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31 min ago | Cape Gazette

We're losing qualities that make Lewes special

At Thursday night's Sussex County Planning and Zoning Commission's public hearing regarding the proposed Showfield development, the presenter for the applicant carefully listed the developments that have grown up around Lewes: Wolfe Point, Wolfe Runne, Senators, Hawkseye, Breakwater, the Cadbury at Lewes Continuing Care Community and asked the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Cape Gazette

Tour de Sussex offers best of county

Milton cyclist Chris Moody has dreamed about a bicycle tour throughout Sussex County.

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Related Topix: Milton, DE, Georgetown, DE, Lewes, DE, Laurel, DE, Fenwick Island, DE

Cape Gazette

Psychologists open office on Savannah Road

Psychologists from left Ted Wilson, PhD; Mary Vaughn, Psy.D; and Edwin Oliver, Psy.

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Related Topix: Psychology, Science, Lewes, DE

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Cape Gazette

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Kickoff Aug. 6 at Abbott's Grill

Ladies Night at Abbott's Grill takes on special meaning for women as the American Cancer Society invites the community to join the fight against breast cancer, learn more about Making Strides Against Breast Cancer of Sussex County, and enjoy free food and refreshments.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, American Cancer Society, Milford, DE, Georgetown, DE

Cape Gazette

Claire Snyder-Hall, a candidate for the Delaware Senate 6th District, ...

Claire Snyder-Hall, a candidate for the Delaware Senate 6th District, said thank you to Bill and Betty Hurdle for hosting the Eastern Sussex Democrats' annual picnic at their home in Harbeson.

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Related Topix: Harbeson, DE

Cape Gazette

Independent Party says no to - symbolic campaigns'

Among the more interesting 2012 races was the Representative District 20 race between Republican Steve Smyk and Democrat Marie Mayor.

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Related Topix: US News, Georgetown, DE, Milton, DE, Lewes, DE

Cape Gazette

Showfield to require Gills Neck Road work

Plans for a seventh community along the road were presented July 24 to Sussex County Planning and Zoning Commission.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Cape Gazette

Alexandra Furtado wins Jim Cresson Memorial Scholarship Award

Alexandra Furtado, a recent graduate of Sussex Technical High School, is the 2014 recipient of the Jim Cresson Scholarship, named for the late Cape Gazette reporter.

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Related Topix: Photography, Arts, George Washington University, Marine Biology, Biology, Science, Life, Veteran Affairs

Cape Gazette

Does Sussex County need its own code of ethics? County council members are divided over the ...

Sussex County Council will undergo a training session to learn more about the state's code of ethics and the Delaware Public Integrity Commission.

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Related Topix: Delaware, Laurel, DE, Lewes, DE, Millsboro, DE, Dewey Beach, DE

Cape Gazette

Social Security Office opens in Lewes

The office, in the Vineyards at Nassau Valley, off U.S. Route 9, offers services such as applying for retirement, survivors' benefits, disability benefits, Medicare or Supplemental Security Income benefits, requesting an original or replacement Social Security card, requesting a replacement Medicare card, reporting a change of address or starting ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Medicare, Health, Social Security, Personal Finance, Georgetown, DE

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Chicken House Goes Up In Flames in Frankford

Multiple fire companies responded to a chicken house fire Saturday afternoon in Sussex County.

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Cape Gazette

Gillis Gilkerson breaks ground for Millsboro branch of First Shore Federal Bank

Shown are Ken Adams, Melvin Joseph Construction; Bob Stickels, First Shore Federal board member; Millsboro Vice Mayor John Thoroughgood; Dwight Miller, Gillis Gilkerson president; Judy Schwartz, senior vice president, George Miles & Buhr; Vance Phillips, Sussex County Council; and Marty Neat, president and CEO, First Shore Federal.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Cape Gazette

Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival set for Aug. 8 and 9 in Seaford

The Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival 2014 will bring living history, the Community Recognition Award and traditional African arts and culture to Sussex County.

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Related Topix: Seaford, DE, Dover, DE

Cape Gazette

News Briefs - Cape Gazette

To enhance service to its citiA zens and visitors, the City of Lewes will soon implement an expanded email communications program.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Rehoboth Beach, DE, Milford, DE

WMDT

Harper Gets 30 Years For Lincoln Kidnapping

Thirty years, that's how much time a Bridgeville teen will spend in jail after a jury found him guilty of helping keep an elderly Delaware woman captive in the trunk of her car.

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Cape Gazette

Collaboration better than confrontation

Land in and around Lewes zoned for residential development, as with most similar land in coastal Sussex, will be developed.

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Cape Gazette

Tests underway to patch rumble strips

A DelDOT contractor recently filled in these rumble strips along Route 9 that were inadvertently placed in violation of state transportation safety guidelines.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE

Cape Gazette

Pires: Rural setting suits music festival

Alex Pires, center, confers with farm owner Mark Baker during the July 22 Sussex County Council public hearing.

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Related Topix: Dewey Beach, DE, Agriculture, Science, Harbeson, DE, Georgetown, DE, Harrington, DE

Cape Gazette

Gridlock from festivals and RV campground

Sussex County is sorting out whether, where, whena basically what to do with proposals to utilize available open space, especially farmland, to provide other types of vacation experiences.

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Related Topix: Georgetown, DE

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Coastal Point

Locals, crews play catch-up with new Route 26 schedule

Drivers and business owners may get some relief on Route 26, as lane closures will now begin later each evening, although work on Sunday nights has been added.

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