Groundbreaking for New Food Bank of Delaware Facility in Milford

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The Food Bank of Delaware officially broke ground this morning on a new 67,000-square-foot facility in Milford. The facility will replace the current 16,000-square-foot Milford branch on Mattlind Way. Construction of the new facility is anticipated to cost approximately $34-million and take 14 months. The organization also announced this morning that it has to raise…

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Ground is Broken on New DSU Agriculture Building

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Ground was broken on a new 15,000 square foot, $10-million Agriculture Building at Delaware State University Thursday. During the ceremony, it was announced that Agilent Technologies Inc. is launching a partnership with the University to increase the share of under-represented students entering STEM fields. In a release from DSU: “Agilent is creating an opportunity for…

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DSU Groundbreaking for New Ag Building Thursday

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On Thursday, ground will be broken for a new $10-million Agriculture building at Delaware State University. The building will be built on the site of the former baseball field. The 24,000-square foot building will feature an innovative and inspiring design of living walls and green roof elements. The groundbreaking takes place at 1pm.

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Ground Broken for New Kent County Family Courthouse

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Groundbreaking for the new Kent County Family Court building was held this/Thursday morning. The new Family Court building will be built at the corner of South Governors Avenue and Water Street – one block west of the Kent County Courthouse. This facility will be similar to the new Sussex County Family Courthouse, which is already…

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Ground Broken on Park Avenue Relocation Project in Georgetown

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Ground has been broken to enter the construction phase of the Park Avenue relocation project in Georgetown. DelDOT officials have been working on this project for a number of years – taking public comment at multiple workshops – including choosing the preferred design option out of six that were presented. This project has been a…

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Bayhealth Breaks Ground For Milton Medical Facility

Rendering of Bayhealth Total Care in Milford (photo courtesy of Bayhealth)
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Bayhealth Total Care is coming to the Milton area in a little over a year. Ground has been broken for what Bayhealth calls a new and innovative approach to providing healthcare in Sussex County. The facility, covering 48,500 square feet, is expected to serve as a hybrid emergency and walk-in center. Primary and specialty care…

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Expansion Project Underway At Stephen Decatur Middle School

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Construction is underway on an expansion of Stephen Decatur Middle School in Worcester County. Officials and members of the public gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday. About a dozen classrooms and other facilities are being built. Currently, several portable classroom trailers are in use. The goal is to have the expansion at Stephen Decatur Middle…

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Ground Broken for New Seaford Montessori School

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Ground was broken last week for the new Seaford Montessori Public Charter School.  Start-up funding for the school came through grants, donations and other private financing.  State lawmakers are also contributing a portion of the Community Transportation Funds to improve the roads around the complex just off Stein Highway.  The new school is scheduled to…

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Ground Broken on West OC Shared-Use Bicycle/Pedestrian Path

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Ground was broken on a shared-use path in West Ocean City Tuesday morning.  Maryland Transportation and local and state officials were on hand.  The new path will be constructed of a variety of materials – concrete, asphalt and a boardwalk – so that bicyclists and pedestrians can more safely travel between Route 611 and the…

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Groundbreaking for Slaughter Beach Marsh Boardwalk Project

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Ground was broken last week for a saltmarsh boardwalk project at Slaughter Beach.  The Marvel Saltmarsh Preserve Boardwalk Project will enable visitors to walk out onto the saltmarsh to view and experience the ecosystem and its natural resources up close.  The Y-shaped boardwalk will provide access to a marsh pool at one end and a…

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