Down Syndrome Association of Delaware to host Days of Summer Camp FREE OF CHARGE at three locations throughout Delaware starting in late June.

Terry RogersCulture, Education, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

The only summer camp in Delaware for individuals with Down syndrome and their siblings will give 90+ children the opportunity to enjoy camp experience in a safe, inclusive, and accessible environment.  The Down Syndrome Association of Delaware (DSADE) will host the 14th Annual Days of Summer Camp for individuals with Down syndrome and their siblings in three locations throughout the state …

KSI’s Paths to PossAbilities 5K Event Enjoys Perfect Weather

Terry RogersCulture, Headlines, Milford Headline Story, Sports

KSI’s 3rd Annual Paths to PossAbilities 5K Run/ Walk was held at Mispillion River Brewing Company on June 8. Organized by Nic DeCaire’s team with Fusion Racing, the day started with a refreshing breeze, a beautiful blue sky, and close to 80 race entrants. Paths to PossAbilities was made possible by many sponsors. Gold sponsors were: Daily State News, Del-One Federal …

DNREC to Treat Two Downstate Public Ponds During June for Invasive Aquatic Weed Hydrilla

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DNREC will begin the annual treatment of downstate public ponds – Wagamons Pond in Milton and Concord Pond near Seaford – for the foreign invasive aquatic weed hydrilla on Thursday, June 13, weather permitting. Hydrilla is a non-native plant that likely entered the state through the aquarium trade. Uncontrolled hydrilla can choke ponds and other waterways, crowding out beneficial plant …

Juneteenth celebration planned in Milford

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Councilwoman Katrina Wilson is leading the second annual Juneteenth celebration in Bicentennial Park on Wednesday, June 19 from 11 AM until 6 PM. Councilwoman Wilson and Councilman Jason James helped spearhead the inaugural event in 2023. “Come out and join us with laughter and music and everything for the children like bounce house and the food is free,” Councilwoman Wilson …

End of Cape Henlopen Fishing Pier to Remain Closed for Structural Repairs

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The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that the last 145 feet of the 1,300-foot Cape Henlopen State Park fishing pier will remain closed until structural repairs can be made. Additionally, the public will not be able to access certain closed-off sections along the side of the pier and two areas marked as “no standing zone.” …

Delaware has several events throughout the next two weeks to celebrate Juneteenth (Photo by rexandpan/Adobe Stock)

Celebrate Juneteenth next week with these events in Delaware

Jarek RutzCulture, Headlines

Throughout the state of Delaware, a number of organizations are holding events to celebrate and honor the Juneteenth holiday.  Made a federal holiday in 2021, Juneteenth is short for “June 19” and celebrates the day in 1865 when Union Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger and his officers arrived in Galveston, Texas, to free any remaining slaves. About two months after the …

Shipyard task force requests $2.6 million from city

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At a recent meeting, Dan Bond and Sher Valenzuela requested that the city of Milford purchase the Vinyard Shipyard property for $2.6 million. Bond indicated that the task force had $1.3 million in state funding to use toward the asking price of $4 million. After providing background on the shipyard project, Bond explained how creating the Delaware Maritime Museum would …

DNREC and Kent Conservation District Announce Fall Cover Crop Cost Share Sign-Up Period Through Aug. 30

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The annual sign-up period for the Kent Conservation District’s popular Cover Crop Cost-Share Program – funded in part by DNREC – has opened and runs through Aug. 30. The program helps Kent County farmers offset seed, labor, and equipment costs when planting fall cover crops that help protect local water quality, build healthy soils, and capture carbon from the atmosphere.