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‘Super crazy’ is how Delaware beach rental agents describe 2021 bookings

Many of those renting are Delawareans who don't want to have to worry about COVID rules elsewhere

Freeman Arts Pavilion schedules live summer acts, gives audience more room

Freeman always planned to build a bigger facility, but COVID-19 spurred them to do it more quickly.

Long lines started overnight to grab surf tag vouchers Wednesday

Across several Facebook groups,  people posted about long lines and the excitement and disbelief at the surf tag craze.

1,000 more surf tags to go on sale as state introduces new off-peak surf permits

Off-peak permits only can be used Mondays through Fridays June 1 through Sept. 3, except holidays., then all the time after Labor Day.

Nicola Pizza Preliminary Site Plan Approved

Nicola Pizza's site plan includes a two-story restaurant, a deck and 144 parking places on its 1.86-acre lot.

Amid Covid, holiday lights shine bright at Apple Electric

  What started as a small tradition two decades ago years ago has grown into a bright spot of kindness and holiday cheer for one Sussex County business.  Lisa and Steve Prestipino, owners of Apple Electric in Lewes, have been putting...

Lewes Lights features more than 200 houses, businesses on a self-guided tour

Lewes Lights organizers wanted to help people find some brightness in a dark year, and their self-guided tour map offers 200 houses and business decorated for the holidays.

Give this horseshoe crab a lift, and help protect Delaware tidal waters

The horseshoe crab -- Delaware's official state marine animal -- is important to the area's ecology because its eggs feed migrating birds.

Oil spill has spread down to Ocean City, DNREC says

An oil spill reported a week ago in Bowers Beach has spread to Ocean City, Maryland, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control said today on Twitter. And there’s progress in the cleanup. About 55 tons – enough to...
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Council hears DEMEC rate stability measures

Over the winter, after the state of Texas dealt with significant power outages due to winter weather, Councilman Brian...

Annexation Committee recommends limit to property request

In April, Milford City Council unanimously approved an annexation request from Walter and Sharon Feindt, referring the request to the Annexation Committee for review....

New principal named for Sussex Technical High School

A new principal will lead Sussex Technical High School next year, as the longtime principal is moving to a new role to strengthen student...

Abbott’s Mill plans 40th anniversary celebration

On May 22, Abbott’s Mill Nature Center plans to thank the community for their support over the past 40 years with a celebration from...

Fishing tournaments are roaring back across the First State

For some participants, it’s about comradery that comes with tournaments. For others, it's about winning.
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