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Delaware History: ‘Hundreds’. What is a ‘Hundred’?

Delaware 1868 Hundreds Maps (Derived from UD Library: Delaware History: ‘Hundreds’ “Hundreds” is a geographic division, smaller than counties and roughly equivalent to the division “townships” in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Delaware is the only state which currently uses this … Continue reading

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Household Hazardous Waste/Electronic Goods Collection and Document Shredding Event

The next Household Hazardous Waste/Electronic Goods collection and document shredding event will be held Saturday, August 26th, from 8am-2pm at Mt. Pleasant Elementary, 500 Duncan Rd. Wilmington, DE 19809. You can click here for a full list of items available … Continue reading

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Nominations for the Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards are being accepted

Nominations for the Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Service Awards are being accepted by the State Office of Volunteerism. These awards recognize the important contributions Delaware’s volunteers, 18 and older, make to their communities. Nominations must be delivered by Friday, August 11, … Continue reading

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NCC Land Use Hosts UDC Public Workshop June 28th

The New Castle County Land Use Department will host the 5th UDC (Unified Development Code) Public Workshop on Wednesday, June 28, 2015 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at the Christiana Firehouse located at 2 E Main St, Christiana, DE 19702. We … Continue reading

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Nominations being accepted now through June 23 for DNREC’s 2017 Young Environmentalist of the Year

DNREC’s 2017 Young Environmentalist of the Year nomination form Last year, 18-year-old Hunter Seaman of Milford was honored for his commitment to the conservation and preservation of wetlands and waterfowl as a youth leader with Ducks Unlimited. Middle school level environmentalists were Adrianna … Continue reading

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CCOBH Presents “Homeowner and Civic Associations: Beyond the Basics”

The Council of Civic Organizations of Brandywine Hundred (CCOBH) presents “Homeowner and Civic Associations:  Beyond the Basics” MONDAY, MAY 22, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the CLAYMONT LIBRARY CCOBH is pleased to present, ”Homeowner and Civic Associations:  Beyond the Basics,” a repeat … Continue reading

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Christina River Watershed Cleanup Results

70 people turned out on April 8th to help clean up the creeks and stormwater basins in Brandywine Hundred that feed into the Naamans Creek Watershed and then the Delaware River. 2 tons of trash were collected, including 15 bags of … Continue reading

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Recycling News

Starting in June 1st Saturday of every Month at the Delaware Recycling Center DRC (1101 Lambsons Lane, in New Castle) from 8 am – 2 pm -Paper Shredding and HHW collection 1st Wednesday of every Month 10 am – 2 pm -Paper Shredding … Continue reading

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Pop-Up Planting Project

Sorry for the last minute notification on this special project FOR THIS THURSDAY MORNING that just came to our attention. Please help spread the word. Location: Department of Community Services Special Events Talley Day Park Duties: Calling all available volunteers (minimum age … Continue reading

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National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

To improve safety in our homes, communities, and waterways, the Division of Public Health is coordinating with the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, April 29th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Delawareans can discard their … Continue reading

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