The Morning News for August 2, 2010

by Dave on August 2, 2010

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The Morning News for Monday, August 2, 2010:

5 Arrested For Buying, Selling Pain Pills (CBS 3)
Delaware state police have arrested five people accused of selling or buying a narcotic painkiller in the parking lot of a drugstore in Lewes. (MORE)

Delaware politicians going directly to the people (Delaware Online)
Michele Rollins, a Republican candidate for the U.S. House and self-described “city girl,” was out of her element. (MORE)

County economic group working on 501(c)3 status (Coastal Point)
The Sussex County Council this week heard from Patti Grimes of the Sussex Economic Development Action Committee (SEDAC) at its council meeting this week, concerning SEDAC’s plans to become a 501(c)3 non-profit group. (MORE)

3 arrested for DUI in Rehoboth sobriety checkpoint (WGMD)
Rehoboth Beach Police ran a sobriety checkpoint last night.  514 vehicles were stopped on Rehoboth Avenue with 6 drivers detained – 3 were charged with DUI and several others charged with a variety of offenses. (MORE)

Brother: Candidate ‘an evil person’ (News Journal)
The estranged brother of a Republican state Senate candidate has unleashed a vicious online attack against his brother, calling him “an evil person” and “a bad human.” (MORE)

DNREC offering grants for going green (Coastal Point)
The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has launched a new grant program aimed at helping businesses, state and municipal agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), academia and/or non-profit assistance providers identify and implement plans to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases in their organizations and communities. (MORE)

Bartender stands out with spotted hair, crazy shirts (Delaware Online)
Who: David Engel, 53, is a bartender at Espuma in Rehoboth. (MORE)

Delaware State Fair comes to an end (WGMD)
The Delaware State Fair closed last night after 10 days of fun, food and frolic. (MORE)

Fundraising continues for Lowe foundation (Coastal Point)
After Indian River High School student Justin Lowe was injured in an accident in the surf at Ocean City, Md., the Justin Lowe Foundation was set up to help raise funds for Lowe’s transportation to the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, Ga., where he could receive top-notch treatment for his fractured neck. (MORE)

Nothing safe from Milton’s cuts (Delaware Online)
Town officials have begun cutting away at a nearly $500,000 projected budget deficit, taking a scalpel to almost every department’s spending. (MORE)

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TODAY’S LOCAL EVENTS:

  • Fenwick Island Farmer’s Market

Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris Coastal Sussex Morning News

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