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  • Milford signs incentive deal for Wellness Village

    MILFORD — With the long game in sight, the Milford City Council approved a short-term economic incentive deal with Nationwide Healthcare Services for its $30 million Milford Wellness Village and its anticipated 150 to 200 jobs. The Milford Wellness Village aims to bring an array of health care, social services, physical therapy and childcare services […]
  • DSU-Wesley deal could bring new energy to Dover

    DOVER — Although acquiring Wesley College will not be finalized until July 2021, Delaware State University President Tony Allen envisions the larger campus infusing more energy into downtown Dover and its economy in turn. “When you build on capacity, you start to think about how downtown relates to the economic or cultural revitalization,” Allen told […]
  • Expert: Post-COVID Delaware may need to rethink space

    DOVER — A more resilient Delaware will involve breaking down traditional boundaries of commerce, commercial districts and concepts of working life, according to Steven Pedigo, a professor at the  Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs  at the University of Texas at Austin. Pedigo, an expert in economic and urban development who has advised Fortune […]
  • Sussex County earns top bond ratings

    GEORGETOWN —  Sussex County received the highest bond ratings possible from both Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Global and Moody Investor Service for its $94.1 million general obligation bonds last week. S&P upgraded Sussex County from its AA+ rating, citing the county’s “diversifying and growing economy and its strong financial management practices that … have led […]
  • ILC Dover acquires U.K. company

    FREDERICA — Solidifying its foothold in a global containment market, ILC Dover has acquired Solo Containment, a specialist manufacturer of flexible film isolators based in the United Kingdom. With a customer base across Europe, North America, Asia and Australia, Solo produces flexible film containment isolators, targeting niche applications for pharmaceutical companies. A flexible film containment […]
  • Summit seeks to celebrate, empower Black men

    WILMINGTON — To celebrate the successes of Black men and to motivate the next generation, the ReManned Project will be hosting a virtual summit “ReManned: Beyond Grievances” from Oct. 15 to 17. “ReManned: Beyond Grievances” aims to gather 1,000 Black men across the country in a space to work toward solutions that they face in […]
  • A Delaware port could capture growing wind farm industry

    WILMINGTON – With several states committed to more than 8,000 megawatts of offshore wind energy in the next 15 years, Delaware could have a strong wind at its back for a burgeoning industry if an investor builds a port just north of Delaware City. An 831-acre site near the Delaware City Refinery was recently endorsed […]
  • New partnership will convert chicken waste into biogas

    DOVER – In another move that will diversify renewable energy options, Chesapeake Utilities Corp. will be partnering with CleanBay Renewables to distribute natural gas recycled from thousands of chickens on the Delmarva Peninsula. CleanBay Renewables will soon turn chicken litter – manure and bedding materials – into biogas, or a type of natural gas that […]
  • Delaware launches $25M fund to aid nonprofits

    WILMINGTON – Gov. John Carney and New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer on Wednesday announced a $25 million Delaware Nonprofit Support Fund, which aims to lend a hand to organizations that faced a financial hit while serving Delaware’s most vulnerable populations. With funding from the federal CARES Act, Delaware is contributing $20 million and New […]
  • Inspectors eye tougher stance with restaurants

    As the state heads into its third month under Phase 2 restrictions, Delaware restaurant inspectors are ready to take a harder approach to establishments that are not complying with COVID-19 precautions. From June 15 to last week, inspectors from the Division of Public Health (DPH) made roughly 850 compliance checks. Only two establishments were fined: […]