Category: News Updates

Beebe Healthcare today announced revisions to its strategic expansion first announced in 2017. Among other tweaks, the new plan no longer includes the construction of additional inpatient rooms at the Lewes Campus. Instead, it places greater emphasis on outpatient services and access to advanced medical technology. “Hospitals and health systems throughout the country have worked…

(AP) — A 320-foot-long ferry has been intentionally sunk to become part of an artificial reef off Delaware’s coast. The state’s natural resources department says the M/V Twin Capes is now the latest underwater attraction in Delaware’s artificial reef system. It says the old ferry will help enhance habitat for marine creatures and offer recreational…

Delaware’s newest Starbucks store debuted in North Wilmington on Friday with no ads or fanfare, save four balloons in the company’s signature colors of white and green. Still, four people were waiting in line when the doors opened at 5 a.m. The store, which replaced a Wendy’s at 4125 Concord Pike, is the 19th Starbucks…

(AP) — A 20-year-old woman has died on the campgrounds of a popular music festival in Delaware that has drawn tens of thousands of people. WDEL-FM reports that police have identified the dead concertgoer as Caroline Friedman of Philadelphia. She was found unresponsive early Sunday in a camping area at Dover International Speedway. Friedman was…

The Bethany Beach Farmers’ Market this week kicked off its 11th season with a ribbon cutting organized by the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce. A mix of vendors, volunteers and community members turned out for the celebration. The market hosts 15 local vendors, selling a mix of fruits, vegetables, artisanal breads, cheeses, herbs and freshly…

Wilmington University (WilmU) now offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Camden County College (CCC) campuses in Blackwood and Camden City, NJ. The partnership is designed to give community college students a chance to smoothly transfer into an affordable four-year program. “Like WilmU, Camden County College wants to provide accessible and affordable, high quality educational opportunities…

New Castle County today announced the finalists for NCC Innovates, an effort launched in 2018 to support local entrepreneurs. The winner will get a one-year membership to the Resident Incubator Program at the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce Emerging Enterprise Center. New Castle County-based entrepreneurs submitted their applications throughout May. Members of the Emerging Enterprise…