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Newark Police Department Hosts 3rd Annual National Night Out

July 26, 2017
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The City of Newark Police Department (NPD), in partnership with University of Delaware Police (UDPD) and Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company, will host its 3rd annual National Night out on Tuesday, August 1, from 6 - 9 p.m. on Academy Street, between East Delaware Avenue and East Main Street. This is a rain...
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Living oyster bed created at Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

July 26, 2017
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Photo: Stuart Dawson, Greg Kemp, and Billy Adams recently donated oysters and labor to help the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum build a foundation for a living oyster bed next to its Waterman’s Wharf exhibition.

The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., now has its own living oyster bed, thanks to a generous donation from a local oyster farm dedicated to building a sustainable oyster population in the Miles River.
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MD Board of Public Works Approves Expansion of Chesapeake Forest Lands

July 26, 2017
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Chesapeake Forest Lands will increase by 1,664 acres following Board of Public Works approval today of a Maryland Department of Natural Resources conservation acquisition in Somerset County.
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Can-Do Playground featured in national park crowdfunding campaign

July 26, 2017
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DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL WILMINGTON (July 26, 2017) On the heels of its 10th anniversary celebration, the Can-Do Playground at Alapocas Run State Park has...
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DNREC establishes 21-day timeframe for extended closure of Delaware Bay for recreational shellfish harvest

July 26, 2017
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As reported this week to the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Surface Water Discharges Section, Kent County’s wastewater treatment plant is back within acceptable water quality levels...
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The Nation’s Premier Cruising Event Travels to the Upper Chesapeake!

July 25, 2017
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TrawlerFest is PassageMaker Magazines’s stand-alone series of boat shows, specifically designed for cruising-under-power enthusiasts.
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August Boater Safety Course added at CBMM

July 24, 2017
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The education program takes place from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. each evening in CBMM’s Van Lennep Auditorium. The cost is $25 per participant, with space limited and pre-registration...
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11th Annual Wheels On the Waterfront (W.O.W.) Cruise-In

July 16, 2017
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The Wheels That Heal Car Club & The Crisfield Area Chamber of Commerce invite you to the 11th Annual Wheels On the Waterfront (W.O.W.) Cruise-In.
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Peninsula Oil Makes Gift of $5,000 to Coastal Delaware Running Festival

July 15, 2017
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COASTAL DELAWARE RUNNING FESTIVAL July 15, Dewey Beach, DE The 3rd Annual Coastal Delaware Running Festival in April was a full-out success! Dubbed “Delaware’s Coolest Marathon” and designated by...
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Pursuing a 430-Year-Old Cold Case, WC’s Starr Center Fellow Andrew Lawler’s Research Focuses on the Roanoke Colony

July 12, 2017
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Mysteriously inscribed on an abandoned stockade post, the word “Croatoan” lives on in our collective memory–a lone, lingering remnant of “The Lost Colony” of Roanoke, North Carolina. The story...
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Off-Duty Trooper Fires At Suspect Who Shot Another During Shootout In Wicomico County

July 9, 2017
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An off-duty Maryland state trooper working security interrupted an apparent shootout between two men, one of whom who is believed to have just shot the other on the...
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Bethany Beach Shore Barre Fitness Studio Grand Opening and Ribbon-Cutting

July 6, 2017
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Julie Wender, founder and owner of Shore Barre Fitness Studio, together with the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce, invites the community to celebrate the highly anticipated Grand Opening and...
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Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum 20th annual Charity Boat Auction is September 2, 2017

July 5, 2017
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The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum offers the opportunity to get a great deal on the boat of your dreams this Labor Day weekend during the 20th annual Charity Boat...
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Modest Changes Coming to Maryland’s Commercial Crab Harvest

June 30, 2017
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Following weeks of scientific review and discussion among key stakeholders, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources is making modest but important changes to the commercial harvesting of Chesapeake Bay...
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Delmarva Power to Provide $7.5 Million in Additional Merger Benefits to Low and Moderate Income Customers in Maryland

June 30, 2017
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Last week, Delmarva Power provided $263,000 in additional merger benefits to customers in Maryland, following an April 12, 2017 Maryland Public Service Commission order providing $7.5...
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Maryland Department of Environment Prepares to Implement Governor Larry Hogan’s Waste Reduction and Resource Recovery Plan

June 30, 2017
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In signing the Waste Reduction and Resource Recovery Plan Executive Order this week, Governor Larry Hogan put Maryland on the fast track to enhanced sustainable materials management and beneficial...
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DNREC’s DuPont Nature Center announces family-friendly programs for July 2017

June 29, 2017
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The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve, a DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife facility located in the heart of Delaware’s Bayshore Region, will host a variety of...
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MD Transportation Authority Anticipates Heavy Traffic during long 4th of July Weekend

June 28, 2017
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With the summer travel season underway and the July 4th holiday falling on a Tuesday this year, the MD Transportation Authority (MDTA) anticipates heavy traffic volumes on the Bay...
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Online Access to Newark City Council Meetings Increases

June 28, 2017
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In an effort to maintain open access to local government, the City of Newark has partnered with Livestream to increase options for viewing Council meetings online. This partnership enhances...
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Delaware promoting Operation Dry Water June 30-July 2, 2017 to help prevent boating under the influence and save lives on the water

June 27, 2017
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DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL DOVER (June 26, 2017) DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police today announced Delaware’s active participation in Operation Dry Water, an...
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Bellevue State Park to celebrate its 40th anniversary

June 27, 2017
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Bellevue State Park is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and the staff and the Friends of Bellevue State Park invite the public to join the celebration with all...
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