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New Castle County announces grants aimed at aiding underserved communities

 New Castle County announced a $10 million competitive grant program funded by the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act today. These funds will be available to organizations who provide resources or...
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Prelude Theraputics completes $50 million financing round

Wilmington-based Prelude Therapeutics, a privately-held, clinical-stage precision oncology company,  completed a $50 million Series C financing round led by Prelude’s two existing institutional investors, including OrbiMed Advisors LLC, and a new investor, Fidelity Management...
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University of Delware Tech Park’s fintech center gets $9 million tax credit allocation

A New Markets Tax Credit investment from Cinnaire will support  the development of a new, 100,000-square-foot building dedicated to financial technologies at the University of Delaware’s Science, Technology and Advanced Research Campus (STAR)  in...
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Carney signs executive order for fund that will aid storm victims

Gov.  John Carney on Thursday signed Executive Order #44, creating the Delaware Resilience Fund Program to assist Delaware families and communities hit  by tornadoes and other severe weather this month. “Many Delaware families saw their...
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Governor’s order will use $10 million in CARES money for job retraining

Gov.  John Carney on Monday signed Executive Order #43, creating the Rapid Workforce Training and Redeployment Training Initiative to assist Delaware workers and their families who have lost jobs and income due to the...
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State Labor Department releases return to work guidelines for employers, employees

The Delaware Department of Labor has released guidelines along with frequently asked questions from employees and employers regarding returning to work during Covid-19.   For employees, the issued guidance and FAQ document addresses concerns regarding the...
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Delaware-based Solenis acquires chemical company based in Mexico

North Wilmington-ased Solenis LLC  completed the acquisition of all outstanding shares of Poliquímicos, S.A. de C.V.  Headquartered in Mexico City, Poliquímicos is a producer and supplier of specialized chemicals for water-intensive industries, including the pulp...
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Coronavirus case temporarily closes state-owned water park

As a hot, humid weekend approaches,  Killens Pond State Park water park will remain closed, due to a case of coronavirus that put  a dozen people in quarantine. The water park will be closed until...
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CARES Act awards DSU $300,000 grant that will help small businesses increase their...

The federal CARES Act Recovery Assistant Program has awarded Delaware State University College of Business’ University Center for Economic Development and International Trade (UCEDIT) a $300,000 grant to help small businesses increase their e-commerce functionality.   Dr. Michael...
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Delaware school reopening guidance issued

Delaware Secretary of Education Susan Bunting released the state’s guidance for the reopening of schools for the 2020-21 academic year. Districts and charter schools will use this guidance to formulate plans for the upcoming school...