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Published on: 01/31/2019

Scavenger Hunt Instagram Contest

It’s a scavenger hunt! We are looking for 3 beautiful images that are added to one post.

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Published on: 01/23/2019

Resources for Federal Workers

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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Published on: 09/14/2018

Delaware’s Schools Throughout the Years

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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Published on: 08/31/2018

Free Ways to Enjoy the End of Summer

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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Published on: 08/16/2018

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

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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