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  Category: Kent County


The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit Sculpture by Jack Knight

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Featured Posts | Featured Video | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 5, 2021

On view through May 7-28, 2021 Visit the Gallery in-person or view it online Wilmington, Del. (May 5, 2021) – Combines: The Andromeda Series, an exhibition of wall sculptures by Jack Knight, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from May 7–28, 2021. Knight is the recipient of a 2021 Artist Fellowship in Sculpture […]




2021 Arbor Day Poster Contest Winners

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Grade 5 student Alyssa DeLuca of Brandywine Springs Elementary is the state winner of the Delaware Forest Service’s annual Arbor Day School Poster Contest.

This year’s contest attracted entries from 44 schools and 73 classrooms, with a total of 2,748 students participating. This year’s theme was “Trees Are Terrific…in Many Wonderful Ways!” Posters were judged on originality, use of theme, neatness, and artistic expression. Each winner receives a gift card, a tree-themed book, and a tree planting at their school.  Twelve winners were selected from each county in four grade categories: kindergarten, grade 1 and 2, grade 3 and 4, and grade 5. The complete gallery of winners is at de.gov/arbordaypostercontest




DelDOT Highlights Ongoing Litter Cleanup Efforts

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, April 23, 2021

In the ongoing effort to “Keep DE Litter Free” the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) continues to dedicate resources to cleaning up our roads. To date in 2021, nearly 16,000 bags of trash have been collected, and last year, cleanup efforts resulted in the collection of over 51,000 bags of trash. Litter cleanup across the […]




The Delaware Bayshore Byway National Scenic Byway Designation Sign Unveiling

Delaware Tourism Office | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, April 22, 2021

As part of this week’s Earth Day celebration, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), the Delaware Tourism Office, Delaware Greenways, and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) are excited to announce the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has designated the Delaware Bayshore Byway as a National Scenic Byway. Governor John Carney, DelDOT […]




Historical Affairs sponsors 6 programs in May

Historical and Cultural Affairs | Kent County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The archaeology series “History Unearthed,” “Trivia Night” and “The Wreck of the DeBraak” will be explored.







  Category: Kent County


The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit Sculpture by Jack Knight

Delaware Division of the Arts | Department of State | Featured Posts | Featured Video | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, May 5, 2021

On view through May 7-28, 2021 Visit the Gallery in-person or view it online Wilmington, Del. (May 5, 2021) – Combines: The Andromeda Series, an exhibition of wall sculptures by Jack Knight, will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from May 7–28, 2021. Knight is the recipient of a 2021 Artist Fellowship in Sculpture […]




2021 Arbor Day Poster Contest Winners

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Grade 5 student Alyssa DeLuca of Brandywine Springs Elementary is the state winner of the Delaware Forest Service’s annual Arbor Day School Poster Contest.

This year’s contest attracted entries from 44 schools and 73 classrooms, with a total of 2,748 students participating. This year’s theme was “Trees Are Terrific…in Many Wonderful Ways!” Posters were judged on originality, use of theme, neatness, and artistic expression. Each winner receives a gift card, a tree-themed book, and a tree planting at their school.  Twelve winners were selected from each county in four grade categories: kindergarten, grade 1 and 2, grade 3 and 4, and grade 5. The complete gallery of winners is at de.gov/arbordaypostercontest




DelDOT Highlights Ongoing Litter Cleanup Efforts

Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, April 23, 2021

In the ongoing effort to “Keep DE Litter Free” the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) continues to dedicate resources to cleaning up our roads. To date in 2021, nearly 16,000 bags of trash have been collected, and last year, cleanup efforts resulted in the collection of over 51,000 bags of trash. Litter cleanup across the […]




The Delaware Bayshore Byway National Scenic Byway Designation Sign Unveiling

Delaware Tourism Office | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Department of Transportation | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of the Governor | Sussex County | The Environment | Date Posted: Thursday, April 22, 2021

As part of this week’s Earth Day celebration, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), the Delaware Tourism Office, Delaware Greenways, and the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) are excited to announce the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has designated the Delaware Bayshore Byway as a National Scenic Byway. Governor John Carney, DelDOT […]




Historical Affairs sponsors 6 programs in May

Historical and Cultural Affairs | Kent County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The archaeology series “History Unearthed,” “Trivia Night” and “The Wreck of the DeBraak” will be explored.