Governor Carney Announces Roadway Safety Initiatives

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Six pieces of legislation aim to improve safety on Delaware’s roadways SMYRNA, Del. – Governor Carney on Wednesday joined the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), the Delaware Department of Safety and Homeland Security (DSHS), members of the General Assembly, and advocates to announce a package of new initiatives and legislation designed to improve safety on Delaware’s roadways. […] The post Governor Carney …

DNREC’s ‘Take A Kid Fishing!’ Spring Events Announced

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The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control invites budding anglers ages 6 through 15 to come out with a parent, grandparent, or guardian and learn how to fish through the “Take A Kid Fishing!” program. The post DNREC’s ‘Take A Kid Fishing!’ Spring Events Announced appeared first on State of Delaware News.

March 20 to 24 is Severe Weather Awareness Week

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March 20 to March 24 is “Severe Weather Awareness Week.” In recent years, Delaware has experienced flooding, tornadoes, and winter storms that put lives and property at risk while adversely impacting the health, safety, and economic well-being of families, businesses, and schools. Learning about the different types of hazards will increase preparedness and help reduce the amount of devastation caused …

Delaware Office of Highway Safety Reactivates SoberLift Program for St. Patrick’s Day

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The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS) is reactivating its SoberLift program and bringing awareness to the negative consequences of driving under the influence. In addition, OHS is continuing to partner with State and local law enforcement to conduct DUI patrols through March 19th.  If your plans for the holiday include alcohol, make sure you plan for a sober driver. …

DelDOT Pilots Wrong Way Driving Alert System

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The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) has recently installed a wrong way driving detection and alert system on the Exit 95 off-ramp from SR 1 northbound to Bay Road and SR 10 (E Lebanon Road) near the Dover Air Force Base North Gate. The alert system is the first of its kind in Delaware to […] The post DelDOT Pilots …

Downtown Development District Program Celebrates Housing Rehabilitation Successes In 2022 Annual Report

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Dover, Del. March 10, 2023 – The Downtown Development Districts (DDD) program, administered by the Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA), recently released its Fiscal Year 2022 (FY2022) Annual Report and Story Map. During FY2022, 64 development projects were completed receiving $4.6 million in state funds and leveraging $44 million in private investment. A majority were […] The post Downtown Development …

Delaware State Housing Authority Launches Resident Housing Survey To Inform Statewide Housing Needs Assessment

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Dover, Del. February 21, 2023 – Now through Friday, March 31, the Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) invites all residents to complete a confidential housing survey that will guide housing agencies and local jurisdictions in their efforts to:  Prioritize housing and housing-related services, Develop more targeted program and policy responses, and Better coordinate the use […] The post Delaware State …

Delaware’s Tax Season Started January 23, 2023

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Delaware’s Division of Revenue began processing 2022 individual income tax returns on January 23, 2023. For faster turnaround times, citizens are encouraged to file their taxes online at or through other electronic filing programs. Requesting refunds by direct deposit will also improve refund processing. To protect Delaware taxpayer dollars against refund fraud, the Division […] The post Delaware’s Tax …