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    Polar Bear Plunge raises $870,000 for Special Olympics

    (Accompanying image is a portion of a poster marking the event drawn by Penelope Blanch) The 2015 Special Olympics Delaware Lewis Polar Bear Plunge raised a record $780,000 on Sunday. The event in Rehoboth Beach drew 3,325 participants of all ages who braved the 41-degree air temperature and  plunged into the 37-degree water. Proceeds raise […]

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    Commercial developer Zimmerman found dead in his home

    An autopsy is scheduled after the body of a Dover developer was discovered in his home. Foul play is not suspected. The Delaware State Police are currently conducting a death investigation after the body of a 57-year-old Michael A. Zimmerman was discovered in his home in the Windswept area near Dover. At about 8:40 a.m. […]

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    Two Stones owners and veteran brewer team up at 2SP

    Iron Hill brewer Bob Barrar,   announced this week he is building a new brewery in  Delaware County, PA  in partnership with the owners of the successful Two Stones pubs. The brewery will operate under the name 2SP, a shortened name for Two Stones. Barra was the chief brewer at the Iron Hill location in Media, PA. […]

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    Bill would decriminalize possession of small amounts of pot

    Delaware State Rep. Helene Keeley (D-Wilmington South) introduced a bill hat would remove criminal penalties and potential jail time for possession of a small amount of marijuana . Instead, offenders would receive  a civil fine similar to a traffic ticket. The bill was announced by the Marijuana Policy Project, a group seeking to decrimininalize possession of […]

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    M&T to close branches in Milford and Bethany Beach in April

    M&T will close two downstate branches this spring. Downtown Milford branch customers will move to the west Milford branch .7 of a mile away on Route 113. The automatic teller machine, for the time being, will remain with the  building that is  being put up for sale. The move becomes effective on April 17. To the […]

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    Governor proposes $3.9 billion budget

    Gov. Jack Markell proposed a $3.9 billion state budget for fiscal 2016 that adds funding for schools and addiction treatment while slashing a property tax break for senior citizens. “Our budget reflects our values,” said Markell. “We must ensure our children and grandchildren have the same kind of bright future that previous generations left behind for […]

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