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Friday, December 6, 2019

New operator expected to take the place of Fresh Grocer in Wilmington

A new operator is expected to come to the Fresh Grocer location at the Adams Four Shopping Center west of downtown Wilmington. Fresh Grocer had earlier sent a WARN layoff notification to the Delaware Department...

State panel recommends grants for 2 companies that aim to create dozens of...

The Delaware Council on Development Finance recommended approval of grant requests from two companies that plan to add dozens of employees. Carvertise, Inc. requested Delaware Strategic Fund Grant for  $290,000 to expand operations in Wilmington....

Incyte agrees to pay $50 million for portion of Friends School property

Incyte Corp. has agreed to pay $50 million for the Friends Lower School property near Wilmington. The dollar figure was disclosed in a message sent to parents, according to the community news website TownSquare  Delaware,...

Program lights up the west side of Wilmington in quality of life, crime-fighting effort

West Side Grows Together and the HELP Initiative have partnered to launch Lights On, Wilmington Strong, a pilot program to increase residential security and public safety in the city. As part of the program, 25...

Ribbon cut for Wilmington co-working business

WIN Factory Co-Working Space held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday. The WIN Factory, founded by  Tamara Varella and business partners Linda Watson and Influencers Lab Media, is currently home to 17 Wilmington-based businesses. The WIN Factory,...

Wilmington kicks off holiday season with Saturday events downtown

On Saturday, Wilmington's holiday season officially kicks off with the 56th Annual Jaycees Christmas Parade  and Small Business Saturday. Also opening on Saturday is the Market Street Pop-Up Holiday Village & Light Display in Willington...

Ladybug release comes during dedication of Second Chances Farm

Ten thousand ladybugs were released in a dedication ceremony for Second Chances Farm #1 in Wilmington. Second Chances is the first hydroponic, indoor vertical farm in the State of Delaware. Ladybugs provide chemical-free, pesticide-free pest control. “At...

The coal mine saga that played  out in Delaware

Good afternoon, Earlier this year tale of coal mines in Wyoming and Montana quietly played out 1,800  miles to the East in  Delaware. Earlier, Navajo Transitional Energy received the go-ahead to acquire  Cloud Peak Energy at...

A stock slide for owner of the Board of Trade

Good afternoon everyone, A follow-up to last week’s column on the Delaware Board of Trade’s plan to ask New Castle County to take the stock of the company as payment for a $3 million loan...

Purzycki said Wilmington did the right thing in paying off troubled housing partnership’s loan

Mayor Mike Purzycki said an audit performance review of the Wilmington Housing Partnership (WHP) has cleared the way for work to resume on the affordable housing project in the city’s northeast section. The Walt’s Way...