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DE Museum of Natural History to Close for Major Renovations in 2021; Will Reopen as Delaware Museum of Nature and Science

The museum in the heart of Greenville known for wildlife dioramas and hosting the only two dinosaurs on permanent display in the state is setting its future focus firmly on science, the environment and education. The strategic transformation for the...

St. Mary Magdalen Students Bring “Caring” Service to Catholic Schools Week

It was a busy morning for bakers and crafters at St. Mary Magdalen School on Tuesday, when students happily set aside their schoolwork to create meals, snack bags and kits for the many needy individuals and families served by...

UD First in Country to Offer HS Students Free Courses and Credits Statewide

High school students throughout Delaware will be able to earn up to a full semester of college credits at no charge through a University of Delaware initiative launching this fall. The new UD Early College Credit Program will enable qualified...

Opinion: Teachers’ Union Wants to Avoid Accountability

It's that special time of year again. While some of us are sound asleep, things are being packaged and wrapped up neatly with a bow for us. But during this season of giving, what if the surprise package that...

Incyte to Pay $50 Million for Friends School Property

The Wilmington Friends Lower School campus will be sold to nearby Incyte Corporation for $50 million, school leaders confirmed for the first time Wednesday. Details on the purchase price for the 20-acre property were outlined in a letter school board...

Princeton Grad Named New Head of Tatnall School

The twelfth individual to lead Tatnall School in Greenville will bring Ivy League educational credentials and extensive fundraising experience to his new post. Andrew “Andy” D. Martire will officially take over as the private college-preparatory school’s new leader on July...

Wilmington Student Joins State Board of Education

While honored to be selected as Delaware’s first student representative to the State Board of Education, Dorcas Olatunji says the plum assignment has come with a few surprises – some not entirely pleasant. The Charter School of Wilmington (CSW) senior’s...

Beau Biden’s Legacy Continues in Scholarships Awarded to Student Leaders

To many, Beau Biden was a man who embodied selflessness, service and inspired a foundation dedicated to protecting children. In the past four years since his death, students have been awarded college scholarships in reward for exemplifying  “the virtues of...

DMA Student Brings Holiday Hope to Her Southbridge Neighborhood

For some families in Wilmington’s Southbridge neighborhood -- an economically disadvantaged community -- the costs that come with Christmas can be difficult. But 16-year-old Jacqueline Means, who lives in Southbridge and attends the Delaware Military Academy, sees Christmas as an...

UD Grad Tragically Murdered in Tajikistan Remembered as Global Citizen

Life is short, the world is big, and youth and good health are fleeting. University of Delaware alumnus Jay Austin knew this better than most. At 29, he had already bicycled through Iceland, toured Europe by rail and driven his...
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Long lines started last night at state parks to grab surf tag vouchers

Across several Facebook groups,  people posted about long lines and the excitement and disbelief at the surf tag craze.

How Winterthur handles pests (and how you can, too)

Winterthur follows an integrated pest management policy, meaning that it doesn’t use pesticides. ‘In lieu of chemicals, we vacuum a lot,’ its expert said.

Delaware libraries give soundproof booths a trial run in Sussex

The wheelchair-accessible booths are equipped with computers to allow people to access telehealth services, online job interviews or even legal appointments.
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