Mass Assemblies to be Held Saturday in Delaware and Across the Nation to Address Poverty Issue

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On Saturday, March 2nd at noon, the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival will march and rally in state capitals across the country, bringing the demands of poor and low-wealth people for living wages, healthcare, housing, education, environmental justice, and voting rights directly to our lawmakers. Many churches and organizations in Delaware…

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Weekend Mosquito Spraying in Kent & Sussex Counties

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application for mosquito larvae located in flooded forested wetland habitats. This application could take place during the daylight hours on Saturday, March 26, Sunday, March 27, and Monday, March 28, 2022, via helicopter (registration number N2268W and/or N862M) Application of Vectobac12AS (liquid BTI) to control mosquito larvae in the…

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Bethany Beach Town Council Election on Saturday

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Voters in Bethany Beach go to the polls on Saturday to elect 4 to the town council for 2 year terms. The four incumbents – Faith Denault, R. Bruce Frye, current vice-mayor, Rosemary Hardiman and current mayor, Lew Kilmer are challenged by Russell Evans. The polls are open in the Town Meeting Room at Town…

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UPDATED: Incumbents Win in Greenwood Town Council Election

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UPDATED 1/20/20 10:30am – Town officials tell WGMD that the three incumbents have been re-elected, however no actual election results have been provided. According to the Town Clerk, Norman Reed, William Russell and Donald Torbert will each serve another 2 years on the council. The winners will be sworn in at the February 4th Town…

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Dagsboro Town Council Election Saturday

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Dagsboro voters go to the polls Saturday to elect three candidates to the town council.  Incumbents Brian Baull, Pat Miller and Theresa Ulrich are challenged by James Thompson for one of those seats.  The polls are open from 1 to 5pm at the Dagsboro Fire Hall on Clayton Street.

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DSWA Collection & Shred Event Saturday near Milford

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If you live in the Milford area – Saturday from 8 until 2pm the Delaware Solid Waste Authority will hold a collection event.  You can drop off household hazardous waste, electronic goods and also have documents shredded at the Milford Transfer Station is South DuPont Boulevard. 

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Town Hall Meeting on Gun Violence Saturday Morning in New Castle

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Saturday morning there will be a Town Hall Meeting on What Delaware is Doing to Protect its Citizens from Gun Violence.  The Town Hall is at the Route 9 Library and Innovation Center in New Castle from 9 to 11am.  The town hall is sponsored by the Delaware Coalition Against Gun Violence and they welcome…

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Spring Clean Up This Weekend in Ocean City

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Spring has sprung in Ocean City, and as the town gets ready for warmer weather and the bustling summer season, residents can once again take advantage of Ocean City’s Spring Clean Up! This annual occurrence allows residential property owners to do their spring-cleaning by offering free residential bulk pick-up on Saturday and Sunday, April 6-7.…

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US Flag, Delaware and Maryland Flags to Half-Staff

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As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated in Thousand Oaks, California, on November 7, 2018,President Donald Trumpordered that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff effective IMMEDIATELY until sunset, Saturday, November 10, 2018. As a matter of protocol, the Delaware and Maryland flags are…

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Sussex County Council Hear from Public on Buffers and Discuss Special Events

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The Sussex County Council held a marathon meeting on Tuesday. Some highlights from the meeting: The Council got its annual “Sunshine Report” from the League of Women Voters of Sussex County. In most cases the League reported favorably on the council – the increase in public input with the Public Comment section and in public…

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Bethany Beach Town Council Election Saturday

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Bethany Beach voters go to the polls on Saturday, September 8th at the Bethany Beach Town Hall from 12 noon until 6pm.  Newcomers Faith Denault, James Sirkis, non-resident Larry Fishel are challenging incumbents Bruce Frye, Rosemary Hardiman and Lew Killmer for four seats on the town council – all are 2-year terms.  Mayor Jack Gordon…

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Flash Flood Warning for Sussex County until 9:30am

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The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning that affects the following WGMD locations: Sussex County,DE ————————————————————– The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a * Flash Flood Warning for… Central Sussex County in southern Delaware… * Until 930 AM EDT. * At 535 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy…

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Dewey Meet the Candidates Forum Saturday Evening

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Dewey Beach Elections will be held on Saturday, September 15TH.  The Dewey Beach Civic League invites you to come out and meet the four candidates who will be running for the two open positions for Dewey Beach Commissioner on Saturday, August 25th at the Dewey Beach Lions Club, 115 McKinley Ave, Dewey Beach from 4pm…

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Saturday Deadline to Register to Vote in DE Primary

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Saturday is the deadline for any unregistered Delawareans who want to register to vote before the Primary Election on September 6th. The Sussex County Election Office is located on Race Street in Georgetown and will be open from 9 to 2pm on Saturday.  

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Transformer Problem the Cause of Power Outage Saturday Morning

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Nearly 6000 residents from West Ocean City to Newark to just west of Berlin lost power Saturday just after 11am.  Over 5500 were customers of Delmarva Power – and about 470 members of Choptank Electric Cooperative.  According to Choptank’s Facebook page, Delmarva Power was having problems with a transformer that feeds the Ironshire Substation.  Delmarva…

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MD Congressman coming to Eastern Shore for town hall

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Maryland Congressman Andy Harris heading to the Eastern Shore this weekend. On Saturday he will be spending the bulk of his time on Smith Island. In the morning Rep. Harris will visit two projects underway designed to aid navigation. One is the construction of two jetties, the other a dredging project. Then in the afternoon…

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