The Millsboro Town Council, at the Monday, Aug. 3, meeting, applauded Millsboro Police Officer John Wharton, who received a Lifesaving Award after being nominated by a fellow officer.
The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Bethany Beach have been working together to find a solution that will mutually benefit the downtown Bethany Beach businesses and those looking to support local business, according to those organizations.
Frankford officials are seeking help from Delaware’s Historic Preservation Office in securing funding and possible National Register of Historic Places designation for the former National Bank of Frankford building on Main Street.
Stormwater ponds often are given names that belie their actual purpose in these parts – sometimes they’re part of “waterfront property” descriptions. In Millville, however, the town building official has another name for one that sits at the entrance to his town: Swamp.
Melody Duverger is the new youth program manager for Pathways to Success, a local Sussex County nonprofit. She is a graduate of Delaware State University with a B.S. in marketing and business administration. She brings her experience of working with a New Jersey teen-employment program as an…
Village Volunteers will expand its services to serve the needs of seniors in Bethany Beach, Millville and Ocean View, working alongside community leaders in the region to support the new South Coastal Village Volunteers.
Five candidates will vie for four seats on the Bethany Beach Town Council this year, in elections set for Saturday, Sept. 12, from noon to 6 p.m. at town hall. Among the candidates are the four incumbents up for re-election this year and one challenger.
The Fenwick Island Town Council at its Friday, July 24, meeting voted to reactivate a moratorium on new hotels and motels for two more years. The council also voted to grant a building permit extension to a hotel currently under construction.
After hearing less-than-impressive public feedback about Mediacom cable television and internet service, the South Bethany Town Council has been encouraged by recent meetings with the company.
A $4,000 GoFundMe account goal, to help repair a Millsboro dwelling damaged by fire in the spring, had been surpassed by early this week, to the relief of owner Tashyne Strand, who said insurance on the double-wide mobile home might not cover all losses.
It was another socially-distant meeting held by the Dagsboro Town Council on Monday, July 20, as members and others dialed into the virtual meeting. Among the items discussed were how Artesian is coming with progress on the new water plant, as well as the Town’s purchase of the much-needed n…
As a recent Millsboro Town Council meeting approached, Councilman Larry Gum was looking forward to assembling in person, after a few months of teleconferencing.
The Selbyville Town Council and its committees have begun meeting in person again, sometimes with protective face masks and sometimes without. The council had canceled its monthly meetings from mid-March until mid-June.
The Millville Town Council heard this week from a son of the family that owned the land on which the new town park has been constructed, stating that he wants the Town to hold to its promise to name the park after his family.
Former Ocean View mayor Walter Curran was honored for his service by Mayor John Reddington, who succeeds him, during the Tuesday, July 14, Ocean View Town Council meeting. Shaking hands with Reddington, Curran said he had submitted written remarks when he left office, so he wasn’t going to m…
The Millville Town Council, at its Tuesday, July 14, meeting, approved the final site plans for a 54-home section of Millville By the Sea, to be called Sea Breeze Village.
Beebe Healthcare’s South Coastal Health Campus opened its Cancer Center on Tuesday, July 14 — the second element of the new facility on Route 17 in Millville.
Free meals are served regularly at the Selbyville Public Library, to youth ages 18 or younger. Three days a week, families can swing by to the pick-up window for lunch, courtesy of local restaurants, nearby donors and federal funding.
Enforcement was the key point in the discussions of the Bethany Beach Town Council on Wednesday, July 1, during a videoconference meeting aimed at addressing pandemic-related safety measures in the town — particularly in its downtown commercial district and on the beach.
The Delaware Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control has released the results of a survey that included questions about the possible location of an electrical interconnection facility at Fenwick Island State Park, bringing power from a proposed offshore wind farm, as well…
The Millsboro Town Council unanimously approved its $9.2 million operating budget and $7.6 million capital budget for the 2021 fiscal year during its Monday, July 6, meeting.
