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Middletown store illustrates continued popularity of wine boutiques

Pam George Culture, Headlines

Adventure Wine, Beer and Spirits opened in Middletown in November. Hospitality veteran Eric Tuverson dreamed of owning a business. Certainly, he has the pedigree. He spent 10 years at Le Bec-Fin, the venerable French restaurant in Philadelphia, and 22 years with Moore Brothers Wine Co. in Wilmington’s Trolley Square area. When the oenophile’s youngest son became a college senior, the timing was …

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Mountaire employees petition to decertify Teamsters union

Betsy Price Business, Headlines

Mountaire employees will vote to decertify their Teamsters Union.   A big old chicken processing plant in Selbyville is crowing about its employees petitioning to decertify the Teamsters union there. If the vote succeeds, it will be the second union to be decertified there in recent months. The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that employees at the Mountaire Farms …

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UD will start winter classes virtually; Wilm U closes campus

Betsy Price Education, Headlines

  The University of Delaware said students may return to campus Jan. 2, but winter classes will start virtually as the school tries to stem the tide of Omicron variant COVID-19 cases. At the same time, Wilmington University said it will react to a new Delaware State of Emergency by closing its campus starting Monday, Jan. 3. Faculty, staff and …