Letter to the Editor: Skipjack Wind Farm is a win for Delaware

In recent published opinion piece “We must protect tourism from offshore wind” opponents of clean energy are making baseless predictions that are long on fear and short on facts. A simple review of the facts from independent sources shows that wind energy projects in operation are not a threat to nearby home sale prices. The […]

Commentary: Beach view and economy under threat

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Beach lovers visit eastern Sussex County for the ocean, and a pristine view to the horizon is critical to beach enjoyment. In many ways the view to the horizon would be recognized by Native Americans who fished on the beach a thousand years ago. Counting Crows song, They Paved Over Paradise, says, ‘you don’t know […]

Replenishment projects set for Rehoboth, Dewey beaches

REHOBOTH BEACH — The nor’easter that churned off the East Coast last week showed just how vulnerable Delaware’s beaches can be, as several coastal communities faced flooding conditions as ocean waters breached sand dunes. That’s why Dewey Beach Town Manager Scott Koenig said the upcoming beach replenishment projects at both Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach […]