Lewes Fire Leaves Man with Critical Injuries

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One person was critically injured in a fire Friday evening west of Lewes.  Firefighters were called to a mobile home on Matthew Circle in the Woods Edge development just of Route 24 around 5pm.  They found a mobile home fully involved and a 73 year old man who suffered burns – he has been flown…

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UPDATED: Fire Damages Dagsboro Area Home Sunday Morning

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UPDATED 10/20/19 9am – State fire investigators say a fire this morning on Hoot Owl Lane near Millville was accidental and started in an attached garage.  Millville and Dagsboro firefighters were called just before 3am and crews arriving at the scene found the residence fully involved.  Multiple area fire crews helped to battle the blaze…

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UPDATED: Bethany Beach Voters Return Incumbents to Town Council

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UPDATED – 7:30pm – Three incumbents were re-elected to the Bethany Beach town council Saturday.  Jerry Morris was the top vote-getter with 452 tallies followed by Joseph Healy with 440.  Patrick Sheplee was third with 393 votes – all three will return to serve two-year terms.   Lee Bunting got 326 votes.  ===================================================== Voters in Bethany…

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UPDATED: Four File for Bethany Beach Municipal Election

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UPDATED – Four candidates have filed for the Bethany Beach Town Council election. Lee Bunting (resident) is challenging incumbents Joseph Healy (resident), Jerry Morris (resident), Patrick Sheplee (non-resident) for one of three two-year seats on the council. The Bethany Beach Town Council election is set for Saturday, September 7th. =============================================== Bethany Beach voters will elect…

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Downstate Mosquito Spraying Tuesday Evening

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on Tuesday, May 28, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a truck-mounted sprayer to control adult mosquitoes in the following areas: In and near Milford, Greenwood, Laurel, and Millsboro and near Milton, Dagsboro, Delmar, Seaford, Georgetown, Bridgeville, Harrington, Lewes, Bethany Beach, and…

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Early Morning Fire Heavily Damages Bishopville Home

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Bishopville firefighters were called to a fire on Salt Point Rd in Bayview Estates in Bishopville, Maryland around 3:30 this morning. Crews arriving at the scene found heavy fire coming from a large home. Multiple crews from Maryland and Delaware helped to battle the blaze or provided cover. All Delaware fire companies have cleared from…

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DSP Identify NY Man Killed in Bethany Beach Crash

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The man struck by a pickup truck on Coastal Highway near Hickman Plaza Drive in Bethany Beach on Wednesday evening died from his injuries Thursday.  Delaware State Police identify him as 79 year old David Henderson of New York State.  Police say he was wearing dark clothing and did not carry a light, however his…

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3 Incumbents & Faith Denault Elected to Bethany Beach Council

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Bethany voters have re-elected three incumbents to the town council as well as Faith Denault.  Rosemary Hardiman won the most votes with 615 followed by Lew Killmer with 595, Bruce Frye with  593 and Denault with 588.  James Sirkis received 290 votes.  The four top vote-getters will each serve two-year terms.  The council will reorganize…

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UPDATED: Fire Heavily Damages Lewes Area Home

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UPDATED – 9:30am – Lewes fire crews have returned to the Ward Road home for a rekindle.  They cleared the scene around 10am. ==================================== Firefighters from Lewes, Rehoboth and Milton were called for a fire on Ward Road in Lewes just after 10:45 last (Saturday) night.  Crews arriving at the scene found flames shooting through…

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Bethany Beach Reconstruction Update

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Bethany beach reconstruction continues and town officials say that’s making it difficult to place the mats on the crossovers.  The completed project calls for a hard, walkable surface to be constructed for each beach crossover – and mats will be placed as needed when the new surface becomes problematic through the rest of the summer. …

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Beach Replenishment Continues in Bethany

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Beach replenishment is currently taking place in Bethany Beach.  City officials say beach and beach access is currently closed from Parkwood Street to Maplewood Street.  Work in Bethany is being done 24/7 and the replenishment project is now expected to be completed in early July.    

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Bethany Beach Replenishment Picking up Speed

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Beach replenishment has picked up in Bethany Beach and sand pumping to the northern town limits has been completed.  The beach will be opened from Third Street north.  The next area where sand will be pumped will be between Third Street to a spot between Campbell Place and Central Boulevard.  The project will be in…

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