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Coronavirus testing on STAR Campus draws 1,056

On Wednesday, the Delaware National Guard joined the Delaware Emergency Management Agency at a drive-thru testing site for coronavirus on the University of Delaware’s Science, Technology and Advanced Research Campus in Newark.  About 30...
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Trending: Ribbon cutting on June 25 to mark completion of Newark’s Main Street project

On June, 25, government and civic leaders will cut a ribbon to commemorate the end of construction on Newark's Main Street.   Beginning at 4 p.m. that day, Main Street will be closed to vehicle traffic from...
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Burlington to open its three Delaware stores on Friday

Burlington Stores, a  national off-price retailer, will re-open its stores in Dover, Christiana and north Wilmington on Friday. The company held off on an earlier opening of its stores in Delaware. Shopper capacity has been...
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Analysis: Shelton named superintendent of a troubled Christina School District

 Dan Shelton was approved  Thursday at a  Christina School District’s Board of Education meeting as the next superintendent of schools. The appointment will take effect on July 1. Shelton brings more than 22 years of...
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Christiana Mall reopens today

Christiana Mall  reopened  today at 11 a.m. with three of its four anchors and a handful of other stores.  The Monday reopening was postponed as civil unrest was reported in Wilmington and around the nation. "As...
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Solid Waste Authority to open Newark Recycling Center in early July

DSWA’s new Newark Recycling Center is slated to open in early July. This center will feature single-stream recycling bins, styrofoam recycling, six-day a week electronics recycling, weekly Household hazardous waste collection and monthly paper shredding....
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Newark based biopharma manufacturing institute gets $8.9 million coronavirus grant

The National Institute for Innovation in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing (NIIMBL), Newark,  received $8.9 million from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). This award will fund projects that will support the...
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Newark-based contract research company QPS now offering coronavirus testing

QPS, a global contract research organization, announced a newly developed capability to conduct COVID-19 testing, effective on May 11. QPS has developed and validated a quantitative polymerase chain reaction (QPCR) assay to identify active novel coronavirus...
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M&T Bank reports 2,245 Delaware businesses received $363 million in Payroll Protection Act...

M&T Bank Corporation announced that to-date 32,273 of its customers have received approval for a total of nearly $7  billion in funding through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). M&T has disbursed nearly 100 percent...
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UD keeps stay at home order in place as president announces Zoom meeting Monday

The University of Delaware has extended its stay at home order through May 31 in keeping with the governor's extension of the State of Emergency, President Dennis Assanis announced in a letter.  UD is extending...