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Friday, January 3, 2020

Ashland financial package, Food Bank, bond requests on council's agenda

The Delaware Council on Development Finance will meet Monday morning to look at a proposal for up to  $10 million  for Ashland, Inc. and a grant for the expansion of the Food Bank of...

Tidewater Utilities opens new operations center

Tidewater Utilities, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Middlesex Water Company, unveiled a new operations  center in Sussex County last week. Tidewater, established in 1964, provides service to retail water and wastewater customers, south of the...

Ground broken for Milford Food Bank expansion

Local officials, donors and anti-hunger advocates joined the Food Bank of Delaware, campaign chairman Mike Castle and Senator Tom Carper for the official groundbreaking of the organization’s $2.6 million expansion project outside the current...

River and Bay Authority makes 1st move toward new ferries

Delaware River and Bay Authority photo; The Delaware River and Bay Authority is seeking naval architect services regarding the possible replacement of car ferries. Bids on the consulting services are due on Oct. 4. The five vessels...

Sunny summer aids Rehoboth parking revenue

A sunny  summer in Rehoboth Beach led to strong parking revenues, despite a change to a system that reduces the number of tickets and a decision to not raise rates. The Cape Gazette  reports  the...

Beebe puts the heat on tumor

Doctors a Beebe Medical Center in Lewis have removed a tumor from a cancer patient unable to undergo surgery. Beebe radiologist Dr.Michael Ramjattansingh performed the procedure on the liver of the patient. "This is a huge...

State initiative offers opportunity to open rent-free store during shopping season

Downtown Delaware, a program of the Delaware Economic Development Office  announced a rent-free  holiday retail  initiative intended to increase business activity and reduce downtown vacancies. This program is supported by funds from the United...

Verizon outage in Milford blamed on roof leak: MilfordLIVE

On the evening of Tuesday, September 4 residents of Milford that use Verizon for landline and wireless services experienced outages that lasted around  seven  hours. Lee Gierczynski, manager of  media relations for Verizon Wireless, stated...

Small Business Administration offering drought loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration announced  that federal drought-related  economic injury disaster loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes...

Troopers, Milford Police find suspected meth labs

Two men were arrested in separate investigations into “meth labs” near Milford and Harrington. On Sunday afternoon, Delaware State Police were told of a possible lab in a shed on Lewis Pond Lane in Kent...