The Morning News for August 4, 2010

by Dave on August 4, 2010

The Morning News for Wednesday, August 4, 2010:

Delmarva Power, NRG Bluewater Wind Agree to Contract Extensions (Marketwatch)
Delmarva Power announced today that it has filed a request with the Delaware Public Service Commission to approve an amended agreement with NRG Bluewater Wind that extends the guaranteed delivery date for power from the planned offshore wind park by two years. (MORE)

Rehoboth Beach Police Investigate Another Boardwalk Attack (WBOC)
Rehoboth Beach police are looking for a group of suspects wanted in connection with yet another assault on the city’s boardwalk. (MORE)

Ocean warms up early in season (Delaware Wave)
Tim Ferry, Fenwick Island Beach Patrol captain, said without a doubt, water temperatures have been unusually warm this summer, averaging 74 or 76 degrees during the past few weeks. (MORE)

State Police Investigating Attempted Robbery in Rehoboth (Coastal Sussex)
State Police Monday investigated an attempted robbery near the intersection of Ramblewood Drive and Fieldcrest Drive Rehoboth, Delaware. The attempted robbery occurred around 11:15 p.m. (MORE)


Assawoman Canal dredging delayed again (Delaware Wave)
The long-awaited completion of the Assawoman Canal dredging project has been delayed for at least another month. (MORE)

State seeks death penalty in Lewes woman’s murder case (Cape Gazette)
The state is seeking the death penalty for Leslie D. Small in connection with the November murder of a 78-year-old Donovan Smith mobile home park resident. (MORE)

Police Investigate Thefts From Vehicles in Selbyville, Millville (Coastal Sussex)
State police on Sunday investigated thefts from vehicles at six locations within the Bay View Shores Development south of SR 54 Selbyville, Delaware. (MORE)

MERR Institute called for dead dolphin off Old Landing Road (WGMD)
A dead dolphin was called in this morning to the MERR Institute after it washed up near the end of B Street – at the end of Old Landing Road on the Rehoboth Bay. (MORE)

Sussex County to sell surplus items on eBay (Coastal Sussex)
Need an office chair, or perhaps some computer hardware? If Sussex County has it and no longer needs it, you can get it on eBay. (MORE)

Sailors to test skills this weekend in race from Lewes, Del., to Cape May (Press of Atlantic City)
The challenge is on: Who can race a sailboat the quickest between Delaware and New Jersey? (MORE)

Mitchell takes campaign to the streets (Delaware Wave)
Nearly every day for the past month, Perry Mitchell has been canvassing the communities of the 20th State Senate District. (MORE)

Bill Brown balances the books in Dewey Beach (Cape Gazette)
When Bill Brown was pulling long hours as the chief financial officer for the City of Baltimore, he decided to try something new: painting. He bought canvases and tubes of oil paints. (MORE)

UD Among ‘Best Colleges in Northeast’ (Coastal Sussex)
“Everything college should be.” That how one student describes the University of Delaware in the 2011 edition of The Princeton Review’s annual college guide, The Best 373 Colleges. (MORE)

Skimming across the pond (Delaware Wave)
There isn’t much Jason Wilson hasn’t seen in his professional skimboarding career, with trips to Rio De Janero, Brazil, and other tropical paradises. (MORE)

Online registration opens for 2010 Delaware Coastal Cleanup volunteers (Coastal Sussex)
Online volunteer registration is now open for the 25th annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup, to be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 25. (MORE)



  • Snakes & Turtles at CHSP 2:00 pm

Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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