The Morning News for December 2, 2010

by Dave on December 2, 2010


This Week’s Coastal Sussex Weekly Magazine (Coastal Sussex)

Learn how a shipwreck brought together a Delaware town and a global winery in today’s issue, along with stories on sisters who bake a whole lot o’ cookies for the holidays, on Selbyville’s Swamp Monster, and on reinventing the vending machine for the health-conscious. (Click here to read the on-screen version) or (click here for the printable PDF file.)

Woodbridge teacher faces sex charges (Delaware Online)
A Greenwood man has become the 12th Delaware educator accused of sexual misconduct in the last four years. (MORE)

Dewey Beach Patrol says major incidents down (Cape Gazette)
Beautiful weather kept the Dewey Beach sands packed last summer – more so than Dewey Beach Patrol Capt. Todd Fritchman has ever seen. (MORE)


$366M plan secured to clean up Indian River Power Plant (Delaware Online)
The final piece fell into place Tuesday for a $366 million project intended to clean up Sussex County’s air, keep hundreds working for years and secure the once-uncertain future of NRG’s Indian River Power Plant near Millsboro. (MORE)

Environmental groups unite behind offshore wind (News Journal)
Environmentalists have sometimes been divided on wind power, torn between a desire to combat climate change with clean energy and the need to protect wildlife from spinning blades and ocean-floor disruptions. (MORE)

Nicola Pizza is a beach favorite (Coast Press)
For customers and employees of Nicola Pizza, it’s not only the food that keeps them coming back, but the family that has owned and operated the restaurant for nearly 40 years. (MORE)

55 arrests made in Delaware’s November Shotgun Deer Season (WGMD)
There were 55 arrests during shotgun deer season this year in Delaware. Charges include 17 deer tagging violations, 11 trespassing charges, seven not displaying hunter orange, five charges related to possession of firearms/ammunition by convicted felons and four spotlighting charges. (MORE)

Stats tracking Delaware’s children, families released (Cape Gazette)
The KIDS COUNT in Delaware/FAMILIES COUNT in Delaware 2010 Fact Book was recently released. (MORE)

Carper’s gas-tax hike plan not a hit in Sussex (Delaware Online)
In a party-line vote, the Republican-controlled Sussex County Council on Tuesday opposed a proposal to more than double the federal gas tax from U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., saying it would burden economically battered rural residents and farmers. (MORE)

First green lights on DUI Victims Trees in Delaware (WGMD)
Colored lights are now going up on the DUI Victim’s Trees.  Over the holiday weekend there were 13 alcohol related crashes that injured 11 people, so 11 green bulbs will go up on the trees at Beebe, Kent General, Milford and A-I DuPont hospitals. (MORE)

Cape grapplers look strong, coach says (Coast Press)
With 10 varsity wrestlers returning from last year’s team, Cape Henlopen High School wrestling coach Chris Mattioni is confident his team will fare well this season. (MORE)

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Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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