Sussex County Residents Invited to Public Workshops on Coastal Corridors Transportation Study Next Week

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The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) in partnership with Sussex County invites all interested parties to a Public Workshop to introduce the Coastal Corridors Transportation Study. The Study team has conducted preliminary listening sessions and wants to hear from you. The workshop will cover areas such asmobility, safety, and resident’s quality of life in and…

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151st Del. General Assembly Begins

Senator Sarah McBride took the oath of office Tuesday in Claymont, photo courtesy of Sarah McBride Twitter feed
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The 151st Delaware General Assembly is underway. New and re-elected lawmakers were sworn in virtually Tuesday. History was made in the State Senate. Sarah McBride (D- Wilmington) became the first openly transgender state Senator in the nation. “Every one of us is proud of our identities and the historic advancements our being sworn in today…

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GOP Leaders Take Issue with Plan to Begin Delaware’s State Legislative Session

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Senate Minority Leader Gerald Hocker (R-Ocean View) and House Minority Leader Danny Short (R-Seaford) say a plan released late yesterday by the General Assembly’s Democratic leaders will blunt the ability of citizens to make their voices heard on controversial bills. Speaker of the House-Elect Pete Schwartzkopf and Senate President Pro Tem-Elect Dave Sokola, D-Newark, issued…

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Ocean Pines Tree-Lighting Will Be A Virtual Event

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Ocean Pines is going virtual with its annual Hometown Christmas Tree Lighting event. Due to public health concerns, people are discouraged from gathering at the tree in person Saturday. The Ocean Pines Association will show the tree-lighting live on its Facebook page at 6:30 p.m. It also can be seen later on the Association website…

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Beebe Healthcare Hosts Virtual COVID Town Hall

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Beebe Healthcare will host a coronavirus virtual town hall today (Monday). President and CEO David Tam will be joined by Beebe’s COVID-19 response medical director and infectious disease physician Bill Chasanov. They will share updates on cases, hospitalizations and general information about what could be on the way in terms of a vaccine. The Town…

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Salisbury U. Homecoming Goes Virtual Due To COVID

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Alumni Homecoming will have a much different feel at Salisbury University.Activities are going virtual, including Monday’s welcome message from S.U. President Charles Wight.Athletes and sports fans will be able to enjoy a walk down memory lane as well through a series of video profiles.Salisbury students who graduated in years ending in zero or five are…

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Rehoboth Beach Swears In New Mayor, 2 Commissioners

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Rehoboth Beach has reorganized with a new Mayor and new-look City Commission. Mayor Stan Mills took the oath of office at Friday’s government meeting. He was the winner of last month’s election and replaces Paul Kuhns. Commissioners Patrick Gossett and Jay Lagree also were sworn in during a proceeding that was held virtually due to…

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Virtual Farmer Panel to Discuss Soil Health

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A virtual farmer panel will discuss soil health topics on Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Steve Groff, owner of Cover Crop Coaching, will moderate the discussion. Panelists include Blaine Hitchens, a Sussex County farmer and National Association of Conservation District Soil Health Champion from Laurel, Del., Steve Kraszewski, of Mason’s Heritage…

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Sussex County Recovery Virtual Town Hall – Wed, May 6 at 7:30pm

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The next Public Recovery Town Hall is scheduled for Wednesday, May 6th at 7:30pm with Lt Governor Bethany Hall-Long. This meeting will include stakeholder groups and members of the public to collect public feedback in Sussex County on the economic recovery plan for the state of Delaware. For more information, visit https://governor.delaware.gov/delawares-recovery/#shape-recovery 

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