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Friday, March 22, 2019

Rodney Square bus crusade will continue

Good afternoon, A  spiffed-up   Rodney Square in on the way,  but there are few signs it will stop a coalition of riders and community activists from pushing for a return of the Rodney Square transit...

Getting Ikea to think outside the big box

Good afternoon, A long-running Facebook site is facing the realities of riverfront development. For half a decade the Bring Ikea to the Wilmington, Delaware Riverfront page has banged the drum for the Swedish furniture giant to...

Moving out…

It seems such a waste of time If that's what it's all about Mama if that's movin' up Then I'm movin' out - Billy Joel, Universal Music They’re movin' out of  Billy Joel’s Long Island and New Jersey....

The dangers of social media

Good afternoon, Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki got a lesson in the risky world of  social media over the weekend A  retweeted Twitter post at first glance seemed to laud the Irish for the hardships endured in...

No free ride on state’s roads

Good afternoon, A weekend story on  Route 301 truck toll evasion enforcement efforts led to some interesting comments on our Facebook page. It is clear that motorists are not happy with the $4 tolls (discounts...

Staying away from scams

Good afternoon White collar crime stories get a lot of attention on our website. This week was no exception as two cases - one involving a Ponzi scheme on real estate investments and a  fencing contractor charged...

Not the best day for Facebook

Good afternoon, Wednesday wasn’t a great day for Facebook. The social media site, now struggling with an array of controversies,  is known to have outages from time to time - usually for brief periods. The outages...

Distracted driving a problem, but was No. 2 ranking accurate?

Good afternoon all, A follow-up to last week’s story that listed Delaware as one of the worst states for distracted driving. Wilmington-based AAA Mid-Atlantic claims the ValuePenguin report had the following flaws: Using 10 billion vehicles...

More good economic news

 Good afternoon everyone, Word that Incyte plans to add to its campus just outside Wilmington adds to the string of  wins for the state's economy. A while back,  the publicly traded company  had acquired  an office...

 Hefty government  incentives  lure  Great Wolf to Cecil County

Good afternoon, Cecil County and one of its municipalities are digging deep into their economic development bag of tricks to land the $200 million Great Wolf Lodge in Perryville, about 20 miles west of Newark. The Cecil...