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Friday, November 15, 2019

AstraZeneca gains rights to gastrointestinal drug in Chinese market

AstraZeneca is bolstering its presence in China. It amended its collaboration agreement with Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in China mainland, China Hong Kong and China Macau for Linzess  (linaclotide), a new treatment for patients with irritable bowel syndrome with...

State extends lanternfly quarantine to include areas north of C&D Canal

The Delaware Department of Agriculture is asking businesses and residents to check properties for the presence of the spotted lanternfly and take steps to prevent its spread. The department extended its quarantine to include all...

Newark now offers parking app that works with new kiosk system

The City of Newark announced the availability of the Passport Parking smartphone app for use with any operating digital kiosk station in and around downtown Newark municipal lots.   The  Passport Parking app offers residents and visitors...

Trending: Harmony Road in Newark area reopens in both directions

Harmony Road east of Newark is now open to traffic. Night work will continue. NCCo. Traffic Alert: Harmony Road is now OPEN in both directions. There will be additional paving work taking place Monday night...

Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes wins national award

Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes and Crematory was honored by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) with the 2019 Pursuit of Excellence Award. This is their fifth consecutive award for excellence.  To earn an NFDA Pursuit of Excellence...

Planet Fitness, Urban Air trampoline-focused center coming to Christiana as Saks waves...

A  family entertainment site and a fitness center are in the works for the Christiana Town Center off Route 273 south of Newark.  Meanwhile, the town center's sister property will see the long-rumored loss of...

Kmarts in Pike Creek and Bear to close

USA Today reports  that  Kmart stores in Bear and Pike Creek will close.  This follows the closings of the College Square Kmart and the Prices Corner Sears stores.  Kmart and Sears stores in Dover closed earlier....

Comcast says new app will simplify task of managing bar and restaurant TVs.

Comcast Business unveiled enhancements to the X1 for Business entertainment platform with a new mobile app that simplifies the way businesses – including bars and restaurants. The Xfinity TV Remote App enables staff at bars,...

Transport inequities outlined in WILMAPCO report

The Wilmington Area Planning Council (WILMAPCO) and the  New Castle and Cecil Counties’ Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), released a draft version of a  social equity analysis of the region’s transportation system for public review. The...

Newark adding solar-powered kiosks, ditching attendants in overhaul of parking ...

The City of Newark is adding  kiosks in and around downtown Newark municipal lots as it phases out meters.  The conversion to  kiosks - which accept multiple forms of payment, including a pay-by-smartphone app -...