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Delaware moves up to 3rd best Bike Friendly State in U.S.

Date Posted: Monday, May 11th, 2015 Moves up from 4th place Highest-ranked state on the east coast Dover, DE – Continuing its steady climb to the top, Delaware has once again moved ahead in the rankings of the nation’s most bicycle-friendly states, according to rankings issued today by the League of American Bicyclists. “We’ve dedicated to improving our… Read more »

National Small Business Week 2015

Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Recognizing Vital Role of Small Businesses in Economic Success

This week is National Small Business week, which celebrates entrepreneurs and small business owners as key components of our nation’s overall economic success. These employers helped our state outpace the nation in job growth, and we’re committed to helping them realize their potential. We have a responsibility to ensure they have the support and environment… Read more »

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June 20 Classic Car Show Returns to Selbyville

The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Selbyville’s 58th Annual Old Timer’s Day presented by Bunting & Murray Construction. After a year hiatus, this classic car, truck, tractor and military and emergency vehicle show returns on June 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Church Street in Selbyville. Judging will take… Read more »

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MEDIA ALERT: BIKE TOUR WEEKEND USE CAUTION ON LOCAL ROADWAYS

The 26th Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour, sponsored by PNC Bank, will take place on Saturday, April 18th. With an anticipated 2000 cyclists, the bike tour will be travelling throughout the local roads in the Quiet Resorts area. A ceremonial start will take place at 7:30 a.m. and cyclists will be on the roads… Read more »

Lecture/tours of the hull of the DeBraak, a shipwrecked 18th-century British warship, to return to Lewes, Del. beginning on June 1, 2015

Beginning on June 1, 2015, the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will again offer public lecture/tours of the hull of His Majesty’s Sloop DeBraak, a British warship that was escorting and protecting a convoy of British and American merchant ships en route to the United States when it was capsized and lost off… Read more »

Historical And Cultural Affairs

Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to sponsor 10 special events during May 2015

Date Originally Posted: Monday, April 13th, 2015 During the month of May 2015, the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will be offering 10 special programs at sites across the state. Except where noted, programs are free and open to the public. For additional information, call 302-744-5055. Historic-site interpreter Barbara Carrow conducting a hearth… Read more »

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Delaware farmers’ market season begins

Date Originally Posted: Thursday, April 16th, 2015 The 2015 Delaware farmers’ market season opens this week, kicking off another great local growing season after a record-setting 2014. “A taste of Delaware is available at any local farmers’ market or farmstand, where First State families can buy directly from our state’s farm families,” said Secretary of… Read more »

Grass Planting By Doc Vop Laborers At The Indian River Inlet

Collaborative coastal grass-planting effort to help Indian River Inlet dune in future storms

LEWES (April 18, 2013) – A coastal grass planting effort capitalizing on Department of Correction’s VOP (violation of probation) laborers and privately-donated resources will help DNREC’s Division of Watershed Stewardship bolster the north side of the Indian River Inlet against lost or displaced sand from future weather events. A Sussex County farmer, William Wolter, Jr.,… Read more »

Penguin Diner Celebrates A Brand New Look

Penguin Diner Celebrates a Brand New Look

After weeks of renovation, the Penguin Diner debuted its brand new look and reopened its doors to the public on Friday, April 24. Updates to the restaurant include a new “icy blue” color scheme, updated bar, walls and flooring, specially-made lighting fixtures and new artwork adorning the walls. “We’re so excited…our new look, our new… Read more »