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Another site added for beach restaurant industry Covid-19 testing

Another testing site for Sussex County hospitality industry staffers has been announced,  Beebe Healthcare, in partnership with the Delaware Restaurant Association, will host a free car-based COVID-19 testing event on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to...
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Wave of dining closings in Dewey spreads to Rehoboth with Blue Hen reporting...

The Blue Hen restaurant in Rehoboth closed temporarily on Saturday after two staff members tested positive for Covid-19. The restaurant issued the following on Saturday afternoon via Facebook. "Today we learned that 2 people on our...
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Delaware reports second day without Covid deaths while awaiting beach ...

Delaware went another day without additional deaths from coronavirus, according to Friday night figures from the Delaware Division of Public Health. The number of positive cases rose by 74, in line with previous days. Nearly 11,100...
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Update: Some Sussex venues close, modify operations over weekend as governor...

The two-unit Kick 'n Chicken restaurant has halted in-restaurant service as Sussex County and the state await test results for coronavirus. It joined the Starboard and Hammerheads dining and entertainment businesses, which earlier announced plans...
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Sussex County approves a 15% smaller $158 million budget

Sussex County government adopted a downsized fiscal 2020 budget on Tuesday. A release described it as a  "lean, no-frills budget, one that keeps services intact while limiting spending as Delaware and the rest of the...
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$335,202 awarded from COVID-19 Strategic Response Fund

In its 10th round of grants, the Delaware COVID-19 Strategic Response Fund at the Delaware Community Foundation today awarded $335,202 to 24 nonprofit organizations providing services to communities throughout the state. The  grants will address...
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Laurel farm to pay $25,000 to EPA in pesticide settlement

 C&S Farms, Inc. of Laurel, DE agreed to  pay a $25,000 penalty as part of a settlement over alleged violations of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act related to pesticide safety requirements for...
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Personnel file: Inteliquet, Municipal Electric Corp., Bayhealth, Vo-Tech District, ACLU, Henlopen Foundation

(Delaware Business Now operates the only free-access business personnel column in Delaware. Send your items to drainey@delawarebusinessnow.com) Inteliquet names Senior VP Dover-based Inteliquet announced that it has hired Peter B. Malamis as Senior Vice President, Life...
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Surf fishing tag limit reached

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced   it has reached its cap of 17,000 Delaware surf-fishing permits issued for the calendar year. No additional surf tag permits will be issued until...
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12-year-old surfer victim of possible shark bite at Henlopen State Park

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources closed Herring Point to surfing and swimming Thursday afternoon until further notice following a possible shark bite reported shortly before 1 p.m. Beachgoers are also restricted to knee-deep waters around...