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  Archives:  May 2018

Delaware to Launch Full-Scale Sports Gaming on June 5

Department of Finance | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | State Lottery Office | Date Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2018

SportsPick will go live at 1:30 p.m. at Delaware’s three casinos next Tuesday WILMINGTON, Del. – At 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5, Delaware will launch a full-scale sports gaming operation at all three casinos in the state – Delaware Park, Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, and Harrington Raceway & Casino. Betting offered Tuesday will […]




Statewide Unit Count Agreed-Upon Procedures Engagement School Year 2017 – 2018 – Odyssey Charter School, Appoquinimink School District, and Seaford School District

Auditor of Accounts | Former Auditor of Accounts - R. Thomas Wagner, Jr. | Date Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2018

State Auditor, R. Thomas Wagner, Jr., has released the School Year 2017 – 2018 Statewide Unit Count Agreed-Upon Procedures Reports for Odyssey Charter School, Appoquinimink School District, and Seaford School District. The Office of Auditor of Accounts (AOA) performed procedures to determine whether Odyssey Charter School, Appoquinimink School District, and Seaford School District properly included […]




Collaboration leads to largest round of Delaware farmland preservation in four years

Department of Agriculture | Date Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2018

More than 127,000 acres of Delaware farmland are now permanently preserved for future generations, with the purchase of the development rights of 41 farms totaling 3,534 acres. This is the 22nd consecutive year of easement selections by the Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Foundation.




Hurricane Season Begins June 1

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2018

(Smyrna) – While tropical storms and hurricanes can occur without regard to the calendar, the official start of the hurricane season is June 1.  The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its forecast for 2018 a week ago, predicting a near to above average season, anticipating 10-16 named storms, 1-4 of which should achieve […]




Think twice before ‘rescuing’ young wildlife

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2018

Whether in their own backyards or while taking a walk outdoors, Delawareans are likely to encounter young wildlife this time of year. While some young animals appear to be abandoned, usually they are not. In most cases, their mothers are watching over them somewhere nearby and waiting for you to move on.






  Archives:  May 2018

Delaware to Launch Full-Scale Sports Gaming on June 5

Department of Finance | Governor John Carney | News | Office of the Governor | State Lottery Office | Date Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2018

SportsPick will go live at 1:30 p.m. at Delaware’s three casinos next Tuesday WILMINGTON, Del. – At 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5, Delaware will launch a full-scale sports gaming operation at all three casinos in the state – Delaware Park, Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, and Harrington Raceway & Casino. Betting offered Tuesday will […]




Statewide Unit Count Agreed-Upon Procedures Engagement School Year 2017 – 2018 – Odyssey Charter School, Appoquinimink School District, and Seaford School District

Auditor of Accounts | Former Auditor of Accounts - R. Thomas Wagner, Jr. | Date Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2018

State Auditor, R. Thomas Wagner, Jr., has released the School Year 2017 – 2018 Statewide Unit Count Agreed-Upon Procedures Reports for Odyssey Charter School, Appoquinimink School District, and Seaford School District. The Office of Auditor of Accounts (AOA) performed procedures to determine whether Odyssey Charter School, Appoquinimink School District, and Seaford School District properly included […]




Collaboration leads to largest round of Delaware farmland preservation in four years

Department of Agriculture | Date Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2018

More than 127,000 acres of Delaware farmland are now permanently preserved for future generations, with the purchase of the development rights of 41 farms totaling 3,534 acres. This is the 22nd consecutive year of easement selections by the Delaware Agricultural Lands Preservation Foundation.




Hurricane Season Begins June 1

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Date Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2018

(Smyrna) – While tropical storms and hurricanes can occur without regard to the calendar, the official start of the hurricane season is June 1.  The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its forecast for 2018 a week ago, predicting a near to above average season, anticipating 10-16 named storms, 1-4 of which should achieve […]




Think twice before ‘rescuing’ young wildlife

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Fish and Wildlife | Date Posted: Thursday, May 31, 2018

Whether in their own backyards or while taking a walk outdoors, Delawareans are likely to encounter young wildlife this time of year. While some young animals appear to be abandoned, usually they are not. In most cases, their mothers are watching over them somewhere nearby and waiting for you to move on.