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Ash tree-killing insect confirmed in Delaware

August 23, 2016
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A destructive, invasive beetle that kills ash trees, the emerald ash borer (EAB), has been confirmed in Delaware, making it the 28th state to have found the insect, the Delaware Department of Agriculture announced today.
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Lighthouse Overnight Adventures in St. Michaels

August 19, 2016
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The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum is now accepting reservations for its fall Lighthouse Overnight Adventures program. Under the guidance of a museum educator, youth groups and their chaperones can travel back in time to explore the life of a late-19th-century lighthouse keeper, all while...
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Cambridge, Oxford and St. Michaels Awarded Working Waterfront Grants

August 19, 2016
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The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has awarded three municipalities: the City of Cambridge, the Town of Oxford and the Town of St. Michaels, with financial and technical assistance through the Working Waterfronts Program, a state initiative that aids in the preservation and revitalization...
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Adkins Arboretum Native Plant Nursery to Host Special Night-Out Event, Open House

August 19, 2016
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Adkins Arboretum’s Native Plant Nursery will open its doors on Friday September 9, 2016 for a Night Out at the Nursery event.
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40th Annual Gary P. Lister Bottle and Cork Ten Miler, 5K and Pump and Run Benefits Sussex Consortium

August 18, 2016
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Lister Bottle and Cork Ten Miler, 5K and Pump and Run benefiting the Sussex Consortium.
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Cove Road Beach Advisory

August 18, 2016
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Cove Road Beach is currently under an advisory due to elevated bacteria levels. These elevated levels are typically seen after prolonged periods of heavy rainfall.
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DNREC-sponsored 2016 Becoming an Outdoors-Woman program to be held as one-day events

August 17, 2016
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Registration is now open for Delaware’s 2016 Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program, which will be held this year as two separate one-day events on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at...
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Maryland Soybean Board Funds Research

August 17, 2016
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While experts already know how the kudzu bug spends its summers – destroying crops by munching on kudzu vines and other hosts, including soybeans – researchers want to know...
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Queen of the Roses 5K Walk/Run at the Harry Potter Festival

August 16, 2016
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QUEEN OF THE ROSES 5K WALK/RUN EVENT August 16, 2016 (Chestertown, MD) Over nine years ago, the young women of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority, Sigma Tau Chapter at Washington...
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Changes in lifeguard hours at Delaware Seashore and Fenwick Island state parks announced

August 15, 2016
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Hours and locations for lifeguarded ocean swimming beaches in Delaware State Parks will change beginning next week, DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announced today.
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Bring your family to Children’s Day at Sunset Park August 7, 2016

August 2, 2016
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The Ocean City Museum Society is hosting its Sixth Annual Children’s Day on the Bay at Sunset Park on Sunday August 7, 2016 from noon to 4 pm. Families...
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DNREC’s DuPont Nature Center to hold Family Fish-n-Fun Day August 6, 2016

August 1, 2016
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The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve, a DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife facility, will hold its Family Fish-n-Fun Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6...
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Pirates and Wenches Fantasy Weekend 5K is August 14, 2016

July 31, 2016
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Rock Hall Pirates & Wenches Weekend puts the FUN in FUNDRAISER with a 5K Run/Walk to benefit Character Counts of Kent County (CCKC), a non-profit organzation that encourages strong...
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Delaware State Fair Homebrew Competition results announced

July 30, 2016
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A homebrewer from Clayton has been named Best in Show in the 2016 Delaware State Fair Homebrew Competition, sponsored by the Delaware Department of Agriculture.
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2nd Annual SoDel Fest 2016: A Celebration of Wine, Food and Music on October 8, 2016

July 29, 2016
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July 29, Millsboro, DE: SoDel Fest, presented by Creative Coastal Connections Corp and hosted by SoDel Concepts, is a celebration of wine, food, and music will take place...
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MD DNR Exciting Exhibits and Expanded Schedule Set for Maryland State Fair July 25, 2016

July 28, 2016
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The birds are back! The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is pleased to announce that their feathered friends from the popular Scales and Tales Program will return to the...
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90th Annual Sharptown Fire Company Carnival

July 28, 2016
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Annual Sharptown Firemen’s Carnival July 28th to August 20th
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Thomas L. Sager Elected Chair of Delaware Community Foundation Board

July 26, 2016
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Photo: Thomas L. Sager

The Delaware Community Foundation board of directors has elected Thomas L. Sager, former general counsel for the DuPont Company, as the new chair.
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Miss Freedom returns to president’s office

July 19, 2016
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After more than a year in the Steamboat Building as part of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum's 50th anniversary exhibition, A Broad Reach: 50 Years of Collecting, Miss Freedom,...
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Concours d’ Elegance Returns to St. Michaels

July 15, 2016
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After three years in Cambridge, the St. Michaels Concours d’ Elegance is returning home, with its 10th anniversary celebration to be held on Sunday, September 25, 2016 along Fogg’s...
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13th Annual Food and Brew Festival Coming to Main Street

July 15, 2016
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The Downtown Newark Partnership and Out & About Magazine are proud to host what has become a summer tradition: the Downtown Newark Food and Brew Festival. The 13th Annual...
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