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Saturday, March 28, 2020

Airbnb says Delaware hosts offer needed rooms during busy travel weekends

Airbnb  announced  that its Delaware host community earned a combined $8.4 million in income while welcoming approximately 25,500 guest arrivals for the five biggest guest arrival weekends in 2019 statewide. This  included  peak summer...

Dogfish Head, Belgian brewer team up and offer new sour

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Milton,  joined forces with nearly two-century old Rodenbach in releasing, Vibrant P’Ocean, a 4.7 percent alcohol content  blended sour ale. Rodenbach has brewery in Belgium. Vibrant P’Ocean is Rodenbach's  first-ever collaborative brew. “As America’s...

Delaware Electric nearly doubles size of Sussex solar farm

https://youtu.be/u-XzPg-_5Z0 Delaware Electric Cooperative and Constellation have completed work to nearly double the size of the Co-op’s Bruce A. Henry Solar Farm in Sussex County. Seventeen acres of new solar panels began producing clean, renewable...

Personnel File: Connections; Belfint, Lyons; Wilm. Housing Authority; Del. Correction; Ruppert Landscaping

Connections names interim CEO Connections CSP Chief Operating Officer, William F. Northey, Ph.D., was recently chosen by the Board of Directors as the organization’s Interim CEO.  Catherine Devaney McKay, Connections founder, President, and CEO for 30+...

Giving back: Chesapeake Utilities, Schell Brothers, Easterseals

Dover-based Chesapeake Utilities Corporation announced that employees logged approximately 5,000 hours of volunteer service with nonprofit organizations throughout the company’s service area in 2019. Chesapeake's service area includes the Delmarva Peninsula and portions of Florida. Chesapeake...

Fighting homelessness on a statewide basis

Good afternoon, Over the past couple of days, Gov.  John Carney has rolled out proposals that include a million dollar fund to clean up the state's waterways and a similar amount to build the first...

Jersey Mikes to aid high schools in grand opening fund raiser

Jersey Mike’s Subs  opened a location  in Millsboro on December 31. Franchise owner Brad Mouly will hold a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, January 22 to Sunday, January 26 to support Sussex Central...

10 small businesses receive EDGE Grants

A bio-based materials company, a maker of wearable medical sensors, and a bakery-café were among the 10 Delaware small businesses named   as recipients  of the second round of EDGE Grants from the state...

Housing fund announces $1 million in funding for two dozen homes

Seven   housing projects statewide will receive $1 million from Delaware’s Housing Development Fund. The HDF, Delaware’s housing trust fund, was created for the purpose of providing affordable low and moderate-income households. Nonprofit developers or...

Fire causes $150,000 in damage to Milton business

The  Office of the State Fire Marshal has determined that  fire Tuesday  afternoon at a  Milton business was accidental. The blaze, which was reported shortly after 2 p.m., occurred at Snookie’s Speed Parts on  the 12000...