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Saturday, June 22, 2019

Retailer Dressbarn calls it quits

Dressbarn announced plans to wind down retail operations that include stores in Delaware. The 650-unit  chain of moderately priced closing stores has locations in Bear, Middletown, Rehoboth, and suburban Wilmington. All Dressbarn stores are open and...

Grand jury indicts Delmar man on home improvement fraud charges

A Sussex County Grand Jury indicted William R. Parlier, Delmar,  on charges of Racketeering, Home Improvement Fraud, Theft, and Carrying on a Specific Occupation without a License.  Parlier, 53, is accused of three individuals between...

La Red Health Center moving to wellness village in Milford

La Red Health Center, a major medical services provider, is moving to the new Milford Wellness Village, which is set to open this summer at the former site of  Milford Memorial Hospital.  The hospital is...

Rehoboth Main Street accredited

Rehoboth Beach Main Street, Inc. has been designated as an accredited Main Street America™ program for meeting performance standards in 2018 set by the National Main Street Center. Main Street America Being a Main Street...

State looks into allegations of falsified records at state-funded drug program

The Delaware Department of Justice has confirmed that one of the state’s largest nonprofits is being investigated over allegations of record-keeping issues regarding a program under the state’s corrections system. The department also passed along...

$3.2 million in project awards take aim at blighted housing in Delaware

Seven projects statewide will receive $3.2 million from Delaware’s Strong Neighborhoods Housing Fund to address vacant, abandoned or foreclosed properties. The Strong Neighborhoods Housing Fund is used to support community development, address crime and transform...

Bulkhead area at Indian River Inlet to remain closed due to erosion

A popular feature  for visitors to Delaware Seashore State Park on the southern edge of the state  continues to be closed due to safety concerns. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Delaware Department...

Top trending: Dogfish Head and brewer of Sam Adams merge

The  Boston Beer Company,  Inc. and  Dogfish Head Brewery    announced  the companies have signed a definitive merger agreement, bringing together two large independent Craft breweries and two founders and brewers, Jim Koch and Sam Calagione.  The transaction is valued...

Bridgeville’s O.A. Newton wins Family Owned Business award

O.A. Newton has been named an honoree in the large category of the Family Owned Business Awards. O.A. Newton is a 4th-generation family-owned business that has been incorporated in Bridgeville since 1916. Beginning as a farming...

Patients of Sussex doctor who prescribed opioids and lost medical license advised...

The Delaware Division of Substance Abuse  and Mental Health is asking patients of a Sussex County  physician who lost his medical license to seek treatment. On May 8,  the medical license and controlled substance registrations of...