DNREC to present at next 2nd Friday event

Terry Rogers Culture, Environment, Headlines, Milford Headline Story

On the second Friday of each month, the First Presbyterian Church of Milford holds “2nd Friday,” an informational gathering designed to provide information to area residents. Previous events have included presentations by local artists and authors, including Rosemary Connelly whose recent book “Two Years in Italy,” chronicles the years she and her late husband, Bob, spent living in Italy after …

Sledding on the dunes is against the rules

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

Those caught trespassing in dune areas restricted to the public could face fines upward of $100 from the DNREC Natural Resource Police. (Photo courtesy of DNREC) In the state with the lowest mean elevation of all U.S. states, the dunes at Cape Henlopen and other beaches along Delaware’s Atlantic Coast might feel like mountains.  And when a snowstorm blows in, …

a small blue bird perched on a tree branch

State says it’s now OK to use bird feeders and baths

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Blue Jays are among the birds being affected by a mysterious illness.   The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control say the number of songbirds who were dying from a mystery illness has gone down enough that residents can go back to using bird baths and feeders. The state on June 10 asked people to stop using the …