Lewes, Delaware

September 1, 2009
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The Dutch’s Swaanendael or Zwaanendael Colony of thirty-two first settled in Southern Delaware near Lewes in 1631. It was short lived since a local tribe of Lenni Lenape killed all members of the colony sometime in 1632. Lewes is located on the Atlantic Ocean meets the Delaware Bay and is pronounced ‘Lewis’. Cape Henlopen...
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Broadway in Salisbury – Second Season

August 31, 2009
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Announcement from Wicomico Youth and Civic Center We are thrilled to announce the 2009-2010 Broadway in Salisbury line-up! The best of Broadway and live entertainment is returning to the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center–bigger and better than ever. This coming season features seven blockbusters-including family favorties and some of the biggest hits on Broadway!...
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Cecil County Receives Program Open Space Funds

August 31, 2009
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It wasn’t all bad news that came out of Maryland’s Board of Public Works. Cecil County received s some Program Open Space funds: · $155,600 to replace dangerous and old playground equipment with new play structures and a cushioned playground surface, as well as renovating an existing log cabin used by the Boy Scouts...
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SRBC September 2009 Meeting

August 31, 2009
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The Sassafras Business Council will hold their September meeting on September 1, 2009 at Woodland Hall, 13111 Shallcross Wharf Rd. Meeting begins at 5:30.
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WC-All Fall Preview – September 1, 2009

August 31, 2009
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Washington College Academy of Lifelong Learning will be holding their fall review of classes at the Grieves/Jenkins Skybox, Roy Kirby Jr. Stadium on the campus of Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland. September 1, 2009 4 to 6 PM For more information: 410 778-7221
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Public Hearing – Wye Mills Area Community Plan

August 29, 2009
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DEPARTMENT OF LAND USE, GROWTH MANAGEMENT & ENVIRONMENT AT 160 COURSEVALL DRIVE PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING ROOM CENTREVILLE, MARYLAND 21617 September 10, 2009 The purpose of the public hearing before the Planning Commission is to provide an opportunity for all interested persons to be heard on the proposed Wye Mills Area Community Plan before the...
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WCTR – 3rd Annual Party in the Park – September 12, 2009

August 29, 2009
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It’s Time to Party in the Park with WCTR! September 12th, 1 to 5pm Wilmer Park, Chestertown Md. This is a FREE event, rain or shine!! Big Battle of the Bands Concert: featuring: –Dave McGlashan and The Shoreman –The Blake Thompson Band –The CTR All Stars …and more! Proceeds benefit: –Upper Shore American Legion...
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Frank Kratovil and Ag Secretary Announces Stimulus Funding for the Eastern Shore of Maryland

August 29, 2009
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Rep. Frank Kratovil and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that $1,231,000 will be made available in funding for both rural water projects and community facilities on Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
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In Full Disclosure

August 29, 2009
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Delmarva Town Crier is fully operated by Steven G. Atkinson of Chestertown, Maryland. Recently I announced that I am going to seek the office of Kent County Commissioner. It will be my attempt to keep political commentary out of this site. For this reason it is my intentions not to place any items onto...
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Another Hit to Kent County MD – State Budget Cuts

August 28, 2009
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One of the decisions that was made at this week’s Public Works Board was to close the Upper Shore Community Mental Health Center in Chestertown Maryland. This 40 bed facility is constantly full and will have around 200 patients filtering through it each year. All of these patients are uninjured, but are in need...
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Centreville Rotary Club Artisan’s Festival October 3 & 4, 2009

August 27, 2009
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The Rotary Club of Centreville, Maryland will host their 38th annual Artisans Festival on Saturday and Sunday, October 3rd and 4th at the Queen Annes County 4-H Park. The park/fairgrounds are located on Route 18, four miles west of Centreville.
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Family Fun Fest at Arthur W Perdue Stadium – September 3, 2009

August 27, 2009
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The Principal Financial Group Family Fun Fest at Arthur W Perdue Stadium will be held Sept. 3 when the Delmarva Shorebirds take on the Lakewood Blueclaws. Family Fun Fest is a free celebration of baseball visiting nearly 50 minor league baseball ballparks all across the country during its sixth season. Created and produced by...
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Dr. Freeman Hrabowski comes to Kent County

August 27, 2009
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Dr. Freeman Hrabowski, world-renowned Educator and President of The University of Maryland Baltimore Campus Comes to Kent County Public Schools.
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Kent County MD Answer to Unused Precription Medications

August 26, 2009
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Sheriff John Price encourages Kent County's citizens to bring unwanted medications to the Sheriff’s Office anytime throughout the year for proper disposal. (Monday thru Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm)
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Accomack Salvation Army – Needs Donations and Volunteers

August 25, 2009
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Times have been hard on everyone and the The Salvation Army unit of Accomack County is no exception. They are in need for help. Donations are down and requests for assistance are up. The unit wants to circulate the word about its mission and activities and is looking for donations and volunteers. The Salvation...
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The 2009 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge – September 19 & 20, 2009

August 24, 2009
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The 2009 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge “Celebrating Maryland’s 375th Birthday!” Scheduled for September Nine Lighthouses, One Lightship, Two Days—7th Year! This year with a Maryland inspired theme! On September 19 and 20, the Chesapeake Chapter of the U.S. Lighthouse Society and the Maryland Lighthouse Organizations will host the 2009 Maryland Lighthouse Challenge – “Celebrating Maryland’s...
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The New Updated Delmarva Town Crier

August 24, 2009
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Hear Ye, Hear Ye, Hear Ye A week ago we debuted our new design for Delmarva Town Crier as an Online Magazine for the Delmarva Peninsula. The front page of Delmarva Town Crier will feature our monthly magazine at the top of the page. Each month a series of articles about the history and...
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A National Park in Delaware

August 22, 2009
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It’s 2009 and there has been National Parks for over 100 years, but of the 391 National Parks none of them is in the State of Delaware. Isn’t it about time that they had one? Virginia’s Eastern Shore has one, Assateague Island National Seashore which they also share with Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Sen. Tom...
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Tails and Trails Dog Walk at Adkins Arboretum – October 3, 2009

August 22, 2009
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TAILS AND TRAILS DOG WALK TO BE HELD AT ADKINS ARBORETUM OCTOBER 3 Celebrate dog ownership and help raise money for homeless animals at the inaugural Tails and Trails Dog Walk, Sat., Oct. 3 at Adkins Arboretum. The event will feature local vendors; refreshments; search and rescue and agility/rally course demonstrations; a ∏-mile strut;...
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Mandy Kriss in Concert – Chincoteague, VA – August 26, 2009

August 21, 2009
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The Chincoteague Cultural Alliance presents singer Mandy Kriss in concert at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, at the Senior Center in downtown Chincoteague. http://www.chincoteagueculturalalliance.org/catunplugged.html
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Festival Hispano – August 23, 2009

August 21, 2009
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Festival Hispano returns to Millsboro complex Aug. 23 Festival Hispano will celebrate its 15th year in Sussex County from noon to 6 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 23, at the Millsboro Little League Complex on State Street. Festival Hispano is free and open to anyone who wants to celebrate Latino cultural heritage. The day includes beautiful...
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