DART Bus Thanksgiving Info

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For those who use DART service for transportation, statewide services will not operate on Thanksgiving Day. That applies to both the fixed route and paratransit. DART service will resume regular service on Friday, November 25th.

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Blessings For Badges Will Deliver Holiday Meals To 1st Responders On Duty

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First responders in Sussex and Kent Counties who will be on duty Thanksgiving Day will not have to go without a holiday meal. Blessings for Badges, a volunteer-led non-profit founded in 2018, will prepare and deliver meals for police officers, firefighters, dispatchers, paramedics and correctional officers. Numerous restaurants are contributing trays of food (,J.D. Shuckers,…

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DMV, DART Services Adjusted Over Thanksgiving; Many Lane Closures Suspended

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Construction-related lane closures on Delaware roadways will be suspended at one minute after midnight (12:01 a.m. Wednesday), through the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. According to DelDOT, ongoing sustained lane shifts and closures may still be in affect at certain locations. Motorists are advised to plan ahead and allow plenty of time. Delaware DMV locations will be…

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Risk Of Cooking Fires Peaks At Thanksgiving

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More cooking fires occur on Thanksgiving than just about any other day of the year. Mike Lowe with the Delaware State Fire School told WGMD News that the primary cause of kitchen fires is inattentive cooking – a risk that grows with more people visiting and circulating in the kitchen. Lowe said it’s recommended that…

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‘Blessings For Badges’ Feeding First Responders On Thanksgiving

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“Blessings for Badges,” a volunteer effort to make sure first responders are fed on Thanksgiving, is expanding this year. Mountaire Farms says in addition to providing Thanksgiving meals to working police officers, firefighters, paramedics, dispatchers and correctional officers in Sussex County, the program is reaching out to Kent County. Numerous restaurants are contributing with trays…

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DSP Tips: Have A Safe Thanksgiving And Holiday Season

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Delaware State Police are sharing advisories and tips to make sure you and your family have a safe Thanksgiving and holiday season: By following these easy steps, a driver can enjoy safe holiday travel without jeopardizing their life or the lives of others on the road: Ensure all occupants are properly restrained. Plan a safe…

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DART Service Suspended, Local Gov’ts Closed On Thanksgiving

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Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, Worcester County Government offices are closed Thursday and Friday. Libraries and the Worcester County Recreation Center are also closed through Saturday. The Central Landfill and the Berlin, Pocomoke and Snow Hill Home Owner Convenience Centers will reopen Friday. Rehoboth Beach City Hall offices will be closed Thursday and Friday. City-wide…

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Blessings for Badges to feed EVERY first responder in Sussex County on Thanksgiving

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For the second consecutive year, a group of volunteers are making sure that every first responder in Sussex County who must work on Thanksgiving has a hot delicious meal to know that they are appreciated. Blessings for Badges was founded last year to provide Thanksgiving meals for police officers, paramedics, firefighters, dispatchers, and correctional officers…

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Nearly 149,000 Delawareans to travel for Thanksgiving, highest since 2005

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AAA Mid-Atlantic estimates nearly 149,000 Delawareans will travel 50 miles or more away from home for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, a three-percent increase over 2018 and the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005. The Thanksgiving holiday travel period is defined as Wednesday, November 27 to Sunday, December 1. “Americans carving time out to visit family…

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