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2 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

Artists will visit Rehoboth Farmers Market Sept. 16

"Plein Air Painter at Lavender Fields" by Alan Keffer shows an artist at work in Milton. The Delaware Shore Artists Group will be painting en plein air at the Rehoboth Beach Farmers Market Sept.

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Related Topix: Milton, DE, Rehoboth Beach, DE, Life, Fruits, Food, Vegetables

6 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

Lewes residents question town procedures

On Aug. 29 the Lewes Mayor and Council had a public meeting pursuant to an agenda published only at the City Hall bulletin board, despite the city's custom to publish notices on its website. Custom leads to expectations and few people knew of the meeting.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Recreational Vehicle, Citation

13 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

"atTAcK addiction" Chapter to Hold First Meeting at Bethel UMC, Lewes

Sussex County's "atTAcK addiction" Chapter will hold its first meeting at 7:00pm on Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 in Bethel United Methodist Church's Fellowship Hall, 129 W. 4th Street, Lewes, DE. "atTAcK addiction" is a not-for-profit, proactive group of individuals, and families, who's lives have been impacted by drugs or alcohol.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Drugs, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, New Castle County, DE

13 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

Pain Linx support organization to hold first meeting Sept. 23 at Beebe Healthcare

Shown are Phil Mandel, chair of PAIN LINX; Sherry McGoldrick, vice chair of PAIN LINX; Cheyenne Luzader, Beebe Healthcare; and Bettina Tweardy Riveros, chair, Delaware Health Care Commission and advisor to Markell. The Delaware Health Care Commission met Sept.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Jack Markell

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Cape Gazette

Nominations open until Nov. 7 for Southern Delaware Tourism Award

Area residents are asked to nominate groups or individuals who have made a significant contribution to the tourism industry in the Cape Region area. Nominations must be completed and submitted by Friday, Nov. 7, to be considered.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Cape Gazette

Charles Wilson Futcher Sr. to be honored Sept. 15

A ceremony honoring Charles Wilson Futcher Sr. will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, Sept. 15, at Zwaanendael Park in Lewes.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE

Cape Gazette

Bill Cullin, Long & Foster Rehoboth Beach Office, Named Top Selling & ...

Rehoboth Beach, DE-Sept 2014) - BILL CULLIN , Sales Associate with Long & Foster A Real Estate, Inc., the largest Independent Residential Real Estate Company in the United States, has been named Top Selling Agent and Agent With the Most Sold Units for August 2014 for Long & Foster's Rehoboth Beach Office. "We are proud to announce BILL CULLIN as this month's Top Listing Agent & Agent with the Most Sold Units," said Carol Materniak, Branch Manager for Long & Foster Lewes and Rehoboth Beach Offices.

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Related Topix: Rehoboth Beach, DE, Lewes, DE

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Cape Gazette

Sept. 13 Chinese Auction fundraiser to benefit Pop Warner cheer squad

The Pop Warner Cape Vikings organization will hold its first Chinese Auction to benefit the cheer squad's fundraising efforts from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 13, in the back fields of the Lewes School across from Shields Elementary School.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Rehoboth Beach, DE

Cape Gazette

Ken Simpler may live in New Castle, but his home is Rehoboth Beach. Simpler, who grew up in ...

Simpler, who grew up in the beach town and is the chief financial officer for the Rehoboth Beach-based Seaboard Hotels, kicked off his campaign for state treasurer on the Bandstand in May, and secured his place as the Republican representative for state treasurer in the Nov. 4 General Election after receiving nearly half his votes - 6,022 - from Sussex County. Simpler defeated Milton resident Sher Valenzuela by a vote of 13,491 to 11,549 in the Sept.

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Related Topix: Rehoboth Beach, DE, New Castle, DE, US News, Milton, DE, US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US Senate

Cape Gazette

Get prepared before disaster strikes home

FEMA Regional Administrator MaryAnn Tierney says families should spend a few hours this month developing an emergency plan and kit. Hurricanes, tornados, floods and other natural disasters dominate the news, yet most people are unprepared a recent Federal Emergency Management Agency study shows.

