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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Wilmington businessman Wright gets street sub-name in his honor

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki was joined today by family and community members at a ceremony to rename a street in honor of the late Wilmington-born funeral director, Robert O. Wright, I. Earlier in the day,...

Governor signs road investment fund legislation

Gov.  John Carney on Wednesday signed Senate Bill 61, legislation that establishes the Transportation Infrastructure Investment Fund (TIIF) to allow businesses to make roadway infrastructure improvements. The signing took place at a new bridge over...

Economic Gardening grants offered for growing businesses by Sussex County

Sussex County is offering cash grants to help cultivate success for businesses in southern Delaware. Sussex County officials recently announced Economic Gardening. The program offers growing businesses the opportunity to tap information, resources, and capital. The nitiative...

Ribbon cut for Ry’s Chilly Creations in Dover

The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Ry’s Chilly Creations  last week at their site at 516 Jefferic Blvd., in Dover. Ry’s Chilly Creations is a seasonal snowball stand.  According to...

Trending: Dunkin’ sues to pull franchises, citing immigration work status record-keeping deficiencies

Units  of Dunkin Donuts are seeking to revoke a handful of northern Delaware franchise agreements, citing the lack of records in determining whether employees are authorized to work in the United States. Restaurant Business Online  reported...

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...

Ribbon cut for King Creative’s location in downtown Wilmington

The ribbon was cut this week for King Creative's  location in downtown Wilmington. Christopher Bruce and Dan Pierce, co-owners of King Creative, launched  their newly formed Video Production House with a fully functioning recording studio...

Sponsor of chain pharmacy expansion ban says bill would not limit competition

The sponsor of legislation that would bar new chain pharmacies that are not headed by a pharmacist says the bill will not limit competition or stop supermarkets and discounters from opening new stores. The bill...

Report: Small business loan rejection rate rises

Many small business owners report it is becoming increasingly difficult to obtain a bank loan,  according to a  survey released this month. Just over 31 percent of small businesses (defined as those with annual revenue of less than...
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Wilmington mayor announces public meetings on proposed changes to housing code

Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki is seeking support for changes in house code reforms that have widely attacked and led the City Council to balk at making changes. “We have been working with interested parties including...