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Care is urged after red imported fire ants found in palm tree shipment in Delaware

May 23, 2017
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State authorities are alerting local businesses and purchasers of tropical nursery stock of the recent detection of fire ants in a shipment of palm trees imported from Florida.
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Portion of Choptank River Approved for Shellfish Harvesting

May 8, 2017
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The Maryland Department of the Environment has reclassified a portion of the Choptank River in Dorchester and Talbot counties as approved for shellfish harvesting.
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City of Newark to Support Downes Elementary Bike to School Week

May 1, 2017
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Recognizing the importance of teaching safe cycling practices and promoting healthy transportation options, the City of Newark is partnering with several local organizations to support Bike to School Week at Downes Elementary from May 8 - 12, 2017.
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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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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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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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Compass Regional Hospice Announces the Launch of its Campaign, Charting Our Course Together

January 27, 2017
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Pictured are (left to right) Dianne Pappas, Pete Pappas; Campaign Committee Co-Chair, Kathy Deoudes; Campaign Committee Co-Chair, Nick Deoudes, and Heather Guerieri, Compass Regional Hospice, Executive Director. - Submitted Photo

On Wednesday, December 14 over 100 guests attended an event which revealed Compass Regional Hospice’s campaign, Charting Our Course Together, and the organizations vision for the future. The event was held at Annie’s Paramount Steak and Seafood House in Grasonville. Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres, provided by Annie’s, and mingled with Compass Regional Hospice board...
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Suicide Prevention Grant to Fund Tri-County Programs via Worcester Health

December 28, 2016
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The Worcester County Health Department, on behalf of the Lower Eastern Shore Suicide Prevention Coalition (LESSPC), received a grant this fall from the Rural Maryland Council.
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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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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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