Delaware's 2013 State Teacher of the Year John Sell, joined by Delaware's 2013 District Teachers of the Year, addressed legislators in both chambers on education issues in Delaware after lawmakers passed a concurrent resolution honoring the educators.
The 55,000-square-foot mixed-use residential and retail complex was built at the site of the historic Bayard Hotel, at West Loockerman Street and South Governors Avenue in downtown Dover.
DOVER (March 13, 2013) - Prior to Delaware's 2013 spring turkey season, youth ages 10 to 15 and non-ambulatory hunters with disabilities will have a special one-day hunt opportunity on Saturday, April 6.
LEWES (March 14, 2013) - On Saturday, March 23, at 5:30 p.m., Fort Miles staff will offer tours of Battery 519 by lantern light. Visitors will learn how soldiers defended the coastline during World War II. The program meets at the Fort Miles Orientation Building and is suitable for ages 10 and up.
The Governor's Children in Nature Initiative won the Delaware Recreation & Parks Society's 2013 Friends of Recreation Award, given to a person or organization that "has made important contributions toward the advancement and development of parks and open space or the advancement and development of recreation, educational or cultural programs or facilities in the state of Delaware."
Following a year of fact gathering, lawmaking, statewide hearings, and public comment a statewide school cyberbullying policy championed by Attorney General Beau Biden and Lt. Governor Matt Denn takes effect this week.
The Delaware Senate confirmed the nomination of recently retired Delaware State Police Superintendent Colonel Robert Coupe as Commissioner of Correction and attorney and former Education Policy Advisor Jennifer Ranji as Secretary of the State Department of Services for Children, Youth and Their Families.
Attorney General Beau Biden joined 37 states and the District of Columbia in a settlement with Google over its collection of data from unsecured personal and business wireless networks while taking photographs for its Street View service between 2008 and March, 2010.
BRIDGEVILLE (March 12, 2013) - "Action Today for Tomorrow's Healthy Water" was the focus of a day-long workshop for municipalities that lie within the Chesapeake Bay Watershed in Delaware.
SUSSEX COUNTY (March 12, 2013) - More volunteers are needed at South Bethany and Delaware Seashore State Park for Delaware's annual beach grass planting event set for 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 23. The event, now in its 24th year, helps protect Delaware shorelines by planting Cape American beach grass on sand dunes at beaches along the Delaware Bay and Atlantic Ocean.
The Delaware Forestry Association will present the 2013 Tree Farmer of the Year Award and also honor 25th Year Tree Farmers at its annual meeting and banquet on Thursday, March 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the Bridgeville Fire Hall.
Governor Markell and Secretary O'Mara celebrated the commissioning of a new state-of-the-art air pollution control system at Evraz Claymont Steel.
2013 State Teacher of the Year John Sell, joined by many of the 2013 district Teachers of the Year, will address lawmakers Thursday to talk about education issues important to the state's teachers.
The National Estuarine Research Reserve (DNERR) is seeking volunteers to assist with the annual Delaware Bay-wide horseshoe crab spawning survey in May and June on Ted Harvey Wildlife Area, Kitts Hummock and North Bowers beaches.
DHSS' Summer Feeding Program to Expand This Year to Serve 16,000 Students and Their Families Across the State
Delaware's Summer Feeding Program for Children will expand this year to serve 16,000 students across the state in order to help families feed children who don't always have dependable access to food during the summer months.
DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement agents made 575 contacts with the public, including six boating safety checks, responded to 9 complaints and issued two citations between March 1 and 8.
MichÆel J. Emmi, Chairman and CEO of IPR International, LLC announced the signing of agreements among the State of Delaware, IPR International, McConnell Johnson Real Estate, and fiber providers, Sunesys, LLC and Fibertech Networks for the Wilmington Carrier Hotel Project into 1201 N. Market Street, Wilmington.
LAUREL (March 8, 2013) - An investigation into illegal hunting practices that began last October culminated in DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Enforcement agents arresting three Sussex County men and charging them with a total of 50 violations of Delaware's hunting laws. The three men were taken into custody and arraigned in Justice of the Peace Court 3 in Georgetown on Feb. 24.
In his weekly message, Governor Markell notes the value of future-oriented thinking, with the decisions being made today having a direct impact on future generations.