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Monday, January 4, 2021
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Sussex Tech shutting down JROTC program, due to lack of instructors

Sussex Technical High School announced the demise of its U.S. Army JROTC classes at the end of this school year. "Despite extensive research and outreach, JROTC Cadet Command has informed the district that there are...
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Dogfish to release in Delaware a limited edition stout aged in Sam Adams’ barrels

Dogfish Head Craft Brewery collaborated with new owner  Samuel Adams to release Utopias Barrel-Aged World Wide Stout. This limited-edition ale combines Dogfish Head’s World Wide Stout, an imperial stout and Sam Adams’ Utopias, a  blend...
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Perdue says 25 percent of chickens now have outdoor access

Perdue Farms says it is leading the industry in raising chickens with outdoor access and recently expanded its free-range product offerings under its  Perdue  Harvestland brand. Perdue achieved its goal to provide outdoor access in 25 percent...
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Grammy winner Eilish to headline Firefly Festival

Firefly Music Festival  will feature female stars  after a down year in 2019. Grammy winner   Billie Eilish will be joined by the politically charged group Rage Against the Machine, Halsey, Khalid, Blink-182 and Maggie Rogers. Also...
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Giving back: Chesapeake Utilities, Schell Brothers, Easterseals

Dover-based Chesapeake Utilities Corporation announced that employees logged approximately 5,000 hours of volunteer service with nonprofit organizations throughout the company’s service area in 2019. Chesapeake's service area includes the Delmarva Peninsula and portions of Florida. Chesapeake...
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Tidewater’s Lewes wastewater treatment plant problems surface again

Problems continued at the Lewes wastewater treatment plant this week. Although the plant is currently back online and has resumed normal treatment of effluent, officials asked the public to continue practicing water conservation while corrective...
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Food & drink: Farewell to Forgotten Mile and  first Two Stones location

In an all-too-common announcement we see this time of year, Forgotten Mile Ale House will close its doors on Jan. 5. “We have recently decided that we are going to close down after the new year....
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Tony Allen takes helm at Delaware State University on New Year’s Day

On  New Year’s Day,  Dr. Tony Allen becomes the 12th President in the 129-year history of Delaware State University. Allen succeeds Dr. Wilma Mishoe, who in September announced her retirement at the end of 2019....
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Seaside Jewish Community synagogue expansion groundbreaking coming this week

Seaside Jewish Community will hold a groundbreaking ceremony and reception to mark the beginning of the expansion of its synagogue. The event will take place 11:30 a.m. on January 5, 2020, at the synagogue...
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DNREC, Mountaire sign agreement that resolves Delaware violations

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control signed an agreement with Mountaire Farms of Delaware, Inc. late last week that  resolves spray irrigation and land application permit violations cited  in a Nov. 2,...