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Saturday, October 16, 2021

Indian River Power Plant may stay open beyond 2022

The Indian River Power Plant near Millsboro could stay open beyond 2022 while upgrades are made to the grid. Plant owner NRG  earlier announced plans to close the state's last coal-fired power plant in 2022,...

Deadline nears for joining Delmarva Chicken Assn. electric buying group

Delmarva Chicken Association invited new and current members who are Delmarva Power customers to join its next Electric Buying Group, with a deadline to take action by Sept. 10. The current DCA Electric Buying Group...

Artesian to acquire Tidewater’s Sussex County wastewater unit

Artesian Resources Corp. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Artesian Wastewater Management, Inc., agreed to acquire Tidewater Environmental Services, Inc., a Delaware-based regulated wastewater utility owned by New Jersey-based Middlesex Water Company, for $6.4 million. The transaction is...

Food and Drink – Adult beverage fests on tap; a new pizza place...

Beer, Wine, and Spirits Fest returns to Ag Museum in Dover  The  Delaware Beer,  Wine, and Spirits Festival return to the heart of Kent County. The event will be held at the Delaware Agricultural Museum...

Covid-related visitation restrictions announced at TidalHealth’s Seaford, Salisbury hospitals

TidalHealth has ordered  Covid-19 visitation restrictions at its hospitals in Seaford and Salisbury, MD.  Visitation is restricted on certain units at TidalHealth Nanticoke and TidalHealth Peninsula Regional starting Frida and will be in effect for...

Delaware seeing Sun Belt-like growth in building permits

Delaware remains one of the nation's hotspots for building permit activity that often translates into new homes. A site known as BigRentz looked at the total permits per capita by state between  2015 to 2020....

Citizens Bank to close Lewes branch

Citizens Bank plans to close its Lewes branch in November. Bank spokesman Bennett Griesmer released the following: “We continue to evaluate, evolve and adjust our branch strategy across our network, and can confirm that we have...

Our View: Evictions and the virus

Hello everyone, About a  week ago, only Sussex County would not have been covered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's extension of a  moratorium on Covid-19-related  evictions. Over the past week, Delaware's situation changed...

Growth in Delaware building permits for home construction tops in nation

Despite the challenges stemming from Covid-19, Delaware ranked first in a report issued earlier this year on the percentage increase of new home building permits. Delaware recorded a 27 percent gain, above the figure for...

Study outlines Mispillion, Cedar Creek benefits and environmental challenges

Delaware’s Mispillion River and Cedar Creek watersheds provide benefits to the community valued at several million dollars annually, according to a new economic assessment released by The Environmental Finance Center (EFC) at the University of Maryland.   The rivers and their surrounding waterways include some of the...
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