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Friday, August 23, 2019

Dagsboro business fire remains under investigation

The Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal is continuing to investigate the July 27building fire in Dagsboro, that damaged a long-time business. The blaze, reported shortly after noon, was located at the Dagsboro Paint...

Cape May-Lewes Ferry adds new evacuation system

The Cape May-Lewes Ferry completed the installation of a new marine evacuation system aboard all three vessels in the fleet – MV Delaware, MV New Jersey and MV Cape Henlopen.  Purchased at a cost of...

Concord Pike getting medical marijuana store

The Delaware Department of Public Health approved Columbia Care’s plans for a new location off Route 202 in late spring. The store-dispensary  north of Wilmington could open in the next few months, according to...

Hospital systems face uphill fight in vying for Sussex emergency center

Two Delaware hospital systems face  a tough  fight in  seeking approval from the state to build a stand-alone emergency department in the center of Sussex County. A state recommendation  argues  that there are enough emergency...

Employee critically injured when Tesla crashes into Greenwood office

A woman in a Greenwood  office was critically injured when a  car struck the building. The accident occurred at  11:01 a.m., when a 2018 Tesla Model 3, was initially traveling westbound on East Market Street approaching the...

State to open second substance abuse evaluation clinic in Georgetown

The Delaware  Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health officially will open the Sussex County Bridge Clinic on July 15. The clinic will provide screening and referrals to treatment, as well as additional services. The...

Sussex airport gets $500K in federal grants as total support reaches $40 million

The state's Congressional Delegation announced Federal Aviation Administration grants for the Delaware Coastal Airport's runway expansion project.  Late this week U.S. Senator Tom Carper (D-Del.) joined airport and Sussex County representatives on the tarmac at...

Dogfish Head widens distribution for wild ales

Milton-based Dogfish Head is expanding its ‘Wooden … it be nice!’ wild beer program to include limited, regional distribution of a selection of its wild ales. The first brew to hit  shelves throughout Delaware and...

Chiropractor indicted on insurance fraud charges

Jean Vertus Laine, 42, a chiropractor,  formerly with the Peoples Wellness Center, 556 South DuPont Highway, Milford, was indicted on Monday by a Sussex County Grand Jury, following an investigation by the Delaware Office...

Acquisition  of Dogfish Head by brewer of Sam Adams  now official

The acquisition of  Milton-based Dogfish Head Craft Brewing by Boston Beer was completed on July 3, an 8-K filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission reported. Dogfish co-founder Sam Calagione was appointed as an officer...