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The Battle of Cooches Bridge

Good afternoon, On this day in 1777, the only battle on Delaware soil was fought. The  Battle of Cooches Bridge, also known as the Battle of Iron Hill,  came with clashes between revolutionary troops and  ...
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Becker Morgan moves Newark office to UD’s STAR campus

Becker Morgan Group’s Newark office has moved to larger space  at the University of Delaware’s STAR Campus Tower. The University of Delaware’s Science, Technology, and Advanced Research Campus, STAR Campus, combines academics and research with...
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(Corrected) Beach bar seating ban may end this weekend

The Delaware Restaurant Association anticipates that restrictions on bar seating in Coastal Sussex County.  Bar seating had been banned in some eastern Sussex  zip codes, although patrons could be served drinks at the table. Smaller beach...
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$5,000 reward offered for info on Newark arson fires

The federal  Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Baltimore Field Division announced today a reward of $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for setting fire to...
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Fund-raising effort to rebuild Chabad Center tops $363,000

A fund-raising effort following an arson-caused fire at the Chabad Center for Jewish Life in Newark has drawn $363,000 in donations.  The goal for the center has been raised to $1 million. The late Tuesday night...
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Small Business Chamber cancels FunFest

The Delaware Small Business Chamber canceled its 9th Annual FunFest, slated for Sept. 12, with the organizer citing delays in gaining state approval.  The director of the state’s Division of Small Business said the door remains...
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Updated : Arson ruled as cause of fire at Jewish life center in...

The Delaware State Fire Marshal's office has determined that arson was the cause of a fire at the Tuesday night at the Chabad  Center for Jewish Life. No further details were released. The Aetna Hose, Hook...
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Lidl confirms Bear store opening by the end of 2021

Lidl US announced plans today to open 50 new stores by the end of 2021. The only Delaware store on the list is a location on Route 40 at the site of the former...
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University of Delware Tech Park’s fintech center gets $9 million tax credit allocation

A New Markets Tax Credit investment from Cinnaire will support  the development of a new, 100,000-square-foot building dedicated to financial technologies at the University of Delaware’s Science, Technology and Advanced Research Campus (STAR)  in...
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Town and gown in the age of Covid

Good afternoon, Even though the Newark City Council holds its meetings through the ancient  but less hackable GoToMeeting platform, you could still feel the tension in the air Monday night over the return of students...