Category: News Updates

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a former manager of a Wilmington oil recycling company for environmental crimes. The indictment was issued late last week against Lance Charen, a former manager for International Petroleum Corp. Charen is charged with improperly handling hazardous waste, falsifying reports, tampering with monitoring devices, and other…

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware lawyer says the state’s constitution is unconstitutional in requiring a political balance among judges on Delaware’s courts. James Adams sued Gov. John Carney on Tuesday over the provision, which mandates that judicial nominations and judgeships be split between the two major political parties. Adams says selecting judges partially on…

The Delaware Chamber of Commerce announced today that it won’t be endorsing a candidate in the 10th District senate race. The chamber did, however, recommend some key issues that it believes voters ought to keep in mind on the election next Saturday, February 25. James DeChene, senior vice president of government affairs at the chamber,…

Inside the University of Delaware’s STAR Campus, where a Chrysler assembly line once churned out brand new cars, Gov. John Carney earlier today addressed a room of real estate developers, planners and commercial lenders on the economic future of the state. “We have revenues that aren’t growing fast enough to keep up with expenses,” Gov.…

The University of Delaware is holding a conference for teens interested in innovation and entrepreneurship on April 7 at Clayton Hall on the school’s campus. The Youth Entrepreneurship Summit features interactive workshops and breakout sessions, as well as the final round of the Diamond Challenge, an entrepreneurship competition for high school students. This year’s keynote…

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Health inspectors have shut down a burger restaurant in Newark due to health code violations. The Wilmington News Journal reports that the original WayBack Burgers location in Newark was shut down after Division of Public Health officials inspected the restaurant earlier this month and found food storage equipment that didn’t have…

(AP) – Environmental groups and anti-drilling residents fear regulators are taking steps to lift a seven-year moratorium on natural gas development near the Delaware River, whose watershed supplies Philadelphia and half the population of New York City. They may or may not have anything to worry about. The Delaware River Basin Commission, the agency that…

Hilyard’s Business Solutions and Collins Business Systems, Inc. were both founded more than 50 years ago. They were both passed down through a single family. And they both offer communications and technology support to businesses. As of Tuesday, the two family-owned businesses have merged. “We are truly a one stop shop for any business,” said…

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Officials say a fire at a department store at Concord Mall caused an estimated $150,000 in damages. Assistant State Fire Marshal Michael G. Chionchio says in a statement that the blaze happened Thursday afternoon inside Macy’s at the mall in Brandywine Hundred. The Talleyville Fire Company and several neighboring fire companies…