• Nelson Peltz. DuPont Co. photo

    Close, but no DuPont seat for Peltz as other Trian nominees fell far shot of being elected

    Nelson Peltz may have been one big shareholder away from gaining a seat on the board of DuPont. But as the saying goes, close only counts in horseshoes. For now, the activist shareholder is on the outside looking in. The Dow Jones newswires reported that Peltz gained 43 percent of the votes. That compares to […]

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    Check out the May 20-26, 2015 edition the Business Bulletin

    Stay up to date with the freshest business news with this week’s edition of the Business Bulletin. CLICK HERE  to check out the breaking news and other updates in  this  week’s  edition of the Bulletin.The Bulletin comes free of charge in an easy-to-read format i for your laptop, tablet,  or smartphone with a larger screen.   If you cannot […]

  • The now iconic photo from DuPont Co. of Kullman and Peltz greeting one another.

    Opinion: Despite claims to the contrary, Peltz is a short-term investor

    Nelson Peltz revealed his intentions and underlying philosophy in one comment at the DuPont annual meeting last week. When the votes were counted,  DuPont and CEO Ellen Kullman had won an important  victory over Peltz as its slate of four  directors beat out Peltz’s  nominees. The meeting was held at what will soon be the […]

  • Wilmington Police

    Council committee makes moves toward funding recommendations from Wilmington crime report

    A key committee of the Wilmington City Council seems likely to throw its support behind the findings of a crime commission that have gotten a chilly reception from the administration of Mayor Dennis Williams. Wilmington City Council President Theo Gregory said  the Council’s  Finance Committee will review a revised budget that includes added funding for public safety. Gregory […]

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    Industrial gas company wants to build new plant at Delaware City Refinery

    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has received an application for a Coastal Zone Act Permit from Praxair, Inc., an industrial gases company that operates a plant at the Delaware City Refinery site. The company is seeking a permit to build a carbon dioxide purification and liquefaction unit and a nitrogen separation […]

  • Combined choirs

    Gospel brunch one of the highlights of Wine and Food Festival

    A rousing concert by the Combined Choir of Calvary Baptist Church, Dover, highlighted the final day of the MidAtlantic Wine + Food Festival. The event at World Café Live at the Queen Wilmington, featured a walk-around brunch with the creations of regional chefs, , as well as wine, beer and specialty drinks. The five-day event […]

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