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Claymont eyed for new park with marina, amphitheater

Ken Mammarella Culture, Headlines

  A marina, an amphitheater and 4.4 miles of trails are among the features suggested in a proposal for a large new park in Claymont. “We have a team ready … to make it a first-rate amenity,” said Brett Saddler, executive director of the Claymont Renaissance Development Corp., referring to a group of Delawareans with expertise in the environment, recreation …

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Delaware state parks offer after-dark fun

Ken Mammarella Culture, Headlines

Delaware state parks are typically open 8 a.m. to sunset, but they also host interesting evening events. Three types of nighttime events – lantern tours, full-moon hikes and hikes looking for nocturnal creatures – occur at several of the state’s 17 parks. A fourth – to marvel at the beauty of the Indian River Inlet Bridge – is a specialty …

TSD Review June 2

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – June 2, 2022

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Headlines Include: COMMUNITY Padua’s graduation traditions start with painted skirts New history, eco-tour will focus on Mispillion River’s importance Delaware State Parks on track to set visitation record Roth Bridge lane closures to continue through November BUSINESS Delaware LIVE joins news collaborative examining community polarization FOOD AND DINING Delaware chef Reuben Dhanawade wows on Food Network Outdoor …

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Delaware State Parks on track to set visitation record

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

After breaking attendance records in 2021, Delaware State Parks is on pace to set another visitor attendance mark by the end of 2022, DNREC announced Friday. In 2019, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation had 47,250 active annual passes that allow daily entry into Delaware State Parks compared with 61,744 in 2021, a 31% increase. …

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Delaware Memorial Day dune crossing closures

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

Multiple vehicle and pedestrian beach access points will be closed during Memorial Day weekend, DNREC announced Thursday. The drive-on and walk-on crossings sustained damage during a May 8 nor’easter. Unsafe drop-offs along the dunes where the crossings meet the beach necessitated the closures. Very little beach is available for drive-on surf fishing, even during low tide at the closed locations, …

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State park fee season begins March 1

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

Delaware State Parks When does winter end? Google says March 20. Punxatawney Phil says March 16. DNREC says March 1. That’s the day Delaware State Parks will transition from the winter free-season to the summer fee-season. The fee season will remain in effect until Nov. 30, 2022. State park entrance fees for vehicles registered in Delaware are $4 at inland …

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Delaware State Parks annual pass, surf fishing permit sales delayed

Charles Megginson Culture, Government, Headlines

Delaware drive-on beach surf fishing tags will not go on sale until at least early 2022, DNREC says. The sale of 2022 Delaware State Parks annual passes and surf fishing permits will be delayed as a result of ongoing nationwide supply chain disruptions. DNREC officials anticipate delivery of the tags in early 2022 and will begin sales online, in state …

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Low-digit surf fishing tag auction starts Nov. 22

Charles Megginson Culture, Government, Headlines

Photo courtesy of DNREC. Low-digit surf fishing tags will be available for sale to the highest bidders beginning Monday, Nov. 22, at 9 a.m. Between Nov. 22 and Dec. 9, bidders will have the option to bid on 15 tags including tags 26, 54, 132, 211, 301, 454 and on nine “choice” categories, ranging from tags 51 to 9999. The highest …

TSD Nov 18

Town Square LIVE Weekly Review – November 18, 2021

Sonja Frey Town Square Live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom—scroll through the pdf, use direction arrows, zoom in or out, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. This Week’s Top Headlines Include: COMMUNITY Bench of stone books honors devoted Hockessin library volunteer Milford man’s WWII service took him around world, into D-Day invasion Sussex teen …

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Summer’s filling up with entertainment outdoors

Betsy Price Headlines

Summer doesn’t officially begin until next week, but outdoor summertime entertainment is already on tap by multiple organizations. Here’s a roundup. Delaware Art Museum The Delaware Art Museum is hosting drive-in movies in its parking lot or movies on a big screen in its sculpture garden, 2301 Kentmere Parkway, Wilmington. “Dead Poets Society,” famously filmed in Delaware, is at 9 …