DMHOA announces October conference call meeting

LEWES — On Oct. 26, Delaware Manufactured Home Owners Association will hold their monthly general membership meeting by conference call. DMHOA is a nonprofit organization and the only legislative advocate representing the interests of manufactured housing homeowners living on leased land in Delaware.To join, dial in number: 978-990-5000, access code is 907460#.For best reception, a […]

New optical store clearing things up in Milford

MILFORD — To help people see better, a customer service-driven duo has opened a new independent optical store in Milford. “Bringing a fresh face to the community was something we wanted to do down here,” said Anthony Roulston, who opened Eyeconic Optical with his business partner, Brian Pietruszewski, on Aug. 29. “Our tagline is, ‘Your […]

First-round applications opening for Nonprofit Support Fund

WILMINGTON – Eligible nonprofits can apply to the Delaware Nonprofit Support Program beginning at 8 a.m. on Friday – one month since it was announced on Sept. 9. This grant program is exclusively for nonprofits and leverages $25 million in federal CARES Act funding. It is expected that there will be three rounds of funding, […]

Perdue Farms recognized for workplace safety

SALISBURY, Md. — Eighteen Perdue Farms facilities have earned Joint Industry Safety and Health Council awards for consistently implementing innovative and effective workplace safety health processes and systems. Six of the locations received the Award of Distinction, the council’s highest honor. The awards were announced during the 2020 virtual National Safety Conference for the Poultry […]

Chesapeake Utility employees on local boards

DOVER — Chesapeake Utilities Corporation announced today the company’s continued emphasis on serving its communities by partnering with organizations committed to developing young people and focusing on supporting a cleaner, more sustainable future. Autumn Chalabala, director of Business Operations at Chesapeake Utilities, is a member of the Board of Directors for the Greater Dover Boys […]

Community Bank of Delaware donates $1,500 to CAPE

LEWES — Community Bank Delaware donated $1,500 to the CAPE Community Fund. The fund facilitates short-term financial and in-kind support to residents of the Cape Henlopen School District who are in need, due to unexpected catastrophic circumstances. President Wm. Jack Riddle noted, “We are pleased to partner and contribute to the CAPE Community Funds to […]

Medical facility takes shape: Commercial development booming along Del. 1 in Milford

MILFORD — There’s a lot of commercial development happening in Milford, and that growth may be clearest to those passing by the town’s Silicato Parkway exit off Del. 1. That’s where Silicato Development is nearing completion on a medical building near Grotto Pizza and Royal Farms. “It’s projected that the building will be completed at […]

First round of DE Relief Grants provides $25.7 million to small businesses, nonprofits

DOVER — Hundreds of Delaware small businesses and nonprofit organizations have been approved for the first round of DE Relief Grants, the largest cumulative grant award ever made by the state of Delaware to small businesses. A total of 741 applicants will share $25.7 million in funding through the first round of the program. DE […]

Corrugated box ‘super plant’ may bring 150 to 200 jobs to Dover

DOVER — Linda Parkowski is cautiously excited about Kent County and the city of Dover’s prospects of becoming the new home of the U.S. Corrugated box manufacturing company, which has been based out of Newark, New Jersey, for the past 35 years. If U.S. Corrugated continues to move forward on plans to build a mammoth […]

Annual Community Expo/Business Mixer set for Oct. 29

MILFORD — The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford Community Expo will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday Oct. 29. The ninth annual Expo/Business Mixer will take place, for the first time, at the Elks Lodge located at 18951 Elks Lodge Rd, Milford. This year’s event, originally scheduled for March, will feature 30+ business and organizations. Admission […]