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Resources for Federal Workers

Written on: January 23rd, 2019 in Blog Posts

With roughly 500 federal workers in Delaware, many families are looking for assistance as the partial federal shutdown continues. Below is a list of resources to help those impacted by the shutdown.


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Delaware’s Schools Throughout the Years

Written on: September 14th, 2018 in Blog Posts

What did going to school look like in the past? Take a visual journey of photos from Division of Archives from 1912 onward.


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Free Ways to Enjoy the End of Summer

Written on: August 31st, 2018 in Blog Posts

September is one of the best months in Delaware – great weather, the fall colors begin, and it is an excellent month to be outside. 


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

Written on: August 16th, 2018 in Blog Posts

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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2018 Delaware State Fair

Written on: July 19th, 2018 in Blog Posts

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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