DPH Community Assessments Underway to Inform Future COVID-19 Response Efforts and Improve Health

DOVER, DE (Jan. 25, 2022) – The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) will conduct a series of community health assessments to better understand the concerns and needs of Delaware communities during the COVID-19 pandemic and to ....

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Zwaanendael Museum seeks volunteers for “Recapturing Black Beaches,” an oral history initiative

Oral history initiative designed to gather, memorialize and share stories about historically segregated Black and Indigenous beaches in Delaware. The post Zwaanendael Museum seeks volunteers for “Recapturing Black Beaches,” an oral history initiative appeared first ....

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Delaware Division of the Arts Announces 2022 Individual Artist Fellowship Awardees

Twenty-five Delaware artists to receive recognition Wilmington, Del. (January 13, 2022) – Twenty-five Delaware artists are being recognized by the Division for the high quality of their artwork. Work samples from 132 Delaware choreographers; composers; ....

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FY2023 Grant Applications for Arts & Community-Based Organizations and Schools Now Open

For arts programming and projects taking place during fiscal year 2023 (September 2022 – August 2023) Wilmington, Del. (January 11, 2022) – The Delaware Division of the Arts has opened its annual online application process ....

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Electronic Speed Safety Program to begin in I-95 Restore the Corridor Construction Zone

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) in partnership with the Delaware State Police announce that beginning Monday, January 17, 2022, the pilot Electronic Speed Safety Program will be active only in the I-95 construction zone ....

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Delaware Division of the Arts Awards $753,000 in American Rescue Plan Act Funds

Thirty-six arts organizations and 13 artists have received ARP funds Wilmington, Del. (January 5, 2022) – In Fiscal Year 2021, the Division of the Arts received $753,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts through ....

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DNREC Sets Jan. 19 Virtual Public Meeting for Updating White Creek Dredging Project in Sussex County

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will provide an overview and updates on the White Creek maintenance dredging project in Sussex County during a public information session set for 6 p.m., Wednesday, ....

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DMV Encourages Online Services; Increase in Wait Times Expected

Due to the surge in COVID-19 cases and current and anticipated staffing shortages, customers who require Division of Motor Vehicle (DMV) services are strongly encouraged to utilize the myDMV online portal(mydmv.delaware.gov) which offers more than ....

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DelDOT Preparing for First Winter Storm of Season

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) is preparing for the arrival of a statewide snow event. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Kent and Sussex Counties from 4:00 a.m. Monday ....

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11th Annual Delaware State Employee Art Exhibition Registration Open

The Delaware Division of the Arts and the National Arts Program® present the 11th Annual Delaware State Employee Art Exhibition Dover, Del. (December 13, 2021) – The Delaware State Employee Art Exhibition is designed to ....

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The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit “Fleeting” by Siobhan Duggan

On view from December 3, 2021-January 7, 2022 Wilmington, Del. (November 23, 2021) – The Delaware Division of the Arts’ Mezzanine Gallery is pleased to present artist Siobhan Duggan’s exhibition, Fleeting, December 3, 2021-January 7, ....

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Historical Affairs programs for the holidays

Festive holiday-décor, historical Dutch cookery and mountain music among programs to be featured. The post Historical Affairs programs for the holidays appeared first on State of Delaware News.

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DNREC to Remove Holts Landing State Park Boat Ramp Dock for Repairs

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will remove the Holts Landing State Park boat ramp dock next week until spring 2022. The dock was damaged by a storm and a severe low- ....

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DMV Launches New Military & Veteran Services Webpage

The Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has a new enhanced website page, de.gov/veterans, that highlights military and veteran services, including additional resources. DMV has previously offered resources for active members of the military and ....

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DNREC, DPH Announce Bethany Crest Water System’s Finished Water is Safe for Drinking and Cooking

Results from samples taken from the water system serving residents of the Bethany Crest community near Millville returned test results that were below the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Health Advisory Level (HAL) of 70 ....

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DMV Announces Seasonal Release of Five-Digit License Plates

Just in time for the holidays, the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announces the seasonal release of available five-digit license plates starting Monday, November 8, 2021. Beginning that day, a limited number of five-digit license ....

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Delaware Division of the Arts Encourages Arts Philanthropy Through Do More 24 Delaware

The Division will provide up to $400,000 in matching funds to its FY2022 arts organization grantees in conjunction with the event Wilmington, Del. (November 3, 2021) – The Delaware Division of the Arts is proud ....

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More Delmarva Fox Squirrels Move to Delaware

The Delmarva fox squirrel, a rare species in Delaware that has recovered in much of its regional range, received another population boost in Delaware with the recent translocation of four squirrels from Maryland as part ....

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The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit “In the Between” by Denise Eno Ernest

On view from November 5-24, 2021 Wilmington, Del. (November 1, 2021) – The Delaware Division of the Arts’ Mezzanine Gallery is pleased to present visual artist Denise Eno Ernest’s exhibition, In the Between, November 5-24, ....

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Historical Affairs Programs in November 2021

A folk music concert, and programs celebrating Dutch American Heritage Day and National Native American Heritage Month among events/topics to be explored. The post Historical Affairs Programs in November 2021 appeared first on State of ....

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DART First State Receives Grant to Expand Electric Bus Fleet

As part of a continuing effort to reduce emissions and be more environmentally friendly, the Delaware Transit Corp (DTC) is pleased to announce it has received a fourth Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant of $3,539,640 ....

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The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit “Art Imitates My Life and Inspires Young Artists” by Theresa Angela Taylor

On view from October 1-29, 2021 Wilmington, Del. (September 27, 2021) – The Delaware Division of the Arts’ Mezzanine Gallery is pleased to present visual artist Theresa Angela Taylor’s debut exhibition, Art Imitates My Life ....

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Historical Affairs programs in October 2021

18th century trades, true crime in song and walking tours of a historic cemetery among programs/topics to be explored. The post Historical Affairs programs in October 2021 appeared first on State of Delaware News.

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Auditor McGuiness to Hold Town Halls on Spending of American Rescue Plan Funds

DOVER, Del. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today she will hold a series of town halls focusing on Project: Gray Fox, her online resource for municipalities, counties, school districts and state agencies to securely ....

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The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit “Peninsula” by Jason Jellick

On view from September 3-24, 2021 Wilmington, Del. (August 30, 2021) – The Mezzanine Gallery is pleased to present photographer Jason Jellick’s debut exhibition, Peninsula, from September 3-24, 2021. Jellick was named a 2021 Artist ....

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