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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Distracted driving crackdown in Sussex leads to 19 tickets

The Delaware State Police and the Delaware Office of Highway Safety again used unconventional vehicles in a distracted driving crackdown. The last of four initiatives was conducted in Sussex County on Saturday during mid-afternoon. The area...

Federal Communications Commission Chairman to visit Delaware

 Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai will bring what is billed as his Digital Opportunity Tour to Wilmington and Seaford on Friday.  In Wilmington, Papi will visit NextFAB, a  downtown Wilmington makerspace focused on technology...

Former Fisher’s Appliance building in Milford to become insurance office

Gillis Gilkerson  announced the redevelopment of the former Fisher’s Appliances building in downtown Milford, will become the new home of The Insurance Market. For well over 100 years, The Insurance Market has served personal, business and life &...

Smyrna Police charge man in nationwide wire, phone fraud case

Smyrna Police have charged a local man for a  phone and wire fraud scam involving multiple alleged victims across the country. In late February, Smyrna detectives were notified by the Sedona, AZ Police of an...

WSFS acquisition of Beneficial to close on Friday after Fed approval

WSFS Financial Corporation plans to close the acquisition of Beneficial Bancorp on Friday. The  Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Wednesday approved WSFS’ acquisition of Beneficial -  the final required regulatory approval. WSFS expects...

Merck Animal Health expands Millsboro operation

Merck Animal Health announced increased investment and expansion at its U.S. manufacturing and warehousing site in  Millsboro. The company expanded its manufacturing capacity and capabilities in Millsboro last year with additional expansion activities planned over the...

Silting in Lewes ends Kalmar Nyckel visits

Silting in Lewes will bring an end for a nearly two-decade long sailing schedule by Delaware's tall ship. It is the second consecutive year that Delaware’s Tall Ship could not berth and sail from the...

Accident in construction area near Lewes  claims life

A man was killed at an accident in a construction area near Lewes. The accident  occurred at  12:57 p.m. when a 2016 Freightliner concrete pumper truck was stopped on Hazlett Road within the Governors development which...

Police officer arrested after confrontation during check of underage patrons at Felton bar

A Blades and Ellendale police officer with a loaded gun was arrested at a Felton tavern after being accused of interfering in an effort to identify underage patrons. Shortly before midnight, on Saturday officers from...

State Police arrest Seaford man on multiple counts of home improvement fraud

Delaware State Police have arrested a Seaford man on multiple counts of home improvement fraud. The investigation began in September, when troopers took a report of a home improvement fraud.  While visting a  Lowes store in Seaford,...