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  Category: Kent County


OHS Child Passenger Safety Fitting Stations Closed Statewide

Child Passenger Safety | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Effective Immediately – March 25, 2020 (Dover, Del.) – Governor John Carney ordered all non-essential businesses to close by Tuesday morning, March 24, 2020, at 8 a.m. and for all Delawareans to stay at home whenever possible to help fight the spread of COVID-19. As a safety precaution for customers and staff, the Delaware Office of […]




Grants up to $4,500 for Volunteer Fire Departments

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, March 23, 2020

Delaware volunteer fire departments that respond to rural wildfires can apply for matching grants up to $4,500 from the Delaware Forest Service’s 2020 Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) Equipment Grant Program. Since its inception, the program has provided more than $350,000 to enhance wildfire response in the First State. The application deadline is Wednesday, May 13, with awardees notified by June 1. All requests must show a 50-50 match in either cash or in-kind services, such as volunteer hours spent on training or responding to field fires. Projects and purchases must be completed by August 1, 2020. For more information, contact Kyle Hoyd at (302) 698-4548 or Kyle.Hoyd@delaware.gov




DelDOT Operational Changes Update for March 21

Department of Transportation | Division of Motor Vehicles | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Saturday, March 21, 2020

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) continues to review operational needs while keeping the health and safety of our employees and customers in mind. Effective Monday, March 23, 2020, all four DMV locations will go to kiosk, drive-through and emergency appointment only. Dealer paperwork can be dropped off for processing and picked up when notified. […]




DelDOT Operational Changes Update for March 17, 2020

Department of Transportation | Division of Motor Vehicles | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) continues to review operational needs while keeping the health and safety of our employees and customers in mind. Effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 6:00pm, the Biden Welcome Center on I-95 in Newark will temporarily close to the public as efforts continue to limit crowds from gathering in response […]




DART to Operate Reduced Statewide Weekday Service Level Beginning Wednesday, March 18

Delaware Transit Corporation | Delaware Transit Corporation | Department of Transportation | Kent County | Motorcycle | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Due to the presence of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Delaware, business closures, reductions in staffing and lower ridership levels, effective Wednesday, March 18, DART public transit services will operate on the following reduced service schedule until further notice. On weekdays, regular fixed route services will operate on a Saturday service schedule statewide, with additional service on […]







  Category: Kent County


OHS Child Passenger Safety Fitting Stations Closed Statewide

Child Passenger Safety | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Effective Immediately – March 25, 2020 (Dover, Del.) – Governor John Carney ordered all non-essential businesses to close by Tuesday morning, March 24, 2020, at 8 a.m. and for all Delawareans to stay at home whenever possible to help fight the spread of COVID-19. As a safety precaution for customers and staff, the Delaware Office of […]




Grants up to $4,500 for Volunteer Fire Departments

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Monday, March 23, 2020

Delaware volunteer fire departments that respond to rural wildfires can apply for matching grants up to $4,500 from the Delaware Forest Service’s 2020 Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) Equipment Grant Program. Since its inception, the program has provided more than $350,000 to enhance wildfire response in the First State. The application deadline is Wednesday, May 13, with awardees notified by June 1. All requests must show a 50-50 match in either cash or in-kind services, such as volunteer hours spent on training or responding to field fires. Projects and purchases must be completed by August 1, 2020. For more information, contact Kyle Hoyd at (302) 698-4548 or Kyle.Hoyd@delaware.gov




DelDOT Operational Changes Update for March 21

Department of Transportation | Division of Motor Vehicles | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Saturday, March 21, 2020

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) continues to review operational needs while keeping the health and safety of our employees and customers in mind. Effective Monday, March 23, 2020, all four DMV locations will go to kiosk, drive-through and emergency appointment only. Dealer paperwork can be dropped off for processing and picked up when notified. […]




DelDOT Operational Changes Update for March 17, 2020

Department of Transportation | Division of Motor Vehicles | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 17, 2020

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) continues to review operational needs while keeping the health and safety of our employees and customers in mind. Effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 6:00pm, the Biden Welcome Center on I-95 in Newark will temporarily close to the public as efforts continue to limit crowds from gathering in response […]




DART to Operate Reduced Statewide Weekday Service Level Beginning Wednesday, March 18

Delaware Transit Corporation | Delaware Transit Corporation | Department of Transportation | Kent County | Motorcycle | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Due to the presence of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Delaware, business closures, reductions in staffing and lower ridership levels, effective Wednesday, March 18, DART public transit services will operate on the following reduced service schedule until further notice. On weekdays, regular fixed route services will operate on a Saturday service schedule statewide, with additional service on […]