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Jim Schneck, Winterthur

Winterthur Museum has reopened its Science Research and Analysis Laboratory. The lab closed over the summer for its first renovations since 1969.

Sun Behavioral Delaware

Sun Behavioral opened a center for substance abuse and mental health treatment in Sussex County this week.

Delaware Forest Service

The 8th Annual Delaware Arborist and Tree Care Seminar is next week at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington.

Delaware health officials say they’re investing in hiring more peer mentors for patients struggling with substance abuse disorder. But the state is also stalling plans for the so-called 'centers of excellence.'

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Delaware is introducing a new tool to connect mental health and substance abuse patients with the services they require.

The Delaware Treatment and Referral Network, or DTRN, is a digital system meant to expedite the placement of patients in need of mental health or substance abuse disorder treatment.

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Delaware researchers are getting more federal funding to develop recommendations to address the state’s climate challenges.

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Officials at the Wilmington VA Medical Center say a recent overhaul of its leadership has led to improvements in the quality of care at the hospital.

Wilmington VA Medical Center

Delaware Tech welcomes a mobile clinic for veterans to its Terry Campus in Dover this week.


Indian River School District

The state Division of Public Health and Indian River School District report about 50 individuals may have been exposed to someone with active tuberculosis at Georgetown Elementary School.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The skull of a young humpback whale that washed up on Port Mahon Beach last spring is now being prepared for exhibit at a museum in New Castle County.