Market Report
SMYRNA — A decade from now, Smyrna’s population could perhaps be double from the current 11,000 or so residents situated in the northern Kent County town. A host of residential and …
Development
DOVER — Through modern technology, commercial and residential building permit applications can now be submitted to Kent County government online through the MyGovernmentOnline system.
Openings & Closings
DOVER — Grotto Pizza hopes to be rolling in the dough when it comes to its new full-scale production facility that the Delaware pizza chain opened at 122 Rosemary Road in southeast Dover last …
Chambers of Commerce
Carol Everhart, president and CEO of the Rehoboth Beach – Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce, is urging officials to provide help for businesses that are suffering because of the pandemic. (Special …
DOVER — The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce is pushing to reopen more businesses by Monday, and will make a pitch to Gov. John Carney during a teleconference this afternoon. CDCC …
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DOVER — The COVID-19 pandemic that has ravished many different sectors of the economy has bruised — but not beaten — the capital city since its arrival in March 2020.
The federal minimum wage has been $7.25 since 2009. Is it time for an increase? If so, what is an appropriate level? Should it be a living wage or something more modest? Those questions plague …
DOVER — Downtown Dover has long been viewed as a “food desert,” void of a wide variety of restaurants and culinary shopping destinations. Justin and Tara Brant, owners of Black …
MILFORD — The city’s leadership hopes to update the zoning and subdivision codes this year, so the Planning Commission and other figureheads began Tuesday brainstorming what that may look …
MILFORD — At Milford’s Planning Commission meeting Tuesday, the body gave its approval to a large 11-by-27-foot nonconforming sign that developers hope to put in front of an apartment complex under construction.
DOVER - Delaware Director of Small Business Damian DeStefano will be leaving his role for the private sector on March 5, the Department of State announced Tuesday. “Obviously this is a big …
Small business owners may feel awash in a sea of paperwork when trying to obtain government aid, but the U.S. Small Business Administration is throwing them a life preserver.
SMYRNA — A Maryland-based company has purchased the landmark Ronny’s Garden World site and plans to open operations as soon as possible, according to an announcement Monday.New owner …
MILFORD — Darel La Prade, publisher of the Delaware State News, has been awarded for his work as president of the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford between 2018 and 2020. “It was a …
Perdue Farms is gearing up for large-scale vaccination of its approximate 2,700 employees at its facilities in Delaware, once the COVID-19 vaccine is available. Shots will be administered at the …
Bioenergy DevCo, a global developer of anaerobic digestion facilities, plans to construct a digester facility to augment its composting operation south of Seaford. (Delaware State News/Glenn Rolfe) …
Fur Baby Pet Resort owner Sherry Shupe stocks dog treats at the store’s new location on NE Front Street in Milford. (Special to the Delaware State News/Ariane Mueller) MILFORD — Last week, the …
DOVER — Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Thursday a $573 million multistate settlement with one of the world’s largest consulting firms, McKinsey & Co., resolving …
Dolce Bakery and Coffee Shop Manager Kristen Yarrington points to the sign, which offers active first responders a free drink. (Special to the Delaware State News/Ariane Mueller) MILFORD — Milford …
REHOBOTH BEACH – Grotto Pizza has found a new home for another one of its restaurants, purchasing the iconic Dolle’s oceanfront property. The restaurant, based in Rehoboth Beach since …