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As we look back over the past year, it’s easy to focus on northern Delaware, where most of the big deals, big players, startups and coworking spaces live (not to mention, Technical.ly’s Delaware base is in Wilmington).
So here’s a 2019 retrospective list devoted entirely to things we’ve written about downstate Delaware this year, in chronological order:
Delaware’s commercial shellfish aquaculture industry was established only over the last year and a half — and in January, the marketing started.
Dover-based STEM program for youth Cyber Streets offered a program just for girls in Lewes last spring.
The merger of Rehoboth’s Dogfish Head Brewery and Boston Beer (brewers of Sam Adams) was one of the biggest — and most talked about — business deals of the year.
Coastal engineering is a growing field. What better school to introduce it to students than Cape Henlopen High?
Agtech is one of the biggest industries in Delaware, and it’s getting a boost with rural high-speed broadband — still a rarity in many ag states.
Votech high school Sussex Tech got a bit of a rebrand over the summer, with a new logo designed by student (now grad) Joseph Wilder.
There’s a new downstate economic development program for growing businesses offering resources and capital to second-stage companies.
Dewey Beach is one of the world’s top beaches for skimboarding. Proof: The Zap Pro-Am World Championship takes place there annually.
Harrington CBD oil processing startup EZVentures was an EDGE Grant recipient, and is adding a new facet of agtech in Delaware.
Think upstate haunted locations like Rockwood and Dead Presidents are scary? This video roundup for Halloween found that ghosthunters on YouTube flock to Sussex County, especially Lewes.
We took a tour of Delaware farms in Kent County in October. Here’s what he learned.
Now you can purchase the Rehoboth startup’s all natural under-the-bra deodorant, which supports addiction recovery, via Amazon Prime.-30-
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