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Delaware real estate analyst WIlls Elliman said the sale could put a downward pressure on commercial rents across the city if the buyer clears out bank operations and immediately lists the buildings for rent. "If indeed they come onto the market, the vacancy rate for Class A would jump from 20.2 percent up ...
Delaware is one of six states to win a National Governors Association (NGA) grant and technical support to develop policies to strengthen the quality of Delaware's early care and education workforce. NGA, in partnership with the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), awarded $12,500 to ...

ince 2012, there have been 1,135 accidents in Delaware work zones, including six deaths. After seeing a decline in work zone accidents in 2014 and 2015, accidents in the past two years have increased dramatically (284 accidents, including three deaths in 2016; 301 accidents and one fatality in 2017).
The Division of Revenue would like to remind Delawareans who have not yet filed their tax returns that the deadlines are quickly approaching. Delaware corporate income tax returns are due on or before April 17, and the personal income tax deadline is April 30. Taxpayers who do not file by the deadline ...
Delaware continues to fall in the middle of the pack on national test scores and state officials can't explain the lack of improvement or why gaps between high-needs and white students are just as pronounced today as they were two years ago. "There's no clear reason why the scores haven't risen this year," ...
First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney's remarks as prepared for delivery at the announcement of First Chance Delaware — an initiative led by the First Lady to recognize and facilitate effective partnerships, to share research and best practices, and to promote opportunities to collaborate in support of Delaware's ...

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Delaware Senate is poised to give final approval to a bill banning devices that increase the rate of fire of semi-automatic rifles. The bill, released by a Senate committee Wednesday, defines bump stocks as “destructive weapons” and makes it a felony to have one. The bill has ...
The Senate Finance Committee tabled legislation giving tax relief to Delaware casinos. State Sen. Brian Bushweller agreed ... Delaware Finance Secretary Rick Geisenberger says the governor understands the economic impact and jobs the state's three casinos generate. But he says Carney also wants to ...
HARRINGTON, Del. — Governor John Carney on Wednesday, joined by Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long, visited Lake Forest South Elementary School to announce a $50,000 grant from Highmark Delaware's BluePrints for the Community fund to support basic needs closets in schools throughout ...
Delaware got off to a hot start on a chilly evening against No. 1 Stony Brook, but the Seawolves stormed back for a 20-8 victory at Delaware Stadium. A three-goal run by Delaware gave the Blue Hens a 6-4 lead with 5:04 remaining in the opening half, but Stony Brook scored five straight goals in the final ...
A new report found that Delaware's unplanned pregnancy rate — one of the worst in the nation — could be on the decline, which health officials attribute to the rise of intrauterine device implantation among Delaware women. Data has shown that 57 percent of pregnancies are unplanned in Delaware, ...
While many of the students who walked out of Delaware schools to protest gun violence Wednesday felt supported by school administers, others felt their first-amendment rights were being squelched and that their principals and district officials were effectively silencing them by threatening to punish them ...
Current state law forbids anyone younger than 18 from marrying but allows an exception if the wedding receives the blessing of a Delaware Family Court judge and the minors' parents. In granting its permission, the court is supposed to consider the wishes of the minors, their mental and physical health, ...
DOVER, Del. — A task force studying issues surrounding marijuana legalization in Delaware voted to release its final report Wednesday in a last, chaotic meeting that left some members questioning the validity of what they were doing and whether the public was being served well. A vote to release the ...
(ELSMERE, Del.) — A Delaware man is under arrest for allegedly setting off a bomb outside the home of his estranged wife's family. Forty-eight-year-old Mark Consiglio was arrested Monday in connection with the explosion that went off shortly after midnight, damaging a window and leaving a hole in the ...
More snow is in the forecast this week, but unlike last week, Delaware is in for more of a dusting than a drubbing, although the snow could make the Tuesday morning commute tricky in spots. The snow probably won't start until late Monday afternoon and shouldn't hamper driving for Monday's afternoon ...
That was Delaware Public Media's Kelli Steele speaking with Dr. Joseph Gonzales - the executive director of the Delaware Contemporary, about the exhibit. The exhibition - which opens on April 6th - joins the citywide Wilmington 1968 series remembering the riots and subsequent National Guard ...

