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  Category: Kent County


Governor Carney Delivers State of the State Address to Joint Session of the General Assembly

Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2019

Governor details plans for strengthening our economy, improving Delaware’s schools, protecting our quality of life DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney delivered his 2019 State of the State Address on Thursday in the Senate Chamber at Legislative Hall in Dover, outlining his priorities for strengthening Delaware’s economy, improving our public schools, and protecting Delaware’s quality […]




Urban and community forestry grants available

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The Delaware Forest Service’s Urban and Community Forestry Program is offering grants up to $5,000 for tree planting projects on public land or to help communities complete a professional tree inventory. The competitive grants – open to all municipalities, homeowner associations, and certified 501(c)(3) non-profits in the State of Delaware – require a 50-50 match in either cash (non-federal funds) or in-kind services, which includes volunteer or staff time, equipment rental, or supplies.

Applications will be judged on a competitive basis by a grant committee of the Delaware Community Forestry Council. Eligible projects must be performed on public lands within the community. Priority will be given to first time applicants, Tree Friendly Communities, and applicants that have passed an Urban Tree Canopy Goal Resolution (only applies to Municipalities). Complete details at https://delawaretrees.com.




Governor Carney Announces $60 Million Opportunity Funding Initiative for Disadvantaged Students

Education | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Weighted funding program will target resources for low-income students, English learners DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney, Delaware Education Secretary Susan Bunting, and education advocates on Tuesday announced a three-year, $60 million Opportunity Funding initiative to target resources toward Delaware’s most disadvantaged students. This program, for the first time in Delaware, will provide weighted funding […]




Delaware Division of the Arts Announces 2019 Individual Artist Fellowship Awardees

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Featured Posts | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, January 14, 2019

Twenty Delaware artists and three Honorable Mentions to receive recognition Wilmington, Del. (January 14, 2019) – Twenty Delaware artists are being recognized by the Division for the high quality of their artwork. Work samples from 136 Delaware choreographers, composers, musicians, writers, folk and visual artists were reviewed by out-of-state arts professionals, considering demonstrated creativity and skill […]




New US 301 Opens to Traffic

Department of Transportation | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2019

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the new US 301 mainline has opened to traffic on Thursday, January 10, 2019. The 14 mile-long US 301 mainline will improve safety and reducing congestion with the bypassing of 29 at-grade intersections, 18 of which are signalized, and numerous driveways with direct access to existing US […]







  Category: Kent County


Governor Carney Delivers State of the State Address to Joint Session of the General Assembly

Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, January 17, 2019

Governor details plans for strengthening our economy, improving Delaware’s schools, protecting our quality of life DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney delivered his 2019 State of the State Address on Thursday in the Senate Chamber at Legislative Hall in Dover, outlining his priorities for strengthening Delaware’s economy, improving our public schools, and protecting Delaware’s quality […]




Urban and community forestry grants available

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The Delaware Forest Service’s Urban and Community Forestry Program is offering grants up to $5,000 for tree planting projects on public land or to help communities complete a professional tree inventory. The competitive grants – open to all municipalities, homeowner associations, and certified 501(c)(3) non-profits in the State of Delaware – require a 50-50 match in either cash (non-federal funds) or in-kind services, which includes volunteer or staff time, equipment rental, or supplies.

Applications will be judged on a competitive basis by a grant committee of the Delaware Community Forestry Council. Eligible projects must be performed on public lands within the community. Priority will be given to first time applicants, Tree Friendly Communities, and applicants that have passed an Urban Tree Canopy Goal Resolution (only applies to Municipalities). Complete details at https://delawaretrees.com.




Governor Carney Announces $60 Million Opportunity Funding Initiative for Disadvantaged Students

Education | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Weighted funding program will target resources for low-income students, English learners DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney, Delaware Education Secretary Susan Bunting, and education advocates on Tuesday announced a three-year, $60 million Opportunity Funding initiative to target resources toward Delaware’s most disadvantaged students. This program, for the first time in Delaware, will provide weighted funding […]




Delaware Division of the Arts Announces 2019 Individual Artist Fellowship Awardees

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Featured Posts | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, January 14, 2019

Twenty Delaware artists and three Honorable Mentions to receive recognition Wilmington, Del. (January 14, 2019) – Twenty Delaware artists are being recognized by the Division for the high quality of their artwork. Work samples from 136 Delaware choreographers, composers, musicians, writers, folk and visual artists were reviewed by out-of-state arts professionals, considering demonstrated creativity and skill […]




New US 301 Opens to Traffic

Department of Transportation | Featured Posts | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Date Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2019

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that the new US 301 mainline has opened to traffic on Thursday, January 10, 2019. The 14 mile-long US 301 mainline will improve safety and reducing congestion with the bypassing of 29 at-grade intersections, 18 of which are signalized, and numerous driveways with direct access to existing US […]