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Tuesday, October 13, 2020
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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,...
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Restaurant inspection enforcement actions

The Delaware Division of Public Health listed the following enforcement actions involving restaurants in Dover, Harrington, Milford and Wilmington. The division is part of the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services and handles all...
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Construction underway on new Dover shopping center

Construction started on Dover’s newest shopping center last month. The new center on 1128 Forrest Ave. will add thousands of square feet of retail space and up to 50,000 square feet of office space.  The first...