week in review

Here are Delmarva's top stories for the week of Oct. 16-20.

Monday: Randon Wilkerson Guilty Verdict: 

The trial of the man charged with killing Delmar Corporal Keith Heacook, Randon Wilkerson began and ended in less than two hours. The judge issued his verdict, guilty on all accounts. In the trial, CoastTV News learned how Cpl. Heacook was beaten to death with a dumbbell.

Tuesday: Evans Park Expansion:

A workshop in Millville on Tuesday was held to discuss possible additions to Evans Park. The concepts are in the very early stages, but could include a pirate ship-themed splash park, a boardwalk and a butterfly garden.

Wednesday: Public Hearing on the Beach House of Lewes:

The Lewes Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing for the proposed Beach House of Lewes. If approved, the motel would take over the former site of Two Dips Ice Cream.

Thursday: Proposed Henlopen Bluff Development Raises Concerns:

At that same meeting, the Lewes Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing for Henlopen Bluff. The proposed 79-lot community has raised concerns over the amount of traffic it would contribute to Gills Neck Rd. The developer says DelDOT's assessment of the traffic impact from this neighborhood would be "minor." However, not everyone is convinced.

Friday: Rehoboth Beach Advisory Committee Policy Change:

Rehoboth Beach Commissioners voted to eliminate out-of-towners from being able to serve on city advisory committees and vote on city issues. Task forces still remain open to out-of-towners.

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