8 Young People, 6 Groups to Be Honored with Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Award during May 24 Ceremony
NEW CASTLE (May 15, 2018) – Governor John Carney will present the Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Awards to eight young people and six groups during a May 24 ceremony in recognition of their service to Delaware. “Through their volunteer efforts, these young people are making a lasting impact on their communities and the lives of […]
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.
One year after new regulations issued, Delaware opioid prescriptions and quantities dispensed continue to drop
The number of prescriptions for opioid medications in Delaware, as well as the total quantity of opioids dispensed, have dropped significantly in the 12 months since the Department of State enacted stricter prescribing regulations to help combat the opioid crisis statewide.
DigiGirlz Returns to Wilmington University’s Dover Campus, May 8, 2018 Hands on Tech Day for 8th and 9th Grade Girls DOVER, Del. — Girls in the 8th and 9th grades are invited to spend a fun-filled day learning about careers in technology and getting an inside glimpse of what it might be like to work […]
State of Delaware offices in Kent and New Castle Counties will open at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 22, 2018. Non-essential employees who live or work in Kent and New Castle Counties do not report until 10 a.m. Essential employees are to report as scheduled.