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A listing of open houses available throughout our resort area, compliments of our local Real Estate professionals.

Daniel Pauley, RN, a nurse on Beebe Healthcare’s Intensive Care Unit, has been honored with this quarter’s DAISY Award. The award is a part of the DAISY Foundation’s national program to recognize the super-human efforts nurses make every day.

After hosting an annual tradeshow for 46 years, the Ocean City (Md.) Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association has rallied to produce their alternative to an in-person gathering. The HMRA has partnered with the OC Today newspaper to produce EXPO Marketplace, an online catalog featuring exhibitors, …

It’s a lawsuit that’s been years in the making, but the class-action suit against Mountaire Farms may be approaching a $65 million resolution. Rather than face a prolonged jury trial, the poultry processing plant and the citizens who sued them have agreed to a $65 million settlement that cou…

A new family dental practice will open at 90 Atlantic Avenue in Ocean View, offering what one of the partners called “that small-town feel as we showcase our extensive training.”

The Delaware Restaurant Association (DRA) is going 100 percent virtual for its 11th annual “Restaurant Industry Fast Forward” event, Tuesday, Feb. 23. The educational symposium, normally held in person at a local events venue, will be a morning-long Zoom session (9:30 a.m. to 1p.m.), with lo…

Delmarva Power customers across Delaware and Maryland are continuing to experience improvements in the reliability of their energy service, a result, company representatives said, of the company’s ongoing efforts to modernize the local energy grid and support customers and communities throug…

U.S. Sens. Tom Carper and Chris Coons and Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester (all D-Del.), along with Gov. John Carney, this week announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded a $1.5 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Del…

The 2021 "At Your Service" will be in the Easter edition of the Coastal Point. Be a part of the best local publication for connecting our community with the services they need. The deadline for advertising is Feb. 26. Don’t miss this opportunity!

Registration is open for the Delaware Small Business Development Center’s (SBDC) free “How to Start a Business” webinar, scheduled for Thursdays, Feb. 11 and March 11, from 3:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Wednesdays, Feb. 17 and March 17, from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

With the new round of Paycheck Protection Program funding, commonly called PPP 2.0, now fully open, WSFS Bank has partnered with ACAP & The Loan Source to offer new or second draw PPP 2.0 loans to any eligible small business or community organization that wishes to apply, bank representa…

Sussex County Habitat for Humanity is helping eligible residents save money on their energy costs. As part of the new Neighborhood Revitalization program, Sussex County Habitat is looking to make a big difference in the lives of Sussex County families by providing a brand-new, EnergyStar-cer…

The Lewes Public Library will host its 5th Annual Teen Job Fair on Saturday, March 20, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a rain date of the following Saturday, March 27. Participating businesses include Dairy Queen (Lewes and Millsboro), Continental Pools, Funland, Candy Kitchen, Thrashers, Jungl…

The Delaware Restaurant Association (DRA) and Delaware Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (DRAEF) have inducted new board members to their respective boards of directors. Inductees were chosen during a selection process and sworn in during a first-quarter meeting in late January.

Taste Events — part of the Off the Hook Restaurant Group based in Bethany Beach — was recently announced as a winner of the 2021 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards, an accolade representing the top wedding professionals across the board in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism…

For 14 years, the Historic Lewes Farmers Market (HLFM) has awarded scholarships to small-scale Delmarva farmers to attend sustainable-farming conferences, including the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) Annual Farming for the Future Conference, the Future Harvest CA…

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Spring is right around the corner, and you won’t want to miss out on this full-color guide to local services! Perfect for auto-repair, landscapers, home-repair, painters, pet-care, electricians and any other service providers. 

Sullivan’s Landscaping & Maintenance recently announce the opening of their new facility in Selbyville. Serving the area from Middletown to Selbyville, they said, “Sullivan’s brings innovative technology and proprietary green products to their ever expanding commercial and residential ma…

Prescott Public Relations, LLC an award-winning national public relations and marketing agency based in Lewes, has been named among Forbes America’s Best PR Agencies 2021. Announced on Oct. 27, 2020, the award was presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., and acknowledges the agencies that prov…

As he outlined objectives for 2021, Thomas Donohue, CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, called this week for working toward growth and opportunity in the business sector while rallying for recovery and a successful future.

State Sen. Gerald Hocker and his wife, Emily, were honored by Lt. Miguel Alban of the Salvation Army, Seaford Sussex Chapel, this week, to thank them for welcoming bell-ringers to their grocery stores every Christmas season for 50 years.

Registration is open for the Delaware Small Business Development Center’s (SBDC) free “How to Start a Business” webinar, scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 20, from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

Beebe Medical Center was impacted by a data breach in early 2020 involving a firm it uses for data management, according to a statement from the hospital dated Dec. 28, 2020.

George Annis, a 60-year-old man from Chesapeake Beach, Md., purchased a single Six Figures instant game ticket during a recent visit to Food Lion #1206 in Selbyville. Much to his surprise, that ticket ended up winning him $10,000 in an instant.

Delaware Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced on Monday, Jan. 4, that manufactured-home owners in disputes with their community owners will be eligible for free legal representation by the non-profit Delaware Community Legal Aid Society Inc. (CLASI), under a contract it has entered with…

Delaware has taken a major step toward its goal of enhancing its reputation as an innovation hub that grows scalable companies and successfully competes for business expansion and relocation projects. The newly created Science & Tech Advisors group consists of representatives from Delawa…

As of Jan. 1, 2021, single-use plastic bags will be banned at the point-of-sale (at the checkout counter) in many stores in Delaware. That leaves stores as well as customers with a choice that one local store owner says no one should have to be making in the midst of a pandemic.

The pandemic has definitely put a hurting on the economy of Sussex County, but through it all, there are people out there working extremely hard to protect those businesses that are already here and to seek new businesses that are looking to relocate. I have asked a number of Sussex Economic…

A new partnership between Orsted U.S. Offshore Wind and the Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies will result in technology that simulates navigation near offshore wind farms.

Delmarva Power customers who are considering a switch to solar power will have more reason to do so when the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s Green Energy Fund increases rebate amounts Jan. 1, 2021.