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  1. New Lewes Public Library hosts grand openingRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | WMDT

    On Saturday, hundreds of locals joined Governor Jack Markell for the grand opening of the new Lewes Public Library.Officials say the $11.3 million project was a long time coming for many locals and at last they are able to enjoy the new building. Erin Tanner, from Lewes, DE, "It's always been a great resource for locals and for vacationers who are coming in and out of town.

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  2. String of thefts from vehicles under investigation in Sussex CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | WMDT

    Delaware State Police say they are currently investigating multiple thefts from vehicles at several homes in Angola. Trooper say their preliminary investigation shows that on Monday, an unknown number of suspects went into about 14 different vehicles, stealing items and rummaging through unlocked vehicles, at multiple residences in the Angola and Beach Estates south of CR 277, Angola Road.

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  3. SoDel Concepts to open its ninth Del. restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | WMDT

    Matt's Fish Camp, named after the company's late founder Matt Haley, is the ninth restaurant to be opened by SoDel Concepts. Matthew Patton, director of operations, says the company plans to open its tenth restaurant next summer; however, the new Lewes restaurant serving coastal comfort food*is not completely new to Delaware.

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  4. Millsboro man arrested after physical altercationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 5 | WMDT

    Delaware State Police say troopers have arrested John C. Atkins, of Millsboro after a physical domestic complaint with his ex-girlfriend. According to DSP, the incident occurred around 4:40 p.m. on Friday, June 3, when a 911 call was received from a 38-year-old woman reporting she had been in an altercation with her ex-boyfriend, 46-year-old Atkins, of Millsboro.

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  5. New bike signs make navigating easier in RehobothRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | WMDT

    The 18-mile regional trail network connecting Lewes to Rehoboth Beach is a gorgeous way to take in part of Delaware's coast, however navigating your way around Rehoboth Beach on bike can be a bit tricky if you're a newcomer. That's why the city has now installed bike information stands at three of four of the city's gateways.

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  6. Stolen dirt bike leads to 3 felony arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | WMDT

    Three Delaware men ages 17 - 23 have been arrested on felony charges by Rehoboth Beach Police in connection to a theft of a dirt bike on 2nd St. in Rehoboth. 17 year-old's Jack Kelleher of Rehoboth Beach and John Baron of Lewes were caught on surveillance with 23 year old Edward Launay of Rehoboth stealing the bike.

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  7. DSP investigating more bomb threat calls placed to area schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | WMDT

    State Police say for the second time in a week, they're investigating a series of bomb threats at area schools. Delaware State Police say between 10:15 and 10:25 AM, two Schools in New Castle County, Redding Middle School in Middletown, and Wilmington Manor Elementary School in New Castle, and one school in Sussex County, Shields Elementary School in Lewes, received calls saying that there was a bomb in the building.

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  8. Two cats died in house fire in Rehoboth BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | WMDT

    The Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company says just after 10:00 PM, they responded to a house fire on Cypress Drive, in Angola Neck Park, off of Camp Arrow Head Road. Once on scene, crews say they found heavy fired showing from the back of the structure.

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  9. Controversial construction ongoing in LewesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | WMDT

    Construction on Savannah Rd. in Lewes is causing quite the stir among community members. The project, according to DELDOT's website is to increase safety for cyclists and pedestrians.

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  10. Silent rides honor dead and injured bicyclistsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | WMDT

    Bicyclists are pedaling in silence in six Maryland communities as a way of remembering riders who were killed or injured on public roads. The Maryland Department of Transportation says bicycle fatalities in the state doubled from five in 2014 to ten in 2015.

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  11. Bicyclist struck by car in LewesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | WMDT

    The Delaware State Police say 22 year old Dimitri Rich of Longneck was riding his bike on Coastal Hwy Saturday morning when he was struck by a car. The investigation revealed Rich was crossing Coastal Hwy at the intersection of Dartmouth Drive when police say he struck the front left side of a car traveling Northbound.

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  12. Rehabilitated baby seal released into oceanRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | WMDT

    Wednesday was an exciting day for a young seal pup named Megatron, as he was released back into the ocean in Ocean City after being in rehab since February. The young pup, who is just about a year old, was found by the Merr Institute on the beach in Lewes, Delaware back in February.

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  13. Beebe offers one-day babysitter classes in DelawareRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2016 | WMDT

    The Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing at Beebe Medical Center invites girls and boys ages 12 to 15 to participate in babysitter education classes. This one-day course will take place on Wednesday, July 20, and Tuesday, July 26 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Both classes will be held in the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located at the rear of Beebe Healthcare at 424 Savannah Road in Lewes.

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  14. Three homes and 100 acres of woods damaged by fire in Rehoboth BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | WMDT

    The Delaware State Fire Marshal's Office says the flame were reported just before 10:30 AM, at a home on G Street in the Rehoboth Bay Mobile Home Park. The Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company then reported to the scene, to find heavy fire showing from the mobile home.

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  15. Lewes bowling alley to fill off-season voidRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | WMDT

    We're told it will all be inside Lefty's, an entertainment venue that will soon sit off of Route 1 in Lewes. "The project has been received very, very well.

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  16. Lewes library construction rolls alongRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | WMDT

    Lewes Mayor Ted Becker says excavations are taking place to create the Adams Street extension which will connect the old and new libraries. We're told aside from that, crews are grading what will be the library's parking lot.

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  17. Beebe Healthcare participating in Pinwheels for Prevention ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | WMDT

    The month of April marks Child Abuse Awareness month and Beebe Healthcare will be honoring it in a very special way. Friday, April 15th, officials from the hospital will be participating in "Pinwheels for Prevention Program", which is lead by Prevent Child Abuse Delaware.

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  18. Illinois man begins run across the U.S. in LewesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | WMDT

    The event is called " The Run for Lisa King ". Lisa was Phil's mom. His journey began on the beach at Cape Henlopen State Park and will wrap up north of San Francisco.

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  19. Votes are in, Cape Henlopen referendum passesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | WMDT

    Voters have chosen to to raise taxes in the Cape Henlopen District to pay for the renewal and rebuilding of elementary schools. Robert Fulton, the superintendent for the Cape Henlopen School District says, "What we're asking for is reasonable.

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  20. Reward offered in Lewes snow geese incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | WMDT

    Investigators who are working to identify the person that according to witnesses, intentionally drove through a flock of snow geese in Lewes, say they are now offering a reward in the case. DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police says they are still investigating an incident on Sunday mid-morning, where someone apparently intentionally drove through a flock of snow geese off Mulberry Knoll Road, near Lewes.

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