Organizers hope this year's toy drive surpassed 750 gifts.

Del. Natural Resources Police kick off holiday toy drive

Jarek Rutz Culture, Headlines

Delaware officers kicked off their holiday toy drive Friday, which produced 750 gifts for the state’s youth last year. Delaware Natural Resources Police will be accepting and distributing toys through Wednesday, Dec. 8 in New Castle County and Sunday, Dec. 10 in Kent and Sussex counties. The presents are given out through the local branch of the U.S. Marine Corps …

Murderkill River Dredging to begin August 1

Murderkill River emergency dredging project to begin Aug. 1

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

Delaware’s environmental control agency will begin a $2.3 million emergency dredging project on the Murderkill River with the aim of restoring navigability, officials announced Tuesday. The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control plans to remove some 52,000 cubic yards of sediment from the river’s navigation channel. With the project expected to start on or about Aug. 1, the U.S. …