatic cancer. Patients will be selected for therapy...

Delmarva Power plans to file rate hike request this year

Delmarva Power plans to file for a rate increase for natural gas and electric customers. On Dec. 20, the Exelon utility  informed the Delaware  Division of the Public Advocate on their "intent to file an...

Food & drink: Farewell to Forgotten Mile and  first Two Stones location

In an all-too-common announcement we see this time of year, Forgotten Mile Ale House will close its doors on Jan. 5. “We have recently decided that we are going to close down after the new year....