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A $636 million dollar toll road running from Route 1 to the Delaware-Maryland line opened to traffic Thursday.

 


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

Middletown Council chambers were packed with upwards of 200 people looking to discuss last week's Hummers Parade.

The loosely organized annual event is known for edgy political satire— but this year several immigration-themed floats were called out as racist.

 


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New Castle County residents south of the C&D canal are getting a new library.


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A new family visitation center officially opened last week in Middletown.


Katie Peikes / Delaware Public Media

Milton-area residents are concerned about potential groundwater contamination from a plan to dispose poultry giant Allen Harim’s treated wastewater onto agricultural land in their area.

Artesian Resources Corporation, which is building a wastewater storage and recycling facility to work with Allen Harim, says it already operates and maintains a successful wastewater treatment facility in Middletown.
 


Online retail giant Amazon says it’s adding 120 thousand new seasonal jobs across the country in preparation for the holiday season - including some in the First State.

Katie Peikes / Delaware Public Media

Online retail giant Amazon is planning to build a second North American headquarters, and the state of Delaware is among those bidding to be its home.

Katie Peikes / Delaware Public Media

 

Amazon expects to ship more than 50 million items to customers around the world on Cyber Monday alone, and one of the facilities helping the company meet those deal-driven demands is in Middletown.

 


A state panel approved funds Monday to aid the expansion of Johnson Controls’ battery plant in Middletown.

James Dawson/Delaware Public Media

It’s been just over a year since DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan was sworn into office And the start of her tenure has coincided with a string of new transportation projects.

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