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Monday, January 24, 2022

Nominations sought for annual Small Business Administrations awards

The U.S. Small Business Administration Delaware District Office announced it is ready to accept nominations for its 2022 National and Delaware District Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year...

Siegfried Youth Leadership holds hybrid student event

Siegfried Youth Leadership Program,  a collaborative effort between The Siegfried Group, LLP, the University of Delaware's Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship, and Junior Achievement of Delaware recently brought a unique hybrid live-stream assembly to four Delaware...

Reforestation project aids Great Cypress Swamp in southern Sussex

A large-scale reforestation project underway in southern Sussex County near the Maryland border. The project is a  cooperative effort between Delaware Wild Lands and the Delaware Center for the Inland Bays. The 80-acre “Long Field'' project site...

Delaware receives more than $63 million from feds for water improvements

Delaware will receive  $63,041,000 for Delaware water infrastructure improvements. This funding, provided through the Environmental Protection Agency State Revolving Fund (SRF) programs, will create jobs while upgrading America’s aging water infrastructure and addressing key challenges...

Afternoon free parking in downtown Wilmington begins on Friday

The  City of Wilmington’s holiday season parking meter policy will be in effect from Friday, November 26 through Monday, January 3, 2022. From noon to 6 p.m. each weekday, the city will not require payment at parking meters in...

Public health, construction industry launch Narcan distribution, education effort

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) has partnered with the state’s construction industry to drive down the number of drug overdose deaths. In partnership with Bancroft Construction, the DPH Office of Health Crisis Response held a Narcan...

Race gap persists in outcomes for Delawareans battling lung cancer

The 2021 “State of Lung Cancer” report shows that people of color diagnosed with lung cancer face worse outcomes than whites. Delaware ranks seventh from the top among states for early diagnosis, 10th for lung...

Online is the only option this year for Delaware’s five-digit license plate promotion

There will be no more lines of people seeking the coveted five-digit Delaware plates.   The Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced the seasonal release of available five-digit license plates starting Monday, Nov. 8.   On that...

State forecasts adequate supply of reduced dose Pfizer vaccine for kids 5-11

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) confirmed that Delaware’s vaccine providers can begin administering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 pediatric vaccine to children ages five to 11. About 77,500 children in that age group  live in...

Former State Chamber President Burris wins Gilman award

In a surprise announcement at the 23rd Annual Marvin S. Gilman Superstars in Business awards luncheon, the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce awarded the  Marvin S. Gilman Bowl to John M. Burris, former president...
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