Category: News Updates

The D2 Organization received Preliminary Plan Approval from the Sussex County Planning & Zoning Commission for a subdivision along New Road in Lewes, DE. The subdivision, known as Tower Hill, will include 292 single-family units on the 134-acre parcel. D2 is acquiring the property from the Groome United Methodist Church. Church officials plan to use…

Dunkin’ Donuts will introduce its next generation of stores in Delaware. The global chain today announced that it will open its first “next generation concept store” in Wilmington on Thursday, Jan. 17 at 3446 Naamans Road. The shop will feature a modern atmosphere and innovative technologies to make running on Dunkin’ faster and more convenient.…

Better to buckle your seat belts and prepare for a bit of turbulence in the 2019 economy, but don’t fear the crash landing of a recession or other kinds of substantial downturns. That’s my takeaway from remarks made last Thursday by Luke A. Tilley, PhD, group vice president and chief economist for Wilmington Trust, a…

Year Up Greater Philadelphia will graduate 48 young adults who have completed its year-long finance and technology workforce development. Year Up provides young adults from underserved communities with the opportunity to enroll in college at no cost, earn up to 24 college credits without incurring debt, received a modest stipend, intern at a leading company…

Delaware nonprofits can now apply for the Delaware Community Foundation’s 2019 Capital Grants. Capital grants target projects with lasting, positive impact.They fund construction, renovation or repair of buildings, and/or land purchases. They typically range from $5,000 to $20,000. For 2019, approximately $250,000 will be awarded to qualified 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations. “Capital grants enable nonprofit organizations to…

(AP) — Delaware officials have settled a lawsuit that asserted an Italian restaurant violated child labor laws. An attorney for the owners of Roma Italian Ristorante found out the lawsuit was settled Friday, when he called the Delaware Department of Justice. Sean Lynn says the settlement includes no admission of fault on his clients’ part,…

(AP) — Delaware authorities say a demolition company leader died while supervising work at an old automobile plant. Delaware State Police said Saturday the death occurred Friday afternoon at the former General Motors plant in Wilmington, which closed in 2009. Police say its initial investigation shows Atlantic Coast Dismantling was performing demolition work at the…

(AP) — Not using foam cups, while recycling paper and serving some meat-free dishes, has helped the Visitor Center Garden Cafe at Winterthur Museum to be named Delaware’s first certified green restaurant. The honor, awarded to restaurants that work to reduce their environmental impact, was given to the cafe by the Green Restaurant Association, a…