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  Archives:  February 2014

Kathleen Becker named Delaware’s Poetry Out Loud Champion

Delaware Division of the Arts | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Becker, a senior from Red Lion Christian Academy, won Delaware’s Poetry Out Loud state competition on February 25, 2014, held at the Smyrna Opera House. She moves on to represent Delaware in the national finals in Washington, DC in April, 2014.




Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement Agent Catches NY Alcohol Smugglers in the Act

Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2014

A routine administrative check by a Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement agent led to charges of alcohol smuggling.




Credit Rating Agencies Affirm Delaware’s Triple-A Rating

Department of Finance | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2014

In their review for the state’s upcoming bond sale, Standard & Poor’s Rating Services, Fitch Ratings, and Moody’s Investors Service have all awarded Delaware a triple-A credit rating, the highest rating possible.




Delaware Forest Service Arbor Day Poster Contest

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The Delaware Forest Service’s 2014 Arbor Day Poster Contest is now open to all Delaware students in grades K to 5. Public, private and home schools are encouraged to participate as well as after-school groups and youth organizations. Posters are due by April 4th, 2013. This year’s poster contest theme – “Trees are Terrific…In Cities and Towns!” – is dedicated to the important role that trees play in our communities and schoolyards.




EVENT POSTPONED–“Henry Gawthrop of the 4th Delaware” lecture in New Castle, Del. on March 5, 2014

Historical and Cultural Affairs | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The lecture “Henry Gawthrop of the 4th Delaware,” originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the New Castle Court House Museum in New Castle, Del., has been postponed.






  Archives:  February 2014

Kathleen Becker named Delaware’s Poetry Out Loud Champion

Delaware Division of the Arts | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Becker, a senior from Red Lion Christian Academy, won Delaware’s Poetry Out Loud state competition on February 25, 2014, held at the Smyrna Opera House. She moves on to represent Delaware in the national finals in Washington, DC in April, 2014.




Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement Agent Catches NY Alcohol Smugglers in the Act

Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2014

A routine administrative check by a Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement agent led to charges of alcohol smuggling.




Credit Rating Agencies Affirm Delaware’s Triple-A Rating

Department of Finance | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2014

In their review for the state’s upcoming bond sale, Standard & Poor’s Rating Services, Fitch Ratings, and Moody’s Investors Service have all awarded Delaware a triple-A credit rating, the highest rating possible.




Delaware Forest Service Arbor Day Poster Contest

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The Delaware Forest Service’s 2014 Arbor Day Poster Contest is now open to all Delaware students in grades K to 5. Public, private and home schools are encouraged to participate as well as after-school groups and youth organizations. Posters are due by April 4th, 2013. This year’s poster contest theme – “Trees are Terrific…In Cities and Towns!” – is dedicated to the important role that trees play in our communities and schoolyards.




EVENT POSTPONED–“Henry Gawthrop of the 4th Delaware” lecture in New Castle, Del. on March 5, 2014

Historical and Cultural Affairs | News | Date Posted: Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The lecture “Henry Gawthrop of the 4th Delaware,” originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the New Castle Court House Museum in New Castle, Del., has been postponed.