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Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Delaware receives more than $63 million from feds for water improvements

Delaware will receive  $63,041,000 for Delaware water infrastructure improvements. This funding, provided through the Environmental Protection Agency State Revolving Fund (SRF) programs, will create jobs while upgrading America’s aging water infrastructure and addressing key challenges...

Afternoon free parking in downtown Wilmington begins on Friday

The  City of Wilmington’s holiday season parking meter policy will be in effect from Friday, November 26 through Monday, January 3, 2022. From noon to 6 p.m. each weekday, the city will not require payment at parking meters in...

Public health, construction industry launch Narcan distribution, education effort

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) has partnered with the state’s construction industry to drive down the number of drug overdose deaths. In partnership with Bancroft Construction, the DPH Office of Health Crisis Response held a Narcan...

Race gap persists in outcomes for Delawareans battling lung cancer

The 2021 “State of Lung Cancer” report shows that people of color diagnosed with lung cancer face worse outcomes than whites. Delaware ranks seventh from the top among states for early diagnosis, 10th for lung...

Online is the only option this year for Delaware’s five-digit license plate promotion

There will be no more lines of people seeking the coveted five-digit Delaware plates.   The Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced the seasonal release of available five-digit license plates starting Monday, Nov. 8.   On that...

State forecasts adequate supply of reduced dose Pfizer vaccine for kids 5-11

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) confirmed that Delaware’s vaccine providers can begin administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 pediatric vaccine to children ages five to 11. About 77,500 children in that age group  live in...

Former State Chamber President Burris wins Gilman award

In a surprise announcement at the 23rd Annual Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business awards luncheon, the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce awarded the  Marvin S. Gilman Bowl to John M. Burris, former president...

Tech Elevator opens coding education center in downtown Wilmington

Tech Elevator, an educational provider, helping individuals and companies gain technology skills, launched its new center in Wilmington,  at 824 North Market Street.
The company is now accepting student applications for its January 2022...

Top trending; Amazon announces 1,000 seasonal job openings

Amazon announced it has 1,000 seasonal jobs available in Delaware. The jobs have an average starting pay of $18 per hour, sign-on bonuses up to $3,000, and an additional $3 per hour depending on shifts...

$100 million state fund to be used for nonprofit brick and mortar...

The Community Investment Recovery Fund has been formed. The program will provide nonprofits with one-time funding to support major capital projects, not program support,  in Delaware communities hit by the Covid-19 pandemic.  The application for funding...
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