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Sunday, June 23, 2019

J.G. Townsend, Jr. & Co. donates to Open Space Program

J.G. Townsend, Jr. & Co.’s Board of Directors gathered at their Georgetown offices to present a ceremonial check for $227,581.73 to Delaware’s Open Space Program.  Townsend is listed  as a frozen food company. On hand...

Spanish version of Del. drivers license test issued

The Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) with assistance from Delaware.gov andDelaware Interactive recently launched a Spanish-language version of the Driver License Practice Test for Android and Windows Phone 7 users. Both versions can be downloaded at http://apps.delaware.gov. The DMV website also...

(Video) Governor’s Weekly Address

  Delaware Gov. Jack Markell offers his thoughts on the implications of the Sandy Hill Elementary School shootings.

Delaware unemployment rate falls to 6.7%

Delaware’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in November came in at 6.7 percent , down from 6.8 percent in October 2012. Click on the link below for the full report: G_MLR - Tom2012-11 MLR Total unemployment was 29,600...

A little holiday cheer as gas prices fall

Gasoline prices continued to fall over the past week as generous supplies and weakening economies overseas  made  life a little easier for motorists. Figures from from AAA Mid-Atlantic indicated that the average price at the...

George & Lynch gets low bid on Milford project

The  Delaware Department of Transportation   announced that construction will begin   Dec.  3 for the Del.  Route 1 and Route 30 Grade Separated Intersection in Milford. This project will consist of all erosion and...

Schwartzkopf selected as House Speaker

Pete SchwartzkopfThe House Democratic Caucus selected Rep. Pete Schwartzkopf to serve as the new Speaker of the House Tuesday evening, succeeding the retired Rep. Robert F. Gilligan.Schwartzkopf, D-Rehoboth Beach, has served as House Majority Leader...

First USS Delaware in nearly 90 years to join submarine fleet

Delaware may not have a national park, but  an undersea vessel will one day bear the name of  the First State. U.S. Sens. Tom Carper, Chris Coons and Congressman John Carney (all D-Del.) welcomed the...

Delaware gets federal disaster aid

moonbird / Foter / CC BY-NC-NDThe  Federal Emergency Management Agency announced that federal disaster aid has been made available to the State of Delaware to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area...

County Bank to close two western Sussex branches at end of year

County Bank is pruning its branch system in southern Delaware. Earlier in the fall, the locally owned bank announced it would  shutter  branches in Seaford and Laurel, with customers moving to the bank's Georgetown branch. The...