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Saturday, October 24, 2020
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UD mandates tests, self quarantines before students return to campus

The University of Delaware has ordered measures for incoming students that include a Covid-19  test,  self-quarantining until that time and filling out a daily health questionnaire once on campus. In a letter to students and...
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Newark Council poised to consider bar seating ban, restrictions on gatherings

The Newark City Council appears to be poised to consider an ordinance that would eliminate bellying up to the bar while barring private gatherings more than 10 people. The governing body is slated to go...
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Remembering Panera

Good afternoon, The sign is off the building at  Panera  on Newark's Main Street. The popular spot for students and baby boomers was another casualty of  Covid-19. The same seems to be true with the location at...
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Newark Council pulls possible ordinances on gatherings, bar seating

The Newark City Council  Monday night pulled ordinances from the agenda that if enacted would limit private social gatherings to 10 or fewer and close down seating in bar areas. The agenda had previously mentioned...
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This $9.7 million Newark project will use energy savings to pay off low-interest...

The City of Newark plans to combine solar power, energy conservation, roofing, heating and air-conditioning (HVAC) projects in a $9.7 million package that will not add to the city’s bonded debt load. Jeff Martindale, the...
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Artesian Resources adds water systems, reports higher earnings in first half of ’20

Ban on service cut-offs affected the bottom line Artesian Resources Corporation reported higher earnings in the second quarter and first half of 2020.  Net income for the first six months ended June 30 was $8.6 million,...
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Bloom Energy reports loss in 2nd quarter as company sees more fuel...

Bloom Energy Corporation reported second-quarter revenue of $187.9 million and a  net loss of $42.5 million. Newark has its main production site in Newark.  Bloom shares have been rising of late on news that the company...
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The Cavaliers redevelopment – We’ve been here before

Good afternoon everyone, To the surprise of no one, Cavaliers, is lumbering toward final approval from the New Castle County Council. For background on the latest developments, click here  for the story from WDEL. Plans call for consolidating...
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Newark Alderman’s Court closed after staffer shows symptoms of Covid-19

Newark Alderman's Court, located at 220 South Main Street, is temporarily closed to the public  after a city employee reported symptoms consistent with Covid=19   Many staff members are self-isolating and the building will be closed to...
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Nation’s largest natural gas distribution utility powers LA sites with Bloom Energy...

Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has begun powering two of its largest Los Angeles-area facilities with Bloom Energy fuel cells. The switch to fuel cells will reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, air pollutants and the...