Three Delaware organizations will receive $729,100 in federal grants Wilmington, Del. (May 15, 2018) – As the only funder in the country to support arts activities in all 50 states and five U.S. jurisdictions, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced that three Delaware organizations, including the Division of the Arts, will receive $729,100 in […]
Governor John C. Carney, Jr. presided over the Delaware Forest Service’s 2018 Arbor Day Celebration at DNERR St. Jones Reserve in Dover on Friday, May 4.
Joined by Rep. Harvey Kenton, Rep. David Wilson, Agriculture Secretary Michael T. Scuse, and DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin, Governor Carney honored the winners of the Delaware Forest Service’s Arbor Day School Poster Contest, including Statewide Winner Amelia Meyer of Southern Delaware School of the Arts in Selbyville. The 2018 poster contest theme was “Trees are Terrific… and Perfect for Pollinators!” The Governor also recognized representatives from some of Delaware’s 17 Tree City USA communities, including Dover Air Force Base and Arden. The event culminated with the planting of two new hawthorn trees, part of a new “science garden” at the reserve, in keeping the 2018 poster contest theme and its focus on pollinators.
The I-95 Corridor Coalition, with the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) as the lead, has launched a three month pilot study to begin exploring the feasibility of replacing the current fuel tax with a mileage-based user fee (MBUF). “The fundamental question we are beginning to address is, as fuel tax revenue declines in the future […]
New law will limit access to firearms for those considered a danger to themselves or others NEWARK, Del. – On Monday, Governor John Carney signed the Beau Biden Gun Violence Prevention Act alongside Vice President Joe Biden, Dr. Jill Biden, Ashley Biden, Representative David Bentz, legislators, and gun safety advocates at the Biden Institute at […]
On view from April 6-27, 2018 Free opening reception on Friday, April 6 at 5 p.m. Wilmington, Del. (April 27, 2018) – Alexi Natchev, an internationally renowned artist, will show works that are a departure from his celebrated book illustrations. Some of the works were created in his native Bulgaria and are being exhibited for […]