State of Delaware Will Lift COVID-19 Emergency Order On July 13

On Tuesday, June 15th, Governor Carney announced that he intends to lift the COVID-19 State of an emergency order in Delaware on July 13th.  He stated, “We now have the tools to prevent COVID-19 infection, serious illness and hospitalization.  Get vaccinated. Ask your friends and family if they’ve received their shot. These vaccines are extremely… Read more »

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SoDel Concepts holds groundbreaking for Ocean View Brewing Company

On Thursday, June 4th, 2021 SoDel Concepts held the official groundbreaking for their new Ocean View Brewing Company. The 5,000-square-foot, 200-seat Brewpub plans on opening its doors in Spring 2022. It will feature an outdoor beer garden, indoor fireplace, and have décor that will reflect a modern beach house with touches of Americana “We are… Read more »

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On Friday, May 7, 2021, the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce and Carl M. Freeman Companies recognized the outstanding achievements and service of police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical service units from Southern Sussex County at the 2021 Joshua M. Freeman Valor Awards Luncheon.  Hosted at Signatures at Bayside, the event recognized servicemen and women… Read more »

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Governor Carney Announces Major Changes To COVID-19 Restrictions In Delaware

Effective Friday, May 21st Governor Carney announced that most capacity restrictions for restaurants, retail, other business establishments, and houses of worship will be lifted. He also stated that Delawareans should continue to follow all CDC mask guidelines. Facilities will be able to use as much capacity as social distancing requirements will allow. Other changes include:… Read more »



As of April 25, The Center For Disease Control has lifted its nationwide pause on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine. Everyone in the state of Delaware 16+ is now eligible for the vaccine. The CDC has also issued a warning regarding the vaccine. They state, “women younger than 50 years old should be aware… Read more »

Everything You Need To Know About The Restaurant Revitalization Fund – (RRF)

Think your business may qualify for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund or want to learn more? Here is everything you need to know. As part of the American Rescue Plan Act, the RRF is designed to provide emergency assistance for eligible restaurants, bars, and other qualifying businesses. The program’s main function is to provide restaurants with… Read more »

American Rescue Plan Act – What we know so far

    American Rescue Plan Act – What we know so far On March 11, President Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA). The $1.9 trillion bill is extensive and we have outlined important details for our members to be aware of. The full legislative text can be reviewed here:… Read more »

EDGE Grant program to reopen to benefit promising early-stage Delaware small businesses

Applications will be accepted April 1-30  After a difficult year for Delaware small businesses, the Division of Small Business is re-starting EDGE Grants, an innovative, competitive program to provide young Delaware companies with funds to help them expand their business. EDGE (Encouraging Development, Growth, and Expansion) grows Delaware’s economy by providing funding to promising early-stage… Read more »

News from Governor Carney’s Office: Governor Carney announces expansions to Delaware’s COVID-19 vaccination program

Governor John Carney and the Delaware Division on Public Health (DPH) on Tuesday announced an expansion of Delaware’s COVID-19 vaccination program. – As of March 17, pharmacies in Delaware may begin vaccinating ​Delawareans aged 50+. – As of March 17th, health care providers, including hospitals, may vaccinate patients 16+ with high ​and moderate-risk medical condition​s. Providers… Read more »