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Saturday, August 8, 2020
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Seaford man held in connection with copper wire theft

A Seaford man is being held after copper wire from an irrigation system was found in his truck. On Thursday, at around 11:45 p.m., State Police were patrolling the area of Apple Tree Road east...
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Artesian seeks wastewater rate hike in southern Delaware

Artesian Wastewater Management, Inc. is seeking a rate increase that if approved would affect residents in a number of southern Delaware developments. The utility says the money is needed to fund improvements and alleviate...
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An aviation employer seeks skilled workers: WHYY & Delaware Today

This WHYY Newsworks video takes a look at Dassault, a major employer at the New Castle Airport and its efforts to find skilled workers able to work on corporate jets. An earlier story by...
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(Video) Dogfish and Sierra Nevada’s new brew

Dogfish Head founder Sam Calagione discusses a new joint venture brew with West Coast craft beer company Sierra Nevada. Video from Dogfish Head.
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Proposed legislation requires owners to report gun thefts

Governor Jack Markell today joined Lt. Gov. Matt Denn and Attorney General Beau Biden to unveil legislation that would require gun owners to notify police whenever their firearms are lost or stolen. The bill is...
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Sharp Energy adding community gas service in Sussex development

Sharp Energy, a subsidiary of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, Dover, joined with Beazer Homes to bring propane gas service to Bishop’s Landing. Bishop’s Landing is  a 449-unit residential community near  Bethany Beach. The CGS makes it...
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State minimum wage increase bill in spotlight after Obama speech

The Delaware General Assembly will once gain hash out an increase in the minimum wage. Senate Bill 6 would increase the minimum wage to not less than $8 an hour effective July 1, 2013 and...
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Update: Delaware Culinary Trail and the economic impact of the restaurant industry

The Delaware Culinary Trail was formally unveiled last week as state tourism officials took note of  an industry with a major impact on the overall economy. The trail is described as a “menu-like road map...
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2013 Firefly Music fest expected to boost central Delaware economy

The Firefly Music Festival has rolled out a starting line-up with something for fans of all ages. The event should also aid a central Delaware economy that has seen declining attendance at the two NASCAR...
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National park legislation introduced

Legislation has been introduced calling for a Delaware national park, patched together from historic sites and a tract of open space . The park, if the bill gets through Congress, would be known as the...