A centralized newsfeed of news and press releases from State of Delaware agencies for the last two weeks.
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Department of Education officials will host a meeting for Pencader families at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26th at the school to help parents and students learn more about enrolling in another school for next year. The department will work with school leadership to announce additional meetings on alternate days and times if needed to accommodate the families' schedules.
The Secretary of State's Office and the Division of Corporations recently learned of a deceptive solicitation that has been mailed to numerous Delaware corporations from a company named Corporate Records Service.
The National Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services at the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services announced today that over the next six months, the state of Delaware will receive up to $2.485 million to develop its State Health Care Innovation Plan.
Wilmington -- Effective Monday, February 25, 2013, there will be changes for DART passengers who get on or off buses on Orange Street
Bethany Beach -- The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has begun a $2.4-million streetscape improvement project on Garfield Parkway in Bethany Beach. The project covers a two and a half block stretch of Garfield Parkway that extends from the boardwalk past Pennsylvania Avenue and Atlantic Avenue to State Route 1. A DelDOT contractor is widening sidewalks, adding pedestrian crossings, upgrading curb ramps, installing lighting, landscaping, and improving signage for bicycle lanes.
DOVER (Feb. 21, 2013) - Public comments on DNREC's regulations connected to Executive Order No. 36 must be received by March 1. Governor Jack Markell's Order requires all state agencies to identify regulations that might be outdated or unnecessary.
Biden, Lawmakers Unveil Criminal Justice Proposals to Protect Public Safety By Focusing on Violent Repeat Offenders
Dangerous, violent criminals would face tougher bail conditions - and in some cases be denied bail by a judge - under legislation proposed Thursday.
Mid-Winter Waterfowl Survey Finds Duck, Snow Goose Numbers Up, Canada Goose Numbers Down In Delaware
DOVER (Feb. 21, 2013) - The number of ducks wintering in Delaware is up slightly, while the Canada goose population remains lower than average, according to the results of DNREC's recently-completed annual mid-winter waterfowl survey, the Division of Fish and Wildlife announced today.
The State Board of Education today voted to revoke Pencader Business and Finance School's charter at the end of this academic year.
Governor Markell joined the Division of the Public Advocate (DPA) today in announcing that the Delaware Energy Assistance Program (DEAP) will have an additional $86,000 this year to help low-income Delawareans pay their summer electric bills.
How to Apply For a State Job / DelDOT Joins Delaware Hispanic Commission in Sponsoring a State Jobs Workshop
Georgetown -- For people who are not familiar with the process, applying for a state job online could be a bit of a challenge. That's why the Delaware Hispanic Commission, the Delaware Economic Development Office and the Delaware Department of Transportation are sponsoring a special class at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 5 at the Georgetown Library. "All state job applications are now submitted online.
Agricultural entrepreneurs who want to produce specific foods in their on-farm kitchens can receive food safety training and become certified under Delaware law at an upcoming workshop jointly sponsored by the University of Delaware Cooperative Extension and the Delaware Department of Agriculture.
Students from twelve Delaware high schools will participate in the Poetry Out Loud state finals at the Smyrna Opera House on Wednesday, March 6 at 7 p.m. The winner will receive $200 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, DC, to compete in the national championship April 28-30, 2013 where $50,000 in cash prizes and school stipends are awarded.
DOVER (Feb. 20, 2013) - Delaware hunters harvested 13,302 deer during the 2012-2013 season, a 1.9 percent drop from the previous season's take of 13,559, but well within the average harvest totals for the past five years (13,551), the DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife announced today. The 2012-2013 deer harvest ranks as the eighth all-time highest deer harvest for Delaware.
Governor Jack Markell today joined Lt. Gov. Matt Denn and Attorney General Beau Biden to unveil legislation that would require gun owners to notify police whenever their firearms are lost or stolen.
Division of Revenue Director Patrick Carter announced the posting of another list of top 100 delinquent individual and business taxpayers at
More Delaware public high school students are participating, and succeeding, in college-level Advanced Placement courses and exams than ever before, according to a report released today by the College Board.
DOVER (Feb. 19, 2013) - The DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife today announced that its spring 2013 downstate trout season will begin Saturday, March 2 with the opening of two downstate ponds stocked with rainbow trout. On that date, Tidbury Pond near Dover in Kent County and Newton Pond outside of Greenwood in Sussex County will open for trout fishing beginning at 7 a.m.
Grant Funding Available for Sea Level Rise Adaptation Planning and Research; Proposals from Local, State Governments and Non-Profits Due by March 15
DOVER (Feb. 19, 2013) - Grant funding is now available for local and state governments and non-profit organizations to increase Delaware's coastal resiliency through sea level rise adaptation planning and research.
DOVER (Feb. 19, 2013) - The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will hold a public hearing at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21 to consider proposed amendments to the state's tidal finfish regulations on summer flounder. The hearing will be held in the DNREC Auditorium at 89 Kings Highway in Dover.