The Governor highlights the many reasons why Delaware is not just a great place to live, but an amazing place to visit.
Delaware’s a great place to live. It’s also an amazing place to visit. If you’re still deciding where to spend your summer vacation – know that Delaware’s not only a great state of neighbors – but over 39-thousand of those friends and neighbors work in jobs connected to making sure the first state is a first-rate place to visit and vacation. We’re a state of beautiful parks and compelling art, rich in both history and opportunity. And we make it easy to take it all in.
A crew from the Delaware Tourism Office toured the site of the Firefly Music Festival Thursday, and what they saw was jaw-dropping – an area near Dover International Speedway that was trees and grass is now fitted with vendor tents, staging areas, gravel roads, hammock stations, portable restrooms and an entrance with a huge sign that reads “Firefly.”
The Delaware Department of Agriculture will be holding three public hearings next month to gather public comment on regulations under Governor Markell’s Executive Order 36, a statewide review by all agencies to identify and remove regulatory hurdles.
Thirteen (13) people were arrested for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol and/or drugs during the second weekend of the 2012 Checkpoint Strikeforce DUI prevention campaign. This brings the total DUI arrests made in the last 2 weeks as part of the campaign to 21. Statewide, there have been over 2,400 DUI arrests made in Delaware this year.