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Three nonprofits to offer program for businesses that may not qualify for conventional...

A new, statewide partnership aims to  aid economic development in Delaware. FINANTA, SeedcoDE and West End Neighborhood House are teaming up to create a  one-stop shop for businesses that want to start or expand,...

$3.2 million in project awards take aim at blighted housing in Delaware

Seven projects statewide will receive $3.2 million from Delaware’s Strong Neighborhoods Housing Fund to address vacant, abandoned or foreclosed properties. The Strong Neighborhoods Housing Fund is used to support community development, address crime and transform...

Cape May-Lewes Ferry food service joins Ocean Friendly Program

Cape May-Lewes Ferry officials announced that its entire food service operation, including the “On the Rocks” Dockside Grill locations, have joined Surfrider’s Ocean Friendly Program.   According to the Surfrider Foundation, the Ocean Friendly Restaurants program...

Patients of Sussex doctor who prescribed opioids and lost medical license advised...

The Delaware Division of Substance Abuse  and Mental Health is asking patients of a Sussex County  physician who lost his medical license to seek treatment. On May 8,  the medical license and controlled substance registrations of...

Hen Hatch 1st place winner gets $20,000 prize

Winners of the Hen Hatch competition were announced late last month. Hen Hatch, hosted by Horn Entrepreneurship, is the University of Delaware’s startup funding competition. The competition features two different tracks, one for UD students...

Ground broken for transmission line project

Ground was broken for the Silver Run Electric transmission line project near the proposed substation on Silver Run Road in Middletown. “Any project that strengthens Delaware’s competitive positioning in the region, while paying very close...

Wilmington mayor, councilman tweak anti-blight legislation that drew fire from council, public

New legislation that would amend Wilmington’s housing code was introduced  Thursday night to  Wilmington City Council. Mayor Mike Purzycki and 8th District Council Member Charles “Bud” Freel say they have taken into consideration many council...

Top trending: Cape May-Lewes Ferry operator seeks restaurant operator for Lewes Terminal

The Delaware River and Bay Authority  announced the decision to seek proposals from qualified food and retail concessionaires to redevelop, reposition and operate the existing restaurant and associated facilities and venues located at the...

Delaware Art Museum adds to collections with works by African Americans and women

The Delaware Art Museum announced  recent purchases of art by women artists and artists of color. This spring, the Museum purchased a series of prints by Hank Willis Thomas, an 1871 oil painting by...

OperaDelaware Delaware Festival starts this weekend

OperaDelaware will hold its  2019 Festival  from April 27 through May 4. The offerings are described as  “ a bold exploration of law, redemption, and unlikely friendships in a divided world.” Scheduled are Scalia/Ginsburg, composer Derrick Wang's one-act opera...