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Saturday, March 23, 2019

From WHYY: Invasive species doom yard waste drop-off site

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources plans to close northern Delaware's last free yard waste site in the Pike Creek area amid concerns of invasive species making their way to White Clay Creek State Park.  DNREC has...

Controversial hotel-office project on Newark Council agenda

The Newark City Council will consider a plan for a hotel-office building on Main Street at a meeting on Monday night. The seven-story building has drawn fire from residents, with the city Planning Commission deadlocked over...

Tech Forum goes ‘beyond startups’

The  Technology Forum of Delaware took a look at two businesses that have moved beyond the start-up phase. Discussing their businesses on Thursday night at the Tonic Bar and Grille in downtown Wilmington  were Robert Prybutok...

Suspect sought in connection with shoplifting ring targeting Nordstrom stores

Delaware State Police are attempting to locate Kimberly Akisha Lingham-Bailey, 37, of Philadelphia in connection with a shoplifting ring that targets Nordstrom stores. The  suspect has been identified as one of three suspects involved in...

Update: Students push back against Newark’s party ordinance with more than 13,400 signing petition

University of Delaware students are pushing back against an ordinance that bans loud parties with as few as four people. The ordinance passed the council on a unanimous vote.  It levies civil penalties, starting at...

Cannabis store kept  a low profile

Good afternoon, To say  Fresh Cannabis  Co.  kept a low profile would be an understatement. The medical marijuana dispensary and greenhouse held a soft opening on  Friday at the former Alexander’s garden center location just outside...

Lantern fly quarantine order calls on businesses, residents to look for egg masses

  The Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) is quarantining 11 zip codes in northern New Castle County in an effort to eradicate, control, and prevent the spread of spotted lanternfly in Delaware and to surrounding...

Nutritious Newark Cook-Off winners announced

The annual “Nutritious Newark Cook-Off” was held last week in the Audion and Atrium at the Tower at STAR Campus of the University of Delaware. More than 500 attendees voted on winners for Best Presentation,...

Top trending: Construction of new Claymont train station to get under way in the...

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...

Naf Naf Middle Eastern Grill opening first Delaware restaurant in Christiana on Wednesday

Naf Naf Middle Eastern Grill will open its first Delaware restaurant on  Wednesday at 60 Geoffrey Drive in Stanton-Christiana. The restaurant is opening in a new strip center across from the Delaware Technical Community College...