The Bethany Beach Police Department will be hosting a bicycle safety checkpoint on Thursday, Aug. 5.
At a candidates’ forum sponsored by the Fenwick Island Society of Homeowners (FISH) on Saturday, July 24, questions ranged from whether one candidate would be able to respectfully disagree with another council member who happens to be her mother, to how the town should address its flooding issues.
Four candidates running for seats on the Fenwick Island Town Council have filed a seven-point complaint with the Town’s Board of Elections. The charges listed in the complaint, filed July 23, include improper handling of absentee ballots, incomplete explanations of voting regulations and wha…
The Fenwick Island Town Council approved the town’s 2022-fiscal-year budget last week with little fanfare. The budget includes no tax increases nor any new fees.
Nearly five months after Evans Park at Millville opened to the public, the Millville Town Council has appointed a group of volunteers to oversee park operations and make recommendations to town officials regarding park issues.
The Town of Ocean View, by agreement with the Delaware Department of Transportation, will have a rectangular rapid-flashing beacon (RRFB) installed on Central Avenue at the Assawoman Canal Trail crossing.
The Millville Volunteer Fire Company has launched a $2 million capital campaign to help fund an addition to its main firehouse in Millville and new apparatus, in order to serve the growing community in its service area.
Bethany Beach is looking to create a more pedestrian- and cyclist-friendly — and nature-friendly — option for traveling along the north side of town: a pedestrian and bicycle pathway connecting Central Boulevard and 2nd Street north of Route 26, with a focus on nature, bird-watching and cont…
Six of the eight candidates running for a seat on the Fenwick Island Town Council participated in a candidates forum on Saturday, July 17.
The owner of the Fenwick Shores hotel in Fenwick Island has appealed the May decision of the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Commissioner to deny a request for a variance for a pool bar atop the hotel.
Bethany Beach will add eight electric vehicle charging stations to parking spots downtown, under a contract with the Electric Vehicle Institute (EVI) that will install the charging stations at no cost to the Town, outside the cost of connecting electrical supply to the stations.
Effective immediately after a first reading on town council vote on Friday, July 16, the Town of Bethany Beach has pushed up its existing summer curfew for those 17 or younger by two hours, from 1 a.m. to 11 p.m., in all public areas, with town officials citing an increasing number of confro…
The Bethany Beach Police Department will be hosting two bicycle safety checkpoints in the coming weeks, on Tuesday, July 20, and on Thursday, Aug. 5.
Ocean View’s annual Halloween event, Cops & Goblins, is planned for Saturday, Oct. 30, at John West Park, to the delight of those who were disappointed when it was canceled last year, due to coronavirus restrictions.
Millville’s new Evans Park has been open for about five months now and has gotten rave reviews from the public. There’s one thing, though, that the park has gotten criticized for.
The day after Deborah Botchie was named Delaware State Troop 4’s Honorary Commander for 2021, she started getting calls from state troopers that started with “Good morning, ma’am!”
The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce will host a “Meet the Candidates” event on Saturday, July 17, at 9 a.m. Due to the closure of Fenwick Island Town Hall to the public, the forum will be hosted in the Chamber parking lot, with a rain date to be determined.
With a quick vote and no fanfare, Millsboro Mayor Michelle Truitt was elected by fellow council members to a third consecutive one-year term, at the Tuesday, July 6, town council meeting.
Millsboro Town Council members, after watching a video of children participating in the first Millsboro Police Department Youth Police Academy during the week of June 28, applauded and said, “Great job” and “Excellent.”
With visible relief, Frankford Town Council Treasurer John Wright said “I am very pleased” to present a balanced budget during the town council meeting on Tuesday, July 6, with no increase in town taxes.
DelDOT announced to motorists this week that there will be nighttime shoulder closures on Route 26 eastbound/westbound between Route 1 and Lakeview Drive in Bethany Beach for restriping of bicycle and pedestrian lanes.
With the advent of its new Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety Committee, the Town of Bethany Beach is beginning to investigate and request new projects designed to improve road safety for cyclists and pedestrians. The projects range from encouraging cyclists to have and use bicycle safety light…
As it nears final approval of its 2022-fiscal-year budget, the Town of Frankford heard from a meeting room full of residents at a Thursday, June 24, meeting.
