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Courtesy of CDC.gov

Tests indicate Seaford's water is safe

Seaford residents are being told their water is safe. DNREC and Division of Public Health State says no perfluorinated compounds (PFCs) were found in samples of Seaford’s water tested and it is safe to drink or use for cooking, bathing and laundry.

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Delaware coalition calls for gun legislation following Parkland

In the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, officials with the Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence say they’ve a renewed sense of urgency to promote gun legislation in the First State.

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Delaware Forest Service

Trees are Terrific...and Perfect for Pollinators. That’s the theme for this year’s statewide K thru 5 Arbor Day Poster Contest.

 


The IRS is reporting a new kind of tax scam and Delaware officials want to make First State residents aware.

Blue Heron Agility Association of Delaware wants to make sure every police K-9 in the First State has a protective vest and is working to make that happen.

 

 


Delaware could see a decrease in federal housing assistance if the White House plan to slash the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s budget is approved. Delaware already suffers from a shortage of affordable housing.


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Environmental Protection Agency may help the state clean up a polluted groundwater site in Hockessin.

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Delaware will have a new State Auditor for the first time in nearly three decades following this November’s election.

Republican Tom Wagner says he will not seek another term. The 62-year-old Wagner has been state auditor since he was appointed to the post in 1989.

2017 Delaware Farmers Markets

Delaware Farmers Markets recorded their second highest year for overall sales in 2017. The state’s 21 Farmers Markets grossed a total of more than $3 million in sales last year.

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Hopes of a deal to restore protections for undocumented immigrants brought here as children, or Dreamers, further dimmed this week.


Courtesy of New Castle Municipal Services Commission

The Town of Blades is the third site in Delaware to have high levels of chemical compounds called PFCs since 2014, but the first of these three where residents were told not to drink their tap water as the state works to resolve the issue.


Photo courtesy of Deborah L. Cooper.

Delaware Seashore State Park is shining a spotlight on a World War II-era Tower in Lewes - literally.


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