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Friday, March 27, 2020

Delaware jobless claims top 10,700

Delaware weekly initial jobless claims topped the 10,700 mark, the U.S. Department of Labor reported Thursday. The figure was among the highest among states with smaller populations as employers struggled with the impact of a...

3 testing positive for coronavirus work at Eastside Charter School, Wilmington public...

Employers confirmed that staffers at Wilmington's Eastside Charter School, the City of Wilmington and a DuPont Chestnut Run site were among those testing positive for coronavirus. The three are believed to be among the eight...

Wilmington mayor invokes executive order that allows ban on sheriff sales, water cutoffs

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki today announced that he has signed an Executive Order activating his authority under a  state of emergency, due to coronavirus. The executive order is available at this link. The broad authority...

Christiana Care’s Wilmington drive-thru tests 536 for coronavirus

ChristianaCare's drive-thru testing for coronavirus cases screened 536 people on Friday. The testing was done at no cost, with results available within two to five days. The event did not require anyone to make an appointment...

Iron Hill to add 21st location in Columbia, SC

 Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant  announced the signing of a lease in the BullStreet District in downtown Columbia, SC. The location is their fourth location in the South and 21st for the Wilmington-based restaurant group. Additional...

Incyte gets go-ahead for $750 million payment for drug collaboration

MorphoSys and Incyte Corporation  announced that their joint collaboration and license agreement for the further development and global commercialization of MorphoSys' investigational compound tafasitamab  has received antitrust clearance. Incyte is based near Wilmington. The agreement triggers...

Delmarva Power seeks natural gas rate increase

Delmarva Power is seeking a 6.5 rate increase in its natural gas delivery rates in northern New Castle County. The increase would amount to about $6 a month for the typical customer's winter bill. Delmarva cited...

Lectures, workshops to focus on small-scale real estate developments

The Incremental Development Alliance, a national nonprofit, is hosting two lectures in March and a full-day workshop in April, sponsored by Delaware on Main, the state’s Main Street America coordinating program. The events are aimed...

Water main break capped in downtown Wilmington

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jj6DeCMM9g&feature=youtu.be   Wilmington Department of Public Works crews managed to cap a large water main leak that occurred Tuesday morning in downtown Wilmington at the intersection of 11th and Orange streets. A three-foot section of the water...