The Morning News for January 5, 2011

by Dave on January 5, 2011

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Grim forecast ahead for DelDOT (Delaware Online)
Annual state capital budget shortfalls for roads and transit could top $210 million in three years and rise to $360 million by 2023, according to reports shared Tuesday in Dover with a task force studying Delaware’s overstretched Transportation Trust Fund. (MORE)

Rehoboth Main Street pavers project put on hold (Cape Gazette)
Rehoboth Beach Main Street has temporarily shelved a proposed project to place brick pavers at the Boardwalk at Wilmington and Olive avenues. (MORE)

Lewes museum looks back at an early — and chilly – industry (Delaware Online)
Delaware’s long-past generations didn’t get ice cubes out of freezers. Instead, they used ice harvested in blocks, mainly from frozen ponds. (MORE)

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Wild New Year’s Day for Dewey PD (WGMD)
The Dewey Beach Police Department had a very busy New Year’s Day, including a handful of unusual cases. One case involves an ongoing dispute between two area taxi companies. (MORE)

CIB monitors salt marsh for dieback (Cape Gazette)
Scientists say some Inland Bays marshes are gaining elevation. They also say the marsh has recovered from sudden wetland dieback that occurred in 2006. (MORE)

Sussex bookworms join together (Delaware Wave)
There’s nothing better than curling up with a good read when the weather gets cold. (MORE)

Silverstock Builders of Bethany achieves another green first (Cape Gazette)
The Homebuilders Association of Delaware presented the Builder of the Year Award to Bob Thornton, owner of Silverstock Builders from Bethany Beach Nov. 20. (MORE)

Quartet shakes up the typical bar sound (Delaware Wave)
8-Track Flashback doesn’t want to be a typical bar band. (MORE)

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Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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