The Morning News for February 23, 2011

by Dave on February 23, 2011


Rehoboth continues to eye parking meter increase (Delmarva Now)
After increasing fees at more than 600 of the city’s parking meters, officials are considering yet another price hike that would make it more expensive to park at premium locations. (MORE)

Lewes’ Jimmie Allen ready to take on ‘Idol’ (Cape Gazette)
At 8 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 23, Lewes residents can see one of their own try to take one more step to becoming the next “American Idol.” (MORE)

Council split as to whether town should pay mayor’s legal fees (Delmarva Now)
After paying more than $4,000 in legal fees to protect Mayor Diane Hanson from lawsuits filed by Ruddertowne developer Dewey Beach Enterprises, the Town Council is now questioning whether it should foot future bills. (MORE)


Booth: More cuts needed at DelDOT (Cape Gazette)
With controversy swirling around her, Delaware Department of Transportation Secretary Carolann Wicks announced her resignation Friday, Feb. 18, saying she is retiring after 28 years in the department. (MORE)

Holiday gives retailers a boost (Delmarva Now)
From Ocean City to Rehoboth Beach, the business community is happily reporting that sales, visitation and spending exceeded expectations this Presidents Day weekend. (MORE)

Fins wins national oyster bar honors (Cape Gazette)
Eater National, a food, drink and nightlife blog, recognized Fins Fish House & Raw Bar of Rehoboth Beach Feb. 7, as one of the top-36 raw bars in the country. (MORE)

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Enjoy your day,

Dave Burris, Coastal Sussex Morning News

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