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Saturday, January 18, 2020

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...

Trending: Capital One buildings near train station up for sale

Up for sale are two former INGDirect, Capital One buildings near the Biden Wilmington Train Station. One South Orange is the former Pennsylvania Railroad building, designed by Frank Furness, who also served as architect for...

Evergreen acquires River Commons Apartments in Wilmington

Evergreen Apartment Group Inc. has acquired River Commons Apartments, a 116-unit apartment community located near the Wilmington train station. Evergreen Apartment Group arranged the sale directly with Andrew Townsend of Marcus and Millichap. Financing for...

Updated: Fresh Grocer plans to lay off 80 at Wilmington location

The Fresh Grocer in the Adams Four Shopping Center west of downtown Wilmington has filed a  WARN notice  with the Delaware Department of Labor. According to the notice, the store will lay off 80 employees....

Customs seizes undervalued vehicle destined for Nigeria

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the Port of Wilmington, seized a 2016 Land Rover Range Rover Monday that was destined to Lagos, Nigeria. The vehicle was flagged for being grossly undervalued. Officers initially...

Amtrak preparing for surge in holiday passengers

Amtrak is preparing to deal with the surge of holiday travelers with extra trains and capacity on several routes. Customers are encouraged to plan ahead and book tickets early. With the Thanksgiving travel season looming, Amtrak is...