Revitalization Projects Planned for Downtown Dover

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Downtown Dover will be revitalized as a result of Delaware’s plan to invest more than $25 million in three priority projects. Investments from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and the Bond Bill will fund new residences, businesses, and parking. Specifically, the projects will include: •           Critical water and wastewater infrastructure upgrades necessary to support…

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Delaware’s Public Health Emergency Order to be Lifted This Evening

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Governor John Carney is ending the State of Delaware Public Health Emergency order as of 6:00 p.m. this evening (May 11th). The Governor’s Statement: “Today we are ending the public health emergency here in Delaware. This is consistent with the ending of the federal public health emergency, and with Delaware’s continued progress in moving beyond COVID-19. Thank…

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Nominations Open for the 2023 Compassionate Champions Award in Delaware

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Nominations are now being taken for the 2023 Compassionate Champion Awards in Delaware. View the full press release from the Governor’s office: Governor John Carney on Monday announced that the nomination process is now open for the 2023 Compassionate Champion Awards. The Compassionate Champion Awards recognize individuals, organizations, and educational institutions across the State of…

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Nylon Capital Shopping Center to be Transformed into Community Education, Health, and Workforce Hub

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The Nylon Capital Shopping Center in Seaford will be turned into a multi-purpose community facility, thanks to a state, city, and nonprofit partnership. The new facility will include the following: • Public Wi-Fi availability• On-site health care services• A higher education hub focusing on workforce development trainings and courses• Job skills center• Early learning center•…

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Delaware Resolves Natural Resource Damage Claims

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The State of Delaware and E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, The Chemours Company, DuPont de Nemours, Inc. and Corteva, Inc, (the “Companies”), businesses with a long history of operations within the State, today announced a settlement agreement designed to benefit Delaware’s natural resources and the people of the State of Delaware now,…

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Delaware Housing Assistance Program Reopened – Mortgage and Rental Assistance Because of Pandemic

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Governor John Carney and Delaware State Housing Authority (DSHA) Director Anas Ben Addi on Monday announced the reopening of the Delaware Housing Assistance Program (DE HAP), which provides financial assistance for renters affected by COVID-19, and announced that emergency mortgage assistance is now available for homeowners who have missed payments due to the pandemic. The State of…

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Gov Carney Announces Statewide Contact Tracing Plan for Coronavirus

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Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced that the State of Delaware entered into an agreement with the nonpartisan research institution NORC at the University of Chicago to build Delaware’s statewide contact tracing program to contain COVID-19, limit Delawareans’ exposure to the disease, and restart Delaware’s economy. The contact tracing program builds on Delaware’s statewide plan to test up to 80,000 Delawareans…

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