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Dover Hobby Lobby set to open in September

DOVER – Hobby Lobby is just about ready to take over the old Acme grocery store’s spot at the southern end of a strip mall located at 1001 North DuPont Highway, in front of Dover International Speedway. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is a privately held national retail chain of craft and home-decor stores. Upon opening, […]

Delaware State News

Downtown Easton Promenade nixed

EASTON — After a contentious special Easton Town Council meeting Wednesday, July 8, the council voted to axe the planned Washington Street Promenade in Easton, for which barriers had already been set up ahead of its expected launch Thursday.

Star Democrat (The)

Downstate farmers markets remain open with precautions

DOWNSTATE — Field and orchard harvests are ongoing, and consumers are getting a taste of homegrown freshness and sweetness at Delaware farmers markets, which reflect “new norm” restrictions linked to the coronavirus crisis. A sampling of markets and vendors indicates that business is quite brisk and the precautionary public health plan tendered by Delaware’s Department […]

Delaware State News

Tina’s Timeless Threads honored on First Friday for window display

DOVER — Three Bayhealth “nurse heroes” judged the Downtown Dover Partnership Merchant Committee window contest at last week’s First Friday event in downtown Dover. Jameel Karamali, Sue Lemmons and Barbara Studer-Baer toured downtown and reviewed seven windows decorated in the theme of “Summertime in America!” The judges selected Tina’s Timeless Threads as the winner and […]

Delaware State News

GG welcomes Marketing, Development personnel

Gillis Gilkerson has grown its team with the addition of Tori Brown as Director of Marketing and Kathy Shubert as Development Associate. “Tori and Kathy bring a level of sophistication and efficiency to our team,” said Dwight Miller, President of Gillis Gilkerson. “In their new positions, both will play an instrumental role in elevating our […]

Salisbury Independent

River businesses step up to help with Port of Salisbury

Salisbury will get financial help from two local businesses to pay part of the costs of a Port Feasibility Study with the goal of increasing import and export tonnage. City Council members on Monday gave preliminary approval to accept $3,000 from Chesapeake Shipbuilding and $1,000 from tugboat and barge operator Vane Brothers to use toward […]

Salisbury Independent

200-acre medical campus envisioned for Milford

Two hundred acres of land zoned “Institutional Service District” land has come on the market in Milford, according to R&R Commercial Realty, the listing agency for the parcel described as the groundwork for a “medical campus that could change the face of healthcare in Delaware.” The unique, highly permissive zoning allows for hundreds of uses […]

Delaware State News

Update: 200-acre medical campus envisioned for Milford

MILFORD — As COVID-19 has brought issues like hospital capacity to the fore, one developer has set out to expand the amount of medical space available in Milford. R&R Realty, a Dover-based commercial real estate company owned by Elmer Fannin, just publicly listed its Innovation Park property on Bucks Road and Sussex 206 in Milford […]

Delaware State News

Egide plant suffers $1M damage

CAMBRIDGE — One of the city’s major employers sustained severe damage in a July 1 fire. Egide USA’s factory suffered an estimated $1 million loss in a three-alarm fire first reported at 5:21 p.m. At that time, the volunteers of Rescue Fire Company Inc. (RFC) were dispatched for a commercial building fire at 4 Washington […]

Salisbury Independent

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