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  • The Innovation Space

    5 years of tackling the world’s biggest problems. In the five years since scientists using The Innovation Space in Wilmington first turned on the lights in the labs, the 130,000-square-foot campus has given them the tools needed to get closer to curing cancer and curbing climate change. “It was set up to tackle the world’s […]
  • 🔒 In Kent County, the future of solar relies on land use

    Kent County commissioners want to ensure that the rolling farmlands of central Delaware stay filled with corn, soybeans and other crops — which is why they say they’ve been battling large-scale utility solar projects for nearly a year. While a moratorium on such projects, which could bring hundreds of acres of solar panels to the […]
  • UD’s Star Campus

    Where science innovates to serve global, local needs. As Kathleen Matt says goodbye to the University of Delaware, she can look back and say with confidence that the Science, Technology and Advanced Research (STAR) Campus she has helped build will impact generations of health care workers, scientists, engineers — and the future well-being of the […]
  • Great Outdoor Cottages continues manufacturing ahead of move

    Construction has recently started on a new 45,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in Georgetown, and the company that will fill the massive space is already looking to expand its footprint in the future. Great Outdoor Cottages, a cabin manufacturer that’s been temporarily working out of Millsboro, plans to move into the Delaware Coastal Business Park this fall, […]
  • Delaware farmers’ markets ready to embrace new normal

    Forget the one-way lines and hurried shopping: First State farmer’s markets in all three counties are ready to welcome people back for the first restriction-free season since the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020. “When they open, there will be plenty of stuff to buy,” said Kathy Jackson with the Delaware Department of Agriculture. Jackson said […]
  • 🔒 Shifting real estate market presents challenges, experts say

    In the First State, a real estate market driven by high prices, rising interest rates and challenges from supply chain disruptions is benefitting some businesses, but not the average homeowner, according to industry experts. During the inaugural Delaware Real Estate Summit hosted by the Delaware Association of Realtors on Monday, local and national real estate […]
  • Modern ferry fleet to reduce carbon footprint

    LEWES —The existing Cape May-Lewes Ferry fleet carrying passengers and vehicles across the 17-mile-wide waterway is about to get a total makeover. Delaware’s federal delegation recently announced $600,000 in funding from the U.S. Department of Transportation for the proposed replacement of the fleet, which will be guided by a comprehensive Marine Master Plan. The total […]
  • Donor leaves $10M legacy for Delaware music students

    WILMINGTON – Aspiring music students from Delaware now have access to more scholarship opportunities thanks to a $10 million endowment gifted to the Music School of Delaware. The endowment provided by the trust of music-lover Mary Ellen Northrop will create the Mary Ellen Northrop Endowed Fund for Music Education, which will provide scholarships to Music […]
  • Wilmington chess aficionado wins Swim with the Sharks

    WILMINGTON — When Jayvon Fairman-Davis was growing up in Wilmington, he didn’t think about how the love of chess he cultivated as a pre-teen could propel him to success. He was just grateful to have found a safe—and playfully competitive—way to spend time with friends. “Here in Wilmington, crime is high and hope is low. […]
  • Bayhealth first on Delmarva to acquire ‘GPS’ for neurosurgery

    DOVER — A new high-tech tool has given neurosurgeons at Bayhealth a new way to navigate delicate spine and cranial surgeries while also making surgery safer for staff and patients. Bayhealth now marks the only hospital on the Delmarva Peninsula and in the Tri-State area with the 7D Surgical FLASH Navigation System, said 7D Surgical’s […]

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