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  Category: Sussex County


Delaware Participates in National Crackdown on Drunk Driving

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 13, 2014

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), if drunk driving was eliminated more than 10,000 lives would be spared nationally each year. That is why the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) and law enforcement agencies are participating in the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” high-visibility enforcement campaign that is running from August 15 through September 1.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Spurring Economic Activity through Downtown Development Districts

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, August 8, 2014

Governor Markell announces the application process is open for cities and towns to participate in the Downtown Development Districts program, with applications due by November 1.




Delaware Forest Service offering urban and community grants

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 6, 2014

The Delaware Forest Service Urban and Community Forestry Program is accepting applications for its 2014 grant program from municipalities, homeowner associations, and certified 501(c)(3) non-profit groups in Delaware.

Grants range from $1,000 to $5,000 for either tree planting or tree management projects and require a 50-50 cost-share match in cash or in-kind services. Projects must be performed on public land and only one project in one category by each applicant is permitted. Applications will be judged on a competitive basis by a committee of the Delaware Community Forestry Council. Deadline for submission is September 15, 2014.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Strengthening our Education System by Better Supporting our Teachers

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, August 1, 2014

Governor Markell highlights efforts to strengthen Delaware’s schools by reforming the State’s teacher compensation system.




DUI Checkpoint and Patrols Set for Weekend

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, August 1, 2014

One Checkpoint Strikeforce DUI checkpoint is scheduled to take place Friday August 1st, in Newark and will be conducted by the Delaware State Police. DUI saturation patrols will also be conducted this weekend by Harrington PD and Seaford PD.







  Category: Sussex County


Delaware Participates in National Crackdown on Drunk Driving

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 13, 2014

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), if drunk driving was eliminated more than 10,000 lives would be spared nationally each year. That is why the Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) and law enforcement agencies are participating in the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” high-visibility enforcement campaign that is running from August 15 through September 1.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Spurring Economic Activity through Downtown Development Districts

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, August 8, 2014

Governor Markell announces the application process is open for cities and towns to participate in the Downtown Development Districts program, with applications due by November 1.




Delaware Forest Service offering urban and community grants

Department of Agriculture | Forest Service | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Wednesday, August 6, 2014

The Delaware Forest Service Urban and Community Forestry Program is accepting applications for its 2014 grant program from municipalities, homeowner associations, and certified 501(c)(3) non-profit groups in Delaware.

Grants range from $1,000 to $5,000 for either tree planting or tree management projects and require a 50-50 cost-share match in cash or in-kind services. Projects must be performed on public land and only one project in one category by each applicant is permitted. Applications will be judged on a competitive basis by a committee of the Delaware Community Forestry Council. Deadline for submission is September 15, 2014.




Governor’s Weekly Message: Strengthening our Education System by Better Supporting our Teachers

Former Governor Jack Markell (2009-2017) | Kent County | New Castle County | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, August 1, 2014

Governor Markell highlights efforts to strengthen Delaware’s schools by reforming the State’s teacher compensation system.




DUI Checkpoint and Patrols Set for Weekend

Department of Safety and Homeland Security | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Office of Highway Safety | Sussex County | Date Posted: Friday, August 1, 2014

One Checkpoint Strikeforce DUI checkpoint is scheduled to take place Friday August 1st, in Newark and will be conducted by the Delaware State Police. DUI saturation patrols will also be conducted this weekend by Harrington PD and Seaford PD.