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3 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

Strategy for Lewes

This article is about the effect of local population growth on the future of Lewes and on an evolving strategy to insure the city's long term survival.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE

6 hrs ago | Cape Gazette

Sussex council approves park near Seaford

Council approved a conceptual plan to develop a 20-acre park at the site of the former Woodland Golf Course west of Seaford, a tract acquired by the county as part of a project to dredge the Nanticoke River.

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Related Topix: Seaford, DE, Ocean View, DE, Rehoboth Beach, DE, Laurel, DE, Georgetown, DE

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Second Public Hearing Brings More Opposition

When Planning and Zoning held their public hearing on July 10, hundreds of people came out to voice their support and opposition to a country music festival in the Harbeson area.

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Related Topix: Harbeson, DE

Cape Gazette

News Briefs - Cape Gazette

The Rehoboth Beach HomeA owners' Association will host a candidates forum at 6:30 p.m., Friday, July 25, at CAMP ReA hoboth.

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Related Topix: Rehoboth Beach, DE, Lewes, DE, Blades, DE, Bridgeville, DE, South Bethany, DE

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Legal Battle Continues Over Proposed Allen Harim Plant

MILLSBORO, Del.- The legal battle continues over a proposed Allen Harim chicken processing plant in Millsboro, after an environmental group filed an appeal against the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control.

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Related Topix: Millsboro, DE, Dewey Beach, DE, Bethany Beach, DE

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cape Gazette

Benefit concert to support homeless shelter at Epworth UMC Aug. 16

A concert to benefit The Immanuel Shelter will be presented at 8 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 16, at Epworth United Methodist Church, 19285 Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth Beach.

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Related Topix: Rehoboth Beach, DE, Theater, Arts, Musical Theater, Weather, Smith College

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Cape Gazette

Beebe Healthcare Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing releases fact sheet

The Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Healthcare in Lewes Lewes has a long tradition of academic excellence that offers extensive clinical experience.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Lewes, DE, University of Delaware, New Castle County, DE

Cape Gazette

Lewes Custom & Classics goes off without hitch

The second annual Lewes Custom & Classics car show was a huge success! We couldn't have asked for a better day and we are happy to donate this year's proceeds to benefit The Home of the Brave Women's Shelter in Milford.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Milford, DE

Fri Jul 18, 2014

WaterWorld

DE town to implement innovative green infrastructure

BETHEL, DE, July 18, 2014 -- The town of Bethel in Sussex County, Del., will soon receive $100,000 in grant funds from the Environmental Protection Agency through the Green Streets, Green Jobs, Green Towns program to help the community implement innovative green infrastructure and green street practices.

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Related Topix: Bethel, DE, Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Rehoboth in Standstill Over Wastewater Treatment

Rehoboth Beach is searching for the answer to its waste water treatment problem.

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Related Topix: Rehoboth Beach, DE, Lewes, DE, Bethany Beach, DE, South Bethany, DE

Phillymag.com

Is Wynnestay The Oldest Philadelphia House On the Market?

We all know Philly is chock-full of historic homes, but which of these golden oldies is the oldest currently on the market? A quick Zillow search limiting construction years between 0 and 1700 led to this Wynnefield heirloom built in 1689.

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Cape Gazette

Southern Delaware Tourism Board of Directors installs new chairperson

Scott Thomas, executive director of Southern Delaware Tourism, presents the tribute given by Gov. Jack Markell and Lt.

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Related Topix: Delaware, Jack Markell, US Governors, Lewes, DE, Georgetown, DE

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Coastal Point

Clayton Theatre honored with historical marker from state

Coastal Point a Laura Walter: Dignitaries and people with history with the Clayton Theatre help Joanne Howe, owner of the Clayton, reveal a historical marker on Monday, June 14. The Dagsboro's Clayton Theatre this week unveiled its new Delaware Historical Marker, celebrating the theater's 65 years in business, along with its unique nature and its ... (more)

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Related Topix: Dagsboro, DE, Delaware, Seaford, DE, Millsboro, DE

Cape Gazette

Attorneys seek dismissal of marijuana dispensary lawsuit

Contract negotiations to establish the state's first marijuana dispensary appear to have hit a snag because of a lawsuit filed by former Lewes Councilman Judson A. Bennett.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Lewes, DE, Jack Markell, US Governors, US Politics, Senator Tom Carper, US News, US Senate

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Cape Gazette

Food Lion: Donate canned goods July 21 and ...

Food Lion, the Delaware State Fair and the Food Bank of Delaware have announced that the third annual Food Lion Feeds Hunger Relief Day will take place Monday, July 21, at the Delaware State Fair.

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Related Topix: Delaware, Dover, DE, Kent County, DE

Cape Gazette

RV campgrounds out of character

At least one developer has done the right thing by dropping plans to place a water park and RV campground in a residential area, finally acknowledging that such a location is "out of character for the area."

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Related Topix: Ocean View, DE, Lewes, DE

Cape Gazette

Smyk files for re-election

Rep. Steve Smyk, R-Milton, field for re-election to the District 20 seat June 23. Elected in 2012, Smyk is serving his first term as District 20 representative.

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Related Topix: Milton, DE, Georgetown, DE, Rehoboth Beach, DE

Cape Gazette

Cape Region officials read Declaration of Independence

After the reading of the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights, the participants gathered for a group photo.

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Related Topix: Milton, DE, Lewes, DE, Bridgeville, DE, Georgetown, DE

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Cape Gazette

Rich Collins launches campaign for House seat

At the campaign launch event, candidate Rich Collins, right, greets Cindy Green, Sussex County register of wills; Scott Dailey, Sussex County recorder of deeds; and Ken Tower, 41st Electoral District chair.

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Related Topix: Millsboro, DE, Dagsboro, DE, Selbyville, DE

Cape Gazette

Dale Dunning: Permanent shelter needed

Volunteer Peggy Keyser, left, is heading up a drive to help Dale Dunning purchase a used RV to assist her Jusst Sooup Ministry.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Rehoboth Beach, DE

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