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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

After months of weather-related delays, I-295 southbound project is completed

  Delaware River and Bay Authority  announced the recent completion of last phase of the I-295 Southbound reconstruction project west of the Delaware Memorial Bridge toll plaza.   The three-year reconstruction project, which began in February 2016,...

Wilmington L&I holding meeting this week on proposed building code standards

The Wilmington Department of Licenses and Inspections is recommending that the city adopt the revised  I.C.C. (International Code Council) 2018 code series -  building code standards affecting residential and commercial properties. In providing  the public...

State gets cease and desist order, restitution from California mortgage loan modification firms

The Delaware Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Unit reached a settlement with two California-based companies requiring them to stop advertising and selling mortgage loan modification and debt relief services in Delaware and to provide...

Delaware makes headway in driving down state’s cancer death rates

Cancer screening and early detection efforts continue to drive down Delaware’s cancer death rates, according to  state public health officials. Officials are pointing to  dramatic improvements in the all-site mortality rate among non-Hispanic African-American men,...

College Ave survey: Students borrow for college without a lot of confidence that debt...

For many students, student loans are a part of the college experience: 43 percent tap federal student loans and 12 percent borrow with private student loans, according to the College Ave Student Loans survey of 1,019...

Trending: Wilmington apartments  a big part of $103 million investment  in downtown revitalization program

Twelve downtown revitalization projects in Milford, Smyrna and Wilmington have been selected to receive funding through Delaware’s Downtown Development Districts (DDD) program. A total of  $5.5 million in rebates will leverage  $103 million in total...

Gas prices down slightly, but Barry could change things

After two weeks of dramatic increases due to East Coast refinery issues, Delaware Valley motorists have seen  stability at the  pumps since the July 4th holiday weekend.  However, prices could return to an upward tick,...

Delaware Fastest 50 recipients announced

Delaware Business Times announced the 2019 honorees of its new Fastest 50 program. “Ranging from small to large businesses, these 50 companies represent Delaware’s fast-growing business communty,” said Rob Martinelli, CEO of Today Media and publisher...

Christiana Care opens pain center that offers non-opioid treatment

Christiana Care Health System is launching the Comprehensive Pain Center – the first of its kind in Delaware – on the Christiana Hospital campus. Patients must be referred to the new outpatient center, which will...

Retreat at Newark luxury student housing complex sells for $48 million

Vesper Holdings, a privately-held real estate investment firm based in New York City,  acquired The Retreat at Newark located near the University of Delaware campus for a reported $48 million. With this latest transaction, Vesper's...