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Delaware City and Augustine Beach boat ramps in New Castle County to close briefly this month for repairs

June 7, 2017
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The Delaware City Boat Ramp, located within Fort DuPont State Park, and the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp, located south of Port Penn, will each be closed temporarily this month to allow contractors to replace pilings that hold floating docks in place, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced. Shoreline fishing access will be unaffected...
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Progress on revitalization of former NVF site in Yorklyn to be showcased during Yorklyn Day festival

June 2, 2017
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Revitalization milestones will be on display from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, June 4, during the first Yorklyn Day festival at the former NVF manufacturing site in Yorklyn.
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TRAFFIC ALERT – Travel Advisory for Friday, May 5, 2017 – Funeral Procession for Cpl Ballard

May 3, 2017
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The Delaware State Police (DSP) and Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) are advising motorists to expect travel delays throughout the morning and early afternoon hours of Friday, May 5, 2017, due to the funeral services for Corporal Grade 1 Stephen J. Ballard.
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City of Newark to Support Downes Elementary Bike to School Week

May 1, 2017
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Recognizing the importance of teaching safe cycling practices and promoting healthy transportation options, the City of Newark is partnering with several local organizations to support Bike to School Week at Downes Elementary from May 8 - 12, 2017.
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TRAFFIC ALERT – U.S. Route 301 Mainline Project Will Require the Nighttime Closure of Boyds Corner Road Middletown (New Castle County)

April 29, 2017
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As part of the on-going U.S. Route 301 Mainline Project, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that their contractor will be placing concrete girders for the new U.S. Route 301 bridge over SR 896 (Boyds Corner Road). The closure is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, May 2 through Thursday, May 4 from 9...
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Registration Open for Newark 3rd Annual Mayor’s Fun Ride

April 20, 2017
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The popular and expanded Mayor's Fun Ride is back for a third year, with two courses to encourage cyclists of all ages to participate and be active. The courses include a 2.5-mile family fun ride or a scenic 8.5-mile ride for more advanced cyclists. The Mayor's Fun Ride is a non-timed, non-race event that...
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The Buccini/Pollin Group Announces Purchase of the DuPont Building and Historic Hotel duPont

April 13, 2017
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Wilmington and Washington D.C.-based developer The Buccini/Pollin Group, Inc. (BPG), is pleased to announce the purchase of the historic DuPont Building and Hotel du Pont, a 950,000 sq. ft. mixed-use complex, from The Chemours Company (NYSE:CC), who has agreed to lease back office space for 17 years. CBRE acted as an advisor to...
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Volunteers Recognized at City of Newark Jefferson Awards Ceremony

April 13, 2017
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Surrounded by a crowd of friends, neighbors and local officials, several outstanding volunteers were presented with Jefferson Awards at a ceremony held at Grain Craft Bar & Kitchen on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Organizations and groups engaged in LEAD360 projects were also recognized with certificates of achievement.
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Easter Photos at Concord Pet in Middletown, DE Fundraiser to Feature Rescued Rabbits and Easter Bunny

April 2, 2017
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On Saturday April 8, 2017 Eastern Shore Rabbit Rescue and Education Center Inc. (ESRREC), a Rock Hall-based charity, will set up an Easter-themed photo booth at Concord Pet Foods & Supplies of Middletown from 11am to 2pm.
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City of Newark Ranked Second Among Safest Cities in Delaware

February 22, 2017
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Highlighting the City's vibrant social scene and access to summer camps, the National Council for Home Safety and Security (NCHSS) ranked Newark Delaware's second safest City, noting "there's plenty to do and worrying about safety isn't necessarily one of them."
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