Where Pigs Fly sticks a fork in it after 26 years

DOVER — There’s just two precious days left to savor the signature hickory smoked pulled pork barbecue at Where Pigs Fly. The family-owned restaurant with the iconic sign at 617 East Loockerman Street is closing permanently when the food runs out Saturday. Husband and wife owners Tom and Kelly Devine announced the closure on Facebook […]

Delaware State Fair inducted to IEBA Hall of Fame

HARRINGTON – IEBA (International Entertainment Buyers Association), a trade organization for live entertainment industry professionals, concluded its 49th Annual Conference Oct. 29 with its Honors & Awards Ceremony. Delaware State Fair was among those inducted as new IEBA Hall of Fame members. Delaware State Fair, on the occasion of its 100th anniversary, was inducted along […]

Full speed ahead: Harrington resident earns career car, cruise from Mary Kay

A Harrington resident has earned a dream come true for many – a brand new car after working hard to meet her goals with Mary Kay. Independent Sales Director Tamra Klotz, owner of The Chair Salon, is now the proud owner of a baby blue Chevy Malibu awarded to her by Mary Kay after meeting, […]

Couple dive into aquarium business

DOVER — With the grand opening of Super Cichlids in late September, owners Martin and Lisa Hoeber put Dover on the map in the freshwater aquarium world. At 15,000 gallons and growing, they believe they’re one of the biggest freshwater fish stores in the northeast region of the country – certainly the biggest in the […]

Staff changes will better serve Delaware State News, monthly papers

DOVER — A number of staff changes took effect in late summer to better serve advertising clients of the Delaware State News and its companion publications in Kent and Sussex counties. Those include The Chronicle, Sussex Post, Greater Dover Extra and Smyrna Extra. Longtime employee Jenny Keim now is responsible for handling support for advertising […]

Growth curve: Dover attracting a wide array of businesses

DOVER — These are exciting times to be doing business in the city of Dover — certainly for the 27 projects that are currently active, 10 in the process of being approved and another 11 still in the discussion stages. Don’t mind City Planner Dave Hugg if he boasts just a little bit about it. […]

Larrivee Designer Hardware to close after 46 years in Dover

DOVER — After nearly 50 years of doing business in Dover, Edward Larrivee, owner of Larrivee Designer Hardware, is closing up shop. Currently in the midst of an “everything must go retirement sale,” he expects to permanently shutter the business on 505 Governors Ave. in Dover by Christmas. Opening originally in 1973, Mr. Larrivee says […]

Cregar promoted at Independent Newsmedia

DOVER — Independent Newsmedia Inc., parent company to the flagship Delaware State News and numerous weekly and monthly publications on Delmarva, announced changes this week designed to strengthen the company’s partnerships and creative direction. Heather Cregar has been promoted to regional marketing director for Independent Newsmedia’s marketing and strategic partnerships for both Delaware and Maryland. […]

New Business: Hobbytown moves from Dover Mall

DOVER — As a 12-year-old with parents going through a divorce, Richard Lemley has fond memories of the enjoyable distraction hobbies like RC (radio-controlled) cars and planes offered. “Divorce can be hard on kids so it was nice to have something fun to do,” he said. “I remember that in my middle school in New […]

New Business: Delaware native launches sports wagering resource

MILFORD — For someone who’s never placed a sports wager, the process can be a bit intimidating. Despite this, many new gamblers have sidled up to retail betting locations throughout the state since legislation broadened what forms of betting were legal last year. It’s for this reason Delaware-native Anthony Bonanno, has decided to launch BestBet302 […]

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