Local business
GEORGETOWN — The Sussex Conservation District recently held an open house and dedication ceremony for the Vanderwende-Evans Conservation Center. Over 100 guests, state and local …
Danish clean-energy company Ørsted has expanded plans for wind farm projects off Delmarva’s coast that could power 250,000 homes in Maryland and other mid-Atlantic states. However, the double-pronged proposal — Skipjack 1, a 120-megawatt project approved by Maryland’s Public Service Commission in 2017, and Skipjack 2, a much larger proposal still in the bidding process — continues to fan questions.
Development
DOVER — The price of lumber in the United States skyrocketed in early May, when lumber cost as much as $1,700 per thousand board feet. However, Kolby Dukes, a manager at Dukes Lumber Co. in …
Business Organizations
The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce is now in its 20th year of presenting the popular 55+ Expo and we want you to understand something critically important: the 55+ Expo is NOT an event just for …
MILFORD — The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford has announced its executive board for 2021. Angel Hodges had been named president, Jennie Hess has been named vice president, George …
REHOBOTH BEACH — The Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce will host an outdoor street market May 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vendors will be set up in the Jungle Jim’s parking lot at 36944 Country Club Road.
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DOVER — Delaware’s unemployment rate was slightly lower than the national figure in June and is inching closer to pre-pandemic amounts, according to a Department of Labor report released Friday.
The Black Chamber of Commerce has signed up 265 members statewide since launching in September 2020.  It’s founder and CEO Ayanna Khan says she created it to help small minority-owned …
HOCKESSIN — Joanne McGeoch has been named interim executive director for Delaware Nature Society. This appointment is part of the transition following the retirement of Executive Director Anne …
WILMINGTON — Leadership Delaware, Inc. is looking for the next group of future fellows and leaders for their 14th cohort, the Class of 2022, and invites interested candidates to join them for …
WILMINGTON — The H.E.R. Business Plan Competition will award three cash prizes to women-owned businesses who submit their business plans for consideration. “The H.E.R. Business Plan …
GEORGETOWN — Gotta have a Wawa? If so, you’re in luck, as a link in the convenience store’s chain is heading to the heart of Sussex County.
Upon hearing that state lawmakers had passed an increase to the minimum wage June 17, Ryan Peters, co-owner of RISE Fitness+Adventure in Rehoboth Beach, was delighted. At the same time, local business leaders are thrilled that more money is moving into the wallets of employees and hoping they spend big at area companies, bolstering bonds between shops and consumers.
REHOBOTH BEACH — For the fourth consecutive year, four SoDel Concepts restaurants received the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. This year, a total of seven Delaware restaurants were …
MILFORD — Several employees have been promoted within Kent-Sussex Industries, Inc. executive team as the organization moves forward for new growth. Jayson D. Crouch was installed as CEO in …
MILFORD — The numbers of years that Steve Warren and his late father Bill managed to accrue while working at i.g. Burton & Company Inc. are astounding. Consider that …
DOVER — Businesses looking to improve energy efficiency and reduce costs through the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Energy Efficiency Investment Fund …
DOVER — Businesses looking to improve energy efficiency and reduce costs through the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Energy Efficiency Investment Fund …
SALISBURY, Md. — Gillis Gilkerson has completed the ‘10th Street Centre,’ a first-class medical office building located along Route 1 in Milford. The approximately 28,000 square …
MILFORD — In an effort to ensure two new businesses are able to move into Milford Plaza, City Council on Monday unanimously approved an additional free-standing sign in front of the U.S. 113 shopping center.
DOVER — A limited supply of crabs this summer has led to higher prices at stores and restaurants and brought some crabby moods to seafood lovers throughout Delaware.