The Morning News for May 4, 2011

by Dave on May 4, 2011



Sponsored by Tapa Homes.

Survey: Bethany, OC tops for travelers (Delmarva Now)
Local beach resorts made a list of Top 10 most popular vacation destinations this summer, according to a worldwide rental website. (MORE)

Former U.S. Congressman Castle of Delaware Joins DLA Piper Firm (Bloomberg)
Michael Castle, a former U.S. congressman from Delaware who lost a Senate primary to Tea Party advocate Christine O’Donnell, joined law firm DLA Piper LLP’s government affairs practice as a partner. (MORE)

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Classic rides will be pulled out for British Car Show (Beachcomber)
Classic rides will be pulled out of storage and taken for a ride during the 16th annual British Car Show, slated to take place this weekend. (MORE)

Three run for two seats on Lewes City Council (Cape Gazette)
Profiles of the three Lewes City Council candidates. (MORE)

Experts call for wetter start to season (Delmarva Now)
Residents and visitors have been treated to warm weather as of late, but meteorologists are predicting a cooler start to the summer season. (MORE)

Gov. Markell Signs Pension & Health Care Reform Bill into Law (WGMD)
Delaware Gov. Jack Markell has signed into law a bipartisan effort to reign in some of the state’s fastest growing expenses, including the state’s share of employee and retiree pension and health care costs. (MORE)

Rehoboth to update municipal building, convention center (Delaware Wave)
The city is currently accepting bids for a green project to update aspects of the municipal building as well as the Convention Center. (MORE)

With Faust Fashion, a well-dressed client is a happy client (Cape Gazette)
People enjoy being in fashion, but they don’t always have time or money to shop for that perfect item. (MORE)

Rehoboth residents content with city (Delmarva Now)
The citizen’s group Save Our City recently conducted an online survey to gauge resident opinions on town officials and topics. (MORE)

Broadway star teaches at Cape (Cape Gazette)
Butterfly. Monkey. The color blue. Students have just seconds to interpret with their bodies the words their teacher calls out. (MORE)

The Bee Hive creates a real buzz (Delmarva Now)
There’s a new gift shop in town offering home décor, jams, jellies and souvenirs. (MORE)

Dr. Gary Wray to present ‘Delaware in the Civil War’ (Cape Gazette)
Dr. Gary Wray will present “Delaware in the Civil War” at 1 p.m., Saturday, May 14, at the Lewes Public Library. (MORE)

More than 20 bands head to Dewey for High Tide Jamfest (Beachcomber)
Jam may not be a genre, but if you ask those slated to perform at the Rusty Rudder this weekend, most would agree it should be. (MORE)

Cape Partners with Beebe to Educate Parents & Students About Drug & Alcohol Use (WGMD)
As Cape Henlopen High School seniors prepare for their prom, two educational events will take place over the next two days to educate parents and students about the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse and their use in the community. (MORE)

Lewes golfer starts competing at ripe old age of 9 (Delaware Wave)
When he was about 3 years old, he starting chipping and putting at King’s Creek Country Club in Rehoboth Beach. (MORE)

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Enjoy Your Day,
Dave Burris
Coastal Sussex Morning News

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