The Morning News for August 11, 2010

by Dave on August 11, 2010

The Morning News for Wednesday, August 11, 2010:

Six arrested in Rehoboth Beach attacks (Washington Post)
Rehoboth Beach police say they have arrested six teenagers in connection with a string of attacks and robberies at the south end of the boardwalk. (MORE)

Federal bill sends $75.6M to Delaware (Delaware Online)
Delaware will be getting an additional $75.6 million in federal assistance this year, thanks to a bill that cleared the U.S. House and was signed into law by President Barack Obama on Tuesday. (MORE)

Carney a solid leader in early poll (Delaware Online)
Democratic congressional candidate and former Lt. Gov. John C. Carney Jr. had a huge lead over two Republican opponents in a poll released Tuesday by The Daily Kos, a liberal political blog. (MORE)


Del. Fines Valero $1.95 Million For Violations (CBS 3)
Delaware has fined Valero Energy $1.95 million for almost 200 pollution violations over 10 years at the Delaware City Refinery. (MORE)

Delaware Coast Gulf Aid check presented to Barataria-Terrebone National Estuary Program (Coastal Sussex)
When Bethany Blues restaurateur Kevin Roberts conceived the idea to organize and host a benefit event in Dewey Beach to support oil spill recovery and habitat restoration in the Gulf Coast, he had no idea he would find himself picking up tar balls along the shorelines of Grand Isle, Louisiana less than two months later. (MORE)

DNREC invites public involvement in environmental review of proposed Rehoboth Beach wastewater ocean outfall project (Coastal Sussex)
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is conducting an environmental review process on the impact of a proposed ocean outfall from the Rehoboth Beach Wastewater Treatment Facility. (MORE)

Milton Theatre goes to foreclosure (Cape Gazette)
Lenders have foreclosed on the Milton Theatre and a Victorian house next door owned by the theater. (MORE)

July sets heat records (USA Today)
The eastern seaboard just sweltered through one of its hottest Julys on record, climate scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reported Monday. (MORE)

Rehoboth Beach Starbucks Moves Entrance After Lawsuit (My FOX DC)
A female customer has filed a lawsuit against a Rehoboth Beach Starbucks after tripping while entering the store causing the store management to block off the location in question. (MORE)

Lewes man arrested in Md. bank robbery (Delaware Wave)
A man has been arrested in connection with the Farmer’s Bank of Willards robbery, according to police. (MORE)

Cape May-Lewes Ferry now offers free Wi-Fi (Delaware Online)
Customers aboard the Cape May-Lewes Ferry can now get free wireless Internet access as they travel across the Delaware Bay, ferry officials announced. (MORE)

Store owners on alert for counterfeit money (
To avoid losing profits, Peggy Auker, manager at Souvenir City in Ocean City, posts a notice on her registers with serial numbers of known counterfeit bills and reminders on how to spot the unwanted notes. (MORE)

Rebate program for energy efficiency switches gears (News Journal)
With Delaware’s appliance rebate program ending, the Sustainable Energy Utility is now turning its attention to more efficient heating, cooling and lighting. (MORE)

Parking for customers only (Delaware Wave)
As the busiest part of the summer season approaches, business owners along the coast are monitoring their lots, ensuring cars belong to customers and not beachgoers taking advantage of free parking. (MORE)

One person hospitalized after vehicle overturns (WGMD)
WGMD has learned from the Milton Fire Company that one person has been t aken to the hospital after an accident on Cedar Creek Road north of Milton around 5:30 this morning. (MORE)

Fire company launches online store (Delaware Wave)
The Bethany Beach Volunteer Fire Company hopes to boost revenue through a new online store that offers merchandise and apparel for children and adults. (MORE)

It’s All About The Tomato! (Coastal Sussex)
Bring your friends, bring your children, bring your houseguests, or just bring yourself to the Fourth Annual HLFM Tomato Festival. (MORE)

Delmarva’s back roads are more than a shortcut (Delaware Wave)
Summer after summer, weekend after weekend, Maryland residents endure the trek down Route 50 to enjoy a pastime most natives plan on a whim: Lying ocean side. (MORE)

MOSAIC Second Saturday Art Walk This Week (Coastal Sussex)
Mosaic: The Rehoboth Beach Gallery Collective was founded in 2008. It is an association of privately owned commercial art galleries whose mission is to promote art awareness in the Rehoboth Beach area. (MORE)

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  • Old Fenwick Island Day
  • Snakes & Turtles at CHSP
  • Face to Face – Billy Joel & Elton John Tribute
  • Summer Concerts in the Park – “The Funsters”

Enjoy your day,   Dave Burris Coastal Sussex Morning News

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