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Rabid deer found on residential property near Rehoboth Bayside outlets

Charles Megginson Headlines, Health

The state is warning anyone who may have had contact with a deer now diagnosed as rabid to contact their doctors and the state.   A white-tailed deer in the Rehoboth Beach-area has tested positive for rabies after exhibiting symptoms and being removed from a residential property by the Division of Public Health. The deer is the second animal in …

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You’re not the only one who thinks traffic to, around beaches is worse

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

  Dr. Beth Duncan says there are increasing numbers of accidents in front of her Lewes office.   Delaware’s beaches have seen traffic return to pre-pandemic levels — and then some, according to people driving the roads.  With the resurgence of tourism and rapid development of the coastal region, some locals say the summer of 2021 traffic has become worse …

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From Wilmington to Bethany, your fireworks guide

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

(Photo by Jingda Chen on Unsplash) Most Delaware places famous for their Fourth of July fireworks shows have decided the shows will go on. Of course, organizers will follow the latest pandemic guidelines. Wilmington will host fireworks starting 9:15-9:30 on July 4. The best viewing location is in Tubman-Garrett Park and other Riverfront locations, said Tina Betz, director of the Mayor’s Office of …

Beauty of popular Junction and Breakwater Trail draws locals, tourists

James Diehl Culture, Headlines

The six-mile trail from Rehoboth to Lewes is the pathway’s most popular part. Photo courtesy Southern Delaware Tourism     Delaware has been in the top 10 of “bike friendly state” lists for the last decade, and on Friday, one more link in the network of bike paths will officially open. The $513,000 Junction and Breakwater Pathway Rehoboth Beach Extension …

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Sun’s out, and so are diners in the streets around Delaware

Betsy Price Don't Miss, Food & Dining, food and drink, Headlines

Wilmington’s popular Curbside dining in the streets returns for the summer.     Areas around Delaware are tempting diners (and drinkers – and shoppers) with special events in which the dining spreads onto sidewalks, parking spots, parks or the streets. They were popular last year because the risk of being infected with COVID-19 is lower outdoors and being able to …

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 …

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Most plans for Independence Day fireworks go forth

Betsy Price Culture

(Photo by Marc Schulte from Pexels)     Most Delaware places famous for their Fourth of July fireworks shows have decided the shows will go on. But some related events have been scratched. Of course, organizers will follow pandemic guidelines as they exist on the day of the fireworks. Here’s the latest. Bethany Beach will takes two days for its celebration. Fireworks will be …