News Briefs

December 11, 2012
Milton committee continues charter work

The Milton Charter & Ordinance Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Milton Public Library. The group will continue working on territorial limits and the fee schedule as a source document. The committee will begin discussing the codification of home owners association agreements. For more information, go to

Milton EDC holds meeting Dec. 13

The Milton Economic Development Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 13, at the Milton Public Library. The group will continue discussing the status of the new informational kiosk and the ongoing signage project. Committee members will also discuss potential projects for 2013.

Milton preservation committee to meet

The Milton Historic Preservation Committee will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 11, at the Milton Public Library. The group will consider an application from Ballybunion LLC for the replacement of the rear deck, awning and handicap ramp of the home located at 105 Union St. Committee members will also hear an application from Ken and Lynn Brittingham for the construction of a new entrance and rooftop deck at the home located at 301 Union St. For more information, go to

Holiday with the Alpacas set Dec. 15

C&C Alpaca Factory and Country Store at 17219 Sweetbriar Road, Lewes, invites the public to Holidays with the Alpacas Saturday, Dec. 15.  From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., people can view the 40-member alpaca herd at C&C and enjoy B&J's Barbecue and facepainting.  Adults and children can also make Christmas tree ornaments with alpaca fiber and participate in yarn dyeing. Santa Claus will also be on hand from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and people can drop off  items for Toys For Tots.

Cape school board meets Dec. 13

Cape school board will hold its December regular meeting at 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 13, in the cafeteria of Cape Henlopen High School. The board will discuss and may take action on graduation requirements, the final budget and sequestration – the anticipated loss of federal money if Congress and the Obama administration cannot come to a budget agreement. The board also will hear a presentation from the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control on a lake-dredging project that could affect Rehoboth Elementary School.