Public Advocate Calls on White House to Deny Subsidies for Coal and Nuclear Plants
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Public Advocate Calls on White House to Deny Subsidies for Coal and Nuclear Plants

Delaware’s Public Advocate today issued a letter to the White House asking the Trump administration to deny a request for emergency bailouts for aging coal and nuclear power plants owned by a large regional energy supplier.

The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit “Alexi Natchev: Prints and Drawings”
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The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit “Alexi Natchev: Prints and Drawings”

On view from April 6-27, 2018 Free opening reception on Friday, April 6 at 5 p.m. Wilmington, Del. (April 27, 2018) – Alexi Natchev, an internationally renowned artist, will show works that are a departure from his celebrated book illustrations. Some of the works were created in his native Bulgaria …

Rehabilitation of keeper’s house set to begin at Fenwick Island Lighthouse
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Rehabilitation of keeper’s house set to begin at Fenwick Island Lighthouse

Work will begin this spring and continue into the summer of 2018.

One year after new regulations issued, Delaware opioid prescriptions and quantities dispensed continue to drop
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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.

Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to replace roof of Academy building in New Castle
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“Blood Diamond: The Murder of Ebe Lynch” at Lewes, Del.’s Zwaanendael Museum on April 21, 2018
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“Blood Diamond: The Murder of Ebe Lynch” at Lewes, Del.’s Zwaanendael Museum on April 21, 2018

Theatrical murder-mystery based on an actual incident that took place in 1916 in Lewes.

Celebrate National Library Week April 8-14
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Celebrate National Library Week April 8-14

(Dover, DE) – This week, Delaware joins libraries nationwide in celebrating the many ways libraries enrich their communities through the transformative services and expertise they offer. April 8-14, 2018 is National Library Week, the annual celebration of the life-changing work of libraries, librarians, and library workers. People of all ages …

New marketing campaign highlights opportunities in downtown Dover for small business owners
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New marketing campaign highlights opportunities in downtown Dover for small business owners

Dover is unlocking the potential of its historic downtown with a new marketing campaign highlighting opportunities for small business owners ready to take their business dreams to the next level. State and local officials led by Gov. John Carney; Linda Parkowski, acting director of the Delaware Division of Small Business …

Buena Vista Spring Open House on Saturday, April 7, 2018
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Buena Vista Spring Open House on Saturday, April 7, 2018

Guests are encouraged to bring their cameras to capture the awakening of spring at one of Delaware’s most historic properties

The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit Jean Diver’s “Living in Mythology” Paintings and Works on Paper
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The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit Jean Diver’s “Living in Mythology” Paintings and Works on Paper

THE MEZZANINE GALLERY TO EXHIBIT JEAN DIVER’S “LIVING IN MYTHOLOGY” PAINTINGS AND WORKS ON PAPER Wilmington, Del. (April 2, 2018) – Jean Diver’s Living in Mythology will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from April 6-27, 2018. A free opening reception to meet the artist will be held on Friday, …

Governor Carney Announces Preliminary Agreement with Gulftainer to Expand Port of Wilmington
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Governor Carney Announces Preliminary Agreement with Gulftainer to Expand Port of Wilmington

Terms of the agreement must be approved by Diamond State Port Corporation Board and the Delaware General Assembly WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock on Thursday announced that the State of Delaware has reached a preliminary agreement with the Gulftainer Group to lease the …

Governor Carney Announces Preliminary Agreement with Gulftainer to Expand Port of Wilmington
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Governor Carney Announces Preliminary Agreement with Gulftainer to Expand Port of Wilmington

Terms of the agreement must be approved by Diamond State Port Corporation Board and the Delaware General Assembly WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney and Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock on Thursday announced that the State of Delaware has reached a preliminary agreement with the Gulftainer Group to lease the …

Governor Carney Celebrates Senator Margaret Rose Henry Alongside Office of Women’s Advocacy and Advancement
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Governor Carney Celebrates Senator Margaret Rose Henry Alongside Office of Women’s Advocacy and Advancement

Policymakers, Public Join Together for Women’s History Month Celebration and Lecture DOVER, Del. – Governor John Carney, Delaware’s Office for Women’s Advocacy and Advancement, the Delaware Department of Human Resources, the Delaware Commission for Women, and Delaware Women’s Workforce Council, today hosted the first lecture of its kind titled “Redefining Women …

Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to sponsor 16 special events during April 2018
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Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to sponsor 16 special events during April 2018

Highlights include Buena Vista’s First Annual Spring Open House, The Old State House’s Coffee-Hour Lecture Series and programs on Delaware’s Dutch heritage.

