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Waterman charged with 600+ fishing, boating violations in Delaware City area

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested a commercial waterman from Sussex County on Thursday for more than 600 shellfish and boating violations near Delaware City. Shawn P. Moore, 40, of Georgetown, was charged...

Delaware Coastal Airport gets $5.5 million federal grant

U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons and U.S. Rep.  Lisa Blunt Rochester (all D-Del.) announced a $5.5 million Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grant award to the Delaware Coastal Airport in Sussex County. This grant...

From Brewbound: Dogfish to focus on 60 Minute IPA and SeaQuench in tough beer...

Milton-based Dogfish Head is sharpening its focus in an increasingly competitive beer market, industry website Brewbund reports.  In a presentation at an industry event in Baltimore, the company announced plans to focus on its flagship...

Mountaire sends 2 truckloads to flood-stricken North Carolina

Mountaire Farms has sent a truckload of chicken as well as other supplies from Delaware  to North Carolina.  The family-owned company has poultry  plants in North Carolina as well Delaware. Production has resumed at the...

Sussex County revises special events ordinance after nonprofits voice concerns

Sussex County revised its special events ordinance following concerns by fire companies and other organizations that their events could be in jeopardy. The code had been in place since the 1990s to ensure occasional gatherings...

Iron Hill Brewery opens location in Center City Philadelphia

 Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant  this week opened an 8,450 square feet location in Center City Philadelphia. Iron Hill was founded in Newark in  1996, by Kevin Finn, Mark Edelson and Kevin Davies. The name comes from...

(Updated) Hurricane Florence weakens as heavy rains continue.

Delaware is now involved in aiding North Carolina in dealing with the effects of Hurricane Florence.  Prospects of heavy rain have been reduced in the Delaware Valley with the most recent map showing no direct...

River & Bay Authority marks 50th anniversary of the second span of Memorial Bridge

 Officials gathered on Wednesday  to  commemorate 50 years of the Twin Span.  The second span, which is the Delaware-bound bridge and constructed at a cost of $70 million, opened to traffic in 1968.  Today, the Delaware...

Delmarva Poultry offers growers storm tips as Hurricane Florence approaches

Delmarva Poultry Industry is advising growers to prepare for a windy, rainy  period, even if Hurricane Florence stays to the south. The trade group said it is "highly likely to produce troublesome winds and rain on...

Bayhealth’s Sussex Campus’ heat-cooling plant up and running

Bayhealth’s Plant Operations department recently began to operate the central plant at the new Bayhealth Sussex Campus.  “We’re really excited to be part of this transition process,” said Jake Tieman, carpenter. “Few people get this...
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