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Scams Target Co-op Members Sneaky and unrelenting, scammers continue to try and mislead DEC members into handing over important information or even money. These scammers wrongly claim to represent Delaware Electric Cooperative. This week, a Co-op member near Hartly reported receiving a call from someone warning them electric rates were rising. The recording went on to say the increase could be...

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Delaware Electric Co-op Urges Members to Dig Safely For Immediate Release: April 6th, 2015 GREENWOOD, Del. - April marks National Safe Digging Month and Delaware Electric Cooperative would like to remind members to always call 811 a few days before any digging project. When members call 811, homeowners and contractors are connected to the local Miss Utility call center, which notifies the...

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1 large yellow onion ⅔ cup Panko breadcrumbs 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning ½ teaspoon paprika ¼ teaspoon sea salt 2 egg whites 1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Use a large knife to cut off the top, about ¼-inch of the onion until a few of the inside layers are exposed. Be careful to cut the top side, not the root side. Peel the outermost layer of the onion down to the root, leaving the root as is...

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America’s electric cooperatives have designated the second Monday of April as National Lineman Appreciation Day. On April 13, 2015, Delaware Electric Cooperative will honor the hard working employees who often work in challenging conditions to keep the lights on. We proudly recognize all electric linemen for the services they perform around the clock in dangerous conditions to keep power flowing...

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Jeremy

April marks annual National Safe Digging Month, and Delaware Electric Cooperative would like to remind members to always call 811 a few days before any digging project. When members call 811, homeowners and contractors are connected to the local Miss Utility call center, which notifies the appropriate utility companies of a member’s intent to dig. Utility locators or contract locators are then...

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Gardening season has arrived and a group of citizens and businesses in Kent County are working to grow community gardens across the county. The goal of Kent Community Gardens is to bring businesses, organizations and individuals together to build community gardens in Central Delaware. Gardens help bring the community together and can provide healthy food to folks in Kent County. In 2014, more...

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While the brutally cold and snowy winter is nearly over, you may still be recovering from the chill of your winter electric bills. Your Co-op's call center has been flooded with inquiries from members wondering why electric bills for January, and especially February, are much higher than normal. This was not the result of a rate increase (our rates remain the lowest in the state) or faulty meters...

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After a long and cold winter, March will usher in spring, a season that’s perfect for home improvement projects. Do you plan on doing any spring cleaning this year? If so, consider adding the cleaning of your HVAC system to your “to do” list. Your heating and air conditioning systems can’t run efficiently without proper upkeep. It doesn’t take a lot of money or time to keep your system in tip top...

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The winter blues are nearly over and for avid gardeners that means it’s time to get dirty! While it’s not quite warm enough to plant most annuals, there is still work to be done in early spring. First, survey your lawn and garden. Winter can take a toll on trees and bushes—be sure to trim or remove dead, damaged or broken branches. Cut down last year’s perennial foliage and remove old mulch from...

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¼ cup Milk ¼ cup Dry bread crumbs 1 pound Boneless skinless chicken breast; 4 halves 3 tablespoons Butter ½ cup Chicken broth 1 cup Heavy cream 1 can (4 oz) Pimentos 1 cup diced tomatoes, or 1 can diced tomatoes ¼ cup Basil; fresh, minced (You can also add dry basil) ½ cup Parmesan; grated 2 tablespoons boursin cheese ⅛ teaspoon Pepper 1. Heat skillet over medium high heat 2. Place milk and bread...

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