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The Wilmington Housing Authority joined state and local officials Monday to show off a new solar array at the former 180-unit WHA Southbridge Extension site in Wilmington’s Southbridge neighborhood.

 

 

  

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Seven years in and Dogfish Head is still the brewery of record at The Woodlands. Since 2012 when Firefly Music Festival first filled the Dover air with the music of some of the best bands in the world, the brewery tent has been the place to see and be seen.

Last month, and for the first time in a decade, there were less than 20,000 Delawareans claiming unemployment.

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Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki announced a new daily employment program for residents focused on cleaning city streets and neighborhoods.

 


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Dupont Industrial Biosciences officially opened a renovated building at the Experimental Station Friday. The business was previously scattered amongst several buildings on the campus.

 


State lawmakers passed legislation last year prohibiting auto insurance companies from raising rates for individuals based solely on a driver turning 75 years or older. The law went into effect last month, and the Department of Insurance reports Delawareans over that age are seeing their rates drop an average of about $117 a year.


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Delaware is now the first state other than Nevada to launch full-scale sports betting.

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The Delaware Department of Agriculture is preserving more farmland in the state.


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Sussex County business leaders voiced their concerns Thursday about oil and gas drilling off Delaware’s coast to a top U.S. Interior Department official.


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It appears Delaware will become the first state to rollout full-scale sports betting following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision earlier this month striking down a federal ban on it.

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