Marydel

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12:21 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Winds in Marydel Are Leave Two Injured, Power Being Restored

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MARYDEL, Del. (AP) - Utilities are reporting fewer than 100 customers in Delaware still without power a morning after a storm's damaging winds damaged dozens of homes and injured two people.

The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for the area from 4:30 p.m. to 5:15 p.m., but it has not confirmed that a tornado touched down.

Faulkner said two adults were taken to Kent General Hospital in Dover. He did not describe the extent of their injuries. He says no one is reported missing, and no one is trapped in a damaged structure.

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Local News
8:27 am
Tue May 20, 2014

Body Found in Marydel Ditch

Downtown Marydel
Credit Don Rush

MARYDEL, Del. (AP) - Delaware State Police are investigating the death of a Dover man whose body was found in a roadside ditch near Marydel.

Troopers were called to Sandy Bend Road on Monday morning for a report of a body in a ditch and police say they found the body of 30-year-old Timothy Ashley. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say there was no immediately apparent cause of death and Ashley's body has been turned over to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy.

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Local News
8:11 am
Thu March 6, 2014

Mobile Home Residents in Caroline County May Have to Move

Downtown Marydel
Credit Don Rush

Around 150 Caroline County residents may have to find a new place to live by this summer.

They live in the Cedar and Hilltop Mobile Home Parks which have been ordered closed by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

For years there have been complaints about excessive arsenic in their drinking water and an inadequate sewage disposal system.

Both properties are owned by Shahi International Investments of Brookeville.

Marydel Mayor Debbie Rowe told WMDT that "Its bad. Really Bad."

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Local News
9:51 am
Wed November 20, 2013

Maryland Eastern Shore Officials Face Challenges of Growing Hispanic Population (Part 3)

Town of Marydel
Credit Don Rush

The growth of the dramatic Hispanic population on the Maryland Eastern Shore has local officials -- especially the schools gearing up to meet this community. In part 3 of a 3 part series Delmarva Public Radio's Don Rush looks at what is being done to integrate these immigrants into life of the community.

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