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Delaware News: Delaware Tidal Finfish Advisory Council to meet October 17 in Dover

DOVER, DE – Delaware’s Tidal Finfish Advisory Council will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, October 17 in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901. The Council will address finfish topics including commercial anchor gill netting in the Delaware River, proposed changes to finfish regulations, and recent and proposed actions by the Mid-Atlantic Fishery … Continue reading Delaware News: Delaware Tidal Finfish Advisory Council to meet October 17 in Dover

Delaware News: Long Term Treatment Continues To Be Need In Delaware’s Struggle Against Opioid Crisis

DE – With opioid overdoses and deaths continuing to increase, Attorney General Matt Denn on Wednesday released the Delaware Department of Justice’s fourth annual report on the state’s efforts to combat the epidemic and made recommendations for next steps. “In the face of compelling evidence that the state’s opioid epidemic persists, the state has made … Continue reading Delaware News: Long Term Treatment Continues To Be Need In Delaware’s Struggle Against Opioid Crisis

Delaware News: Two Delaware men, Harry Harrison, Basil Wilson, arrested by DNREC Environmental Crimes Unit for illegal dumping in Sussex County

GEORGETOWN, DE – During an ongoing investigation into reports of illegal dumping in the Georgetown area, Natural Resources Police Officers with DNREC’s Environmental Crimes Unit arrested two Delaware men September 22 on illegal dumping and drug-paraphernalia-related charges. Harry Harrison, 50, of Houston, Delaware, was charged with one count of causing or contributing to the disposal … Continue reading Delaware News: Two Delaware men, Harry Harrison, Basil Wilson, arrested by DNREC Environmental Crimes Unit for illegal dumping in Sussex County

DELAWARE | DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife confirms new state record 79-pound, 6.4-ounce cobia

LEWES, DELAWARE – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has confirmed a new state record in the Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament : a 79-pound, 6.4-ounce cobia, caught in the Atlantic Ocean on Aug. 10 by John Burbage of Ocean View.  The fish was 56½ inches long and had a girth of 28¼ inches. Burbage was … Continue reading DELAWARE | DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife confirms new state record 79-pound, 6.4-ounce cobia

WILMINGTON, Del. | Carper wins, antiestablishment wave ebbs in Delaware

WILMINGTON, Del.  — Longtime U.S Sen. Tom Carper of Delaware easily fended off a Democratic primary challenge Thursday from a political newcomer who was part of an antiestablishment wave that hoped to move the party farther to the left. Carper, 71, bested challenger Kerri Evelyn Harris, who had hoped to ride a growing antiestablishment wave … Continue reading WILMINGTON, Del. | Carper wins, antiestablishment wave ebbs in Delaware

DOVER, Del | Carper-Harris matchup highlights Delaware primary elections

DOVER, Del. — A battle between Delaware’s senior senator and an upstart challenger riding an antiestablishment wave within the Democratic Party highlights the state’s primary elections Thursday. Sen. Tom Carper, 71, has never lost a race in more than four decades in politics. Carper’s primary challenger is political newcomer and community activist Kerri Evelyn Harris, … Continue reading DOVER, Del | Carper-Harris matchup highlights Delaware primary elections

DELAWARE | DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation and Fort Miles Historical Association announce construction of new amenities at fort to begin Sept. 4

LEWES, DELAWARE – DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Fort Miles Historical Association (FMHA), will begin construction on a new outdoor event and programming venue at the Fort Miles Museum and historical area beginning Sept. 4. The overlook at the top of the park’s bike trail will be closed during the … Continue reading DELAWARE | DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation and Fort Miles Historical Association announce construction of new amenities at fort to begin Sept. 4