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38 min ago | Cape Gazette

Connor will raise ethics issue in Sussex

I have known Brad Connor for a long time and before he became an elected official.

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Related Topix: Selbyville, DE, Laurel, DE, Seaford, DE

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Cape Gazette

Meals on Wheels Golf Marathon Sept. 10 supports nutrition program for Sussex Countians

Meals on Wheels of Lewes and Rehoboth has a busy September planned for weekend golfers and local pros alike, all in support of the organizations's mission of providing nutritious meals for homebound neighbors in eastern Sussex County.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Rehoboth Beach, DE

Cape Gazette

Representative government needed in Sussex

The first word of the Preamble of the U. S. Constitution is "We," not "Me." The role of and purpose of government as defined by our Constitution is to provide the best form of government for all citizens.

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Related Topix: Dewey Beach, DE

Cape Gazette

Cast your vote for Bob Wheatley

I attended the Sussex County Council Fifth District Candidate's Forum sponsored by the Laurel Library and The Delaware League of Women Voters held at the Laurel Library.

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Cape Gazette

The Brick Hotel to host farm-driven festival Sept. 13

On Saturday, Sept. 13, The Brick Hotel on The Circle, located in Georgetown, will host its 5th Annual Farmer & Foodie Festival at The Brick property, as well as on The Circle that houses it.

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Related Topix: Georgetown, DE, Agriculture, Science, Seaford, DE

Cape Gazette

Gills Neck Road residents concerned about growth

Residents are concerned about the Department of Transportation's plans for Gills Neck Road in light of recent decisions paving the way for more development on the rural road just outside Lewes.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Cape Gazette

Keenote Music Studio launches new season Sept. 15

Keenote Music Studio includes art and dance in its classes. In the summer workshop, The Sound of Music, students show the watercolors they created.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Cape Gazette

Fort Miles Historical Association is enlisting the public's help to scout out artifacts for ...

A mannequin stands behind a 20 mm AA gun from a German U-boat that sank off Rhode Island in May 1945.

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Related Topix: Millsboro, DE, Georgetown, DE

Cape Gazette

Mitch Crane to discuss candidates, issues at Sept. 4 Sussex County Democrats club meeting

Mitch Crane, chairman of the Sussex County Democrats, will speak on upcoming Sussex elections and field questions on candidates and issues at the Thursday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE

Cape Gazette

In honor of the holiday, a labor of patience

This sign along Route 16 between Milton and Ellendale announces the tree farm that Harry Isaacs Sr. and Jr. have a been cultivating for 36 years.

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Related Topix: Milton, DE, Ellendale, DE, Greenwood, DE, Agriculture, Science

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Cape Gazette

Genealogical society monthly meetings begin Sept. 20

The Sussex County Genealogical Society is an organization dedicated to promoting genealogy and education to encourage and instruct in genealogical research.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

Cape Gazette

Marker honors history of Rehoboth lakes

Lake advocates and state and local officials made their way to Rehoboth Beach's Silver Lake Aug. 25 to celebrate the unveiling of an historical marker.

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Related Topix: Rehoboth Beach, DE, Lewes, DE

Cape Gazette

Gaffney: Councilman ambushed my show

Radio talk show host Dan Gaffney called a segment of his Aug. 28 morning show "damned odd," while Republicans locked in a primary battle for the Sussex County 5th District council seat called the show "crazy" and "surreal."

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Related Topix: Laurel, DE

Cape Gazette

Mid-Atlantic to reopen by early December

By early December, the practice is expected to be up and running again at its Route 24 location near Lewes.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Millsboro, DE

Cape Gazette

In response to Lewes connectivity issue

Writing as a resident of Canary Creek who is against "connectivity" to the Harbor Point development, I think Lewes Planning Commission Vice Chair Kay Carnahan hit the nail on the head regarding the connectivity issue by remarking that, "Everyone who's not in a neighborhood wants [it]; everybody who's in the neighborhood doesn't."

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WMDT

New Proposal For Sussex County Bus Routes

In a recent proposal released by Delaware Transit, newly proposed flex routes could be effective on routes running between Georgetown, Millsboro, and Seaford.

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Related Topix: Millsboro, DE

Coastal Point

Bethany Beach Jazz Funeral set for Labor Day Monday

Coastal Point a File Photo : Jazz Funeral participants mourn the death of summer in an end-of-summer celebration, held each year on the boardwalk, featuring jazz music and a mock funeral procession.

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Related Topix: Bethany Beach, DE

Cape Gazette

Doubleheader demo at Lewes Farmers Market Aug. 30

The Historic Lewes Farmers Market will open from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Aug. 30, on the grounds of The Lewes Historical Society at 110 Shipcarpenter St. on the corner of West Third Street in Lewes.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Entomology, Science, Home Gardening, Home, Libraries

Cape Gazette

Big Brothers Big Sisters Sussex County needs volunteers

The program's Delaware branches are celebrating 50 years of service to the community, but they wouldn't be able to do it without volunteers who sign up to mentor at-risk youth.

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Related Topix: Rehoboth Beach, DE, Martin Luther King, Jr., Georgetown, DE, Lewes, DE, Family, Kids

Cape Gazette

Sussex approves Cadbury expansion

At its Aug. 5 meeting, Sussex County Council unanimously approved an application to change zoning of a 5-acre parcel on the western boundary of the community from AR-1, agricultural-residential, to MR-RPC medium density residential district.

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