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Friday, July 31, 2020
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Giving back: $2.3 million goes to Delaware nonprofits: Mountaire partners with Beebe; Wilmington...

                                                                                                                                             A total of $260,592 in grants have been awarded from the Delaware COVID-19 Strategic Response Fund, pushing the total up to $2.3 million in the past eight weeks. In its eighth round of weekly...
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New DART bus hub opens near train station

Delaware Transit Corp. (DART)  opened the Wilmington Transit Center, located at Front and Walnut Streets. The new transit center has the capacity to have up to 10 buses stage at one time allowing bus layovers...
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A couple of overlooked stories

Hello everyone, The past 24 hours have led to a tidal wave of news. In addition to the increasingly contentious process of reopening Delaware, we had two stories that at any other time would have led...
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Amtrak buys Renaissance Center in downtown Wilmington

Amtrak has purchased the Renaissance Center in downtown Wilmington, with plans to accommodate 200 employees in the building.  The sale marks a continuation of owner-occupied building sales in the city. The trend started several years...
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JLL named leasing agent for 824 Market Street in Wilmington

JLL will lead leasing efforts for 824 N. Market St., Wilmington,  on behalf of Chopp Holdings LLC.  The 824 N. Market St. is a 207,500-square-foot building located in Wilmington’s central business district. The ten-story building is...
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Testing update: Wilmington, Claymont, Smyrna Rite Aid

While the focus has been on portions of Sussex County, stepped up testing is getting underway in other areas affected by coronavirus. Events will include focused testing in communities be affected by COVID-19, rather than...
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Counterfeit electronics with retail value of more than $500,000 seized by customs agents

Shipment was headed to Wilmington address U.S. Customs and Border Protection earlier this month seized  two shipments from China that contained more than 20,000 pieces representing 35 different counterfeit consumer electronics, including video gaming systems, speakers,...
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WSFS earnings dip on coronavirus-related costs

WSFS Financial Corporation parent company of WSFS Bank, reported lower net income in the first quarter. Net income for the quarter was $10.9 million, compared to $13  million during the same period a year earlier. The...
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ChristianaCare’s mobile COVID-19 test site visits Wilmington, Georgetown

ChristianaCare conducted a mobile testing site in the City of Wilmington on Tuesday, April 21 at P.S. DuPont Middle School and in Georgetown on Wednesday, April 22 at Delaware Technical Community College. The two sites...
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MIT spinoff’s analysis of poopy water estimates that 15,000 in New Castle County...

New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer announced  that the Public Works Department and a Massachusetts Institute of Technology startup Biobot Analytics conducted a preliminary analysis of bacteria in county and city of Wilmington sewage...