Category: News Updates

By Dan Metz Contributing Writer Monday through Friday, Michael Bracco plays the part of a mild-mannered middle school art teacher. On weekends, he reveals his alter ego: the owner of the company Spaghetti Kiss and creator of the graphic novel series “The Creators.” The series follows teens with the power to bring their imaginations to…

This year is shaping up to be a pretty great year for Truman Schrock and Beaverdam Pet Food after a very difficult year emotionally in 2018. Beaverdam has a new 8,400-square-foot warehouse in Greenwood and a $250,000 SBA loan that helped them buy the building. That new facility is helping Truman distribute more efficiently to…

Crystal Martin, a former registrar for Delaware State University, has plead guilty to taking over $70,000 in bribes in exchange for giving in-state tuition to out-of-state students. “We are aware of the guilty plea of Crystal Martin, a former registrar for Delaware State University, and have been working in close cooperation with the U.S. Attorney’s…

By Peter Osborne Downtown Wilmington has a new fine-wine and spirits store and will soon get an adjacent grocery store with breakfast and lunch service, thanks to some familiar names in the business community. Robert Herrera, the owner of The Mill co-working space, opened Girard Craft & Cork on April 12 at the corner of…

County Executive Matt Meyer announced on April 18 that New Castle County has secured a 20 percent  discount on flood insurance for property owners. The discount will be available starting this May as property owners renew their annual flood insurance policies. “New Castle County’s effective flood management practices have secured insurance discounts that will save…

Client demand draws law firm to Wilmington; expects 10-15 lawyers soon

By Alex Vuocolo A law firm with a global footprint is setting up shop in Delaware, citing the state’s role as a leading venue for patent, bankruptcy and complex litigation filings McDermott Will & Emery, which is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, has opened a new office at the Nemours Building in downtown Wilmington. The decision…

DowDuPont on Wednesday, April 17 announced three new members to the future board of directors of DuPont, currently the Specialty Products Division of DowDuPont. DuPont expects to have 12 members on its board by June 1, when the final spin-off of Corteva Agriscience is set to take place. “We’re excited to welcome Frank Clyburn, Terrence…

By Peter Osborne East Pointe Apartments: The new owners did not respond to repeated calls for comment, but they have changed the name of the complex to Hillside Pointe Apartment Homes. Pencader Corporate Center/Southgate Industrial Park: The four buildings were purchased by an investment fund whose managing partners are principals of Emory Hill. Between the…

The Medical Society of Delaware (MSD) and the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) have teamed up to pursue value-based care for physicians in their respective states. The concept of value-based care, which prioritizes health outcomes over volume, has gained currency in Delaware due to state support and wide adoption among companies. MSD’s subsidiary, the Medical Network Management…