The Coastal Point covers news and events in Bethany Beach, South Bethany, Fenwick Island, Ocean View, Millville, Frankford, Selbyville and Dagsboro, Del., as well as the larger area of southeastern Sussex County, from the Delaware state line north to the Indian River Inlet and from the coast inland to Millsboro.
Our focus is truly local, with local reporters attending nearly all official meetings in each of our towns, as well as following news and events in the area’s non-incorporated communities.
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Mariner’s Bethel United Methodist Church is continuing its decade-old tradition of holding a Live Nativity, featuring the Christmas story, music and carols.
This Saturday, a sleigh-full of holiday activities will take place in Ocean View as part of an effort to help the community get into the holiday spirit, from Christmas in the 1800s to singing carols in the park.
Last week, the Ocean View Town Council held a workshop to discuss drainage issues, including the development of requirements for maintenance of ditches and how such work might be funded.
Last week, Ocean View police, with the assistance of other agencies, arrested Damien Andell, 25, of Ocean View, in connection with multiple burglaries and thefts during the month of November in the vicinity of Elliott Avenue and Daisy Avenue.
This weekend, Ocean View Presbyterian Church will hold its annual Nativity Festival, inviting the community to enjoy “the reason for the season.”
“I just think it’s a wonderful gift to the community,” said Elsie Young, who started the event at the church after hearing about a similar event at a church in Pennsylvania.
Ocean View Town Manager Dianne Vogel joined the town’s staff in August of last year. Within that brief time, the Town has seemingly whipped into shape and had a seemingly positive and uneventful year.
This holiday weekend, art aficionados can stay warm in creative style while getting an early start on holiday shopping during the 19th Annual SouthEastern Delaware Artists Studio Tour (SEDAST).
This Friday, Nov. 29, at 10 a.m., artist Ellen Rice will release her third depiction of Fenwick Island Lighthouse, “Night Settles Over Fenwick.”
In the off-season, many area police departments — including Bethany Beach, Fenwick Island and South Bethany — offer home checks for residents who may be away from their homes.
Verizon Wireless has proposed a new use for Lord Baltimore Elementary School’s chimney: an antenna platform.
Indian River School District invited Verizon representatives to share their vision for a telecommunications facility by attaching six new antennas and reinforcements to the now-defunct 55-foot smoke stack.