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Wednesday, July 29, 2020
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Delaware legislators offer bill aimed at getting Maryland commuter trains to Newark

Amid signs that Maryland is becoming more receptive to extending its commuter rail line to Delaware,  state  Rep. Ed Osienski and state Sen. Stephanie Hansen filed legislation that would authorize the Delaware Department of Transportation to work...
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Revenue bonds for Newark Charter, Delmarva Power, Goldey-Beacom top Monday agenda for state finance...

The Delaware Council on Development Finance is expected to sign off on revenue bonds for Newark Charter School, Delmarva Power and Goldey-Beacom College at a meeting on Monday. Okaying the bonds is generally a formality....
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MIT spinoff’s analysis of poopy water estimates that 15,000 in New Castle County...

New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer announced  that the Public Works Department and a Massachusetts Institute of Technology startup Biobot Analytics conducted a preliminary analysis of bacteria in county and city of Wilmington sewage...
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Artesian completes sale of Frankford water system

Artesian Water Company,  a subsidiary of Artesian Resources Corporation acquired the water system of the Town of Frankford in Sussex County in early April. Artesian is based south of Newark. An agreement to buy the...
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From WHYY: SEPTA suspends Wilmington-Newark rail line service after three employee deaths from...

SEPTA has ended rail service to Wilmington and Newark. The regional bus, rail, and trolley system had already made substantial service cuts as passenger traffic plunged. Traffic on the rail line to and from Delaware had...
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Delaware jobless claims top 10,700

Delaware weekly initial jobless claims topped the 10,700 mark, the U.S. Department of Labor reported Thursday. The figure was among the highest among states with smaller populations as employers struggled with the impact of a...
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Mediterranean Grille to shut down after being hit with coronavirus-related closing

The Coronavirus has claimed a victim in the restaurant business. Mediterranean Grille, a restaurant in the Newark Shopping Center announced via social media that it is closing for good. Dinners from 4 p.m. to 9...
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Total number of coronavirus cases hits 91

The Delaware Division of Health reported 91 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) as of Tuesday morning. In response to the rising number of cases and future predictions, Gov. John Carney declared a Public Health Emergency that...
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Bloom Energy’s loss widens due to change in booking orders

Boom Energy reported a wider loss in the fourth quarter and year, due to changes in how the company books revenue. The bigger loss was partially due to a change in the way the company...
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Update: City of Newark announces changes aimed at limiting spread of COVID-19

The City of Newark announced measures aimed at reducing the risk of community spread of COVID-19, a respiratory virus identified in at least seven individuals associated with the University of Delaware. Measures range from now...