Month: April 2021

Gov. Carney celebrates Arbor Day in Rehoboth Beach

Governor John C. Carney, Jr. proclaimed Arbor Day in Delaware at a ceremony at Rehoboth Elementary School attended by 5th-grade students and staff, members of the General Assembly, and city and state officials. The event recognized Mayor Stan Mills and...

Stray Cat in Newark Tests Positive For Rabies

DOVER (APRIL 30, 2021) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is advising New Castle County residents who live – or spend time – in the area of Four Seasons Parkway, near Route 896 in Newark, of a positive case of rabies in a stray cat that rec...

Christina River Watershed Cleanup Extended to May 15

To encourage northern Delaware volunteers to get outside and clean up, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control in partnership with the Christina Conservancy has extended the month-long Christina River Watershed Cleanup ca...

Reminder: Gathering Limits for Events & Activities

What is a gathering? As defined in the COVID-19 order, a gathering means a planned or spontaneous event, indoors or outdoors, with a small number of people participating or a large number of people in attendance. Examples: a community event or gatherin...

Delaware Recognizes Air Quality Awareness Week May 3 to 7

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control joins national organizations to recognize Air Quality Awareness Week on May 3 to 7. The national theme for 2021 is “Healthy Air – Important for Everyone!”

Delaware Envirothon Results Announced

Charter School of Wilmington Team C is the winner of the 2021 Delaware Envirothon, an annual environmental and natural resources education competition for high school students sponsored by the Delaware Association of Conservation Districts in partnersh...

*UPDATE- Subject Located* Delaware State Police Seek Public’s Assistance Locating Wanted Subject- Kent County

Kent County- Delaware State Police Troop 3 has located and arrested 35-year-old Jeremy W. Knight of Kent County,DE. Knight was wanted on multiple felony and misdemeanor charges stemming from theft of […]

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2021 Arbor Day Poster Contest Winners

Grade 5 student Alyssa DeLuca of Brandywine Springs Elementary is the state winner of the Delaware Forest Service's annual Arbor Day School Poster Contest. This year's contest attracted entries from 44 schools and 73 classrooms, with a total of 2,74...

DuPont Nature Center to Reopen May 1

Visitors will be welcomed at the DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve when it reopens for the season Saturday, May 1. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control facility will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesd...

Governor Carney Issues 10th Revision to Omnibus COVID-19 Order

Revision eases outdoor table size restrictions in restaurants, suspends DIAA masking regulations WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney on Tuesday issued the 10th revision to the COVID-19 emergency order, easing outdoor table size restrictions in rest...

DCRPT indicts two public officials

DOJ has indicted nine public officials in Jennings’ term Attorney General Kathy Jennings and the DOJ’s Division of Civil Rights & Public Trust (DCRPT) announced Tuesday the indictments of two public officials, William Freeborn and Rebecca Wal...