Month: December 2017

(AP) — Delaware public health officials have shut down a barbershop for “grossly unsanitary conditions” and for performing tattooing and body piercing activities without a permit. WXDE-FM reports the Delaware Division of Public Health ordered the closure last week of the B & B Barber Shop in Selbyville. The department says anyone who may have received a…

Three major credit rating agencies awarded Delaware with a ‘AAA’ rating. The reports by Moody’s Investor Services, Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s cited the state’s fiscal management. They also acknowledged lawmakers recent efforts to successfully balance the budget and make difficult cost cutting decisions. “Delawareans expect us to responsibly manage taxpayer dollars, and these…

(AP) — A poultry processing company in southern Delaware has agreed to provide bottled water to local residents after elevated nitrate levels were found in private wells. State officials say Mountaire Farms began providing bottled water to residents Thursday after sampling of wells at homes neighboring the company’s Milford processing plant and its spray irrigation…

Ellen Kullman was the guest speaker at November’s Great Dames Powerful Conversation Series, which drew more than 150 attendees. In a moderated discussion with Wilmington University’s Maria Hess, Kullman drew from her years at DuPont’s highest post to discuss gender parity and her leadership style. On her work ethic and leadership demeanor Somebody told me…