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Rehoboth’s offshore wind primer aired all sides of issue

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Whether you are a big fan of offshore wind power or you want all those turbines gone with the wind, a special meeting held by Rehoboth Beach officials offered insight into the projects and processes to create them. The four-hour meeting revolved around the three projects proposed off Delaware’s coast and ultimately functioned as an illuminating primer on the issue. …

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Rehoboth Beach to hold special meeting on offshore wind

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

The City of Rehoboth Beach will hold a special meeting Tuesday focused on offshore wind projects under development off Delaware’s coast. According to the city, the meeting will include presentations from representatives of eight organizations as well as a question-and-answer session. The meeting begins at 9 a.m. and is open to the public, both in person and via livestream. Click …

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Climate advocates to rally outside Biden beach house

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

A group of climate advocates will march along the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk to President Joe Biden’s vacation home to protest fossil fuel projects and urge him to declare a climate emergency.  The July 23 march and rally, organized by Food & Water Watch Delaware, will begin with a press conference at the Rehoboth bandstand before protesters make their way to …

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Got a big tree? Rehoboth Beach wants it for Christmas

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

With mid-July temperatures hovering around 90 degrees Fahrenheit, Christmas is likely one of the last things on your mind.  The City of Rehoboth Beach, however, is already pine-ing for this year’s Christmas tree.  Each year, the seaside resort town turns to the larger community in search of a tree tall and shapely enough to meet its residents’ high expectations.  That’s …

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Dogfish Head’s Rehoboth brewpub to offer 2 free concerts

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Funk-soul piano man Neal Francis and indie-rock band Kiwi jr. will grace the stage at Dogfish Head’s Rehoboth Beach brewpub, Brewings and Eats, on Wednesday, July 27 and Friday, July 29. Both live shows are open to the public with no cover or tickets required.  By age 18, Francis — who will perform at 10 p.m. on July 27 — …

Rehoboth Beach will host this year's United States Lifesaving Association’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships on July 13.

Rehoboth to host lifeguard championships July 13

Jarek Rutz Headlines, Culture, Delaware Live

Lifeguards up and down the east coast will gather July 13 at Rehoboth beach to compete in the United States Lifesaving Association’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships.  Contestants from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Virginia will participate in ocean and sand competitions, primarily in between Baltimore and Maryland avenues, which will be closed to beachgoers that day.  The public is, …

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Your guide to Delaware fireworks, and so Fourth

Ken Mammarella Culture, Headlines

  Most Delaware places known for Fourth of July fireworks and other Independence Day activities have announced their plans. Organizers consistently ask for people to arrive early and leave late, and the Delaware Department of Transportation warns that many events close roads, too. Dusk is about 9:05 p.m. on the Fourth, but fireworks could start as late as 9:30. Here’s …

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Delaware GOP unveils ‘Rescue Delaware’ plan at state convention

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Delaware state Republicans on Saturday introduced a plan to “Rescue Delaware” during a state convention that featured a slate of uncontested statewide GOP candidates and rallying cries to stand against “woke-ism,” election-tampering and the “radical left.” The newly-minted “Rescue Delaware” agenda includes policy objectives the party believes are “supported by a majority of Delawareans across all party lines” and will …

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Delaware Memorial Day dune crossing closures

Charlie Megginson Culture, Headlines

Multiple vehicle and pedestrian beach access points will be closed during Memorial Day weekend, DNREC announced Thursday. The drive-on and walk-on crossings sustained damage during a May 8 nor’easter. Unsafe drop-offs along the dunes where the crossings meet the beach necessitated the closures. Very little beach is available for drive-on surf fishing, even during low tide at the closed locations, …

Film screening part of Rehoboth museum’s storm of ’62 exhibit

Pam George Culture, Headlines

Rehoboth Beach boardwalk was destroyed as the sand was eaten away during a three-day nor’easter in 1962. Photo from the Delaware Public Archives.   On April 22, 1962, more than 2,500 people flocked to Rehoboth Beach to flaunt their Easter finery before judges — and each other. Although it was 80 degrees, the ladies vying for the best-dressed woman award …