The Morning News For March 3, 2011

by Dave on March 3, 2011



The Morning News for March 3, 2011:

New census figures released for Delaware (Delaware Online)
Population growth in Kent and Sussex counties far outpaced New Castle County’s rate since 2000, according to Census 2010 figures released today. (MORE)

Lewes man linked to multiple Sussex burglaries (Delaware Online)
Delaware State Police and Rehoboth Beach Police charged Mark Black, 44, of Lewes, on Feb. 24 for multiple burglaries and vehicles thefts within Rehoboth Beach, Lewes and Milton. (MORE)

State police-run summer camp accepting applications (Delaware Online)
Applications for Camp Barnes summer youth camp are now available to be downloaded from the camp’s website at (MORE)

Dewey Beach officials deny rumors of property tax (Delaware Coast Press)
This time of year, when the town is working to balance the budget, the idea of implementing a property tax begins to swirl. (MORE)

League of Women Voters in Sussex County to Address Sea Level Rise in Delaware (WGMD)
The League of Women Voter of Delaware will present a public forum on “Sea Level Rise – How Will Delaware Adapt?” The event will take place on March 23 at the Duncan Center in Dover from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (MORE)

DRBA plans millions for ferry work (Shore News Today)
On Tuesday, Feb. 15, the Delaware River and Bay Authority (DRBA) Commissioners adopted a Five-Year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) of $184 million for the Authority’s Crossing facilities at the bi-state agency’s monthly meeting. (MORE)

Deficit may force hike in tolls (Delaware Online)
Estimated state road and transit budget shortfalls have swollen to nearly $1 billion for the next five years and $3.7 billion through 2023, according to an updated tally released late Tuesday by a panel seeking options for closing the gap. (MORE)

Rehoboth Beach to host annual event (Delmarva Now)
If it’s made of chocolate, it will likely be found at the annual Chocolate Festival, slated to take place March 5 at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center. (MORE)

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Enjoy your day,
Dave Burris
Coastal Sussex Morning News

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