Shark! 128-foot blimp hit Delaware beaches Sunday

Jonathan Budler Culture

Fireworks weren’t the only thing flying high in  he Delaware sky on Independence Day. A great white shark blimp was scheduled to fly above the state’s beach resort towns as well. Discovery Channel was presenting its marketing ploy for its annual Shark Week programming, a week-work of shark-infested shows which brings in the channel’s biggest viewership each summer. The 128-foot …

The controlled burn (DelDOT photo)

Burning off peroxide after I-95 accident triggers stay at home warning

Betsy Price Headlines, Police & Fire

The controlled burn (DelDOT photo) An accident that closed Interstate 95 near Route 141 took an unusual turn this afternoon when authorities decided to burn off the peroxide being carried in a tractor trailer. The accident involved a pickup truck pulling the trailer bearing the peroxide colliding with a disabled vehicle on the road. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources …

DNREC is surveying consumers on Delaware's ban on single-use plastic bags. (DNREC) user interface

Bill would toughen, widen ban on single-use plastic bags

Betsy Price Business, Government

DNREC is surveying consumers on Delaware’s ban on single-use plastic bags. (DNREC) Delaware’s ban on single-use plastic bags might become tougher, if a new bill becomes law. HB 212, introduced Thursday, goes for multiple measures: • The ban would expand to all stores as of July 1, 2022. • Reusable bags would have to be even thicker. • Reusable bags …

The Bidens head to Rehoboth Beach house this week

Betsy Price Beaches, Government & Politics, Headlines

Helicopters like the Marine One were seen flying over Sussex County and at Rehoboth Beach. Photo from Wikipedia Commons.   President Joe Biden seems set to hit Rehoboth Beach this week arriving as early as Wednesday.  Three Marine Ones have been seen flying over Sussex County, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is closing parts of the Gordon …