The 24-hour pharmacy is back at the Walgreens in Bear. (Walgreens photo)

Exclusive: 24-hour Walgreens pharmacies returning to Delaware

Ken MammarellaBusiness, Headlines

Good news for Delawareans who need prescriptions overnight: Walgreens has reopened its 24-hour pharmacy in Bear. And its “Seaford and Lewes locations are planned to return to 24-hour Rx services,” said Samantha Stansberry, manager of retail merchandising and marketing communications. is the first media outlet to report the news. The Bear store is at 1120 Pulaski Highway (Route 40) …

Rite Aid is closing 154 stores, including two in Delaware. (Rite Aid photo)

Rite Aid to close 2 Del. stores; pharmacy walkout looms

Ken MammarellaBusiness, Headlines

Downbeat stories are developing about all three of America’s biggest drugstores chains. Rite Aid announced Sunday that it’s filing for bankruptcy and followed up by saying it will close 154 locations, including stores in Chestnut Hill Plaza near Newark and at 3209 Kirkwood Highway, near Prices Corner. Twelve CVS locations in the Kansas City area closed in September “because the …