Category: New Castle County

Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to sponsor seven special events during May 2017

Date Posted: Thursday, April 20th, 2017
Categories:  Historical and Cultural Affairs Kent County New Castle County News Sussex County

Highlights include Dover Days presentations, the Zwaanendael Museum’s Sixth Annual Maritime Festival, and A Day in Old New Castle.

Governor Carney Orders Flags Lowered in Honor of John Glenn

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
Categories:  Flag Status Governor John Carney Kent County New Castle County Office of Management and Budget Office of the Governor Sussex County

DOVER, Del. – On Wednesday afternoon, President Trump ordered American flags at all U.S. government buildings and facilities be flown at half-staff on the day of interment of John Glenn, “as a mark of respect for the memory of John Glenn.” As the interment is scheduled for tomorrow, April 6 and in concurrence with the […]

Christina School District Nominating District B now up for election in May

Date Posted: Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
Categories:  Christina School District Department of Elections NCCo New Castle County School Board Elections State Election Commissioner

The Department of Elections has established an special 20 day candidate filing period for Christina School District Nominating District B due to a recent vacancy.

The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit Marcie Tauber’s “Caldera” Fused Glass Bowls

Date Posted: Monday, April 3rd, 2017
Categories:  Department of State Kent County New Castle County Sussex County The Arts

Wilmington, Del. (April 3, 2017) – Tauber’s bowls are inspired by the cauldron-like depressions created by the inward collapse of a volcano, also known as calderas. In her studio, patterned glass is slumped (or collapsed) into deeper molds in a hot kiln. The result – a caldera. This form enables Tauber to tell a story […]

New online tool to assess community tree canopy in Delaware

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
Categories:  Department of Agriculture Forest Service Kent County New Castle County Sussex County

The Delaware Forest Service (DFS) has unveiled a new online tool that uses geographic information systems (GIS) software to help cities, towns, and neighborhoods to measure and increase their community tree canopy percentage. The link is:

Developed by the Delaware Department of Agriculture’s GIS specialist Jimmy Kroon, the tool covers the entire First State: municipalities as well as homeowner associations and neighborhoods can assess their current level of tree cover as a starting point to explore opportunities to plant new trees and maintain their existing ones.



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