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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Great Dames conversation focuses on the difficult road to gender equity

Great Dames tackled the topics of gender equity  and men and women helping one another at one the group’s  Powerful Conversations on Monday night. Founder Sharon Hake kicked off the discussion with the sobering finding...

Dairy Palace now on Register of Historic Places

New Castle’s Dairy Palace has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Located on Route 141 across from the New Castle Airport,  Dairy Palace was originally built in 1954 as a Dairy Queen franchise. The...

Delaware gets federal small business export funding

For the fifth year in a row, the Delaware Department of State has received a State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) award from the U.S. Small Business Administration. This year’s award totals $268,096 and will...

Affordable Care Act Individual health insurance rates to drop 19 percent

Thanks to a federal waiver and a reinsurance program, rates under the Affordable Care Act will drop by 19 percent next year. The rate cut was announced by Delaware Health and Social Services.  The state...

Delaware ranks high in vitality of women-owned businesses

A report from American Express on women-owned business reported that Delaware ranks high in one key measurement. According to the annual State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by American Express,  Delaware and Virginia tied for...

State announces online business start-up tool

Gov  John Carney on Wednesday announced a new online tool to help streamline documentation and reporting requirements for new businesses. The new Delaware One Stop, available at  onestop.delaware.gov, allows businesses to interact with core state...

Delaware business reviewers, while largely positive, among harshest in nation

Delaware ranks near the bottom in giving positive reviews for local businesses. However,  80.3 percent  of online reviews left for local businesses in Delaware are positive. The ranking is  from a new study from Womply, a...

Ten small businesses receive EDGE grants

Ten Delaware small businesses were recognized Wednesday as recipients  of the first-ever EDGE Grants from the state Division of Small Business. Gov. John Carney and Division Director Damian DeStefano announced the companies at an event...

Kent County Economic Summit slated for Sept. 17

The 11th annual Kent County Economic Summit is slated for Sept. 17 in  Dover The annual conference will be held at the Delaware Technical Community College Terry Campus – Education and Technology Building, Del-One Conference Center. The...

Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes wins national award

Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes and Crematory was honored by the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) with the 2019 Pursuit of Excellence Award. This is their fifth consecutive award for excellence.  To earn an NFDA Pursuit of Excellence...