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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, October 26th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Delawareans can discard their … Continue reading

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GREENCC

GREENCC is a countywide program established to improve the environment and enhance the quality of life for county residents. Below is some information regarding GreeNCC which may be of our interest to our communities. The initiative intends to: Enhance water … Continue reading

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DOES YOUR CHILD NEED VOLUNTEER CREDITS? DOES YOUR ORGANIZATION NEED VOLUNTEERS?

The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services and the Delaware Department of Education have partnered to develop the process by which young adults can receive recognition for volunteerism. Upon completion of 90 hours, the students can receive one elective credit … Continue reading

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News from NCC District 2 CouncilPerson Dee Durham

Here is link from CouncilPerson Dee Durham on events and News happening in the month of September in her District..

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New Castle County District 2 CouncilPerson Dee Durham

Here is link from CouncilPerson Dee Durham on events and News happening in the month of June in her District..

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Recycling Grants and Low Interest Loans

NEWS FROM THE DELAWARE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONTROL  DNREC offers new cycle of Delaware’s Universal Recycling Grant and Low Interest Loan Program  DOVER (May 22, 2019) – DNREC’s Division of Waste & Hazardous Substances is offering another … Continue reading

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2019 Christina River Cleanup

Naamans Creek Watershed Here are a few of the photos from the April 6th cleanup.  There were about 90 participants overall.  GotJunk picked up 2860 lbs. of trash and the County and scrappers picked up about another 400 lbs.  33 … Continue reading

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DEA National Prescription Drug Takeback Day

April 27th 2019 was Nation Prescription Drug Take Back Day. The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential … Continue reading

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NCC Administration Proposal to Dramatically Weaken Development Rules

Dear Neighbors, As you’ve likely heard, the County Administration is proposing to dramatically weaken the development rules that protect us from crippling traffic congestion. Shockingly, the County is proposing to create 2 new types of Districts — which can be declared in any … Continue reading

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2019 Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Award

The State Office of Volunteerism through Friday, April 5, 2019 is accepting nominations for the Governor’s Youth Volunteer Service Awards. These awards recognize the important contributions that Delaware’s Youth volunteers, 17 years old and younger, make to their communities. Award … Continue reading

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