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  Category: Department of Safety and Homeland Security


DNREC to Close Section of Tri-Valley Trail for Repairs

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 9, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will close a section of the Tri-Valley Trail at White Clay Creek State Park for drainage repairs starting Monday, July 12. The section of affected spans from Smith Mill Road to Paper Mill Road/Corner Ketch Road. Repairs are expected to last up to one week. The […]




DEMA Encourages Preparations for Tropical Storm Elsa

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Weather | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 7, 2021

A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued by the U.S. National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly for Sussex County with expansion of the Watch expected.




Independence Day Holiday Weekend DUI Checkpoint Results

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | DUI Checkpoint | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 6, 2021

The Results are in for the July 2, 2021, Statewide Checkpoint Activation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Cynthia Cavett, Cynthia.Cavett@delaware.gov DOVER, Del. (July 6, 2021) — Delaware law enforcement officers statewide arrested six individuals for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol, drugs, or a combination of alcohol and drugs at sobriety checkpoints on July […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested Tuesday

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 2, 2021

The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) plants will be activated for three to five minutes.  The siren tests will be followed by a test message of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on local radio stations. 




Delaware Office Of Highway Safety Activates July 4th Statewide DUI Checkpoints + Soberlift Program At The Beaches

Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement | Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | DUI Checkpoint | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | Office of Highway Safety | SoberLift | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Monday, June 28, 2021

The OHS SoberLift program, presented in partnership with Lyft®, will be activated in Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, South Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, and Ocean View nightly from 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. beginning Thursday, July 1 and continuing through Monday, July 5, ending at 2:00 a.m.







  Category: Department of Safety and Homeland Security


DNREC to Close Section of Tri-Valley Trail for Repairs

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control | Division of Parks and Recreation | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 9, 2021

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will close a section of the Tri-Valley Trail at White Clay Creek State Park for drainage repairs starting Monday, July 12. The section of affected spans from Smith Mill Road to Paper Mill Road/Corner Ketch Road. Repairs are expected to last up to one week. The […]




DEMA Encourages Preparations for Tropical Storm Elsa

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Weather | Date Posted: Wednesday, July 7, 2021

A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued by the U.S. National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly for Sussex County with expansion of the Watch expected.




Independence Day Holiday Weekend DUI Checkpoint Results

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | DUI Checkpoint | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Tuesday, July 6, 2021

The Results are in for the July 2, 2021, Statewide Checkpoint Activation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Cynthia Cavett, Cynthia.Cavett@delaware.gov DOVER, Del. (July 6, 2021) — Delaware law enforcement officers statewide arrested six individuals for Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of alcohol, drugs, or a combination of alcohol and drugs at sobriety checkpoints on July […]




Emergency Sirens To Be Tested Tuesday

Delaware Emergency Management Agency | Delaware State Police | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Date Posted: Friday, July 2, 2021

The 37 sirens located within ten miles of the Salem/Hope Creek (New Jersey) plants will be activated for three to five minutes.  The siren tests will be followed by a test message of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) on local radio stations. 




Delaware Office Of Highway Safety Activates July 4th Statewide DUI Checkpoints + Soberlift Program At The Beaches

Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement | Delaware State Police | Department of Safety and Homeland Security | DUI Checkpoint | Impaired Driving | Kent County | New Castle County | Office of Highway Safety | SoberLift | Sussex County | Traffic Safety News | Date Posted: Monday, June 28, 2021

The OHS SoberLift program, presented in partnership with Lyft®, will be activated in Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach, South Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island, and Ocean View nightly from 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. beginning Thursday, July 1 and continuing through Monday, July 5, ending at 2:00 a.m.