Delaware’s First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney will kick off the statewide 2018 Summer Library Challenge, Libraries Rock, this week at public libraries in all three counties. She will be joined by special guests Turtle Dance Music, an autism/sensory-friendly performance group. The kick-off events are: 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 15 at the Route 9 Library; 10:30 […]
DNREC Division of Parks & Recreation announces the dedication of a forest in each county into the Old Growth Forest Network
At an Arbor Day celebration today at the Tulip Tree Nature Preserve in Wilmington, DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation and the Old Growth Forest Network announced that Delaware is the first state in the nation to be recognized for dedicating a mature forest in each of its counties into the nationally-recognized Old Growth Forest Network. Each of the forests to be recognized is also a state nature preserve.
Governor Carney, Office of Women’s Advancement & Advocacy Announce Call for Women’s Hall of Fame Nominations
Deadline for consideration for the 2018 induction cycle is May 15, 2018 WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, Delaware’s Office of Women’s Advancement & Advocacy, a division of the Delaware Department of Human Resources, and the Delaware Women’s Hall of Fame Committee are now accepting nominations for induction into the 38th Hall of Fame of […]
Federal tax incentives available for qualifying investments in Opportunity Zones DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney announced on Thursday that communities and economically-distressed properties across Delaware could see additional private sector investment after 25 census tracts were designated as Opportunity Zones by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Earlier this month, Governor Carney nominated the […]
Governor John Carney, U.S. Senator Tom Carper, U.S. Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester, Transportation Secretary Jennifer Cohan, and a host of other dignitaries participated in a Department of Transportation (DelDOT) groundbreaking on Monday for the SR 1, Northeast Front Street Grade Separated Intersection project. The construction is anticipated to be complete by summer 2020. “Working together […]