Gov. John Carney on Friday nominated Wilmington lawyer Nathan A. Cook to serve on the Delaware Court of Chancery. He also nominated Kelly Hicks Sheridan to serve as a commissioner for the Family Court in New Castle County. Cook, managing partner of Block & Leviton’s Delaware office, was chosen to replace Joseph R. Slights III, who retired in …
Two Christina board members to revisit charter moratorium request
Christina School District Board member Naveed Baqir and Donald Patton want to readdress the vote to put a moratorium on new or expanding charter schools. Two Christina School Board members have asked the board to revisit its request for a moratorium on new charter schools in the state. Dr. Naveed Baqir, who voted against the moratorium, will speak out against …
Republican bills would cut taxes in wake of state’s revenue windfall
5 Republican bills in the House would reduce income, business taxes because of Delaware’s strong revenues Delaware House Republicans have filed five bills that will cut taxes, saying the state should share its unexpected financial fortune with residents and businesses. Among other things, the bills would cut the state personal income tax by 10%, cut corporate income tax by …
CSC Station hopes to encourage new business in Wilmington
The lobby of CSC Station features a sleek modern interior. CSC is stepping out of its core business of providing legal and financial services to major corporations by opening a co-working space on the Wilmington Riverfront. CSC Station, which takes up three floors of the company’s building on French Street, will allow people to rent an office, or …
With West side of Wilmington Riverfront done, plans are unveiled for the East
Construction will begin soon on infrastructure such as roads and creation of a 3,500 waterfront path to mirror West.
‘Super crazy’ is how Delaware beach rental agents describe 2021 bookings
Many of those renting are Delawareans who don’t want to have to worry about COVID rules elsewhere
Yup, America’s retirees like Delaware and Sussex
Pluses for Sussex include ‘sand, charm, parks and low-key lifestyle,’ taxes and aving the Bidens as seasonal neighbors.
Minimum wage bill passes first House committee hearing
After a three-hour meeting Wednesday afternoon, a bill to raise Delaware’s minimum wage to $15 passed its first House committee hearing. Supporters sharpened, but repeated, their arguments: The bill will recognize the dignity of the essential workers who served Delaware during the COVID-19 pandemic; aid racial and gender justice because the majority of minimum wage earners are women and …
DART to hold spring Stuff the Bus food drive starting April 26
Stuff the Bus started as a holiday tradition, but has expanded to spring to help with COVID-19-related demand
Culture, health, recreation at heart of Whitehall’s bid to be new American neighborhood
Calls about the property have risen 30% just from those in other urban areas wanting a new place to call home.
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