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The incumbents ruled the day in voting for Bethany Beach Town Council on Saturday, Sept. 12, with Rosemary Hardiman, Faith Denault, Lew Killmer and Bruce Frye all winning election to new two-year terms on the council. There were five candidates for the four seats up for election in 2020, wit…

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The incumbents ruled the day in voting for Bethany Beach Town Council on Saturday, Sept. 12, with Rosemary Hardiman, Faith Denault, Lew Killmer and Bruce Frye all winning election to new two-year terms on the council.

The 2020 Bethany Beach Town Council election is set for Saturday, Sept. 12, from noon to 6 p.m., with four council members to be elected this year to two-year terms and five candidates — four incumbents and one challenger.

Beginning Sept. 1, all current Bethany Beach parking and pay-to-park regulations, including residential permit parking only in oceanfront lots and street ends, will be in in effect from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. After 4 p.m., all pay-to-park spaces and permit spaces are open and free. All pay-to-…

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Beginning Sept. 1, all current parking and pay-to-park regulations, including residential permit parking only in oceanfront lots and street ends, will be in in effect from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. After 4 p.m., all pay-to-park spaces and permit spaces are open and free. All pay-to-park and permi…

Coastal Point Executive Editor Darin McCann will again host the annual Candidates’ Night in Bethany Beach this year, ahead of the Sept. 12 election for four seats on the seven-member town council. There are five candidates — four incumbents, who are all full-time residents, and one challenge…

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.

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.

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.

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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…

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Bethany Beach officials announced on Friday, June 5, that, effective at 4 p.m., it was loosening some of the new temporary parking restrictions it recently imposed in an effort to control crowding on the beach and boardwalk, with plans to further loosen them next week.

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The Bethany Beach Town Council in a videoconference meeting on May 15 approved temporary changes to the town’s parking regulations to address concerns about crowding on the beach and boardwalk as they reopened to the public. As approved, the plan:

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The Bethany Beach Town Council on Friday, May 15, unanimously approved a plan for the re-opening of the Town’s beaches and boardwalk, as well as modification to parking regulations for the C-1 commercial district downtown, leading into a re-opening of beaches statewide on May 22, per Gov. Jo…

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The Bethany Beach Town Council on Friday, May 15, unanimously approved a plan for the re-opening of the Town’s beaches and boardwalk, as well as modification to parking regulations for the C-1 commercial district downtown, leading into a re-opening of beaches statewide on May 22, per Gov. Jo…

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Citing the three-phase time table to re-open the state after COVID-19-related closures, the Bethany Beach Town Council on Thursday, April 30, voted unanimously (with one exception) to cancel all special events through July 15, including its Fourth of July parade and fireworks, and to keep it…

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The Bethany Beach Town Council has voted unanimously to cancel all special events in the town through July 15, including the Fourth of July Parade and fireworks. The council vote also includes continuing the full closure of the town’s beach and boardwalk until May 31, with the status of rela…

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The Bethany Beach Town Council will meet on Thursday, April 30, at 1 p.m. via videoconference, for discussion and a possible vote on establishing a municipal plan of action for the summer of 2020 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the governor’s emergency declarations.

Positive change can start with a frank conversation. Delaware is one of the lowest-lying states in the U.S., which means people in Delaware are more likely to see the common flooding, the saltwater inundation and the seemingly worse storms.

It may feel like winter outside, but Bethany Beach officials are already looking toward the summer season with a number of projects targeted at improving the town in its summertime glory.

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It's a project that's been percolating in the town for a few years, but Bethany Beach officials in January will formally discuss the proposal for a pedestrian pathway on Collins Street, between Kent Avenue and E. Half-Moon Drive, and possibly also in the 300 block of Wellington Parkway.

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Delaware voters turned out in droves for the midterm general election on Tuesday, Nov. 6, with statewide voter turnout coming in at more than 52 percent — well above the roughly 36 percent of the state's voters who cast ballots in the 2014 midterms.

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While the issue of “Harry's bladder” has become a source of humor in Bethany Beach in the years since former Bethany Beach town councilman Harry Steele first championed a bladder dam to help address the town's recurrent flooding problems, as of October 2018, that vision once again could poss…

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The Bethany Beach Town Council was of one voice on Monday, Sept. 17, when they held their town council reorganizational meeting, appointing the mayor, vice-mayor and council secretary-treasurer for the coming year, as well as filling a seat on the Bethany Beach Planning Commission.

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Bethany Beach voters this week favored a trio of council incumbents and member of the town's Planning Commission when they went to the polls for the Bethany Beach Town Council elections on Saturday, Sept. 8.

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The 2018 Bethany Beach Town Council election will be held Saturday, Sept. 8, from noon to 6 p.m. at town hall. Candidates who filed to run in 2018 include residents Faith M. Denault, R. Bruce Frye (an incumbent), Rosemary Hardiman (an incumbent), Lew Killmer (an incumbent) and James E. Sirki…

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“Replenishment, for all intents and purposes, has finally wound down on the beach,” Bethany Beach Town Manager Cliff Graviet announced at the Aug. 17 town council meeting, bringing to a close the core of the much-awaited but inconveniently-timed beach renourishment project of 2018 in the town.

After roughly two months of light-handed enforcement of a new rule limiting shading devices on its beaches to “standard” umbrellas and so-called “baby tents” — banning canopies and tents of all descriptions — Bethany Beach officials have now moved to loosen that restriction… just a little.

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After significant beach erosion from winter storms again this year, the shoreline in Bethany Beach could use a little TLC. And it's about to get just that, as the scheduled renourishment project for the town's beach is set to get under way this coming week.

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Coastal Point • M. Patricia Titus: The historic Dinker-Irvin Cottage, following months of controversy and anticipation, recently moved to its new permanent home a few parcels away from its former location.It's not uncommon for people to “move house,” but sometimes it's the house itself that moves.

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Bethany Beach Town Council members this week found some room for compromise on the somewhat controversial idea of prohibiting tents on the town's beaches.

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Bethany Beach Town Council members will look at a series of proposed changes to the rules for the town's beach this week, at their March council workshop, set for Tuesday, March 14, at 11 a.m. at town hall.

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At their meeting on Friday, June 17, the Bethany Beach Town Council will consider new rules restricting the operation of unmanned aircraft — drones — within town limits, which could make it among the first municipalities in the state to adopt such measures.

Having heard from the community in recent weeks their positions on both sides of the question of whether to close the “paper street” called Maryland Avenue Extended or the Maryland Avenue Extension as a site for relocation of the historic Dinker Cottage, the Bethany Beach Town Council on Mar…

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It's about a half-inch thick and years in coming (many years, when the larger picture is considered) and, in it, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers offers an answer to Bethany Beach about its ongoing flooding problems:

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Bethany Beach Town Council members have been finalizing the Town's 2017-fiscal-year budget ahead of a possible vote to adopt the budget at their March 18 meeting. (The Town's 2017 fiscal year begins on April 1 and ends March 31, 2017.) This week, the council heard comments from the public at…

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Bethany Beach is running out of space for floodwater to go, said residents who oppose a proposal to fill 1.92 acres of non-tidal forested wetlands for a multi-family residential development.