State, municipalities sign pact that reduces electric rates

  Patrick McCullar looks on as Gov. Jack Markell signs the memorandum of understanding Gov. Jack Markell joined with mayors and the head a municipally owned...

Dr. LeRoy's license pulled; Had been required to have chaperone

The Delaware Secretary of State and the President of the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline ordered an emergency suspension of the medical license...

Bath, Kitchen & Tile opens Newark site

Bath, Kitchen and Tile Center, with showrooms in Wilmington and Harbeson, Del.  is opening a new showroom and manufacturing site at 375 Bellevue Drive...

Earnings, revenues increase at Artesian

Artesian Resources Corp., Newark, announced higher revenues and earnings. In the first quarter of 2012, revenues were $16.7 million, a 13.2 percent increase from the...

Week in review – Bloom, Sunoco and Delta Airlines

The week in business could be summed up in one word – Bloom. The manufacturer and the University of Delaware held a ceremonial groundbreaking at...

Dad may face charges following domestic incident, fire

Newark Police  and the State Fire Marshall’s Office are investigating  a house fire on Old Cooches Bridge Road that preceded  an  alleged assault of...

Burger, fry spot opens in Newark

Boardwalk Fresh Burgers and Fries opened  Wednesday at 59 E. Main Street in Newark, next to California Tortilla with a ceremonial ribbon cutting. The dining...

Update – Newark Police seek driver in fatal hit and run accident near...

Newark Police are investigating a hit and run crash that claimed the life of an elderly  pedestrian on Monday night near the Newark Free...

Newark Police investigate robbery at cigarette store

Newark Police photo Newark Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred on April 28th, 2012 at approximately 4 p.m. at the Cigarette City in...

Gore enhances technologies for electronics industry

W. L. Gore & Associates has enhanced its portfolio of products and services for the electronics industry. In addition to introducing its new...

AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb drug wins OK from European panel

AstraZeneca and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company reported a committee for a European Union agency has recommended the approval of FORXIGA tablets for the treatment of...

Yi Palace opens on Elkton Rd.

The Yi Palace Restaurant has opened on Elkton Road on the west side of Newark. Mayor Vance Funk, center, was  on hand for the...

Board of Ed OKs Newark Charter School high school expansion

The Delaware Board of Education has approved a plan by the Newark Charter School to add high school grades, but will be remain scrutiny...

State Police investigate industrial accident that claims life

Delaware State Police are investigating an accident at an vehicle repair  business that claimed the life of a Middletown man. At 9:30 p.m. on Friday...

Incyte Corp. CEO to be honored by Delaware Bio

The Delaware BioScience Association will host its 2012 Annual Awards Gala on April 16 at the DuPont Country Club, near Wilmington. The event will honor...

Chase to add up to 1,200 jobs in state

JP Morgan Chase plans to expand its operations in Delaware and add up to 1,200 new jobs in the state,   Gov. Jack Markell...

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Cash mob in Newark

Newark saw its first “cash mob” Tuesday night. Photo by Ken Grant A group, brought together by social media sites like Twitter and Facebook, gathered on...

Farmers markets expected to get off to strong start

It has taken a while, but Delaware’s farmers’ markets seem destined  to reach a large percentage of First State residents. Twenty-seven local farmers’ markets  are...

State jobless rates remain stable

Unemployment remained stable in the nation, with Delaware's jobless rate remaining well below the national average. A report Friday from the Bureau of Labor...
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