Coastal Community Preparedness in Sussex County

On Thursday, October 17, 2019, the Bethany Fenwick Chamber of Commerce hosted an educational seminar, “Building a Resilient Business.” Edward Lewandowski from the University of Delaware spoke about the Delaware Sustainable Coastal Community (SCC) initiative. The SCC initiative delivers science-based information to aid decision makers in the following areas: Health of coastal economies, including tourism.…

2019 Truck Convoy for Special Olympics

Truckers from all over the U.S. will join the TRUCK CONVOY® driving event for Special Olympics. In Delaware, the convoy will be escorted by Law Enforcement as they travel from the Delaware State Fairgrounds through parts of scenic southern Delaware. Upon their return to the fairgrounds, a celebration festival will recognize the truckers and the…

Fireworks Safety

4th of July is right around the corner, which means fireworks will be a hot topic! Be sure to familiarize yourself with state, county and town regulations regarding fireworks before you set them off. Maryland The use of fireworks is illegal in Maryland, unless the fireworks are part of a public display for which the State Fire Marshal has granted…

Delaware Receives Nearly $33 Million in Federal Funding for Infrastructure Projects

Good news for all!  The Federal Highway Administration’s annual redistribution has resulted in Delaware receiving an additional $32,995,605 in funding for infrastructure projects.  The funds were previously allocated, but not used by other states in that specific fiscal year.  According to DelDot, eligible projects are identified and it provides the ability for them to move…