Category: News Updates

The Delaware Small Business Chamber April 11 celebrated the best in local businesses and people at its Annual Meeting and Blue Ribbon Awards Brunch at the DuPont Country Club. “Our nomination and voting process make these awards some of the more prestigious awards given to the business community,” said Bob Older, president and founder of the Delaware…

The Sussex Technical School District’s Adult Division recently received a vehicle donation from Boulevard Ford Lewes, a division of the Preston Automotive Group, to help with its automotive technician apprenticeship program. “This gift will give our trainees a new tool to practice their skills and get first-hand experience in this dynamic, ever-expanding field,” said Lynn…

By Peter Osborne The Eastside Rising Training Center is partnering with the Wilmington Land Bank to provide on-the-job training for some of its workforce-development program participants. Program participants will be managing 240 properties that the Land Bank owns on the west side of Wilmington, assessing damage and roof issues, stabilizing properties, and doing basic carpentry,…

Some might call it a perfect storm. Extremely low unemployment rates. Lots of underemployed people looking to dig themselves out. Companies that are using technology to increase efficiency. And now graduation (or the end of the sophomore or junior year) is upon us. This column is for them, and for the older executives who can’t get traction and have all but given up their job searches. Please consider sharing if you know one.

DART on April 12 announced upcoming service changes following a series of statewide hearings to get public feedback. New schedules will be available on buses in mid-May. Schedule times on some routes will be adjusted to improve on-time performance and connections. More information is available dartfirststate.com. New Castle County Route 2 – Weekday service will…