Selbyville residents discuss spring events, Doyle’s honored

Selbyville Public Library Directory Kelly Kline at the town council meeting on Monday, March 16, expressed her gratitude to the Selbyville Community Club for helping put on Children’s Art Month last month, which was again deemed a success.

“I want to thank the Selbyville Community Club for putting on the Children’s Art Month,” said Kline at the meeting. “It’s been wonderful having all the artwork in the library — so many talented artists in the town, it’s really very special.”

Kline went on to publicly thank Mayor Clifton Murray and other town council members who showed up to help support the event, and to announce their involvement in the Easter Egg Hunt planned for March 28.

“We’ve joined forces with the community Easter egg hunt,” she announced. “We’ll make a really great event.”

Police department amps up drug take-back program

Selbyville Police Chief W. Scott Collins announced that, while the winter has kept things quiet for the most part, the department recently received a grant from CVS to help improve their drug take-back program.”

“We received a grant from CVS, basically due to the huge turnouts that we had for our drug take-back program,” explained Collins. “CVS had a program where they provide a long-term drop box for medical drop off. It should arrive sometime next week.”

Collins went on to explain that the new, permanent drop box will be easily accessible for residents.

“It’ll be permanently mounted in our lobby, so people can come in any time they have medications they need to get rid of,” he said.

Doyle’s to be honored as state’s oldest diner

Doyle’s restaurant, located on Route 113 in Selbyville, will be honored this Saturday, March 21, at 2 p.m. during an event open to the public.

“The dedication is for this being the oldest diner that’s been in operation in the state,” explained Town Manager Bob Dickerson. “There was no invitation sent out, but everybody is welcome to attend.”

Collins noted that local residents should expect some possible increased traffic on the highway for the event.

The next regular town council meeting is set for Monday, April 6, at 7 p.m.