Imagine getting into a vehicle, setting a course for the workplace and then sitting back and letting the car do the driving. While the science-fiction reality of self-driving, autonomous vehicles may be a decade or so away in Delaware, officials here want to be ready when the technology arrives. Dr. Phillip ...
Some critics are raising concerns about whether Delaware's new economic development group is adequately transparent. March 11, 2018, at ... The public-private Delaware Prosperity Partnership was created last year to replace the cabinet-level Delaware Economic Development Office. The News Journal ...
WILMINTON, Del. (AP) — Two nurses jumped into action to help care for a man who went into distress at the Wilmington St. Patrick's Day Parade. The News Journal reports a man collapsed at the parade Saturday and had stopped breathing. A nurse began doing chest compressions and then another ...
Authorities say a 38-year-old Delaware man faces at least 25 years in prison after pleading guilty to attempted second-degree rape and ... The Delaware Department of Justice said in a news release that Joseph Snow of New Castle approached a woman sitting at a bus stop in Wilmington last year and ...
When Gov. John Carney first proposed using a public-private partnership to lead Delaware's economic development efforts, the idea was that including business leaders in the decision-making process would yield better results. Their expertise would help recruit new employers to the state, identify growth ...
Since Saturday, the 22-year-old Texan has been hoofing it from one end of Delaware to the other on his quest to be the first person to walk the length of all ... Hernandez said last Saturday morning, just before crossing Smith's Bridge near the Pennsylvania-Delaware border, the first landmark on his journey.
Law enforcement agencies in Muncie and Delaware County jailed 13 people Monday. Except for warrant arrests, the following charges are informal and subject to change until the Delaware County prosecutor's office reviews each case and files formal charges in court. In addition, some inmates listed ...
Delaware Business Times gathered three downstate business leaders to talk about incentives for economic growth.From infrastructure improvements to business-friendly regulations, moderator Judy Diogo, executive director of the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce probed panelists on their ...
Delaware is one of the worst states for its corrections and public safety yet considered one of the best for opportunity, according to a new U.S. News and World Report survey. The magazine on Tuesday released its second "Best States" rankings in which Delaware was named the 18th best state in the union ...
[Those students] have effectively, gotten everyone else sick, by the doorknobs, and the hand-shaking and everything else that they do," she said. Sergent said the high school has definitely seen an increase in students being sent home with flu-like symptoms and the Delaware Division of Public Health said ...
MIDDLETOWN, Del. (AP) — A traffic stop has led to drug charges for a Delaware man. The News Journal of Wilmington reports Delaware State Police found more than 2 grams of marijuana, six bags containing cocaine and nearly half a gram of heroin in the passenger seat holding 53-year-old Dean B.
Complications will force replenishment of Delaware's beaches to stretch into their peak season this year. Feb. ... Rochette says the contractor will close down 1,000 feet (305 meters) at a time to lessen the impact on the thousands of visitors who descend upon Delaware's beaches in the summer. ___.
The Army Corps of Engineers has announced that beach nourishment along the lower Delaware coast will last into the summertime. Due to complications with getting permits and equipment, the project will now force 1,000 feet of the beach to be closed at a time in order to replenish the coastline. "We try to ...
WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Monday that Delaware will join States for Gun Safety, a multi-state partnership aimed at preventing gun-related violence. “Working together, states can take action that will directly confront the threat of gun violence, and reduce the toll it takes on ...
The Legislative Hall lobby room experiment is over. Senate President David McBride, D-Hawk's Nest, says he has given up on his hope that Delaware's 300-plus registered lobbyists would hang out in his conference room rather than the hallways of the state capitol building. The door to the second-floor ...
A Delaware judge has approved the sale of TransPerfect Global, a translation services company he ordered to be sold because of "complete dysfunction" and hopeless deadlock over its management between its feuding co-founders and sole directors. Feb. 15, 2018, at 6:09 p.m.. Judge Approves Sale of Translation ...
