Want to winterize your New Castle County restaurant for outdoor cold weather dining? A $5,000 grant could help

New Castle County and the Committee of 100 announced a new program Wednesday offering grants of up to $5,000 to restaurants in New Castle County to purchase equipment so they can continue offering outdoor dining once the weather turns cold. Restaurants will be able to spend the Winter Ready Restaurant Grant on items such as […]

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Delaware Division of the Arts Welcomes Public Input on Strategic Plan

The strategic plan for FY2022 – FY2026 to be released in March 2021 Dover, Del. (October 8, 2020) – The Division has partnered with the Delaware Alliance for Nonprofit Advancement to develop a new strategic plan for FY2022–FY2026 that identifies …

The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit Sculptures by Aaron Paskins

On view from September 28 –  October 30, 2020 Visit the Gallery in-person or view it online Wilmington, Del. (September 28, 2020) – A New African Experience, an exhibition of sculptures by Aaron Paskins will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery fr…

Delaware Office of Highway Safety Promotes National Child Passenger Safety Week

Delaware Office of Highway Safety Promotes National Child Passenger Safety Week from September 20 – 26, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contacts: Cynthia Cavett, Marketing Specialist & Public Information Officer Delaware Office of Highway Safety C…

DNREC Announces Temporary Brandywine Zoo Weekday Closures

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will close the Brandywine Zoo on weekdays from Tuesday, Sept. 8 through at least Monday, Sept. 21 for construction. The walkway for the new Madagascar Exhibit, which is currently under const…

The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit “Tart” by Chloe McEldowney

On view from August 7 – September 18, 2020 Visit the Gallery in-person or view it online Wilmington, Del. (August 4, 2020) – Tart, an exhibition of paintings by 2020 Artist Fellow Chloe McEldowney will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from Aug…

Public comment sought for “Forest Action Plan”

The Delaware Forest Service is seeking public comment on its new 2020 “Forest Action Plan,” comprised of an updated Delaware Forest Resource Assessment, Delaware Statewide Forest Strategy, and a new “Assessment of Need” for the U.S. Forest Legacy Progr…

Division of the Arts Announces 2020 Mid-Atlantic Teaching Artist Virtual Retreat

This virtual retreat will take place online over a period of four weeks from August 10 – September 2, 2020 Wilmington, Del. (July 29, 2020) – Co-sponsored and coordinated by seven state arts agencies, the 2020 Mid-Atlantic Teaching Artist Virtual…

Lifetime CDL Ban for Human Trafficking Conviction Signed Into Law

Governor John Carney has signed Senate Bill 223 into law, bringing Delaware into compliance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s “No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act” by creating a lifetime disqualification for a commercial driver’s…

New Christina River Bridge at Wilmington Riverfront Dedicated to Former State Senator Margaret Rose Henry

Governor John Carney was joined by state and local officials in dedicating the recently opened Christina River Bridge at the Wilmington Riverfront in honor of former state senator Margaret Rose Henry. “Senator Margaret Rose Henry’s proud legacy of serv…

Delaware Forest Service awards volunteer fire grants

The Delaware Forest Service’s Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant Program has awarded more than $18,000 to six volunteer fire departments to help boost their capability and readiness to respond to wildfires.

Four Delaware Arts Organizations Receive $50,000 in CARES Act Funding

The National Endowment for the Arts grants funding to 855 organizations to support staff salaries, fees for artists or contractual personnel, and facilities costs Wilmington, Del. (July 10, 2020) – Earlier this month, four Delaware arts organizations—D…

DelDOT Announces Opening of New Christina River Bridge and Approach Roads at Wilmington Riverfront

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the new Christina River Bridge and approach roads at the Wilmington Riverfront has opened to pedestrian, bicycle, and motor vehicle traffic as of 2:00pm today. The new access roads and b…

2020 Urban and Community Forestry Grants

The Delaware Forest Service’s Urban and Community Grant Program has awarded more than $31,000 to fund nine community tree projects in all three counties. The program offers up to $5,000 in annual competitive matching grants for projects on public land …

Transportation Infrastructure Investment Fund Council Makes First Recommendations

The Transportation Infrastructure Investment Fund (TIIF) Council, an initiative announced by Governor John Carney in 2019, has made its first recommendations for project funding to Secretary of Transportation Jennifer Cohan and Secretary of State Jeffr…

DART Launches “Stuff the Bus” Food Drive to Support Food Bank of DE June 22 – June 26

DART has announced their “Stuff The Bus” Food Drive in support of the Food Bank of Delaware’s COVID-19 relief efforts. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Food Bank of Delaware has distributed nearly 5 million pounds of food to r…