Category: News Updates

U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons and U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester partnered to host two job fairs for veterans. The first took place in Dover on August 20, and 34 employers participated. “As a 23-year veteran of the Navy and Navy Reserve, I’m proud to once again host a job fair to give…

A poultry producer is asking for a change to the decision that grants it a special use exception for a deboning facility in Delaware. An Allen Harim spokesperson tells WBOC-TV the company found the condition that its spray irrigation system must be upgraded, approved, permitted and operational before the Millsboro facility is operational too restrictive.…

(AP) — Low-numbered Delaware license plates are in demand. Someone paid $410,000 for the plate bearing the number 20 when it went up for auction Sunday at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center. John Wakefield, of Delaware Tag Traders, tells the Delaware News Journal the price exceeded expectations. He says it surpassed $325,000 spent on a…

(AP) — News outlets filed a lawsuit on Friday challenging a Maryland law meant to fight foreign meddling in online political advertising because they say it creates unfair burdens on media sites that publish such ads. The Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Press Association and several newspapers, including The Washington Post and The Baltimore Sun, filed the federal lawsuit…

(AP) — Penn National Gaming is the first casino operator in Pennsylvania to apply for a license to offer sports betting in the state, now that regulators cleared it to begin. Penn National submitted a 107-page application to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Friday. A gaming board spokesman says Penn National’s application is unlikely…

(AP) — Delaware Technical Community College has received a grant of nearly $2 million to build a new automotive training center on its Georgetown campus. Sen. Tom Carper made the announcement Friday with Delaware Tech President Mark Brainard and Sussex County Economic Development Director William Plaff. The project will build a 13,500 square-foot automotive center.…

(AP) — Delaware officials plan to go to court to use a new law to dissolve the state limited liability company registration of Backpage.com, which authorities have dubbed an “online brothel.” The News Journal reports it learned of the plan from a Department of Justice letter sent on Friday to the Delaware Coalition for Open…

Did your heart sink last month when you drove through Fairfax Shopping Center and noticed that the La Tolteca was closed? Luckily, the local Mexican restaurant didn’t close for good—it was merely preparing for a move down Concord Pike! The restaurant officially opened July 26 at its new location in Concord Square Shopping Center in…