The Morning News for March 22, 2011

by Dave on March 22, 2011



Residents resist plan for RVs in their midst (Delaware Online)
The newest battle for Delaware’s manufactured-home residents isn’t over rent hikes or land sales — it’s about tourists. (MORE)

DRBA adopts 2011 operating budget (WDEL)
The Delaware River and Bay Authority has unanimously passed its 2011 operating budget. (MORE)

Council draws fire from transparency advocates (Delaware Online)
In what could be its most important decision — hiring Sussex County’s top official — the County Council has taken steps that appear to violate Delaware’s Freedom of Information Act, transparency advocates say. (MORE)

Del. AG Beau Biden Announces YouTube Contest for High School Students (WBOC)
Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden said Monday that the state Department of Justice’s Senior Protection Initiative has launched a statewide video contest for high school students. (MORE)


Lewes Yacht Club decision pending (Cape Gazette)
The Lewes Board of Adjustment has postponed a decision on a Lewes Yacht Club variance request following a March 15 hearing. (MORE)

Hollywood royalty films Delawarean’s book about Hoffa murder (Delaware Online)
Martin Scorsese. Robert De Niro. Al Pacino. Charles Brandt. How did Brandt, a former Delaware chief deputy attorney general, join the company of that top filmdom echelon? (MORE)

Four bills promote Sunshine Week in Dover (Cape Gazette)
Sunshine Week, a week set aside to highlight the public’s right to information, ended Saturday, March 19. (MORE)

You, too, can redraw Delaware’s political map (Delaware Online)
They’re back to the drawing boards all over the nation, as state legislatures work to reconfigure political maps to reflect changes in the 2010 Census. (MORE)

Delaware sets up fund to help its sister state in Japan, Miyagi Prefecture (AP)
Delaware has begun a statewide effort to support its sister state in Japan. (MORE)

Fenwick expected to award trash collection bid (Delmarva Now)
Thank goodness Fenwick is a barrier island — more sand, less grass to mow. (MORE)

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Enjoy your day,
Dave Burris
Coastal Sussex Morning News

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