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Saturday, October 16, 2021

Lewes Council approves sprinkler systems for new homes

The Lewes City Council approved restoring a mandate that makes fire sprinkler systems mandatory in newly constructed homes. The council had been studying the change throughout the summer. The Delaware Fire Sprinkler Coalition had pushed for the...

DART gets grant that adds to state’s growing electric bus fleet

The Delaware Transit Corporation received a fourth Federal Transit Administration grant of $3,539,640 to purchase additional electric buses. The agency has now received more than $9.1 million through these grants to support the purchase of...

Our view: Beebe’s vaccination tightrope

Good afternoon, Beebe Healthcare CEO David Tam walks a tightrope. The health care executive and Navy veteran gets high marks for his leadership at the coastal Sussex health care system. Seeing a crisis in the making,...

ChristianaCare to open Coastal Sussex primary care center in 2022

ChristianaCare will open a primary care outpost at the former Pier One location in spring 2022. "We are on a mission to deliver the right care, at the right place for everyone – to make...

Bridgeville metal fabricator plans $7 million expansion

Miller Metal Fabrication, a 26-year-old metal fabrication company based in Bridgeville, has chosen Sussex County  as the site for a planned expansion and consolidation of operations. Supporting the company’s plans are grants it has been...

Biden flies out after quiet weekend trip to home near Rehoboth

President Joe Biden flew out of Rehoboth Beach late Monday morning after a visit with no public sightings. Details of the outbound flight were not immediately disclosed. On Friday, Biden flew out of Joint Base Andrews...

Top trending: New daily. cases of Covid-19 above 600

  Delaware's new daily cases of Covid-19 exceeded 600 in the Friday report from the Delaware Division of Public Health.   The number of cases had dropped below 50 at one point earlier this year, prior to...

Offshore wind and interest rates

Good afternoon, A couple of updates as we head into the  weekend. Yes,  President Biden hanging out at his second home near Rehoboth Beach and we'll see  whether he ventures out for an ice cream cone. But...

Seaford office building sold

An office building at One  Cedar Avenue, Seaford, has been sold.   The free-standing office building is located at the corner of Cedar Ave and High Street in Downtown Seaford. The property was sold to a...

$110 million ‘last mile’ project aims to give every Delaware home, business broadband...

A $110 million plan that will cover every "last mile" of Delaware with high-speed, wireline broadband internet service was unveiled on Thursday. The broadband expansion  - funded by the American Rescue Plan Act which was...
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