Environment

60 football fields of wetlands restored in Frankford

“This project was different than others we have done mostly because of its size,” said Kate Hackett, Executive Director of DWL.

Give this horseshoe crab a lift, and help protect Delaware tidal waters

The horseshoe crab -- Delaware's official state marine animal -- is important to the area's ecology because its eggs feed migrating birds.

Some Atlantic beaches in Del., Md. cleared of oily debris

Beaches in Maryland and the southernmost parts of Delaware are no longer affected by the Oct. 20 oil spill, officials said today. Beaches cleared include the part of Cape Henlopen State Park along the Atlantic Ocean, Bethany, South Bethany, Fenwick...

Cleanup of oil spill is down to coin-sized tar balls

Cleanup of the oil spill that was first spotted Oct. 19 at Broadkill Beach is now focused on coin- to pancake-sized tar balls that continue to wash up with the tide along miles of beach in Sussex County and...

Oil spill has spread down to Ocean City, DNREC says

An oil spill reported a week ago in Bowers Beach has spread to Ocean City, Maryland, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control said today on Twitter. And there’s progress in the cleanup. About 55 tons – enough to...
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Council hears DEMEC rate stability measures

Over the winter, after the state of Texas dealt with significant power outages due to winter weather, Councilman Brian...

Annexation Committee recommends limit to property request

In April, Milford City Council unanimously approved an annexation request from Walter and Sharon Feindt, referring the request to the Annexation Committee for review....

New principal named for Sussex Technical High School

A new principal will lead Sussex Technical High School next year, as the longtime principal is moving to a new role to strengthen student...

Abbott’s Mill plans 40th anniversary celebration

On May 22, Abbott’s Mill Nature Center plans to thank the community for their support over the past 40 years with a celebration from...

Fishing tournaments are roaring back across the First State

For some participants, it’s about comradery that comes with tournaments. For others, it's about winning.
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