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Kent considering $5M in grants for businesses hurt by pandemic

Charles Megginson Business, Government, Headlines

Kent County Levy Court Kent County is eyeing a $5 million grant program for small businesses and hospitality companies affected by the pandemic.  The program would include $3 million in grants for businesses with less than 100 employees to pay for employee wages and other business expenses.  Companies would have to demonstrate some negative financial impact resulting from the pandemic …

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Kent County man first Delawarean with West Nile infection since 2018

Betsy Price Headlines, Health

  For the first time since 2018, West Nile virus has been found a Delaware human.   A 69-year-old Kent County man has become the first Delawarean to be infected with the West Nile virus since 2018. The virus is transmitted through the bites of mosquitoes. The state is investigating the case to see if there is a travel history …