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Friday, July 10, 2020
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Ørsted drops proposal to build offshore wind substation in portion of Delaware state park...

Ørsted will not bring an electric substation from its planned offshore wind farm to a portion of Fenwick Island State Park. The Danish company had proposed paying $18 million that could be used for making...
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Tropical storm could lead to flooding in Delaware

  A Tropical Storm Warning for Sussex County has been issued as  Fay passes by the state The National Weather Service says the storm could bring four inches of rain to parts of the state. A flash...
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Rehoboth Beach ends masks on beach requirement

The Rehoboth Beach commissioners unanimously voted to modify the city’s proclamation of Civil Emergency and Order that face coverings are required in all public places. The commissioners decided to end the requirement of face coverings...
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Delaware farmland preservation total rises to 139,000+ acres of farmland

Delaware announced its 24th consecutive round of easement selections by the DelawareAgricultural Lands Preservation Foundation. With the preservation of another 5,500 acres, Delaware has permanently preserved more than 139,000 acres of farmland. In a recent report...
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Funland to reopen rides on July 10 under pass system

Delaware's iconic Funland amusement park on the Rehoboth boardwalk will be open for rides on Friday,  June 10. The State of Delaware had held back on amusement park rides, due to concerns about Covid-19 spread....
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Covid-19 cluster at Sussex Correctional grows to 58

The DOC today announced that it is combatting a 58-case cluster of inmate Covid-19 cases at Sussex Correctional Institution (SCI)  Georgetown. Most inmates had no symptoms.   All inmates have been issued facemasks and SCi  is...
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Nanticoke hospital’s cancer center partners with Associates in Radiation Medicine

The Peninsula Regional Health System and Nanticoke Memorial Hospital’s Allen Cancer Center announced  a partnership with the Associates in Radiation Medicine (ARM).   Salisbury-based Peninsula and Seaford-based Nanticoke earlier merged. Peninsula Regional has had a long-standing partnership...
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Correction Department reports three inmates testing positive for Covid-19

 The Delaware Department of Correction reported three inmates with ties to Sussex County tested positive for Covid-19.   The county has seen a higher incidence of coronavirus than New Castle or Kent County.    The following cases were...
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In Coastal Sussex County you can still have a drink but no bellying up...

The following are provisions of the governor's emergency order governing bars and taprooms in Coastal Sussex County, courtesy of the Delaware Restaurant Association. Effective July 3, 2020 at 8 a.m. E.D.T. the following additional restrictions...
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Georgetown whipping post to be removed, placed in storage

Historian remembers seeing public use of  cat-o-nine-tails An ugly reminder of the state's past will be removed from a public site in Georgetown. The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will remove a whipping post...