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Guided by Voices make beer-stained Delaware debut
Remember that night when Robert Pollard and Guided by Voices played in Delaware for the first time? Pollard probably doesn't.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Energy-saving initiatives launched in state municipalities
U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons and U.S. Rep. John Carney recently joined USDA Rural Development State Director Bill McGowan to announce energy-saving initiatives in New Castle, Kent and Sussex counties through the Rural Economic Development Loan & Grant Program.
Noted Delaware Restaurateur, Charitable Soul Dies In Accident
The coastal Delaware and Maryland resort community was stunned this week by the passing of noted restaurateur and philanthropist Matt Haley, who lost his life following a motorcycle accident on Monday while on a humanitarian mission in India and Nepal.
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Delaware Burger Battle to stack'em high
The third annual hamburger competition at Twin Lakes Brewery in Greenville will feature 18 restaurants and benefit the Ministry of Caring.
DNREC to Hold Workshops on Drinking and Wastewater Projects
DNREC officials said its Financial Assistance Branch and the Division of Health's Office of Drinking Water will jointly host two state revolving loan fund workshops to prepare for the Clean Water and Drinking Water Revised Project Priority Lists.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Underground Railroad exhibit in Dover extended to Dec. 7
The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs has announced that the closing date for An Illegal Activity: The Underground Railroad in Delaware has been extended to Dec. 7. The exhibit, on display at the First State Heritage Park Welcome Center and Galleries, 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Dover, has been open since Oct. 16, 2013 ... (more)
Upgraded 3 BR, 3 BA Huntington Model in 55+ Independence
The "Huntington Model" at 30146 George Washington Avenue is a beautiful home with 3 Bedrooms and 3 Baths and a Courtyard Garage.
Delaware's Congressional Delegation Announces $5 Million Grant to Expand Delaware Airpark
On Monday, August 18, Delaware's Congressional delegation was joined by Delaware State University President Dr. Harry Williams, Delaware River and Bay Authority Executive Director Scott Green, Federal Aviation Administration Regional Manager Lori Pagnanelli and students from DSU's aviation program to announce a $5 million dollar grant to update and ... (more)
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Battle Creek Enquirer
Climate change means more bugs, slimy ponds
Signs posted near the boat ramp at Silver Lake in Dover, Del., warning of possible harmful algae growth.
Frank Robino Companies former head sentenced to 24 months for embezzling
Michael A. Stortini, the former managing member and part owner of the Frank Robino Companies, a Delaware real estate development company, was sentenced Aug. 18 by U.S. District Court Judge Richard G. Andrews to 24 months of imprisonment for embezzling $606,500 in retirement savings from his employees' 401 plan, as well as failing to pay hundreds of ... (more)
Child Predator Task Force arrests Georgetown man for distributing child pornography online
A Georgetown man has been arrested by the Delaware Child Predator Task Force for dealing in child pornography, Attorney General Beau Biden announced Aug. 18. "Predators beware.
This election will be a referendum on the sheriff
Among those working the crowd at last week's picnic for U.S. Sen. Chris Coons was Ronald "Beau" Gooch, the Cape Henlopen High School graduate and former Lewes police chief who is now running for sheriff of Sussex County.
The 'First State Paw Draw' Nearing Its Deadline
While low-cost spay and neuter services are available in the state, the procedure can still be cost-prohibitive for some families.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Southern Delaware Chorale to hold annual ...
The newly renamed Southern Delaware Chorale will hold its annual Potluck get-together from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 26, at Georgetown Presbyterian Church, 203 N. Bedford St. in Georgetown.
Rehoboth officials to vote on charging stations
Rehoboth Beach officials plan to vote on an offer to partner with the state and install two electric car-charging stations near the Henlopen Hotel.
DTI Secretary Jim Sills steps down to lead M&F Bank
After leading the Delaware Department of Technology and Information for more than five years, Secretary Jim Sills will step down to assume the role of president and chief executive officer of Mechanics and Farmers Bank effective Sept.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Georgetown-Millsboro Rotary donates to Global Understanding Program
The Georgetown-Millsboro Rotary Club recently contributed $1,000 to Delaware Technical Community College to support the Global Understanding Program that sends students on international trips during spring break.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Worcester County Times
Suspect in Del. bank heists faces new MD charge
Suspect in Del. bank heists faces new MD charge A suspect in bank robberies in Lewes and Seaford faces a drug charge in Wicomico County Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/08/16/suspect-del-bank-heists-faces-new-md-charge/14165569/ A suspect jailed in Salisbury on a fugitive warrant in ... (more)
Milford Community Band performs Summer Concert
The Milford Community Band, central and southern Delaware's longest-running community band, performed its 2014 Summer Concert Aug.10 at the Milford Riverfront Theater.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
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Unemployment rate up to 6.2 percent
Unemployment rate up to 6.2 percent Unemployment rate up to 6.2 percent Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/Vsg3YT Delaware's unemployment rate increased to 6.2 percent in July, from 6.1 percent in June, according to a Department of Labor report out Friday morning.