The Morning News for February 14, 2011

by Dave on February 14, 2011


Milton Theatre is up for sale (Delaware Online)
The foreclosed-on Milton Theatre has been put up for sale, but the nonprofit that formerly operated the building says it is continuing to raise the money to buy it back. (MORE)

Rehoboth to increase taxes (Cape Gazette)
Rehoboth Beach property owners will see their first tax increase in two years if the city commissioners pass the 2011-12 budget as early as the commissioners’ next voting meeting at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 18. (MORE)

Drug shortage holds back state executions (Delmarva Now)
As a Sussex County jury begins to hear evidence Monday about whether Derrick Powell should be sentenced to die for the murder of Georgetown Patrolman Chad Spicer, Delaware is unable to carry out any executions because of a worldwide shortage of one of the drugs used in lethal injection here. (MORE)


Delaware ponders legally prescribed pot (Delaware Online)
John sits cross-legged on an old recliner in his living room and strikes the flint of his lighter. (MORE)

Stickels joins Carney’s team (Cape Gazette)
Former Sussex County administrator and senior project adviser for Cabe Associates Bob Stickels has been tapped to increase community outreach for U.S. Rep. John Carney. (MORE)

Rehoboth may raise parking meter fees (Delmarva Now)
City officials are considering raising parking meter fees by 25 cents, a measure that could generate an additional $65,000 in revenue, according to City Manager Greg Ferrese. (MORE)

Motor park makes way for new homes (Delmarva Now)
The careful razing of rental cottages and other structures — with towering oak trees still standing — is under way to clear the former Oak Grove Motor Park for a proposed community of single-family homes. (MORE)

Messick named to Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council (Cape Gazette)
Lynda Messick, president and CEO of Community Bank Delaware in Lewes, was appointed Feb. 3, to be one of the 12 members of the Community Depository Institution of Advisory Council for the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. (MORE)

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Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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