The Morning News for August 27, 2010

by Dave on August 27, 2010

morningnewslogoToday’s News is sponsored by Opera At The Beach featuring Aprile Millo, coming Saturday, September 25th to Cape Henlopen High School. Visit OperaAtTheBeach.com for all of the details, and click here to watch a video of  Aprile Millo with Luciano Pavarotti singing the Brindisi from la Traviatta.

The Morning News for Friday, August 27, 2010:

DelDOT responds to IR bridge concerns (CoastalSussex.com)
Delaware Department of Transportation Secretary Carolann Wicks responded on August 25 to concerns about reported cracking occurring on the new Indian River Inlet Bridge. (MORE)

Tourism Officials Optimistic About Fall (CoastalSussex.com)
Before the leaves change colors this year, there may be an extended period of green for the local economy, according to business & tourism officials. (MORE)

Ocean View wins water connection lawsuit (Coastal Point)
On Wednesday, Aug. 6, the Town of Ocean View received the ruling from the Delaware Court of Chancery in a case filed by a resident who had refused to connect to the town’s central water system. (MORE)

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Destination Station meets local resistance (Delaware Online)
In a summer of gridlocked Saturdays and bumper-to-bumper traffic, one Rehoboth Beach commissioner is asking the state and area chamber of commerce for a time-out on a proposal that could bring more visitors to the area. (MORE)

Vikings Way leads to new high school (CoastalSussex.com)
The Cape Henlopen School Board voted to change the name of the street leading to Cape High School to something more fitting at Thursday’s board meeting. (MORE)

Carper meets with local business owners to talk shop (Coastal Point)
Some area businesspeople got to sit down and pick the brain of U.S. Sen. Tom Carper on Friday, Aug. 21. (MORE)

Delaware beaches’ seasonal officers must go, but safety stays (Delaware Online)
As part-time residents begin to vacate the beach towns, so too will seasonal police officers, as they return to their lives outside of summer law enforcement. (MORE)

New Law Creates “Blue Alert” Notification System (CoastalSussex.com)
Delaware on Thursday became the seventh state to create a “Blue Alert” system which would be triggered to aid in the capture of suspects who kill or significantly injure a law enforcement officer. (MORE)

Millville Streetscape project design completed (Coastal Point)
The Town of Millville held its monthly town council meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 24, at which representatives from the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) presented the preliminary plans for the first phase of the town’s streetscape project. (MORE)

Minor parties add candidates to ballot (Delaware Online)
The November election ballot got a little more crowded this week. (MORE)

Delaware Grapevine: The political dog that did not bark (Dover Post)
Sherlock Holmes with his keen observations and Victorian sensibilities was mindful of paying attention not only to what did happen, but what did not, like a dog that did not bark. (MORE)

Surf shop celebrates milestone (Beachcomber)
In the late 1970s, Jim McGrath was a surfer with a dream. Fresh out of college, he aimed to open a retail store for clothing, bodyboards, etc. In 1980, he executed his business plan and opened Bethany Surf Shop. (MORE)

IR football readies for preseason play (Coastal Point)
The football preseason is well under way, from the pros down to the high schools. (MORE)

DelDOT: Imagine a Litter Free Delaware Day on October 2nd (CoastalSussex.com)
The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that it will host it’s Sixth Annual “Imagine A Litter-Free Delaware” Clean Up Day on Saturday, October 2. (MORE)

National News:

This Weekend’s Local Events:

  • FridayFenwick Island Farmer’s Market

    Georgetown Farmers Market

    Mike Aiken, Americana Country Roots with an Oceanview

    U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus

    Christopher Peterson’s Eyecons: Hooray For Hollywood

    Saturday

    4th Ed Dean Memorial 4 Miler

    Historic Lewes Farmer’s Market

    Lewes Farmers Market Photo Walk

    Bargains on the Broadkill

    Milford Farmers Market

    Village Players 10:00 am

    Riverwalk Arts & Jazz Outdoor Series

    Children’s Beach House 8th Annual Barbecue

    King Teddy

    Christopher Peterson’s Eyecons: Hooray For Hollywood

    Sunday

    Bethany Beach Farmer’s Market

    Right Foot Red LIVE)

    Christopher Peterson’s Eyecons: Hooray For Hollywood

Enjoy your day,   Dave Burris Coastal Sussex Morning News

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