Search Underway For Suspects In Wicomico Co. Murder

June 10, 2017
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State and local police are searching for multiple suspects believed to have been involved in the overnight murder of a man who was shot after being confronted by the suspects at a Wicomico County home.
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Ocean City Passes Emergency Ordinance to Keep Toplessness Off of Beach While Awaiting AG Opinion

June 10, 2017
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While the Worcester County States’ Attorney waits for an opinion from the Maryland Attorney General’s Office, the Ocean City Council has passed local legislation after a woman expressed her desire to be bare-chested on Ocean City’s beach. The woman, an advocate to “normalize bare-chestedness,” believes it is her constitutional right under equal protection...
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TRAFFIC ALERT – DelDOT Welcomes Fans to the Firefly Music Festival Thursday, June 15 through Sunday, June 18, 2017

June 9, 2017
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The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) welcomes fans to the Firefly Music Festival, produced by Red Frog Events at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway in Dover. Four days of music will commence on Thursday, June 15 through Sunday, June 18, 2017.
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Despite Rumors Ocean City is Not Going Topless

June 9, 2017
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Despite what is being circulated on social media, the Town of Ocean City is not a topless beach and will not become a topless beach.
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Chesapeake Harvest Hires Production Manager

June 9, 2017
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Photo: Pictured is Elizabeth Beggins of St. Michaels, MD, who has been hired by Chesapeake Harvest in the position of Production Manager. Chesapeake Harvest, a subsidiary of the EEDC, envisions a regional food production and distribution system that increases sustainable agricultural employment on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and provides healthy food for its residents.

Chesapeake Harvest, a fresh produce purveyor located in Easton, MD, is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Beggins of St. Michaels, MD, as its new Production Manager, focusing on educating and enrolling the region’s farmers in Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) certification – ensuring fruits and vegetables are produced, packed, handled, and stored as...
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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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Board of Public Works Approves Cecil County Acquisition of 460-Acre Parcel Set to Become Bohemia River State Park

June 7, 2017
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The Board of Public Works today unanimously approved a Maryland Department of Natural Resources item to acquire 460 acres in Cecil County for the future development of a new state park.
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New Conservation Access Pass for Delaware wildlife areas Going on Sale July 1, 2017

June 7, 2017
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DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife is launching Delaware’s new Conservation Access Pass July 1, 2017. Starting on that date, a Conservation Access Pass will be required for any registered motor vehicle used to access Division of Fish & Wildlife state wildlife areas for recreational activities such as birdwatching, wildlife photography, hiking and horseback...
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Delaware’s Sussex County’s “Open for Business” set for June 15, 2017

June 7, 2017
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You are invited to attend Sussex County’s “Open for Business,” a free business development session for startup and existing businesses, on Thursday, June 15, 2017 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the Sussex County Emergency Operations Center, located at 21911 Rudder Lane in Georgetown at the Delaware Coastal Airport.
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Delaware City and Augustine Beach boat ramps in New Castle County to close briefly this month for repairs

June 7, 2017
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The Delaware City Boat Ramp, located within Fort DuPont State Park, and the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp, located south of Port Penn, will each be closed temporarily this month to allow contractors to replace pilings that hold floating docks in place, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced. Shoreline fishing access will be unaffected...
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Progress on revitalization of former NVF site in Yorklyn to be showcased during Yorklyn Day festival

June 2, 2017
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Revitalization milestones will be on display from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, June 4, during the first Yorklyn Day festival at the former NVF manufacturing site in Yorklyn.
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Taste of Cambridge

June 2, 2017
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A Crab Cook-Off in Historic Downtown Cambridge.
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Hebron Carnival

June 1, 2017
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The 2016 Hebron Fireman's Carnival will start on Wednesday, May 18, 2016
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TRAFFIC ALERT – DelDOT Welcomes NASCAR

May 25, 2017
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The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) welcomes fans to the 2017 NASCAR Cup Series at the Dover International Speedway beginning on Thursday, June 1 through Sunday, June 4, 2017.
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DNREC reports nine piping plover pairs incubating nests at Cape Henlopen’s Point and Fowler Beach

May 25, 2017
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With summer just around the corner, beachnesting birds are in full breeding mode, with piping plover and American oystercatcher nests increasing their Delaware numbers and least terns making nest scrapes, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today.
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Skipjack Sigsbee in St. Michaels July 9, 2017

May 23, 2017
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The skipjack Sigsbee can be seen at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum in St. Michaels, Md., on Sunday, July 9, 2017, with dockside tours available from 1-3 pm.
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USDA seeks feedback from Delaware farmers on 2017 crop production and supply levels

May 23, 2017
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The Delaware Department of Agriculture is urging farmers to participate in the two major mid-year surveys, the June Agricultural Survey and the June Area Survey, conducted by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). NASS will survey nearly 400 farmers across Delaware to determine crop production and supply levels in 2017.
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Governor Carney, DNREC Secretary Garvin announce renovations at Cape Henlopen State Park

May 23, 2017
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Governor John Carney and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin today announced renovations at Cape Henlopen State Park highlighting the newly improved campground and new amenities at the park’s Seaside Nature Center and Fort Miles Historical Area.
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DNREC kicks off National Safe Boating Week May 20-26 in Lewes

May 23, 2017
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DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL Delaware’s Boating Safety Office urges good safety practices LEWES (May 19, 2017) With summer just ahead, boaters soon will be heading out on the water, many of them for the first time over the Memorial Day weekend, the traditional start of boating season. DNREC’s Division of...
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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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Congressman Elijah Cummings to Address Talbot County Democrats on June 2, 2017

May 23, 2017
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The Talbot County Democratic Central Committee’s Inaugural Douglass-Tubman Dinner will be held Friday, June 2, 2017 at Easton’s historic Waterfowl Building
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