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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 VacationRentalHomes.com, a Trip Advisor Company, as the “Best Marathon in Delaware”, and recipient of The Runners Choice Award, the Coastal Delaware Running Festival, a Focus...
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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 of the 115 European colonists who, in 1587, set out to settle in the new world and then inexplicably “disappeared” in the American wilderness has...
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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 parking lot of a Wicomico County restaurant early this morning.
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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 Auction on Saturday, September 2, 2017.
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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 female hard crabs later this season.
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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 million to be directed to support low to moderate income customers. Delmarva Power is providing these benefits as a result of the merger between Exelon...
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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 reuse while rescinding the Zero Waste Plan for Maryland Executive Order of January 2015
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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 current online access to live council meetings via Facebook Live, which the City began providing earlier this year.
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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 annual nationwide enforcement and education campaign aimed at preventing alcohol- and drug-related boating accidents and fatalities. Over the June 30-July 2, 2017 weekend, Fish &...
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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 kinds of family-friendly activities and fun for all ages 11 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Sunday, July 2, 2017. The park will waive its entry fee...
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