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The Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control and U.S. Coast Guard continued Thursday and Friday to spearhead a cleanup operation for the oil spill that has deposited blobs of oil called tar balls and oiled debris this week over a stretch of Delaware coastline extending fro…

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DelDOT officials announced this week that a portion of Zion Church Road in Roxana will be closed for the removal and replacement of a failing crossroad pipe, beginning on Oct. 26, at 7 a.m. and running until 11 p.m. on Nov. 3, pending weather. The section of Zion Church Road that will be clo…

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A unified command consisting of the U.S. Coast Guard and Delaware Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control (DNREC) was established Wednesday, Oct. 21, as cleanup efforts continued on oil patties that washed ashore at various locations on the Delaware Bay coastline between …

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The Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control on Tuesday, Oct. 20, continued working to assess and clean up an oil spill that came ashore on Monday, Oct. 19, at Broadkill Beach and has since affected several more southerly coastal locations, including Beach Plum Island near…

Delaware State Auditor Kathy McGuiness this week announced that she was seeking a cease-and-desist order against the Citizens for Transparency & Inclusion PAC for making what she said were false accusations in a digital and broadcast ad and direct mail pieces that associate her in the pa…

Gov. John Carney on Thursday, Oct. 15, signed Executive Order #46, authorizing the Delaware National Guard’s 166th Cyberspace Operations Squadron to assist in 2020 election security efforts. The Squadron’s unique cybersecurity capabilities will assist in protecting Delaware’s elections infra…

Gov. John Carney on Thursday, Oct. 15, announced an expansion of Delaware’s DE Relief program, which provides direct grants to Delaware small businesses, and the Rapid Workforce Training and Redeployment Initiative, which provides rapid re-training for Delawareans who have lost jobs or incom…

The Delaware Department of Transportation’s (DelDOT) Traffic Signal Construction Section, in conjunction with Byers Electric, will be activating a new traffic signal to a flash operation after the morning rush hours on Monday, Oct. 19, at the intersection of Route 20 at Johnson Road and Baya…

Following a review of campaign financial disclosures and after the distribution of partisan campaign literature, state Sen. Gerald Hocker (R-20th) on Monday demanded the immediate resignation of the Delaware Economic & Financial Advisory Council’s (DEFAC) chairman, Michael Houghton.

The Delaware Department of Justice this week secured a Court of Chancery ruling dissolving two LLCs owned by Michael Cohen after petitioning the Court to approve a stipulation of judgment.

Wearing a polo shirt, Gov. John Carney, at his weekly press briefing, pulled a blue mask over his face and rolled up his right sleeve, as Dr. Karyl Rattay, director of the Delaware Division of Public Health, gave him a flu shot.

Due to a railroad improvement project, Washington Street in Millsboro will be closed at the railroad crossing, beginning on Thursday, Oct. 1, through Monday, Oct. 12. During that time, Flex Route 902 will be on detour. Notices will be posted at the affected bus stops, directing riders to the…

Gov. John Carney and New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer joined leaders of Delaware nonprofit and philanthropy organizations on Wednesday, Sept. 9, to announce the $25 million Delaware Nonprofit Support Fund, which will support organizations that have provided critical services to Delawar…

Delaware’s primary election will be held across the state on Tuesday, Sept. 15, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Primary voting is only for voters who are registered as Democrats or Republicans, to choose which candidates will represent their respective political parties in the Nov. 3 general election.

Soon after Gov. John Carney, at his weekly press briefing, announced that the State will not enter Phase 3 of reopening until coronavirus statistics flatten, state Sen. Gerald Hocker released a statement saying he is “extremely disappointed” in the decision.

DART this week announced operating changes for Labor Day, Sept. 7. DART's Beach Bus service and Route 305 Beach Connection will operate that day, with complimentary ADA-only service for Paratransit. All other fixed route and paratransit services will not operate.

The Delaware Department of Transportation announced this week that Maryland Delaware Railroad will be resurfacing and performing general maintenance on their Selbyville railroad crossing on McCabe Road between Route 113 and Pepper Road, resulting in a road closure.

