US 301 in Delaware is On Schedule

April 29, 2017
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Delaware Department of Transportation held a Construction Information Meeting for Section 2 and Section 3 for the new US 301 at Middletown Town Hall on April 28, 2017.
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Children’s Advocates Commemorate National Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 27, 2017
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To commemorate April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month, children’s advocates from organizations throughout the five county region recently placed 61 blue ribbons, each representing a child served by the Talbot County Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) the past year, on a tree at University of Maryland Shore Medical Center at Easton.
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DNREC Mosquito Control urges property owners to ‘Look About, Dump It Out!’ to eliminate standing water that can breed mosquitoes

April 27, 2017
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Through a new public awareness campaign beginning today, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife Mosquito Control Section urges residential and business property owners throughout the state to empty all standing water sources, large and small, to reduce mosquito-breeding habitat on their properties. The “Look About, Dump It Out!” campaign will be featured in television...
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Kent County Tourism Corporation & Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce Invite Businesses to Participate in City of Dover’s 300th Birthday Celebration

April 26, 2017
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Kent County Tourism Corporation and the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce are inviting all businesses to help celebrate Dover’s 300th Birthday by announcing “Happy 300th Birthday Dover” on their marquees.
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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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SOS Invites Contributors to Stay Home

April 20, 2017
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In the middle of the busy spring social season on the Eastern Shore, SOS Sink or Swim, the local charity dedicated to teaching children how to swim and be safe in the water, wants you to stay home and relax. SOS is not holding a fundraising event this year, so all donations can...
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DNREC launches new online tool available to help Delaware landowners locate wetlands on their property

April 17, 2017
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DNREC’s Wetland Monitoring & Assessment Program today announced the launch of the Delaware Freshwater Wetland Toolbox, a new online tool that aids Delaware landowners in locating wetlands that may exist on their property.
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Major US 50 Resurfacing Begins in Queen Anne’s County on April 17, 2017

April 14, 2017
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Beginning Monday, the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration (SHA) will begin resurfacing 4.2 miles of westbound US 50/301 (Blue Star Memorial Highway) between Queenstown and the Kent Narrows Bridge. Work includes milling/grinding, patching, paving and restriping. Weather permitting, all work will be completed by mid-summer.
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2018/19 Delaware Waterfowl and 2018 Trout Stamp winners announced

April 14, 2017
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The results are in, and two artists have won top honors in the state’s Waterfowl and Trout Stamp art contests. A painting of a pintail duck and a Golden Retriever by Daniel Allard of Marengo, Ohio, will grace the 2018/19 Delaware Waterfowl Stamp, and a painting of a brook trout by Eric Jablonowski of...
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Congressman Andy Harris Announces In-Person Availability at Salisbury Office

April 14, 2017
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Congressman Andy Harris (MD-01) will host office hours in his Salisbury office on Wednesday, April 19, 2017.
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State Police Conducting Death Investigation In Somerset County

April 14, 2017
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Maryland State Police homicide investigators are conducting a death investigation this morning in Somerset County.
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Are You Aware? – Fishing Rules at Piers and Launches

April 14, 2017
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Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police remind visitors to division wildlife areas, fishing piers and boat launching facilities that these areas are closed to the public from sunset to sunrise unless a person is actively and lawfully engaged in fishing or hunting in accordance with state regulations and individual wildlife area rules.
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Grants available for Nonprofits Serving Kent County

April 13, 2017
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Delaware Community Foundation April 13, 2017 Benjamin Potter Charity Trust provides grants to serve those in need Nonprofit organizations supporting the needy in Kent County, Delaware are invited to apply for grants from the Potter Trust Grants Fund at the CenDel Foundation, a fund of the Delaware Community Foundation. The application deadline is June...
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Additional closure needed to assist beachnesters at the Point at Cape Henlopen State Park

April 13, 2017
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On March 1, 2017 the Point at Cape Henlopen State Park was closed for migratory and beach nesting shorebirds.The closed sections, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half mile along the bay shoreline, were marked with PVC poles and twine with flagging for visibility.
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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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Easterseals Celebrates National Autism Awareness Month

April 13, 2017
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To Herman “Jamie” Powell, who works at Johnny Janosik, every day is a puzzle he enjoys figuring out. Jamie, who has autism, enjoys his job and benefits from the support he receives through Easterseals Supported Employment services.
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Riverkeepers Begin 2017 Pumpout Boat Season May 12, 2017

April 12, 2017
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In 2016, Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC), with funding from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources in conjunction with the Clean Vessel Act administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, purchased and began operating a 22’ Pump Kleen® pumpout boat for the Miles and Wye Rivers. In its first season, the boat pumped over...
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Delaware Department of Agriculture asks Delawareans to keep an eye out for hungry pests

April 12, 2017
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On a daily basis, our staff is on the lookout for damaging pests like imported fire ants, the Asian Longhorned Beetle, and Ramorum blight.
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Adkins Arboretum Announces Spring Open House, Native Plant Sale

April 12, 2017
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Adkins Arboretum (RIDGELY, MD—April 11, 2017) Adkins Arboretum, offering the Chesapeake gardener the largest selection of native plants for more than 20 years, announces its Spring Open House & Native Plant Sale weekend, April 28-30. The sale benefits the Arboretum’s education programs and affords the public an opportunity to learn about the Delmarva’s native...
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Cinco De Miler Trail Run—It’s a RUNderful life!

April 12, 2017
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Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy (MRC) and Charm City Run will team up again this year for the 4th Annual Cinco de Miler, a five-mile trail race through the scenic Terrapin Nature Park.
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