Delaware is No. 5 on a new list of cellphone-friendly states. (Pexels photo by Andrea Piacquadio)

Delaware ranked 5th for cellphone friendliness

Ken MammarellaBusiness, Headlines

Delaware is the fifth-friendliest state for cellphones, a new list concludes. Maryland and New Jersey top the list, with Pennsylvania at No. 10. The list crunched data from the Federal Communications Commission, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, the Tax Foundation and Opensignal to see which states had the best cellular internet speeds, phone service, 5G coverage, taxes (meaning lowest) …

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Veolia surprises customers with credit in water bills

Ken MammarellaBusiness, Headlines

A mega-deal among two large French companies that operate a lot of local water systems has resulted in a one-time credit for Delaware customers and a bunch of other commitments. Veolia’s merger with Suez had to go through various regulatory agencies, including the Delaware Public Service Commission, which approved the credit in November and ordered Veolia to include it in …

Cape May-Lewes Ferry ticket sales exceed pre-pandemic levels

Charlie MegginsonBusiness, Headlines

Cape May-Lewes Ferry passenger counts have reached, exceeded pre-pandemic levels. Photo courtesy of CMLF on Facebook. The Cape May-Lewes Ferry has seen vehicle and passenger counts return to — and in some months exceed — pre-pandemic levels. Vehicle crossings during the month of October reached the highest number since 2007, while October’s passenger count reached the highest number since 2008. …

State GOP predicts ‘red wave’ in 2022, plans to kick off campaign Monday

Charlie MegginsonGovernment, Headlines

With just over a year until the next big election, the Delaware Republican Party has announced a campaign season kickoff with action items for every day until Nov. 8, 2022. The free rally will be held on Monday, Nov. 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Nobles Pond, located at 13 Nobles Pond Crossing in Dover. The event will feature free …