Delaware Department of Agriculture warns Delawareans about pesticide application scam

August 22, 2017
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Secretary of Agriculture Michael Scuse and Pesticide Administrator Christopher Wade are warning Delawareans of people impersonating farmers and agricultural pesticide applicators coming door to door.
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Adkins Arboretum Awarded Grant from PNC Foundation for Nature Preschool Programs

August 22, 2017
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Photo: Jenny Houghton, director of Adkins Arboretum's youth programs, leads a program for preschoolers and their families. The Arboretum recently received a $5,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to expand preschool offerings, which are free for Caroline County residents.

Adkins Arboretum has been awarded a $5,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to continue making nature-based education more accessible to local children through its Acorn Academy Nature Preschool program.
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Op-ED: Talbot Go Purple

August 21, 2017
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Over the past few months, we’ve seen tremendous enthusiasm and support for Talbot Goes Purple, our substance abuse prevention initiative. We’ve visited more than 50 community groups across Talbot County, talking about the project and spreading awareness about the dangers of recreational use of prescription painkillers.
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Travel Advice for during the Solar Eclipse

August 20, 2017
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On Monday, August 21, 2017 many parts of the country will experience a total solar eclipse, an event which has not occurred since June 8, 1918.
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Rally Set for Overdose Awareness Day on August 31, 2017 in Denton

August 17, 2017
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2016 Fed-up Rally - Photo: SG Atkinson

A rally for Overdose Awareness Day is set from 3 until 7 p.m. on August 31, 2017 in Denton.
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Diane Lane of Chesapeake Voyagers Honored

August 17, 2017
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Photo: Diane Lane, left, executive director of Chesapeake Voyagers Inc. in Easton, was honored at the On Our Own of Maryland’s 25th annual statewide conference, held June 8 and 9 in Ocean City.

Diane Lane, executive director of Chesapeake Voyagers Inc. in Easton, was honored at the On Our Own of Maryland’s 25th annual statewide conference, held June 8 and 9 in Ocean City.
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Focus Multisports Donates $30,000 to Delaware Seashore Preservation Foundation

August 17, 2017
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Photo: Pictured in photo (L to R): Dr. Gary Wray - Fort Miles Historical Association, Cindy Todd - DNREC, Rick Hundley - Focus Multisports, Shirley Price - DSPF, Doug Long - Delaware Seashore State Park, Judy Henninger - DSPF, Ernie Felici - Focus Multisports/DSPF, Vice-Chairman, Larry Brown – DSPF, Chairman, Board of Directors, Chuck Schonder - Friends of Holts Landing/DSPF.

On July 15, 2017 Ernie Felici and Rick Hundley, of Focus Multisports, presented a donation of $30,000 to the Delaware Seashore Preservation Foundation (DSPF). The gift was a result of the proceeds from 2017 Coastal Delaware Running Festival.
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Support Talbot Goes Purple in St. Michaels

August 17, 2017
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Supporters of Talbot Goes Purple can join the fight against substance abuse with a $50 purple light bulb in St. Michaels.
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Changes in lifeguard hours at Delaware Seashore and Fenwick Island state parks announced

August 17, 2017
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Beginning Monday, August 21 through Friday, August 25, 2017 Delaware Seashore State Park’s Tower Road will be unguarded. Beginning Monday, August 28 through Friday, September 1, 2017 Delaware Seashore State Park’s Tower Road and Fenwick Island State Park’s Fenwick Lot will be unguarded. Weekends will be guarded at both locations.
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Wicomico County Health Department Awarded Breast Cancer Prevention Grant

August 16, 2017
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The Wicomico County Health Department is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded a grant for $25,000 from Susan G. Komen® Maryland for its “Closing the Gap: Hispanic Women and Breast Cancer” program.
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Letter: Athletes Against Alzheimer’s 5K Run/Walk a Success!

August 16, 2017
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Spectators lined the streets in downtown of Bethany Beach. Dozens of volunteers were in place. And at 7:30 am on Sunday, August 6, 2017 the third annual Athletes to End Alzheimer’s 5k Run/Walk, presented by Loftus Wealth Strategies, more than 625 runners took off at the starting line. 17.01 minutes later, the...
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West Nile Virus confirmed in Delaware horse​

August 16, 2017
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The Office of the State Veterinarian today announced the Delaware’s first case of West Nile Virus (WNV) in a horse in 2017.
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21st Annual Dewey Beach Sprint Triathlon – Saturday, September 16, 2017

August 15, 2017
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The 21st Annual Dewey Beach Triathlon will take place on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at the Delaware Seashore State Park. The event is the longest running triathlon on the East Coast.
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MDOT SHA Closes Eastbound US50 Salisbury Bypass for Pavement Repair

August 15, 2017
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The Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration today (MDOT SHA) closed the eastbound US 50/US 13 Salisbury Bypass at the US 50 Business (Salisbury Boulevard) split due to pavement damage and drainage erosion just prior to US 13 Business.
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Suspects Sought In Wicomico Co. Murder

August 15, 2017
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Maryland State Police are searching for the suspect or suspects responsible for the murder of a man in Wicomico County last night.
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With Permit Withdrawn Public Hearing for Mooring Field for Tuckahoe Camping Resort Cancelled

August 15, 2017
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The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has cancelled an August 17, 2017 public hearing on the permit application submitted by Calhoun Properties, LLC for a mooring field in the Indian River near Dagsboro for the Tuckahoe Acres Campground Resort.
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Trooper Charged In DUI-Related Crash

August 14, 2017
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A Maryland state trooper has been charged and is suspended following his involvement yesterday in a DUI-related traffic crash in Cecil County.
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Environmental Concern Inc Native Plant Sale and Workshops

August 14, 2017
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Join Environmental Concern Inc. for upcoming workshops located on our campus at 201 Boundary Lane in St. Michaels, MD. Pre-registration is required a week before event as space is limited.
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Little Creek Volunteer Fire Company Super FUNdraiser

August 13, 2017
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The Little Creek Volunteer Fire Company (Station 54 in Kent County, Delaware) is holding a super FUNdraiser... "All You Care To Eat"... Steamed Delaware Crabs and Old Bay Shrimp.
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13th Annual Ride for Clean Rivers – Let’s ride for the rivers!

August 12, 2017
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Photo: Groups of bikers getting ready for a ride

Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC) wants you to know that it is not too late to register or create your own team for the 13th Annual Ride for Clean Rivers (formerly Tour de Talbot) bike ride on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Chesapeake College.
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DNREC celebrates 30th anniversary of Delaware Coastal Cleanup at Slaughter Beach event

August 11, 2017
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Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin joined Delaware Coastal Cleanup site captains, Cleanup volunteers, and supporters today for the event’s 30th anniversary celebration hosted by the Bayshore community of Slaughter Beach. The 2017 Coastal Cleanup will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, September 15, 2017 at...
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