Caroling On The Circle Celebrates Holiday Season, Raises Food Donations


Local food pantries and other organizations that assist Delawareans who face food insecurity now have nearly 18,750 additional canned goods and non-perishables in their stock. That’s the preliminary total of donations made to Sussex County’s annual food drive following Monday night’s Caroling on the Circle celebration in Georgetown. Caroling on the Circle was delayed one…

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Sat. Food Drive To Benefit Local Pantries


A food drive to assist local food pantries is being held this weekend along Coastal Highway. The Cape Business Network is inviting people to donate non-perishable foods such as canned goods, dry goods and condiments, as well as paper products and plasticware. The food drive is Saturday between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. outside the…

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30,000 lbs of food distributed to Delawareans in need


Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS) employees joined together with the Food Bank of Delaware, legislators, and volunteers to distribute 30,000 pounds of non-perishable food, fresh produce, and dairy products to Delawareans in need. The mission was made possible through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Trade Mitigation Program, which provides payments to…

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Sussex County Council Adopts 2018 Comprehensive Plan

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Sussex County has a newly adopted 2018 Comprehensive Plan.  After over two years of meetings, workshops, public hearings and community outreach, the 280-page plan has been adopted by the Sussex County Council with a 4 to 1 vote.  Councilman Sam Wilson was the lone ‘no’ vote.  The plan will guide County officials in decision-making on…

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MDOT Taking Part in Operation Orange Food Drive in September


The Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT) today announced the start of Operation Orange Food Drive, a month-long event throughout September in support of the Maryland Food Bank’s Hunger Action Month.  Today MDOT business facilities begin collecting food from employees and customers at more than 100 locations throughout Maryland. During the six years that MDOT has…

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