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Published on: 08/16/2018

Ready to Go Back to School? Start Dates and Back to School Resources

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Starting next week, Delaware kids will start the new school year. Check out the start dates for all of the school districts in Delaware, and see other resources.

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Published on: 07/19/2018

2018 Delaware State Fair

Thursday, July 18th, is the first day of the 2018 Delaware State Fair in Harrington, marking the 99th year of the fair. Do you know the origins of the State Fair? Read on to learn more, and to find out what’s happening at the 2018 Fair.

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Published on: 07/03/2018

100 Years of July 4th in Delaware

Delaware has always had it’s own unique 4th of July traditions throughout he years. Here’s a collection of some of Delaware’s best 4th of July photos.  

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Published on: 06/29/2018

Free Events for the Fourth of July

July 4th is right around the corner, here is a list of events to celebrate Independence Day throughout Delaware. 

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Published on: 04/18/2018

Earth Day 2018

There are plenty of ways to get involved in Delaware this Earth Day! Make sure to check out these events and get involved this weekend! 

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Published on: 04/11/2018

Fair Housing Act – 50th Anniversary

Today, April 11th, 2018 is the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Fair Housing Act, which was an important bill signed in 1968. The Act made it illegal for landlords or property sellers from discriminating based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, or national origin.

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