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  Archives:  December 2014

Emergency Sirens To Be Tested at Salem/Hope Creek Stations

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | News | Date Posted: Monday, December 29, 2014

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and Delaware State Police advise residents that a test of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations on-site alert and notification system will be conducted on Tuesday, December 30, 2014




Delaware farmers’ market sales double in five years; $2.6 million season sets new record

Department of Agriculture | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014

Delaware farmers’ markets had a record $2.6 million sales season, double that of just five years ago, thanks to dramatically increasing interest in local food and farm-fresh products, the Delaware Department of Agriculture announced today. “This record-setting season is a reflection of Delaware’s thriving local food movement,” said Governor Jack Markell.




Delaware in the War of 1812: A “Most Distressing War”

Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014

In 1814 the War of 1812 was entering into its second full year. During the previous year the Chesapeake Bay and the Delaware Valley region experienced active naval campaigning and a seaborne blockade. On Saturday, January 3, at 10:30 a.m. historian Charles (Chuck) Fithian will visit the Delaware Public Archives to present a program on […]




Precautions, vigilance urged for avian influenza

Department of Agriculture | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 24, 2014

DOVER – Delaware authorities are urging poultry and bird owners to be vigilant in the wake of avian influenza cases reported in Oregon and Washington state. “Though it’s far away at the moment, we know that avian influenza can spread rapidly,” said Delaware State Veterinarian Dr. Heather Hirst, who heads the Delaware Department of Agriculture’s […]




Department of Insurance Receives National Accreditation

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 24, 2014

The Delaware Department of Insurance has successfully completed the requirements for full accreditation from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).






  Archives:  December 2014

Emergency Sirens To Be Tested at Salem/Hope Creek Stations

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | News | Date Posted: Monday, December 29, 2014

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and Delaware State Police advise residents that a test of the Salem/Hope Creek Nuclear Generating Stations on-site alert and notification system will be conducted on Tuesday, December 30, 2014




Delaware farmers’ market sales double in five years; $2.6 million season sets new record

Department of Agriculture | Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014

Delaware farmers’ markets had a record $2.6 million sales season, double that of just five years ago, thanks to dramatically increasing interest in local food and farm-fresh products, the Delaware Department of Agriculture announced today. “This record-setting season is a reflection of Delaware’s thriving local food movement,” said Governor Jack Markell.




Delaware in the War of 1812: A “Most Distressing War”

Delaware Public Archives | Date Posted: Friday, December 26, 2014

In 1814 the War of 1812 was entering into its second full year. During the previous year the Chesapeake Bay and the Delaware Valley region experienced active naval campaigning and a seaborne blockade. On Saturday, January 3, at 10:30 a.m. historian Charles (Chuck) Fithian will visit the Delaware Public Archives to present a program on […]




Precautions, vigilance urged for avian influenza

Department of Agriculture | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 24, 2014

DOVER – Delaware authorities are urging poultry and bird owners to be vigilant in the wake of avian influenza cases reported in Oregon and Washington state. “Though it’s far away at the moment, we know that avian influenza can spread rapidly,” said Delaware State Veterinarian Dr. Heather Hirst, who heads the Delaware Department of Agriculture’s […]




Department of Insurance Receives National Accreditation

Insurance Commissioner | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 24, 2014

The Delaware Department of Insurance has successfully completed the requirements for full accreditation from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC).