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  Archives:  September 2016

Delaware DOJ Warns Delawareans About Fraudulent Fundraising Calls For Firefighters

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016

The Consumer Fraud Unit of the Delaware Department of Justice warns Delawareans to be wary of unauthorized and fraudulent telephone solicitations in the wake of the recent tragedy involving two Wilmington firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty. DOJ has become aware of potentially fraudulent calls to Delaware homes in the last […]




DuPont Nature Center closed, reopening April 1, 2017

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016

The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve has closed for the year, and will reopen Saturday, April 1, 2017 for the busy spring and summer seasons.




6th Annual Delaware Arborist & Tree Care Seminar will be held on Nov. 2 and 3 at Delaware State University

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Date Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016

The 6th Annual Delaware Arborist and Tree Care Seminar will be November 2 and 3, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Delaware State University, 1200 N. DuPont Highway, Dover. Sponsored by the Delaware Forest Service Urban and Community Forestry Program, the seminar includes classroom lectures, hands-on training, and vendor exhibits offering the latest knowledge and best management practices on tree care, health, and tree worker safety.
Continuing education credits for International Society of Arboriculture certification, Tree Care Industry Association and its Certified Tree Care Professional program, Delaware pesticide licensing, and Maryland Licensed Tree Expert certification will be offered. Major sponsors for the 2016 event include Delaware State University, Delmarva Power and Rainbow Scientific.

Cost is $95 with lunch included both days.




Zika: Back-To-School and New Delaware Cases

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016

School is in full swing but the official end of summer does not mean the end of mosquito season. Mosquitoes can breed and bite for another several weeks in Delaware. To prevent the spread of Zika and any mosquito-borne illness, the Division of Public Health (DPH) and Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) reminds you that stopping the mosquito bite is still the best protection against disease. Delaware now has 15 Zika cases, including four not previously announced. All cases were caused by mosquito bites while traveling abroad.




Boomerang Kids Create Insurance Issues

Insurance Commissioner | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016

Commissioner Stewart helps Baby Boomers and Gen Xers navigate empty nest reversal  DOVER, DE — Nearly half of adults in their 40s and 50s have a parent age 65 or older and are either raising a young child or financially supporting an adult child.1 These baby boomers and members of Generation X are feeling the pressure of […]






  Archives:  September 2016

Delaware DOJ Warns Delawareans About Fraudulent Fundraising Calls For Firefighters

Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016

The Consumer Fraud Unit of the Delaware Department of Justice warns Delawareans to be wary of unauthorized and fraudulent telephone solicitations in the wake of the recent tragedy involving two Wilmington firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty. DOJ has become aware of potentially fraudulent calls to Delaware homes in the last […]




DuPont Nature Center closed, reopening April 1, 2017

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016

The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve has closed for the year, and will reopen Saturday, April 1, 2017 for the busy spring and summer seasons.




6th Annual Delaware Arborist & Tree Care Seminar will be held on Nov. 2 and 3 at Delaware State University

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Date Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016

The 6th Annual Delaware Arborist and Tree Care Seminar will be November 2 and 3, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Delaware State University, 1200 N. DuPont Highway, Dover. Sponsored by the Delaware Forest Service Urban and Community Forestry Program, the seminar includes classroom lectures, hands-on training, and vendor exhibits offering the latest knowledge and best management practices on tree care, health, and tree worker safety.
Continuing education credits for International Society of Arboriculture certification, Tree Care Industry Association and its Certified Tree Care Professional program, Delaware pesticide licensing, and Maryland Licensed Tree Expert certification will be offered. Major sponsors for the 2016 event include Delaware State University, Delmarva Power and Rainbow Scientific.

Cost is $95 with lunch included both days.




Zika: Back-To-School and New Delaware Cases

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Public Health | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016

School is in full swing but the official end of summer does not mean the end of mosquito season. Mosquitoes can breed and bite for another several weeks in Delaware. To prevent the spread of Zika and any mosquito-borne illness, the Division of Public Health (DPH) and Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) reminds you that stopping the mosquito bite is still the best protection against disease. Delaware now has 15 Zika cases, including four not previously announced. All cases were caused by mosquito bites while traveling abroad.




Boomerang Kids Create Insurance Issues

Insurance Commissioner | News | Date Posted: Thursday, September 29, 2016

Commissioner Stewart helps Baby Boomers and Gen Xers navigate empty nest reversal  DOVER, DE — Nearly half of adults in their 40s and 50s have a parent age 65 or older and are either raising a young child or financially supporting an adult child.1 These baby boomers and members of Generation X are feeling the pressure of […]