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Monday, February 18, 2019

Wilmington gun violence showed sharp decline in 2018

The year-end report on crime in Wilmington showed to reduce gun homicides down by 41 percent, shootings by 56 percent and overall crime by 6 percent. The rate of cleared homicides rose to  62...

Trending: Supreme Court upholds lower court ruling in Potters’ long running ...

The Delaware Supreme Court has upheld a  lower court decision in a roof repair case involving political power couple Charles and Velda Jones-Potter. Velda Jones-Potter is Wilmington City Treasurer, while Potter is an insurance agency...

Port of Wilmington again welcomes Swedish steel shipments

The Port of Wilmington received the first winter shipment of SSAB/Swedish Steel products last month.  The arrival of the geared bulker, m/v Amazoneborg marked the 13th consecutive season that Swedish Steel has routed its steel...

Emory Hill earns Client of Year honors from Mitchell Associates

Mitchell Associates held their 37th Annual “Client of the Year” awards ceremony on December 12th. The principal of the firm, Lou Rosenberg, hosted the ceremony which recognized that the knowledge, understanding and cooperation of the...

Top venture capital backed company in Delaware betting on mental health drug

An Israeli company with its headquarters in Wilmington is listed as Delaware’s most valuable venture capital-backed company. Pitchbook placed   NeuroRx   in a 50-state  listing of most valuable venture capital-backed companies within the 50 states. Venture capital...

Growing employment in Wilmington leads to population growth in downtown

Delaware’s largest city hit a  milestone laster year. More than  32,600 people are now  employed now in Wilmington, the commercial real estate firm CBRE reported. The  figure is the highest since 1999. Although office vacancies are...

Wettest year ever

Good morning, Mother nature put your business’s roof and drainage system to the test in 2018. The National Weather Service is reporting that 2018 was the wettest year ever in northern Delaware. The preliminary figure released by...

Patrick Carter, finance chief for Wilmington, state, 59

Patrick Carter, former state revenue chief, and current Wilmington finance director, has died. He was 59. “It is with extreme sadness that I announce the passing of Patrick Carter who had a very distinguished 29-year career...

Wilmington Fireworks show to go on as scheduled

After studying the  rainy forecast,  Wilmington Riverfront Development Corp. officials have decided to go through with tonight's 9 p.m. fireworks show. The Horizon Services Riverfront Rink Ice Rink will tentatively remain open through the evening,...

Bell Funeral Home honored with historic marker

Family and community members joined with Wilmington city officials to formally honor Delaware’s oldest African-American owned funeral home — Bell Funeral Home— with the placement of a state historic marker. The late Edward R. Bell, a former...