The Morning News for March 4, 2011

by Dave on March 4, 2011



The Morning News for March 4, 2011:

This Week’s COASTAL SUSSEX WEEKLY Magazine (Coastal Sussex)
With features on Beach Plum Antiques, the plan for a National Park in Delaware, this weekend’s gumbo cookoff and the most recent exhibit at the Rehoboth Beach Museum. (Click here to read the edition on your screen) or (Click here for a printable PDF file)

Delaware sustainable energy oversight board clarifies plans for weekend meeting (AP)
Representatives of a state oversight board set up to help promote energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies said Thursday that they did not intend for all business conducted during a rare weekend meeting to take place behind closed doors. (MORE)

Neighbors Patrol, Call for More Police in Sussex Burglary Spree (WBOC)
Homeowners frustrated over a burglary spree in eastern Sussex County are not only demanding a larger police force, they’ve taken patrol duties into their own hands. (MORE)


County wins contentious suit over Pollution Control Strategy (Coastal Point)
The Delaware Superior Court this week ruled in favor of Sussex County in the case of Sussex County vs. the State of Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC), over the agency’s authority to impose its Pollution Control Strategy. The ruling was handed down Friday, Feb. 25, by Judge T. Henley Graves. (MORE)

Good news on Delaware Bay oyster recruitment (
There was good news at Wednesday’s meeting of the Delaware Bay Section of the Shellfisheries Council, if only for this year. (MORE)

OV holds budget workshop (Coastal Point)
On March 1, the Town of Ocean View held a budget workshop to address the town’s financial status and planning for the 2012 fiscal year. (MORE)

Celebrate Mardi Gras in Rehoboth Beach March 4-8 (Cape Gazette)
Downtown Rehoboth Beach restaurants are gearing up for Mardi Gras festivities Friday-Tuesday, March 4-8, featuring special New Orleans cuisine and Cajun cooking, Bourbon Street beverages, Mardi Gras parties, live music and beads. (MORE)

Prior records will carry over in AT&T tower case (Coastal Point)
Those who wrote a letter in opposition to – or support of – the approval of the erection of a 100-foot-tall AT&T communications tower just south of Bethany Beach won’t have to duplicate those efforts, under a decision from the Sussex County Board of Adjustments this week. (MORE)

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Enjoy your day,
Dave Burris
Coastal Sussex Morning News

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