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DNREC to update community June 19, 2017 on Hockessin Ground Water Plume Site investigations

June 14, 2017
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Representatives from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), with support from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) will update the public about the contaminated Hockessin Ground Water Plume Site. The update will be held at the monthly meeting of the Greater Hockessin Area...
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Rally for Recovery in Easton Draws Strong Showing

June 13, 2017
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Recovery for Shore's Rally for Recovery, held Saturday June 3, 2017 in downtown Easton, drew a diverse crowd of those in recovery and their family and friends along with many treatment providers and representatives of other recovery support organizations.
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Three Month Investigation into Fentanyl Laced Heroin in Dorchester County Ends With Arrest

June 12, 2017
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On Thursday, June 7, 2017 members of the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office, Cambridge Police Department, Dorchester County Narcotics Task Force and the Dorchester County States Attorney’s Office executed 3 Search & Seizure Warrants on 37 year old Brian D. Newcomb of 4942 Skinners Run Road, Hurlock, Md.
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MD State Police Barracks Become 24-hr Drop-off Locations For Unused Prescription Meds

June 8, 2017
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As part of Maryland’s combined effort to reduce opioid abuse, Maryland State Police barracks across the state have become around-the-clock drop-off locations for unused prescription medications.
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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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