DelDOT officials announced this week that Millers Neck Road near Frankford will be closed for the removal of corrugated crossroad pipe and its replacement with reinforced concrete pipe, as well as the replacement of the guardrails.

DART Paratransit riders can once again pay their Paratransit fare using tickets and cash starting Monday, Aug. 31, as the option to be billed for trips will no longer be available. Customers are being encouraged to use DART Pass, the mobile fare payment app for a contactless payment option.

After three decades of service with the state of Delaware, Transportation Secretary Jennifer Cohan will retire the end of October and take over as chief executive officer of Leadership Delaware.

After Tropical Storm Isaias and tornadoes spawned by the storm left a destructive wake through Delaware on Tuesday that included many downed trees and limbs, the cleanup has begun for many Delaware residents – and will include disposing of more yard waste than usual.

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Sunny skies opened over Sussex County mere hours after Tropical Storm Isaias scrambled up the Atlantic Coast this week. The former hurricane had softened in North Carolina and dumped inches of rain over the Chesapeake Bay watershed.

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Declaring the two most important responsibilities of state government to be protecting the health and welfare of citizens and strengthening the economy, Gov. John Carney signed Executive Order No. 42 on Monday, Aug. 3, establishing a Rapid Workforce Training and Redeployment Initiative for D…

A decision about how schools will reopen could be finalized as early as next week, Gov. John Carney said at his Tuesday, July 28, press briefing, noting that it most likely will be a hybrid model with both remote learning and in-person instruction, with elementary school children returning t…

The Delaware Department of Correction announced this week that an inmate at Sussex Correctional Institution in Georgetown had died after being infected with COVID-19. DOC officials reported that John W. Rosciolo, a 78-year-old inmate with underlying health conditions, had died on Friday, Jul…

Gov. John Carney announced on July 23 that eight women were selected for induction into the Delaware Women’s Hall of Fame for 2020 and 2021. The Delaware Women’s Hall of Fame Committee, Carney said, elected the women for their remarkable achievements and contributions to the State of Delaware.

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Danish wind-power company Ørsted may be looking at a site in Bethany Beach or in the Cedar Neck area near Ocean View for a planned interconnection facility for its Skipjack offshore wind farm, according to a statement from the company on Wednesday, July 15.

Reacting to an announcement this week that one-third of Sussex Correctional Institution (SCI) inmates had tested positive for the coronavirus, the American Civil Liberties Union of Delaware issued a statement calling for the release of inmates who were within six months of the end of their s…

Overall, lawmakers worked together well at this year’s General Assembly, according to one local lawmaker, though the session was abridged due to coronavirus concerns.

Gov. John Carney, Attorney General Kathy Jennings, Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) Director Anas Ben Addi and Justice of the Peace Court Chief Magistrate Alan Davis recently announced a joint effort on foreclosure and eviction prevention to support Delaware homeowners and renters fin…

Gov. John Carney on July 1 signed into law House Bill 346 — legislation that allows Delawareans to vote by mail in the 2020 primary, general and special elections. House Bill 346 makes voting by mail an alternative to in-person voting due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and establishes procedures …

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Danish wind-power company Ørsted announced on Friday, July 10, that it was dropping a controversial proposal to place an interconnect from its Skipjack wind farm program at Fenwick Island State Park. They said they would be announcing a new interconnect site in the coming weeks. The Fenwick …

Recommendations for the reopening of schools are currently being reviewed by Delaware Secretary of Education Susan Bunting, after groups appointed to study effective ways to reopen were presented this week. The goal, Gov. John Carney said at a press briefing on Tuesday, is providing “as much…

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control has released the results of a survey that included questions about the possible location of an electrical interconnection facility at Fenwick Island State Park, bringing power from a proposed offshore wind farm, as well…

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This month, Delawareans can vote at any polling place in their county, although fewer overall locations will be available. This, along with a push for absentee voting, is part of the State’s plan to offer safer voting alternatives during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Effective July 1, the Delaware Department of Agriculture (DDA) will quarantine New Castle County in its entirety due to established populations of spotted lanternfly found in Odessa. This is an expansion of the quarantine initially enacted in February 2019 and updated in September 2019.