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DNREC investigates Boxwood Rd. demolition, developer says asbestos removal is safe

The redevelopment of the former Boxwood Road General Motors plant in Newport is generating controversy. The dispute centers around abatement of the cancer-causing material asbestos.

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Nicholas Ciolino

Delaware primary care docs take on value-based contracts with Aetna

Some Delaware primary care practices are taking on more contracts that pay for positive patient outcomes rather than for the number of tests and services.

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Sarah Mueller

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Larry Summers gave his views on the state of the U.S. economy at the University of Delaware Tuesday night.

Nicholas Ciolino

The town of Little Creek is getting some new development. The state has finished adding a new fishing and boating area off Route 9 and a private investor has plans for across the street.

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For the second time this year, voters in the Woodbridge School District will head to the polls to vote on a tax referendum.

Gov. John Carney cautions lawmakers to exercise fiscal restraint after Delaware’s revenue estimates climbed again Monday.

Migrating shorebirds are currently making their way to Delaware. And the Delaware Ornithological Society is looking for people to help track them during its annual Bird-A-Thon.



Nicholas Ciolino

Last week’s tornadoes left some damage in Sussex County, but officials say it’s probably not enough to qualify for federal relief.

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Delaware’s unemployment rate is down again, but experts say history indicates it may not sink any further.

In conjunction with Earth Day this week, the state of Delaware is reminding residents to recycle.

Despite reports that recycling is collapsing in cities across the country, DNREC officials say recycling is “alive and well in Delaware.”


City of Seaford

Just over 300 residents cast their ballots in Saturday’s Seaford City Council election with just one seat up for grabs.

Matt MacCoy beat contender Jose Santos in that race.

The Medical Society of Delaware is partnering with Pennsylvania’s medical society, PAMED, to try to get physicians in each state to take on value-based care contracts with medical payers.