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

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.


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.

The 43rd Annual Nanticoke Indian Powwow, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 12 and 13, has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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…

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.

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…

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…

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.

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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.

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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 Millsboro Police Department has initiated a bike patrol, for increased visibility and more personal interaction with town residents.

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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…

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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.

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.

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.

Incumbent Millsboro Town Councilman Larry Gum defeated challenger Denise Blake by 25 votes in the annual town election on Saturday, June 13.