The Morning News for November 2, 2010

by Dave on November 2, 2010


Wilmington Trust Acquired By M&T Bank (
The sale of Wilmington Trust to M&T Bank for $351 million in stock, or $3.84 per share, was the best deal shareholders could expect given the challenges the Delaware-based institution. (MORE)

War of words ensues in Delaware after TV exec hits back against O’Donnell (CNN)
In the process of trying to motivate her base and convince last minute undecided voters to cast a ballot in her favor, Republican Christine O’Donnell has entered a war of words with a local television executive – and may have lost his vote in the process. (MORE)

Delaware moves up to fifth in I-AA Top 25 (U. Talk)
The University of Delaware moved up one spot, to fifth, in the Sports Network’s Division I-AA national football rankings today. (MORE)

Bryony Zeigler named president of SoDel Concepts (Delmarva Now)
When Bryony Zeigler was 22 years old, she became the manager of an upscale North Bethany, Del., restaurant. What she lacked in experience, she made up for in dedication and creativity. (MORE)

Police seek information in Long Neck-area sexual assault (Sussex Countian)
Delaware State Police, on Wednesday, Oct. 27, conducted a sexual assault investigation for an incident that allegedly occurred somewhere between John J. Williams Highway/Long Neck Road in Millsboro and Delaware Route 9 near Laurel. (MORE)

Vehicles burglarized in mobile home park (Delmarva Now)
Delaware State Police are investigation thefts or attempted thefts from 19 vehicles at a mobile home park in Lewes. (MORE)

Artesian Opens New Facility in Sussex County (Marketwatch)
Artesian Resources Corporation today announced the consolidation of the Sussex County, Delaware, operations of Artesian Water, Artesian Wastewater Management and Artesian Consulting Engineers (ACE), which provide water, wastewater and engineering services, into a newly acquired facility. Conveniently located on Route 1 north of the Town of Lewes, the Southern Corporate Center will house all of Artesian’s Southern Delaware operations as of November 1, 2010. (MORE)

Closings on Election Day and Return Day (Cape Gazette)

Fort Miles to hold open house Nov. 6 (Cape Gazette)
America’s largest on-site World War II museum is located on the Atlantic Ocean at the entrance to the Delaware Bay where massive armament was secretly installed during the war to turn back possible invasions by German naval forces and protect the key port of Philadelphia. (MORE)

Opera Delaware performs at Cadbury Lewes (Sussex Countian)
Sponsored by Lifelong Learning in Lewes, stars of Opera Delaware performed on October 26 at Cadbury Lewes Retirement Community. (MORE)

National Top Stories

Today’s Local Events:

  • Election Day

Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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