Category: News Updates

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…

New Castle County today announced that it has partnered with 1313 Innovation, the Emerging Enterprise Center and area business mentors to offer an intensive 12-week business accelerator program to underrepresented entrepreneurs. First Founder’s Accelerator will feature instruction, one-on-one mentorship and hands-on help building the foundation for successful companies. “We win the future when our local…