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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Meyer praises signing of bill clearing way for New Castle County hotel tax

Gov. John Carney signed a bill that will allow New Castle County to enact an up to three percent room tax. County Executive Matt Meyer issued the following statement after  House Bill 377 into law: “Yesterday, the governor...

WSFS gets high rating for debt

For a third consecutive year, Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) has reaffirmed the senior debt rating of A- for WSFS Financial Corporation, the parent company of WSFS Bank.    The A- debt rating is among...

DeliveryCircle announces minority investment

DeliveryCircle, LLC announced  it has received a  minority investment from a syndicate of financial and strategic supply chain investors, led by Cambridge Capital, NFI and other investors.  A dollar figure or other terms were not disclosed. "DeliveryCircle...

Crime mapping program now available to Wilmington residents

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki and Police Chief Robert Tracy  have unveiled a new online crime mapping program that is available immediately to citizens so they will have another tool to keep track of crime...

House speaker proposes cutting casino relief by half

Delaware House Speaker Pete Schwartzkopf introduced an amendment Thursday that would cut the financial impact of Senate Substitute 1 for Senate Bill 144 in half. In April, the Senate passed a bill to offer relief to...

County and County Chamber announces finalists in competition that offers business incubator...

New Castle County and the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce announced finalists in the  NCC Innovates program.  In July,  the county initiative kicks off by awarding one local start-up with a one-year membership to...

New Castle tract to become site of climate controlled self storage site

Patterson-Woods Commercial Properties/CORFAC International announced the completion of the sale of 3.19 acres of land located at 144-146 S DuPont Highway in New Castle. The property was sold to Premier A-2 NC, DE LLC for...

Update: Poultry processor Mountaire takes shots at law firms ...

Mountaire   Farms has responded to what it calls a "media blitz" by two firms that announced class action suit over water issues at its Millsboro site.  At a press event on Wednesday,   the...

Harley dealer to consolidate dealerships in ‘journey to Middletown”

Delaware’s Harley-Davidson dealer will consolidate to one location in Middletown in  coming years, the company announced. Rommel Harley-Davidson hired Fresh Design Group International to design the new dealership. The project completion target date is 2020. “Rommel Harley-Davidson,...

County Council OKs 7.5% property tax hike as part of 15% phase in...

The New Castle County Council narrowly passed a 2019 budget   for Fiscal Year 2019   on Tuesday night. The bill came after a sometimes contentious process that was reflected by the  margin of victory  reported by Delaware Public...
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