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Related Topix: FEMA, US News, Georgetown, DE, US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US Senate

Cape Gazette

911 centers getting smarter

First responders have a new tool to speed up their ability to assist in emergencies. When seconds count, a new service called Smart911 can send out personal information from 911 callers as emergency vehicles and police respond to a scene.

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Related Topix: Seaford, DE, Rehoboth Beach, DE

Coastal Point

Selbyville council makes a stink over Mountaire odor

The Selbyville Town Council is holding its nose - and its breath - over the stinky situation at the Mountaire poultry processing plant in town. Sussex County is no stranger to agricultural odors, including manure and fertilizer, but "The stink is getting ridiculous," said Councilman Rick Duncan at the Sept.

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Related Topix: Selbyville, DE, Agriculture, Science, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Coastal Point

Route 26 construction ready to hit full swing on Oct. 1

As summer traffic flows away from Route 26, construction will kick into high gear. On Oct. 1, daytime lane closures are permitted to resume, and Ken Cimino wouldn't be surprised if night lane closures continue, as well, leading to a combined 21-hour work shift, from 9 a.m. to 6 a.m. Daytime roadwork has continued all summer, but lane closures have been forbidden since May 15. Night work and lane closures currently run from overnight from Sunday night to Friday morning, 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. Contractors George & Lynch are currently deciding a plan of attack for autumn, which will be monitored by Delaware Department of Transportation.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Coastal Point

Wheatley, Arlett and Lee win respective primaries

The State of Delaware held primary elections on Tuesday, Sept. 9, in which 40 candidates vied to represent their parties on November's general election ballot.

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Related Topix: Dagsboro, DE, US News

Cape Gazette

Sussex County to host homebuyer fair Sept. 27

Sussex County wants to put the keys to homeownership in the hands of its citizens. In partnership with the Delaware State Housing Authority, Sussex County Association of Realtors, First State Community Action Agency, and NCALL Research Inc., the county will host the inaugural Sussex County Homebuyer Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Georgetown, DE

Cape Gazette

Cape district administrators ride with Meals on Wheels

Administrators of the Cape Henlopen School District volunteered recently with Meals on Wheels of Lewes-Rehoboth to accompany drivers on their routes to deliver meals to the homebound in eastern Sussex County. Pictured in front of the organization's meal caterer, Fish On, are in back Superintendent Robert Fulton, Human Resources Administrator Cathy Petitgout and Special Education Services Administrator Jeff Conrad.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE

Coastal Point

Carper on Route 26 project: Federal funding is key

Cars and trucks crawled through Millville on Aug. 28, an appropriate backdrop to U.S. Sen. Tom Carper's visit to the Route 26 Mainline construction project. Carper toured the state Thursday to talk federal transportation funding in regard to Route 26, Milford's new Route 1 overpass and Wilmington's Christina River Bridge.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US News, US Senate, Millville, DE, Bethany Beach, DE

Cape Gazette

Dade Tomlin celebrates her 100th birthday

If spunkiness leads to longevity, then Edith Downs "Dade" Tomlin is a good example. A former Army nurse and veteran of World War II, Dade served in the Philippines at the same time Gen.

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Related Topix: Milford, DE, Dagsboro, DE

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Cape Gazette

Recount set in GOP primary for sheriff

In two stunning upsets, Republican newcomer Rob Arlett has defeated incumbent Vance Phillips to become the Republican candidate for Sussex County Council's District 5 seat, while in an extremely close Republican primary for sheriff, Robert Lee of Seaford has apparently ousted incumbent Jeff Christopher of Greenwood by only 21 votes of 10,197 votes cast. The slim margin has triggered a recount of the votes in the sheriff's race.

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Related Topix: US News, Seaford, DE, Greenwood, DE, Laurel, DE, Frankford, DE

Tue Sep 09, 2014

Cape Gazette

Deadline extended to mail Dewey's absentee ballots

The deadline for qualified voters to request the mailing of an absentee ballot for the 2014 Dewey Beach municipal election has been extended through Tuesday, Sept. 16. The previous deadline was Wednesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Dewey Beach, DE

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