More: Colonial to help the struggling Delaware Academy of Public Safety and Security. A low-pressure system will follow the cold front, and it's expected to bring the wintry mix sometime after 6 p.m. Saturday, Gaines said. Southern and central Delaware will see the rain-snow mix shift quickly to all rain, ...
Who is doing the most to make sure employees in Delaware stay employed in the state? Nominations are now open for this year's Top Workplaces program. The Top Workplaces program identifies organizations that excel at organizational health and employee engagement. The News Journal, in ...
Derrick Powell, originally sentenced to death for fatally shooting a Georgetown police officer in 2009, was resentenced last week to life in prison. The new sentence is a result of the state Supreme Court's 2016 ruling that found Delaware's death penalty was unconstitutional because it allowed judges too ...
“When all of these things begin to happen in Delaware if the bill passes, … the blood will be on your hands,” Lynch warned lawmakers. Keeley nevertheless maintained that supporters of legalization are only a few votes shy of the number needed in the legislature to pass a bill. “I'm very hopeful that the ...
Penn women's lacrosse will hold their season opener against Delaware this weekend at Franklin Field. The core of last year's Ivy League Championship team is returning to defend its title this season. Anchored by Ivy Midfielder of the Year and Inside Lacrosse Preseason All-American, Alex Condon, the ...
University of Delaware Student Robbed at Gunpoint. One of the men pointed a semiautomatic handgun at the student while the second man tackled him to the ground. By David Chang. Published 6 hours ago ...
DOVER, Del. – Delaware celebrated the second highest farmers' market season with more than $3 million dollars in sales in 2017. Both residents and visitors of the state continue to buy locally because of the fresh, high quality products that Delaware's farm families grow. “These numbers are a reflection of ...
Delaware Gov. John Carney is one of 20 governors nationwide joining together in an effort to transform the U.S. labor market at scale to one that is skill-based. The Skillful State Network, a Markle Foundation initiative incubated in Colorado, leverages data and the technologies that are disrupting the ...
For generations, Delaware has depended on renewable energy for some of its basic needs. In early times, that often meant windmills on farms to pump well water. Or it involved harnessing cascading rivers or streams to power gristmills and sawmills. More recently, solar energy has become a significant ...
John Carney has repeatedly voiced opposition to full legalization, saying Delaware should continue studying how it is impacting other states before taking any action here. He also has argued that more time is needed to fully implement the state's 2011 medical marijuana law and the decriminalization of ...
Delaware's voting system is vulnerable to manipulation by hackers, according to a new report that gives the state a barely passing grade for its election security. The report from the Center for American Progress, a left-leaning think tank based in Washington, D.C., notes Delaware uses voting machines that ...
DELAWARE - Delaware's Division of Public Health has confirmed the eleventh influenza-related death, but this is the only death due to the flu epidemic without previous underlying health conditions. DPH says a 47-year-old female from New Castle County died, but records indicate she had not recieved a ...
Victoria Calo is just 20 years old and already has her life planned out. The current University of Delaware junior will graduate with a degree in exercise science next year and then almost immediately return to the classroom as a graduate student in a physician assistant program. At age 23, she'll have the ...
DNREC's Division of Parks & Recreation partnered with Rockport Analytics to complete the first ever economic impact study. The study revealed that in 2016 nearly $40 million was generated by out-of-state visitors alone. Director of Delaware State Parks Ray Bivens said this was a significant finding.
The following day, volunteers from the Blades Volunteer Fire Company and Delaware National Guard began distributing bottled and bulk water to residents who have been told not to drink or cook with the tap water. Health officials say it is safe to bathe in and use for laundry. People can still get water by ...
The German shepherd co-owned by a retired vet tech from Milton saw his hopes for a "Best in Show" at the 2018 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show dashed Monday. Fanucci, the 5-year-old German shepherd that survived a brutal highway accident a few years ago in New Jersey, was scratched from the ...
The state's leading advocate for cutting the taxes paid by Delaware's three casinos is making one last push to reach a deal before he leaves office in November. "I'm not going to predict success," said state Sen. Brian Busheweller, D-Dover. "But I am more optimistic than ever before that we can do ...


 

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