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News Briefs 01/11/19

Lewes Mayor and City Council meets Jan. 14Lewes Mayor and City Council will meet at 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 14, at city hall. The...

Government shutdown holds up local brewery expansion

As the federal government shutdown nears its third week, it might be enough to drive some to drink. But the ones brewing the drinks...

Rehoboth should expect spikes in water, sewer bills

Rehoboth commissioners got their first look at next year’s budget, and while it’s balanced, it provides only $512,000 for the city’s $4.9 million capital...

Old Orchard medical offices meet resistance

Lewes-area residents opposed to a commercial rezoning application along Old Orchard Road told Sussex County Council that its planning and zoning commission was right...

Legislative session to revisit criminal justice reform, state finances

Sussex County legislators returned to work Jan. 8 with their eyes on criminal justice reform and state finances. A bill calling for tighter budget controls...

Rehoboth voting charter changes introduced in Dover

A bill introduced Jan. 7 to the General Assembly would change Rehoboth’s charter to limit voting to individuals, while at the same time relaxing...

Lewes parks and rec reviews Brittingham plan

The Lewes Parks and Recreation Commission met Jan. 8 to review the plan for Lewes Waterfront Preserve, a 90-unit townhouse project on the 34.64-acre...

Radio Rehoboth to air Rehoboth commissioner meetings

Beginning Friday, Jan. 18, Rehoboth commissioner meetings will be livestreamed on Radio Rehoboth. Snyder’s Candy owner Jeff Balk is radio station general manager. He approached...

Milton adopts ordinance on temporary structures

Milton Town Council unanimously approved an ordinance that would regulate the placement of temporary structures. The ordinance establishes regulations for temporary structures for construction equipment,...