The Morning News for August 12, 2010

by Dave on August 12, 2010

morningnewslogoThe Morning News for Thursday, August 12, 2010:

Sewage disposal battle shapes up (Delaware Online)
Clumps of woodland and neatly tended farm fields still dominate the landscape near Love Creek in Sussex County, where new battle lines are forming over resort-area sprawl and the health of Delaware’s Inland Bays and groundwater. (MORE)

Pennsylvania Man Arrested for Holly Lake Campsite and Orchard Manor Burglaries (Coastal Sussex)
Delaware State Police on Monday August 9, 2010 arrested a Columbia, Pennsylvania man linked to multiple burglaries in Holly Lake Campsite and Orchard Manor in Millsboro, Delaware. (MORE)

Indian River School District Restricts Cell Phone Use (CBS 3)
A Delaware school district plans to crack down on student cell phone use in school. (MORE)

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Hot weather causes bridge malfunction (Coast Press)
Officials say extreme temperatures are to blame for a drawbridge malfunction that stalled Rehoboth Avenue traffic for roughly 25 minutes. (MORE)

Major high school construction work finished (Cape Gazette)
On schedule and weeks ahead of the start of school, construction work at the new Cape Henlopen High School is winding down. (MORE)

Pepco expects to proceed with power-line project (News Journal)
The parent company of Delmarva Power expects its planned high-voltage transmission line from Virginia to Delaware to go forward, but with a one- to two-year delay. (MORE)

Smoke-free beach suggested (DelmarvaNow.com)
One Ocean City council member wants resort voters to decide whether to ban smoking on public beaches. (MORE)

State teams up w/ Rehoboth in the name of history (WDEL)
The state has two new partners when it comes to preserving history. (MORE)

You’re not alone anymore, Delaware (Delaware, Inc.)
Rhode Island is now the second state in the nation to have a power purchase agreement to buy offshore wind. (MORE)

‘Stop Aggressive Driving’ Campaign Resumes (Coastal Sussex)
Preliminary reports of officers participating in the statewide effort to ‘Stop Aggressive Driving”, indicate 185 citations for speeding violations were issued between August 4th and 8th. (MORE)

All preseason Ravens games will be televised for regional fans (Ravens Insider)
WBAL’s coverage through cable systems includes the Eastern Shore and Sussex County, Delaware (including Rehoboth and Lewes). (MORE)

Advertisement: This coming weekend, Artist David Perl, known for his nature photographs turned into truly iconic digital art will be in Rehoboth Beach for his premier show on  Delmarva, Aug. 13 and 14 at The Thunderbird Gallery. There will be receptions from 7-10 pm both nights at the gallery at 200 Rehoboth Avenue.   Perl, a self-taught artist and award-winning art director, graphic designer and commercial film director has nurtured some of his most prized photographs into striking images on wood, metal and canvas. His work will be on display at the Thunderbird Gallery as part of the Second Saturday Art Walk series. Take a look at www.davidperlartist.com.

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TODAY’S LOCAL EVENTS:

  • Big Thursday Festival
  • Cinema by the Surf: This Is It
  • Kalmar Nyckel Pirate Sail
  • Green Drinks
  • An Evening at the Hook: The Working River
  • Bare Feet LIVE at Canalfront Park
  • Jesse Garon – Elvis Tribute
  • Rehoboth Summer Childrens Theatre: The Wizard of Oz

Enjoy your day,   Dave Burris Coastal Sussex Morning News

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