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Delaware State Parks Surf Fishing Permits, Annual Passes on Sale in February

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that the sale of 2022 Delaware State Parks surf fishing permits will begin Tuesday, Feb. 1 and the sale of annual passes will begin Tuesday, Feb. 15. Sales will begin at 10 a.m. both days. The sale of 2022 surf fishing permits and annual… Read more »



Beebe Healthcare has implemented a postponement of all non-emergent procedures effective Thursday, Jan. 13. The healthcare organization is taking these difficult measures so that staff and beds can be reassigned for inpatient care. This is directly related to the continued surge in COVID-19 positive patients that require hospitalization and care. Previously, Beebe only postponed elective… Read more »


Avery Hall Insurance and the Selective Insurance Group Foundation Provide Grant to Make Delmarva Foundation

Avery Hall Insurance and the Selective Insurance Group Foundation partnered to support the efforts of the Make Delmarva Foundation through a $500 grant. The Make Delmarva Foundation was selected by Avery Hall Insurance Group for the grant as part of the Selective President’s Club Matching Gift initiative, which allows premier independent insurance agents the opportunity… Read more »

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Governor Carney Signs Universal Indoor Mask Mandate

As of Monday, January 10th, Governor Carney signed a revision to the State of Emergency Declaration that requires Delawareans to wear masks in indoor public settings, including convenience stores, grocery stores, gyms, restaurants, bars, hair salons, malls, and casinos. The public mask mandate took effect at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 11th. Also on Monday,… Read more »

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Delaware Botanic Gardens to receive Governor’s 2021 Outstanding Volunteer Award

Ray Sander, President of the Delaware Botanic Gardens (DBG), gratefully thanked Governor John Carney for recognizing the exceptional contribution of the DBG volunteers and especially the tireless work of our Garden Stewards. Sander said, “Public botanical gardens are places of beauty and conservation where the public can enjoy and be educated about the role and… Read more »

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“Blessings for Badges” to feed first responders working on Thanksgiving

MILLSBORO, Del. – November 21, 2021 – Every first responder working on Thanksgiving Day in Kent and Sussex County will get a home-made hot meal delivered to each of them this holiday, thanks to the volunteers behind the non-profit Blessings for Badges. Blessings for Badges was founded in Sussex County in 2018 to provide meals… Read more »

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Winter WonderFEST Returns for 2021

Winter WonderFEST, founded and independently created by the nonprofit Festival of Cheer Inc., is the heart of the holidays in Delaware! This cozy drive-through merry bright fundraiser gives 100% of event proceeds to support Sussex County charities. Stay warm dashing through the show viewing the Light Spectacular which is packed with dazzling lights including several… Read more »


“Thanksgiving for Thousands” Program to Feed More People Than Ever

SELBYVILLE, DE – November 3, 2021 — Mountaire Farms is getting ready to host its signature give back event of the year this month with their Thanksgiving for Thousands program where employees and volunteers will pack 26,000 meal boxes this year – the most ever — for families in need both on Delmarva and in… Read more »

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Governor Carney, Lt. Governor Hall-Long Announce Community Investment Recovery Fund

Governor John Carney and Lt. Governor Hall-Long on Thursday announced the Community Investment Recovery Fund, which will provide nonprofits with one-time funding to support major capital projects in Delaware communities hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Community Investment Recovery Fund is funded with $100 million from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). ARPA was… Read more »

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The Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation’s Reinventing Delaware is back!

Submissions are now being accepted. Top Idea Will Win $15,000 The Pete du Pont Freedom Foundation will host the 7th annual Reinventing Delaware event on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at CSC Station in Wilmington, Delaware. This year’s Reinventing Delaware is proudly presented by Discover Bank. Entrepreneurs, business leaders, Foundation members, and community stakeholders from across… Read more »