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NASCAR is pulling into town early for its first visit of the year to the First State.

The spring race weekend at Dover International Speedway has moved up a month from early June to early May – and gets underway in earnest Friday.

Dover Days

The 85th annual Dover Days Festival is this weekend. The event will coincide with a NASCAR weekend at the Dover International Speedway for the first time.

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The Kalmar Nyckel has launched its 2018 sailing season.


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The Georgetown Public Library is hosting a presentation Thursday about racial injustice in Delaware.

The event, organized mainly by the ACLU of Delaware, will focus on history of the issue in the First State, as well as present day racial justice campaigns.

Delaware Forestry Service

The Delaware Forest Service is awarding more than $58 thousand to tree planting projects in the First State.

Photo courtesy of UD's Center for Historic Architecture and Design

Two New Castle County nominations for the National Register of Historic Places were approved at the county and state levels last week. They now seek approval at the national level, where they could be added to the National Register of Historic Places.

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The Kalmar Nyckel Foundation will launch two new exhibits at its Copeland Maritime Center in Wilmington next month.


Photo by Stephen Elliot

Winterthur has named Carol Cadou as its new director and CEO. She’s currently Senior Vice President of Historic Preservation & Collections at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, and has over two decades of experience in the museum field.


Photo Courtesy: Red Frog Events

The 2018 Firefly Music Festival is just over two months away, and Wednesday organizers released more details about this year’s event.

The daily line-ups for the four-day event this June at the Woodlands in Dover are now set.

Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Wednesday marks 50 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was fatally shot at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee.

The Delaware Public Archives will host a remembrance for King on Saturday, April 7.