Category: News Updates

Wilmington, Del – The Delaware Department of Finance will officially launch  a new website Friday that will provide the public easy access to the state’s unclaimed property database. The website — delaware.findyourunclaimedproperty.com —will allow users to search by name to find information regarding any unclaimed property they may have in Delaware. The website also allows…

DOVER, Del. – Delaware State University was awarded a $5 million grant for a NASA research and education program that will continue its partnership with the space agency. Built on the success of a previously NASA-funded program at DSU, this new program will strengthen the partnerships and collaborations with the Los Alamos National Laboratory, the…

RANDALL CHASE, AP Business Writer DOVER, Del. (AP) — DuPont Co. said weak agricultural sales, a strong dollar and continued weakness in emerging markets contributed to a sharp decrease in third-quarter earnings. “Amid the current challenging macro environment, our priority is to aggressively manage what is within our control, including taking a fresh look at…

Wilmington, Del. – The 22nd Annual Holiday Trade Show of the Atlantic Barter network is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 8 at the Clarion Belle Hotel. Atlantic Barter, founded in 1993 as the Delaware Barter Corp., is one of the nation’s oldest reciprocal trade exchanges. It has 1,200 business members and more than 500 are expected…

The U.S. Small Business Administration is now accepting nominations for its 2016 National Small Business Week Awards, including Small Business Person of the Year. Since 1963, National Small Business Week has recognized the outstanding achievements of America’s small businesses. “National Small Business Week is an opportunity to celebrate the impact these entrepreneurial spirits have on…

A new restaurant that opened recently in Brandywine Hundred has no freezer. Honeygrow, a salad and stir-fry restaurant, opened in the space once occupied by Hibachi in Brandywine Town Center. Honeygrow is a scratch kitchen with fresh foods and house-made sauces and dressings, said General Manager David Thornley. “We’re trying to be farm-to-fork, so we…

The Delaware Community Foundation launched a comprehensive statewide data website Oct. 19. DelawareFocus.org will provide social, economic and environmental data with the goal of fueling discussion and action and providing data to determine community priorities, emerging challenges and funding objectives. The objective data and analyses can help decision-makers, funders and community members identify weaknesses and…