State Sen. Nicole Poore visits the New Castle Court House Museum to celebrate accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums
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State Sen. Nicole Poore visits the New Castle Court House Museum to celebrate accreditation by the American Alliance of Museums

Accreditation is the highest recognition afforded to museums in the United States.

Dr. Rajnish Barua named Executive Director of the Delaware PSC
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Dr. Rajnish Barua named Executive Director of the Delaware PSC

DOVER – Dr. Rajnish (Raj) Barua has been selected to serve as the new executive director of the Delaware Public Service Commission (PSC), filling the position to be vacated by Robert Howatt this month. Dr. Barua will begin his tenure as executive director on June 1. “Raj brings an amazing …

Secretary of State Announces Medical License and Controlled Substance Registration Suspensions
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Secretary of State Announces Medical License and Controlled Substance Registration Suspensions

Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock has suspended the Delaware medical license and controlled substance privileges of Gregory Villabona, in light of allegations of unprofessional conduct related to the prescription and distribution of opioid medications.

Thirty Five Talented State Employees and Their Family Members Honored at Annual Delaware State Employee Art Exhibition
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Thirty Five Talented State Employees and Their Family Members Honored at Annual Delaware State Employee Art Exhibition

THIRTY-FIVE TALENTED STATE EMPLOYEES AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS HONORED Delaware Division of the Arts announces award-winning artists in its annual Delaware State Employee Art Exhibition reception & award ceremony Wilmington, Del. (March 19, 2018) – The talented state employees and their family members were recognized for their art work exhibited at …

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Pilot Program Will Connect Library Patrons to State Services

Delaware state social workers have begun providing assistance at libraries in all three counties under a pilot program launched by the Delaware Division of Libraries and the Department of Health and Social Services. Two social workers from the Division of Social Services’ Community Partner Support Unit are now available once …

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2018 Teen Video Challenge

        The Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) and the Delaware Division of Libraries (DDL) invite teens to participate in the 2018 Teen Video Challenge. Teens can create a 30 to 90 second video with their unique interpretation of the 2018 slogan Libraries Rock! This is an opportunity …

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Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs to sponsor seven free programs during January 2018

Highlights include activities celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, and programs on E.R. Johnson’s yacht the Caroline and buccaneers in the Delaware Bay.

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Visit Delaware wins prestigious Adrian Award for new travel guide

The Delaware Tourism Office (Visit Delaware) has received for the first time a coveted Adrian Award, the largest and most prestigious global travel marketing honor. The award, often described as the Oscar of the travel world, comes to Delaware for the most recent edition of the Official State Travel Guide, …

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Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs museums closed on Dec. 24, 25 and 31, 2017; and Jan. 1, 2018

Museums closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

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Give the Gift of Free eBooks This Holiday Season

Gifting a new smartphone, tablet, or eReader this year? Delaware Libraries have the collections needed to make the most of the latest digital devices!

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FY 2019 Grant Applications for Arts & Community-Based Organizations and Schools Now open

FISCAL YEAR 2019 GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR DELAWARE ARTS & COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS AND SCHOOLS NOW OPEN Wilmington, Del. (December 12, 2017) – The Delaware Division of the Arts has opened its annual online grant application process for grants for arts programming and projects taking place during fiscal year 2019 (September 2018 – …

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EVENT CANCELLED: Buena Vista Holiday Open House on Dec. 9, 2017

Event cancelled due to inclement weather.