The South Bethany Boat Parade is back this year after taking a pandemic hiatus in 2020, and organizers are hoping for it to be the best ever.
With Gov. John Carney’s announcement that COVID-19 restrictions will largely be lifted on July 13, Fenwick Island Town Manager Teresa Tieman told the Fenwick Island Town Council this week that the office staff has been getting “a lot of questions” about whether the Town will continue with sp…
South Coastal Village Volunteers (SCVV), an organization that helps older adults live independently, has launched its new website, at www.southcoastalvillagevolunteers.org. The website is designed to enable SCVV to provide information about membership, volunteering, donations and more in an …
At the request of the Fenwick Island Police Department, the Delaware State Police Criminal Investigations Unit on Friday, June 25, was investigating an early-morning shooting incident inside town limits that damaged a home and left a vehicle on fire, with two Maryland men in the custody of O…
The community building at Evans Park at Millville has yet to open like the rest of the park complex because of restrictions posed by state officials on indoor gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Youngsters ages 10 to 13 attending the Millsboro Police Department’s first Youth Police Academy will be able to learn team-building, hear motivational guest speakers and enjoy a picnic with barbecued hot dogs and hamburgers, beginning on Monday, June 28.
The candidates are set for Fenwick Island’s town council election in August. There are four incumbents and four challengers running in this year’s election.
The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT), in conjunction with Kriss Contracting, will be performing signal upgrades on Wednesday, June 23, at the intersection of Route 20/Main Street and Route 26/Clayton Street in Dagsboro. The work will include removing two signal heads and a sign…
Nearly seven months after a seven-hour public hearing, the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission has ruled against a Fenwick Island hotel’s request for a variance for an outdoor bar.
The Town of Frankford’s usual budget process was upended two weeks ago when Police Chief Laurence Corrigan told the town council he needed to have more help in his fledgling department.
The Millsboro Town Council, at their Monday, June 7, meeting, adopted a $14.2 million budget for the 2022-fiscal-year that includes a 2-cent property-tax increase.
In a special meeting held by the Dagsboro Town Council on Wednesday, June 2, the Dagsboro Police Department gained its fourth full-time officer when the council voted to approve the hire.
The Ocean View Town Council, at its Tuesday, June 8, meeting, approved an ordinance to amend Section 140-49 of the Ocean View Land Use & Development Code. The purpose of the ordinance is to reduce the minimum required area for commercial uses in mixed-use developments to 25 percent of th…
Sea Colony resident Ron Drosdzal, who owns Armand’s Pizzaria & Grille in the Marketplace at Sea Colony, has been presented with the Ronald C. Wickwire Community Service Award by the Sea Colony Board of Directors.
Frankford Police Chief Laurence Corrigan told the Frankford Town Council last week at a meeting regarding the Town’s budget that he needs more police officers in order to properly patrol the town.
“God bless America,” Ocean View Mayor John Reddington told members of VFW Post 7234 in Ocean View as he presented the keynote address at the annual Memorial Day ceremony, complete with a gun salute and playing of “Taps.”
Fenwick Island homeowners are voicing opposition to allowing shuttle services to operate in the town, following a request from an area business to provide such a service.
After seeing enough neighborhoods suffer in Sussex County, Anthony Cannon decided that it was time to get outside of the church walls and bring prayer into the community. So, as the warm evening sun turned orange on May 26, about 15 people met under the pavilion at Frankford Town Park.
The Plantation Lakes Garden Club will present to the public its new Blue Star Memorial Garden and monument at a ceremony at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 8, in front of the Community Center in the Plantation Lakes community.
Five candidates are sharing their final thoughts ahead of this weekend’s 2021 South Bethany Town Council election. Voting will be in-person at South Bethany Town Hall on Saturday, May 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Dagsboro Police Department currently has three full-time officers. Chief Steven Flood is looking to add a fourth to the force in the near future, which would allow the department to be back to full staff.
A little less than a week after fire destroyed her family’s Bethany Meadows townhouse, Tara Johnston was mourning the loss — especially since she was scheduled to settle on the purchase of the home on Tuesday — yet she remained gracious.