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With more choice in plans than ever before, enhanced federal subsidies and Delaware’s reinsurance program keeping the cost of monthly premiums relatively steady, enrollment on Delaware’s Health Insurance Marketplace for 2023 again set an all-time high, increasing 8 percent over the open enro…

InFocus Financial Advisors Inc. will be starting its New Year Retirement Bootcamp workshop on Jan. 10. The workshop will be taught at the Lewes Public Library in Lewes. The classes include Retirement Success, Savvy Social Security and Retirement Investing.

Delaware Electric Cooperative’s (DEC) board of directors has voted to return more than $5 million in capital credits to the cooperative’s member-owners in December. DEC expects to distribute checks or billing credits to more than 65,000 members this holiday season. Capital credit refunds are…

August marks “ABLE to Save Month,” and Delaware State Treasurer Colleen Davis is using the opportunity to celebrate Delawareans with disabilities and the freedom, independence and possibilities their ABLE accounts provide.

As the summer months quickly approach, and customers traditionally begin using more energy and become more reliant on their electricity to make their homes, businesses and lives more comfortable, Delmarva Power this week reminded customers to be aware of scammers who may attempt to take adva…

Emphasizing the importance of a regular check-up of personal finances, State Treasurer Colleen Davis this week encouraged Delawareans to participate in America Saves Week by making a pledge to save money, reduce debt and build wealth.

Drivers who don’t wash winter off their car could see costly repair bills cleaning out their wallets instead. AAA is reminding motorists to get their cars washed after every significant storm — especially the undercarriage — in order to reduce the potential for rust damage and the corrosion …

Fifty years ago this week, Gerald Hocker was fresh out of college, newly married, and his Uncle Jake made him an offer he couldn’t refuse.

Hungry customers enticed by Latin flare can find empanadas, Columbian hot dogs topped with crushed potato chips and an Argentine steak sandwich at the new Lili’s Place in Bethany Beach.

SoDel Concepts’ new, 200-seat Ocean View Brewing Company is expected to open in March, providing about 80 new jobs and with Duck Fat Popcorn and Sloppy Joe Eggrolls on the menu.

The Delaware Restaurant Association (DRA) will host the 19th Annual Restaurant Industry Cornerstone Awards on Monday, Oct. 18, at the Lighthouse Cove Events Center in Dewey Beach, with an after-party immediately following at The Lighthouse. Each year, the DRA celebrates the contributions of …

Delaware Electric Cooperative’s Board of Directors on March 17 approved rate changes for DEC members. On April 1, rates for those served by Delaware Electric Cooperative will fall by 3 percent, a reduction that will save DEC’s membership $6 million per year, representatives said.

Mediacom Communications announced this week the launch of Xtream WiFi 360pro, a new whole-home WiFi solution designed “to deliver an exceptional Internet connectivity experience throughout the entire house.”

A 43-year-old woman from Rehoboth Beach has claimed the first $150,000 top prize from the Delaware Lottery instant game Ca$h Eruption. The woman, who wished to remain anonymous, purchased the winning ticket from the BP Pep-Up gas station in Long Neck.

Highmark recently announced that members who require in-network, inpatient hospital care for COVID-19 will not have to worry about paying cost-sharing such as deductibles, coinsurance and copays through June 30. That includes members covered by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Delaware.

According to the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce, businesses in Delaware, and the nation, are currently struggling to find qualified workers who have the skills to meet the demands of today’s labor market. Moreover, they said, it is projected that around 10,000 Baby Boomers will reach the…

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a ripple effect on families throughout Delaware, including their housing. With more families and individuals sheltering in place, issues such as leaking roofs, no working heat and inadequate railings have come to the surface as urgent issues to resolve.

Sussex County Habitat for Humanity is helping eligible residents save money on their energy costs. As part of the new Neighborhood Revitalization program, Sussex County Habitat is looking to make a big difference in the lives of Sussex County families by providing a brand-new, EnergyStar-cer…

The Lewes Public Library will host its 5th Annual Teen Job Fair on Saturday, March 20, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a rain date of the following Saturday, March 27. Participating businesses include Dairy Queen (Lewes and Millsboro), Continental Pools, Funland, Candy Kitchen, Thrashers, Jungl…

Beebe Medical Center was impacted by a data breach in early 2020 involving a firm it uses for data management, according to a statement from the hospital dated Dec. 28, 2020.

George Annis, a 60-year-old man from Chesapeake Beach, Md., purchased a single Six Figures instant game ticket during a recent visit to Food Lion #1206 in Selbyville. Much to his surprise, that ticket ended up winning him $10,000 in an instant.

The pandemic has definitely put a hurting on the economy of Sussex County, but through it all, there are people out there working extremely hard to protect those businesses that are already here and to seek new businesses that are looking to relocate. I have asked a number of Sussex Economic…

AAA is expecting more than 13,000 emergency rescue calls this winter in the First State — calls that will pose greater risk and more complex because of COVID-19, representatives noted this week. With that in mind, and with the potential for an extreme weather event this week, AAA reminded mo…

DAV and RecruitMilitary will host the Transitioning Army and Army Spouse Global Virtual Career Fair on Wednesday, Dec. 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., online at https://recruitmilitary.careereco.com/Fair/EventDetails?fairId=9137a3aa-dee3-4bf0-9bc4-ac0c00ee12e6. The free online event is open to al…

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and it has been for weeks now, as many people try to spread some cheer in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. One holiday staple — the Christmas tree — has been popping up on top of cars and in windows everywhere, much earlier than in typical years…

All things Christmas are now for sale at the New Life Thrift Store. It’s an opportunity for getting that second (or third) fully-decorated Christmas tree for the house or the sunroom. Or create an outdoor display and join the Lewes Lights Tour Map.

The Southeast Rural Community Assistance Project (SERCAP) is distributing free well testing kits for owners and users of private wells in Delaware. Co-sponsored by the Delaware Department of Public Health (DPH), the two-bottle test kits will be available by mail or may be picked up in person…

Delaware Insurance Commissioner Trinidad Navarro announced on Tuesday, Oct. 27, that workers’ compensation insurance rates will decrease for the fourth year in a row, effective Dec. 1, 2020. The voluntary market is seeing yet another double-digit decrease in loss costs, with an average 11.56…

Oct. 30 marks the start of the Delaware Lottery’s 45th year of operations. When states began forming government-regulated lotteries in the 1960s and 1970s, Delaware was quick to adopt a lottery of their own — beginning a tradition that has kept pace with changing games and technology since 1…

While much of the government funding for coronavirus relief has been focused on helping individuals and businesses, several lesser-known provisions aim to stimulate philanthropy through increased tax incentives around charitable giving for both individuals and corporations.