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Governor’s Weekly Message: Delaware – A Great Place to Visit

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 13, 2012

The Governor highlights the many reasons why Delaware is not just a great place to live, but an amazing place to visit.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Delaware – A Great Place to Visit

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 13, 2012

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.




Firefly Music Festival set to make Delaware’s economy glow

Delaware Tourism Office | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 12, 2012

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.”




Department of Agriculture schedules public hearings on regulations

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 12, 2012

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.




Week 2 Results for Checkpoint Strikeforce

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Thursday, July 12, 2012

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.







  Category: News


Governor’s Weekly Message: Delaware – A Great Place to Visit

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 13, 2012

The Governor highlights the many reasons why Delaware is not just a great place to live, but an amazing place to visit.




Governor’s Weekly Message Transcript: Delaware – A Great Place to Visit

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 13, 2012

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.




Firefly Music Festival set to make Delaware’s economy glow

Delaware Tourism Office | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 12, 2012

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.”




Department of Agriculture schedules public hearings on regulations

Department of Agriculture | News | Date Posted: Thursday, July 12, 2012

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.




Week 2 Results for Checkpoint Strikeforce

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | News | Office of Highway Safety | Date Posted: Thursday, July 12, 2012

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.