The Morning News for August 25, 2010

by Dave on August 25, 2010

morningnewslogoThe Morning News for Wednesday, August 25, 2010:

Carper, Kaufman Highlight Stimulus Effect on Police Hiring (
Today, U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Ted Kaufman (both D-Del.) held a press conference to announce the conclusion of the hiring process of 24 police officers throughout Delaware that were funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). (MORE)

Rehoboth set to test outfall waters (Cape Gazette)
Rehoboth Beach officials are set to approve the next task order for its ocean outfall project as prepared by engineering firm Stearns and Wheler/GHD. (MORE)

Rehoboth PD arrest peeping Tom (WGMD)
A Georgetown man has been arrested by Rehoboth Police for peeping into a woman’s windows. (MORE)

Dewey Beach Issuing Fewer Parking Tickets (AP)
Authorities say fewer parking tickets are being issued in the resort town of Dewey Beach. (MORE)


Lewes-area residents, UD officials talk turbine (Cape Gazette)
A forum to address the public’s questions and concerns about the new 2-megawatt wind turbine the University of Delaware has constructed in Lewes adjacent to the Hugh R. Sharp Campus was like taking a crash course in wind-energy technology. (MORE)

The exodus begins (Delaware Wave)
When Selbyville resident Sherry Brannon stretched her towel out on the beach in Fenwick Island last week, she couldn’t help but smile as she checked out her surroundings. (MORE)

DNREC releases environmental enforcement statistics for first half of 2010 (
Enforcement statistics for the first six months of 2010 on investigations into violations of Delaware’s environmental laws were released today by DNREC’s Environmental Crimes Unit. (MORE)

Fenwick Island residents await marina decision (Delaware Wave)
State officials have yet to reach a decision regarding a proposed marina near Route 54 that has sparked opposition from some residents. (MORE)

Cape unveils second turf field (Delaware Wave)
As Cape Henlopen High School field hockey player Meg Bartley arrived to begin her final year of high school athletics, she was greeted with a glorious sight– a new turf field. (MORE)

Clear Space Takes Over Rehoboth Theatre of the Arts (
The Clear Space Theatre Company is experiencing great anticipation and excitement, and rightfully so. The group will present its 2010-2011 season in their brand-new home at the Rehoboth Beach Theatre of the Arts. (MORE)

Choosing date of schools’ first day is a balancing act of interests (
Sherry Brannon, whose 10- and 12-year-old children attend Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic School in Berlin, hates having to start back-to-school shopping a week early. (MORE)

Grotto’s To Hold 50th Anniversary Celebration Sept. 11 at Bandstand (
In an email sent today, the Grotto Pizza restaurant chain announced their 50th anniversary celebration, to be held at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand on September 11th. (MORE)

Timothy’s comes to the beach (Delaware Wave)
For years, Timothy’s of Newark has been a popular destination for University of Delaware students. (MORE)

Sussex Realtors to address DUCIOA during free September class (
What is the Delaware Uniform Common Interest Ownership Act (DUCIOA) and how does it affect First State homeowners who live within common interest communities? (MORE)

Last Free Rehoboth Historical Tour September 3 (
The Rehoboth Beach Museum is offering this season’s last free tour of the Anna Hazzard House and the Rehoboth Beach Museum at 9 a.m. on Friday, September 3, 2010. (MORE)

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Today’s Local Events:

  • Natural Connections – People and Nature Performance Series
  • Summer Concerts in the Park – “33-1/3”

Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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