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Delaware unveils final bee protection plan​

December 5, 2016
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Delaware's new pollinator protection plan outlines strategies, best practices, techniques and resources that beekeepers, farmers, landowners and pesticide applicators can use to help protect and enhance bees and other pollinators, the Delaware Department of Agriculture announced today.
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Search Underway On Shore For Police Impersonators Who Assaulted And Robbed Driver In Worcester Co.

December 2, 2016
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Maryland State Police are searching for three suspects who reportedly impersonated police officers when they stopped a woman traveling through Worcester County yesterday evening and assaulted her before taking money and jewelry.
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Are you AWARE? Delaware’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Remind Boaters of Hypothermia Dangers

December 2, 2016
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Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police remind the boating public that with fall weather comes cooler air and water temperatures, putting those who hunt, fish or cruise our waterways at risk from hypothermia if they fall overboard.
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DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife announces 2016 Delaware Fishing Photo Contest winners

November 30, 2016
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DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife today announced the first-place winner and five top entries chosen from its 2016 Delaware Fishing Photo Contest
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Happy Thanksgiving

November 24, 2016
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Wishing everyone a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving.
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DNREC Secretary urges wise water use and conservation as drought conditions continue in northern Delaware

November 23, 2016
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With little yield of precipitation during the current stretch of weather – particularly unseasonable warmth as recently experienced in northern New Castle County and adjacent southeastern Pennsylvania – DNREC...
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New state park annual pass sales postponed at Cape Henlopen State Park office

November 23, 2016
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Annual state park pass sales at Cape Henlopen State Park will be postponed this year due to ongoing renovation of the park office, Division of Parks & Recreation officials...
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Three Delaware families receive Century Farm awards

November 15, 2016
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Three Delaware families which have owned their farms for at least 100 years were honored as Century Farms on Tuesday.
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Johnny Shockley Named 2016 MCE’s Palmer Gillis Entrepreneur of the Year

November 11, 2016
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Johnny Shockley, a third generation waterman born and raised on Hoopers Island, and co-founder Hoopers Island Oyster Aquaculture Company, was named Entrepreneur of the Year by Maryland Capital Enterprises...
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City of Newark Police Department Launches 3rd Annual Full Beards Full Bellies Campaign

November 9, 2016
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Several officers in the Newark Police Department are putting away their razors in an effort to help those in need. The Department launched its 3rd annual "Full Beards, Full...
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RUN AND PLUNGE ON NEW YEAR’S DAY 2017

November 7, 2016
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The Quiet Resorts Charitable Foundation (QRCF) and the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce (BFACC) are pleased to announce a day-long series of events on New Year’s Day 2017: the...
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City of Newark Hosts 2nd Annual NewBark PawLooza

November 3, 2016
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Dog owners are encouraged to grab a leash and their canine companions and head to Handloff Park this weekend for the second annual NewBark PawLooza. This free event, hosted...
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Upcoming repair work Nov. 9–19 to affect use of Junction & Breakwater Trail

November 3, 2016
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Repairs November 9 – 19, 2016 to the railroad crossing on Gills Neck Road in Lewes will affect how users of the Junction & Breakwater Trail gain access to...
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Temporary Closure of Chesapeake Bay Bridge on November 6, 2016 for “Across the Bay 10K”

October 28, 2016
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Weather permitting, on Sunday, November 6, 2016 from approximately 12:01 a.m. to 2 p.m., the eastbound span of the Bay Bridge (US 50/301) will be closed temporarily to traffic...
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Fenwick Island 9th Annual Turkey Trot is Scheduled for Thanksgiving Day

October 21, 2016
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The 9th Annual Fenwick Island Turkey Trot will be held on Thursday, November 24, 2016 at 8 am. The untimed 2.2 mile fun run/walk starts oceanside on Lewes...
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Ocean City Museum Society Requesting Artifacts for New Exhibit

October 12, 2016
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Salisbury University's Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture developed an exhibit entitled "Native Americans: First Contact on Lower Delmarva." The Ocean City Museum Society is...
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See open beehive at Saturday event in Smyrna, DE

September 13, 2016
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An open hive event will be held Saturday, September 17, 2016 for anyone interested in the art and science of beekeeping.
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Sretches of ocean beach reopened at Cape Henlopen State Park as piping plover nesting season concludes with 13 fledglings this year

September 1, 2016
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DNREC’s Divisions of Parks & Recreation and Fish & Wildlife announced today that stretches of ocean beach between Gordons Pond and Herring Point and beachfront along the oceanside of...
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Family Fun at the Fair: Rides, Thrill Shows and Fireworks

August 25, 2016
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The Route 13 Speedway Fair brings 10 days of midway fun to Delmar with Dreamland Amusements rides for all ages and exciting live entertainment September 9-18 at 36952 Sussex...
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Horse owners urged to make sure vaccinations are up to date

August 24, 2016
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Delaware horse owners are being advised to make certain their equines’ vaccinations are current to protect against the threat of two potentially fatal diseases.
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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...
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