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Bipartisan bill would waive state tax on 2020 unemployment benefits

Bill sponsors say exempting unemployment payments could save those workers a total of $21 million.

Delaware’s Frozen Farmer to be featured ‘Shark Tank’ update

Katey Evans' Bridgeville ice cream company is set to appear on a Dec. 11 'pandemic update' version of ABC's popular 'Shark Tank'

State budget surprise: Delaware on track to have $149 million surplus

  Despite fears that COVID would decimate state revenues, leading to higher taxes and fees, Delaware is on track to have a $149 million surplus for the fiscal year 2022.   That number could change between now and June, when the Delaware...

10 million pounds of food for the needy in Delaware

The Food Bank of Delaware this month is notching a disturbing number: 10 million pounds of food distributed to families struggling to afford food since COVID-19 restrictions began. The food bank is scheduling drive-thru mobile pantries in all three counties,...

Delaware secretary of Labor details how to keep unemployment payments coming

Delaware Secretary of Labor Cerron Cade this week detailed how new unemployment benefits will work and encouraged anyone whose has used their full amount of unemployment to apply for additional benefits. Cade, speaking during Gov. John Carney's weekly COVID-19 press...

Landmark Middletown bridal store closes; owner blames Carney, Democrats

  Ask any resident in Middletown, and they’ll tell you sitting in traffic on Main Street is an everyday occurrence.  But one light, at least, at the intersection of Broad and Main, provided a distraction in the form of champagne satin,...

State to seek punishments for those who flout COVID-19 rules

After a weekend event in Bridgeville where hundreds of people didn’t wear masks or socially distance, the state Division of Public Health is working with the state Department of Justice on enforcement actions for those who flout state COVID-19...

More good eats on the streets: Curbside Wilmington expands to Union Street

Wilmington-area residents who want to dine under the stars this holiday weekend now have more options. Beginning tonight, the well-received Curbside Wilmington is expanding to the city’s West Side. Four Union Street eateries — Eclipse, Merengue House, Dead Presidents and...

A change: Now kids ages kindergarten and up must wear masks in public

The Delaware Division of Public Health said on Monday that all children who are in kindergarten or older must wear face coverings in public settings, including school buildings. The state had been requiring only children 12 and older to wear...

State will spend $20 million to expand internet service

The state of Delaware will put $20 million into expanding internet broadband service in Delaware, giving low-income families vouchers for service and creating a pool of cash that established vendors can use to expand into difficult areas. The state also...
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New photo page, Delaware Community Lens, will celebrate First State

'There's enough places to on social media and the internet that are not positive places. This is meant to be a respite.'

Meet ‘The Wilmington:’ A liquid ode to Delaware’s largest city

The new cocktail uses gin, peach-infused simple syrup, lemon and cinnamon.

Carney activates National Guard to help with inauguration events in Delaware

The Executive Order said protests are planned in Wilmington, Dover and at the Delaware Capitol.
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