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    Check out the Aug. 26, Sept. 1, 2015 edition of the Business Bulletin

    The week started out slow, but saw the pace of news quicken as regulators in Washington, D.C. rejected the merger between Delmarva Power owner Pepco and utility giant Exelon.  CLICK HERE   to check out this  story  and others  in this week’s  FREE  edition of the Bulletin.The Bulletin arrives  in an easy-to-read format ideal for your laptop, tablet, or smartphone […]

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    DC regulators reject merger between Delmarva Power parent and Exelon.

    The Public Service Commission for the District of Columbia has rejected the merger of Delmarva Power owner Pepco Holdings and Chicago-based Exelon. The utilities  had previously gained approval from regulators in Maryland, Delaware and New Jersey for the merger that includes Atlantic City Electric and Pepco, which serves  Washington, D.C. and Maryland suburbs. Exelon) and […]

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    Delaware gets grant to help small companies get overseas business

    garon.ch / Foter / CC BY-NC-SA The Small Business Administration  announced   Delaware  will receive an  a   State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Program award totaling $276,741 to support the state’s efforts to assist companies entering  and developing overseas markets. The SBA’s STEP Program makes matching-fund awards to states to assist small businesses enter and succeed […]

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    Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats project gets OK from commissioners

    After some twists and turns along the way, the Mayor and Commissioners of Rehoboth Beach approved plans for an overhaul of Dogfish Head  Brewings  & Eats  at 320 Rehoboth Avenue. The project hit a snag  when the Board of Adjustment turned down the project, citing  esthetics, parking and restrictions on the square footage  of establishments […]

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    Cracking unit fire, shutdown puts Delaware City Refinery in spotlight

    The Delaware City refinery shutdown  of its Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit is making headlines in a period of plunging crude oil  prices. The incident  on Friday led to flaring of gas and a small fire after a compressor malfunction. Reuters, citing unnamed sources, said the unit could be down for some time and possibility affect  gas […]

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    Delaware jobless rate remains steady at 4.7 percent

    Delaware’s unemployment rate held steady at 4.7 in July as more people entered the labor force, the Delaware Department of Labor reported. By contrast,  the  jobless rate in July of last year was 5.8 percent. The nation’s unemployment rate was  5.3 percent. In the closely watched area of employment growth, Delaware saw 2 percent growth, slightly […]

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