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Delaware Public Media's coverage of the latest news from across the First State.

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An initiative is underway to get residents in Delaware and Pennsylvania to grow fresh produce to share with those most in need.


Delaware State Police

The state has upgraded charges against a man accused of killing a Delmar police officer. 

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A federal judge hands down prison time to a Claymont man convicted for selling large amounts of the lethal synthetic opioid fentanyl. 

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The Presbyterian Church of Dover

The Presbyterian Church of Dover is remembering victims of the coronavirus pandemic with a memorial.


The YMCA of Delaware is rallying to put the safety of children first.


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The state lifted the shelter-in place order it issued early Tuesday afternoon following a morning crash on I-95 involving hazardous materials.

Chesapeake Conservancy

A group of nonprofits and government agencies recently preserved a parcel of land on the south side of the Nanticoke River. Officials are naming it the Nanticoke Crossing Park.


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AAA Mid-Atlantic reminds parents with teens who drive that now is a good time to model safe driving behaviors and make sure their teens practice them too.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

An educational farm in northern Delaware is ramping up production — hoping to reach more people. 


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City of Rehoboth Beach

The Rehoboth Beach Patrol celebrates a milestone this year, marking its 100th anniversary in 2021.


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Three Wilmington police officers were shot in an incident on North Market Street Wednesday night. 

The Food Bank of Delaware is expanding downstate.


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Delaware holds a vaccination event at the beach as it works to deliver another 17,000 vaccinations by July. 


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The ongoing renovation of Wilmington’s Rodney Square moves forward with a new splash fountain, and the return of the Downtown Farmers Market this summer. 

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The First State’s effort to incentivize Delawareans to get vaccinated this month is already in motion.

 

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New Castle County is ramping up efforts to help residents access laptops and WiFi hotspots from their local library.

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Thankfully, the Fisher House in Dover is empty this Memorial Day.


Sophia Schmidt, Delaware Public Media

The annual count of Delawareans experiencing homelessness is way up from last year. 

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Delawareans are expected to travel more this summer than last — starting with this Memorial Day weekend.

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Courtesy of McGuiness campaign

State Auditor Kathy McGuiness launches a website allowing Delawareans to track the federal money coming into the state from the American Rescue Plan.


Delaware Forestry Service

The Delaware Forest Service is accepting applications for its 2021 Volunteer Fire Assistance grant program.


Sophia Schmidt / Delaware Public Media

The state is now offering prizes to people who get the jab. Gov. John Carney announced the start of an incentive program for COVID vaccinations Tuesday called "DE Wins!" 

 

  

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In a world with Facebook, Twitter, 24/7 news channels, talk radio, citizen journalism, fake news, real news, audiences are drowning in an overwhelming overload of information.  Clearly a guidepost is needed to identify what is a trustworthy and a reliable source of news and information.

Delaware Humanities' podcast– A Matter of Facts – delves into this topic as part of its mission is to engage, educate, and inspire all Delawareans through cultural programming. In season 2 of the podcast, it examines more closely popular sources of news and information.

This week on The Green, we offer the latest episode of A Matter of Facts, featuring a conversation about podcasts with Sam Houston State University's Marcus Funk.


The application period for Potter Trust Grants to aid the economically underprivileged in Kent County is now open.


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With the CDC relaxing its mask wearing guidance, Delaware is dropping its mask mandate later this month.

 


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