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Grant Deadline Approaching For Crime Reduction, Community Programs and Projects

The deadline for applications for grant money available from the Neighborhood Building Blocks Fund is just under two weeks away. In October, Attorney General Matt Denn and Delaware Division of Small Business, Development and Tourism Director Cerron Cade announced $1.3 million in funds for community organizations to support crime reduction, …

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***Postponed*** Students Gather for 16th Annual Delaware Day Fourth Grade Competition Awards

***Due to inclement weather in the forecast, this event has been postponed to a future date. ***

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Archaeological Discovery Writes New Chapter in Delaware’s Early Colonial History

An archaeological study years in the making has revealed a wealth of new information about some of Delaware’s earliest colonial settlers and shed new light on what life would have been like in the region three centuries ago.

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PROGRAM CANCELLED: “A Dead Whale or a Stove Boat, Part Two”—Dec. 9, 2017 lecture at Zwaanendael Museum

Dec. 9, 2017 program cancelled and incorporated into March 24, 2018 program.

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Grant Funding Supports Financial Literacy

A diverse group of Delaware nonprofit organizations will share in nearly $300,000 in grants from the state’s Financial Literacy Education Fund (FLEF) this year, supporting programs across the state to help Delawareans from all walks of life make better financial decisions for themselves and their families.

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ADVISORY: Delaware Archeologists and Smithsonian to Announce Major Discovery

A team of Delaware archeologists and a preeminent anthropologist from the Smithsonian Institution Wednesday will unveil new findings from a years-long study of an archeological site in the West Rehoboth area.

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Secretary of State Announces Dental License Suspension

Secretary of State Jeffrey Bullock and the state Board of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene have suspended the Delaware dental license of Dr. I-Yin Liu, in light of allegations that she has repeatedly violated standards of professional practice, has been subject to criminal arrest for her conduct, and subsequently violated the …

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Book Club for Small Business Owners & Entrepreneurs

The Delaware Libraries Inspiration Space announces a new initiative to enable small business owners to expand their knowledge with the latest ideas from the business world’s thought leaders. A Book Club for Entrepreneurs will launch at the Lewes Public Library on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at noon. Small business owners …

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The Delaware Division of the Arts to Host a Free Accessibility Presentation Led by the National Endowment for the Arts

THE DELAWARE DIVISION OF THE ARTS TO HOST A FREE ACCESSIBILITY PRESENTATION LED BY THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS Dr. Beth Bienvenu, accessibility director, will review how to make the arts accessible to all Wilmington, Del. (November 30, 2017) – Building off of this year’s Arts Summit theme: “Arts …

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Buena Vista Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017

One-day-only event showcases one of Delaware’s most historic homes.

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The Mezzanine Gallery to Exhibit Beth Trepper’s “People You Won’t Recognize” Photographs

Wilmington, Del. (November 20, 2017) – People You Won’t Recognize will be on view in the Mezzanine Gallery from December 1-29, 2017. An opening reception to meet the artist will be held on Friday, December 1 from 5-7 p.m. The opening will include live music performed by Karen Mercer, the …

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Debating Independence: Delaware’s John Dickinson Squares Off with Thomas Jefferson LIVE in Dover

On Sunday, Nov. 19, The Old State House will host an engaging historical dramatic production, John Dickinson and Thomas Jefferson Debate Independence: “We have called by different names brethren of the same principle,” presented by the American Historical Theatre of Philadelphia.

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Wreaths Across America: December 11, 2017 at 11:30am

When/Where: Monday, December 11, 2017 at 11:30 am. Legislative Hall in Dover, Delaware The Delaware General Assembly welcomes Wreaths Across America to the First State for the 4th annual ceremony in Dover. “Delaware is proud to participate in the Wreaths Across America Program at our capital in Dover. The mission of …

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New Web Portal, Special Programming Commemorate 250th Anniversary of John Dickinson’s Revolutionary “Letters”

To commemorate the 250th anniversary of the publication of his “Letters From a Pennsylvania Farmer” and the role John Dickinson played in setting the stage for the American Revolution, the Delaware Department of State has launched a new website, de.gov/johndickinson, and a slate of special programming to take place over …