News Briefs

March 26, 2013
DelDOT to hold DART workshop March 28

Delaware Department of Transportation will hold a pub­lic workshop, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Thursday, March 28, at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center to discuss changes to the DART service for the upcoming year. Under DelDOT’s proposal, the parking fee at the Rehoboth Park & Ride would change from $7 per vehicle to $8 per vehicle.

There will be a limit of four pas­sengers per vehicle receiving a free daily pass and discounted employee parking would change from $3 per vehicle to $4 per vehicle. Routes 201-208 will still operate seven days a week start­ing Thursday, May 23 through Sunday, Sept. 15, although Route 206 would have some minor time changes on weekends and holidays.

Finally, the department is proposing the Route 305 beach connection bus from Wilming­ton to Rehoboth – which runs one trip on Fridays, three trips on Saturday and two on Sun­day – would have a slight time change for the first trip leaving Rehoboth on Sundays and holi­days. Instead of 10:45 a.m., the bus would leave at 11:02 a.m. to better connect with Route 208.

The department’s proposals are available at most libraries, state service centers, at DART offices and DelDOT’s admin­istration office in Dover. The proposals can also be seen online at

Besides in person, comments can be submitted by mail to DART First State Public Hear­ing, P.O. Box 1670, Wilmington, DE 19899. Comments can also be emailed through DART’s web­site, publichearing. All comments must be received by Wednesday, April 3.

Milton EDC to meet March 28

The Milton Economic Devel­opment Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, March 28 at the Milton Public Library. The group will review the fiscal year 2013 budget, and the committee’s involvement in the Horseshoe Crab Festival. Members will also discuss follow-up items related to the committee’s meeting with the Delaware Economic De­velopment Office March 7. For more information, go to milton.

Education secretary to attend Cape meeting

Department of Education Sec­retary Mark Murphy will attend the Cape Henlopen school board meeting Thursday, March 28, to discuss the state of education in Delaware and give an update on the common core curricu­lum. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria of Mariner Middle School in Milton. Mur­phy will answer questions from the board. The board also will consider the Sussex Consortium move into the Lewes School and further discuss middle school ex­pansion and a proposal for new elementary schools.

Sussex Consortium art exhibited

An art show featuring artwork by Sussex Consortium students will be held 3 to 4 p.m. Wednes­day, March 27, in the cafeteria of Cape Henlopen High School. The exhibition will showcase artwork created by consortium students during a VSA Dela­ware residency program that was funded by a Carl M. Freeman FACES grant.


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