Delaware Public Media
Delaware Public Media

Delaware's revenue estimate for FY 2020 continues to climb

State lawmakers have a bit more money to factor into the budget making process, based on March revenue estimates.

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Pier at Holts Landing State Park (DE State Parks)

Improvements coming to Holts Landing State Park

Courtesy of Delaware State Police

State targets distracted driving with 'covert' vehicles

Delaware State Police issued 19 citations over the weekend during an increased distracted driving enforcement effort in Sussex County. The effort used troopers in unmarked vehicles— including a DelDOT dump truck.

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creative commons

The state’s Agriculture Department is working with Delaware State University this summer to study how to best grow hemp.

Scripps National Spelling Bee

Delaware’s top spellers will gather Saturday for the State Spelling Bee.


Katie Esposito, courtesy of DNREC

DNREC holds its 30th annual volunteer beach grass planting event Saturday.

Delaware Public Media

Sussex County could see its second public charter school by 2021 if one educator has her way.



Delaware Public Media

Drug manufacturers may have to start paying a fee for opioids dispensed in Delaware.

Delaware Division of Public Health

The First State has launched a free app for iOS and Android showing people what to do in case of a drug overdose.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

New Castle County kicked off its 2020 census efforts Wednesday with a job fair at the Rt. 9 Library.


Delaware Public Health and Safety officials are issuing a warning after a series of suspected heroin overdose deaths.

Three people in Sussex County are suspected to have died from heroin overdoses involving the same package.

Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

New Castle County will begin laying the groundwork to pay for what could be the first county-wide property reassessment in more than 30 years.


Delaware Public Media

Woodbridge School District residents rejected a tax referendum Tuesday.

The district was seeking a tax hike to raise $950,000 for its operating expenses.