Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Ellendale ends up with highest snowfall total

Areas of Kent and Sussex County are digging out from an unusual storm that left little or no snow on the northern end of the state, according to the DEOS snow monitoring...

Analysis: Mountaire Selbyville workers get benefits boost after union is voted out

Poultry processor Mountaire has rolled out enhanced benefits after the United Food and Commercial Workers local was voted out of the company's only unionized plant in Selbyville. The local...

Trending: Bidens New Year’s Eve featured lunch at Wilmington seafood restaurant

Bad weather leads to aircraft switch and slow motorcade to DC on Monday President Joe Biden flew out Monday morning from New Castle Airport after spending the ...

Sewage spill temporarily closes Rehoboth Bay to shellfish harvesting

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control issued an emergency closure of commercial and recreational shellfish harvest of oysters, clams, and mussels in the Rehoboth Bay.

Contractor George & Lynch moves to employee stock ownership plan

Heavy-highway contractor George & Lynch is converting to partial employee ownership. President Chris Baker announced that employees will own 30% of the Dover-based company when the change is complete.

Milton challenges PSC decision to OK Artesian’s purchase of Tidewater wastewater business

Earlier this month, the Town of Milton sued in Delaware Superior Court challenging the Delaware Public Service Commission’s decision to approve Artesian Wastewater Management, Inc.’s acquisition of Tidewater Environmental Services, Inc.

Rite Aid to close 63 stores

Rite Aid has identified 63 stores it plans to close in an effort to reduce costs and boost profits. Closings began in November. Individual stores were not identified. Rite...

Latest round of EDGE small business grants announced

The Delaware Division of Small Business recognized 15 small businesses Thursday as winners of the fourth round of Encouraging Development, Growth and Expansion (EDGE) Grants. Recipients  in the latest round of the competition include a...

Tree service worker killed in Milton accident

Delaware State Police are investigating the death of a tree service worker in the Milton area on Monday afternoon. At 2:11 p.m., troopers were dispatched to Huff Road,...

Bayhealth breaks ground on Milton medical center as health care competition builds

Bayhealth this week held a  groundbreaking ceremony for Bayhealth Total Care as the state's second-largest hospital system plants its flag in a fast-growing area of Sussex County.