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Jeremy

Among the hustle and bustle of the summer beach crowds lies Sussex County’s hidden gem, Trap Pond State Park. The site’s 3,800 acres offer more than just water activities, such as kayaking and fishing on the pond. Camping sites, playgrounds, hiking and biking trails, and wildlife watching are among the array of activities available at the park, providing people of all ages and interests with...

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Jeremy

LEDs are now on par with traditional bulbs. Gone are the days when LED holiday lights were known for a harsh white light or stark colors that created a less-than-magical atmosphere. These days, LEDs come in warm, inviting colors in a variety of light beam patterns and dimming speeds, giving you lots of creative options for decorating. LEDs last longer than traditional lights. In fact, they have...

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Jeremy

Here are some simple steps to save money this holiday season in the kitchen! Cut baking temperatures by 25 degrees with a ceramic or glass pan. These pans retain heat better than metal. Use the oven wisely by cooking in large batches, and fit pans into all available oven space. Keep the door closed. Each time you peek into the oven you let out hot air, causing the oven to work overtime to bring...

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Delaware Electric Cooperative to Give $3.4 Million to Members in December GREENWOOD, Del.- Delaware Electric Cooperative’s Board of Directors has voted to return $3.4 million in capital credits to the Cooperative’s member-owners in December. Capital credits are also known as the Co-op’s profits or margins. Because DEC is a non-profit utility, margins are returned to the people the Cooperative...

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Read all about our Co-op Connections Card deals in our November newsletter. Click HERE to read!

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Jeremy

RISING SUN, Md .- Construction is underway on a new natural gas-fired power plant in Cecil County Md., which will provide clean, sustainable energy to members of Delaware Electric Cooperative and ten other non-profit utilities in Maryland and Virginia. Co-op officials took part in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Wildcat Point Power Plant on October 14th. The state-of-the-art plant will be owned...

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Jeremy

Read about what to do if you see downed power lines and how to submit photos for the 2015 edition of our Delaware Living magazine in our October newsletter. Click here to read it!

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Jeremy

Click HERE to read your September 2014 Connections. You'll learn about a state program that could help you lower your electric bill. We'll also take you on a tour of Trap Pond State Park.

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Jeremy

Linemen Demonstration to Headline Delaware Electric Cooperative’s Annual Meeting and Community Fair FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 4th, 2014 GREENWOOD, Del.- Delaware Electric Cooperative will hold its annual community fair and business meeting on Tuesday, August 19th at the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington. During the meeting, members will be treated to a free chicken dinner, have a...

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Jeremy

The Delaware Public Archives has a collection of letters published online that were sent to News-Journal Reporter Nancy Lynch for her column, "Nancy’s Vietnam Mailbag." The column was published during the war and the letters were from Delawareans serving in Vietnam. Here are excepts from several letters that show how each soldier’s experience and perception of the war differed, sometimes greatly...

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