It might be difficult to imagine in these days of Blue Water Grill and Jersey Mike’s thriving in Millsboro — and plans for a new Grotto Pizza and Texas Roadhouse — but there was a time when Arby’s was the only restaurant in town.
The Frankford Town Council named a new president on Monday, July 6 — council vice president Greg Welch was named council president, to replace Joanne Welch, who resigned from the council for health reasons.
Millsboro Mayor Michelle Truitt was re-elected to a second one-year term by unanimous vote of fellow council members during the Monday, July 6, Millsboro Town Council meeting.
Frankford Town Clerk Cheryl Lynch swears in Frankford’s newest town council member, John Wright, at the Monday, July 6, town council meeting. Wright fills a seat vacated by former town council president Joanne Bacon, who resigned due to illness.
Fenwick Island has canceled its 2020 town council election, which had been scheduled for Aug. 1. No challengers filed to run in the election, so incumbents Gardner Bunting, Vicki Carmean and Bernie Merritt will retain their seats on the council with new two-year terms.
In a special meeting on Monday, June 28, the Dagsboro Town Council reviewed the proposed budget for the 2021 fiscal year as it was presented to town council members by Town Administrator Cynthia Brought.
In an effort to attract more residents to serve on boards and committees, Ocean View officials will place information booths at local events, advertise in the newspaper and post a link on the Town website so those interested can apply more quickly.
Sometimes building a community is just a matter of choosing the same seat each day. For two different men, the bar at American Legion Oak Orchard/Riverdale Post 28 has been a place to serve, sip and surround themselves with friends.
The Bethany Beach Town Council on Wednesday, July 1, during a videoconference meeting, voted to adopt a town ordinance requiring the wearing of protective masks or other face coverings 24 hours a day, seven days a week, in the town’s C-1 downtown commercial district, until further notice, in…
The Fenwick Island Town Council passed its 2021-fiscal-year budget — with no fee increases — during its regular meeting on Friday, June 26.
Despite a July 4 event invitation circulating on social media, Bethany Beach officials this week reiterated that the Town has canceled all special events through July 15, due to concerns about crowds and their impact on social distancing required for safe use of its beach and boardwalk durin…
As the new Millville Town Park nears completion, Millville Mayor Steve Maneri might feel a bit like Charlie Brown trying to connect with a football… with years of delays and, now, a pandemic playing tag-team to keep the park’s opening just out of reach.
As local towns prepare to renegotiate their cable TV franchise agreements with Mediacom, South Bethany Town Hall decided to get some official public feedback.
Plans for the new $85 million bypass designed to relieve traffic jams in downtown Millsboro are on track and have not been delayed by closings or restrictions due to the coronavirus.
The parcel of land on the eastern end of Main Street in Millsboro, with a sign declaring it’s the future location of the new Millsboro Town Hall, remains vacant and cleared.
In its first in-person meeting in three months, the Millville Town Council opted overwhelmingly this week against hiring a consultant to help the Town examine options for its law-enforcement needs.
Costumes, water pistols and the afternoon sun: that’s South Bethany’s recipe for the seventh annual Boat Parade, scheduled for Saturday, July 4, at 5 p.m.
In a classic move reserved for only the most dedicated of public servants, the Town of Selbyville has bestowed a longtime employee and resident with a key to the city.
A peaceful rally in Millsboro, to take a stand against injustice, attracted about 90 people who raised signs, listened to speakers, applauded a singer’s passion, then marched around the block near the park.
Millville’s Planning & Zoning Commission voted on June 11 to recommend that the Millville Town Council approve preliminary site plans for a car repair shop and restaurant on Route 26. The vote came during a meeting held by teleconference and follows approval of conditional-use applicatio…
People are so close to getting it right. Bicycle parking across South Bethany has been revamped for summer 2020, with bike racks moved or added near the beach, on both sides of the highway.
It was a return to some sense of normalcy for the Dagsboro Town Council meeting on Monday, June 15, albeit via a teleconference with everyone in their own locations dialing in for the affair.