Following more than an hour of discussion, and strong objections to the proposed 2-cent tax increase from two members of the town council and a few residents, the Ocean View Town Council this week approved the Town’s 2022-fiscal-year operating budget on a 3-2 vote.

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Ocean View Police Chief Kenneth McLaughlin informed the town council this week that Officer Troy Bowden, who has been an officer at the police department six years, had resigned to accept a position as a state trooper with the Delaware State Police.

As the Millville Town Council got its first look at the Town’s proposed budget for the 2022 fiscal year, staff members made it clear the process has been tricky this year and may need tweaking as the year moves along.

Jvonne Oliver was named Police Chief for the Day on Thursday, April 8, by Frankford Police Department Chief Laurence Corrigan. During a brief presentation at Frankford Town Hall, Corrigan lauded Oliver for her support of the town and its police department. ‘I’m a pretty lucky guy,’ Corrigan …

It might have looked different with masks and social distancing, but there was no denying the joy in at least being back at the park for the Frankford Egg Scramble the day before Easter 2021.

The Sussex County Planning & Zoning Commission on Thursday, April 8, is expected to announce its recommendation about whether to allow 200 apartments to be built at the intersection of Railway and Old Mill roads near Millville.

Ocean View Mayor John Reddington and town officials have been congratulating the Ocean View Police Department and sending e-mails praising Chief Kenneth McLaughlin and his force for being named a 2020 Gold Level Law Enforcement Agency by the Lexipol Law Enforcement Advisory Council.

After listening to those opposed to allowing golf carts on public streets in Millsboro, Mayor Michelle Truitt this week said she and town council members will announce their decision in May. If they vote to approve, they will ask state lawmakers for a charter change, allowing the vehicles.

President Joe Biden’s announcement last week regarding actions to bolster offshore wind-energy projects brought praise from U.S. Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) and from representatives of an offshore wind-energy firm with plans to build a wind farm off Delaware’s coast.

The question allowing of golf carts on public streets will be discussed again by the Millsboro Town Council at their Monday, April 5, meeting, which will begin at 7 p.m.

The Fenwick Island Town Council has opted to cancel the town’s annual beach bonfire for the second year in a row, citing concerns about social-distancing enforcement and other concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Ocean View Police Department, under the leadership of Chief Kenneth McLaughlin, on March 31 received notice of its recognition as a 2020 Gold Level Law Enforcement agency from the Lexipol Law Enforcement Advisory Council. The Lexipol Connect Customer Recognition Program recognizes agenci…

South Bethany’s floodplain maps have gone back and forth for years now, between re-writes, lawsuits and more. The most recent attempt at stabilizing the official numbers was recently halted midway through the process, possibly due to procedural issues.

Four Ocean View residents who served in the Vietnam War will be honored at the Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans service at 11 a.m. on Monday, March 29, at VFW Post 7234 in Ocean View.

“Chief Toomey always impressed me as the consummate public servant, illustrated by his long and successful career in the National Guard and in the police force. Floyd was a ‘policeman’s policeman,’ always respectful and cordial whenever dealing with the public, which earned him in turn the r…

The town of Ocean View is only about 1 square mile, but despite its size, it is popular and vibrant, with seasonal and holiday events that draw thousands from around the region — and a bright future.

Work is continuing to replace sidewalks in downtown Millsboro with this longstanding herringbone pattern known for its attractiveness and durability. Work began at the corner of Church and Main streets, and is continuing toward the bridge. Town Manager Sheldon Hudson called the project ‘an i…

Memorial Day weekend also means Election Day for the Town of South Bethany, and eligible residents and property owners can now declare their candidacy for the 2021 town council election. Three seats are up for election this year, each carrying a two-year term, starting in June.

At the request of Millville Volunteer Fire Company Chief Guy Rickards, the Ocean View Town Council this week unanimously approved an $80,000 grant for the purchase of a new boat and for upgraded firefighter gear.

Residents of Selbyville will hit the polls at this weekend’s 2021 town council election. Voting will be in-person only, at Selbyville Town Hall on Saturday, March 6, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The developer of the Skipjack wind farm, proposed for construction 19.5 miles off the coast Delaware, has announced that it now plans to have the wind farm up and running by the end of 2026.

Bethany Beach Mayor Rosemary Hardiman recently expressed her approval of the early work of the Town’s new committees: Telecommunications, Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety and Stormwater & Flooding.

After hearing public comments in favor of allowing golf carts on public streets, the Millsboro Town Council this week decided to give equal time to those opposed, at the Monday, April 5, meeting, even though they had also heard from some opposition this week.

At their monthly meeting, held virtually last Monday, Feb. 23, the Dagsboro Town Council gave preliminary approval to the newly proposed site plans for the Vines Creek Center in the town center zoning district.

Mark Luszcz of the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), meeting with the Millsboro Town Council this week, suggested a less expensive alternative to spending $170,000 to widen the area at the Washington and State streets intersection to prevent turning tractor-trailers from going …


This week, FEMA temporarily halted its current updates to South Bethany’s floodplain designation. The Federal Emergency Management Agency had just released the proposals and begun the 90-day appeal period a week prior, when South Bethany announced that the Washington, D.C., headquarters had …

Bethany Beach Town Council members met in person on Feb. 19, though the council members each sat at separate small tables spread around the council meeting room, with Councilman Bruce Frye participating remotely via a large TV screen sitting behind the table with his nameplate. The public wa…