Following a presentation that lasted about 10 minutes, the Dagsboro Town Council this week voted to approve the final site plan for the Artesian Water Company’s new facility on property off Route 20, along Armory Road, not far from the Vines Creek Road (Route 26) intersection in Dagsboro.

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Editor's note: With the mandated closure to the public of all restaurants and bars in the state, except for carry-out, drive-through and delivery services, we are compiling a listing of which restaurants are remaining open to provide those services and the details involved. Restaurants that …

Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) officials recently announced plans to close a portion of Route 30/Millsboro Highway near Dagsboro for the removal and replacement of a crossroad pipe for drainage improvements.

Businesses and job-seekers can mark their calendars for a free job fair on Friday, March 22. The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce will help play matchmaker for people, whether they're seeking full-time, part-time or summer employment. Students can also find co-op or job-shadowing opp…

A different type of business is looking to provide Dagsboro residents with a friendly, relaxed atmosphere for beer drinkers to enjoy the fine crafts of a microbrewery, and the Dagsboro Town Council this week unanimously gave their initial approval to get the ball rolling.

Years ago, chicken-and-dumpling dinners were extremely common in Southern Delaware — it seemed like every fire house and church had them several times a year.

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The 7th Annual Camp Barnes Wrestling Classic was held Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, at Indian River High School in Dagsboro. Families from Delaware and several surrounding states came for the opportunity to compete.

Although it is traditionally held on the first Sunday in January, “the Olde Christmas Musical Celebration: An Afternoon of Seasonal Music” at Prince George's Chapel in Dagsboro happens to fall this year on Jan. 6, which is also known as the Feast of the Epiphany, or the 12th day of Christmas.

Following the re-election of Councilmen Norwood Truitt and William Chandler, each to new two-year terms, the Dagsboro Town Council has now shuffled the deck, so to speak, with some of the same faces now getting to sit in new spaces.

A Dagsboro man went to court last week to answer charges related to an alleged month-long crime spree starting in late October. In a joint effort by four police departments, Sherman A. Mitchell was arrested on Oct. 27 and charged with several offenses, following an alleged crime spree that p…

The Dagsboro Town Council's November meeting was both quick and productive, with a number of minor issues getting resolved with unanimous votes from the council members present on Nov. 19.

The Dagsboro Town Council held a public hearing on Monday, Oct. 22, to listen to residents on their support or opposition to the proposed change in the water rates.

A group of local businesspeople with a love for good causes and a knack for fundraising is holding its second annual Family Fun Day this weekend, again focusing on those fighting Parkinson's disease as the recipients of the event's proceeds.

The Selbyville Volunteer Fire Company will hold its 11th Annual Golf Tournament on Oct. 12 at Cripple Creek Golf & Country Club in Dagsboro, with a shotgun start at 9 a.m.

On Sept. 20, thanks to a grant from the Delaware Forest Service (DFS), Delaware Botanic Gardens (DBG) volunteers planted 270 new trees along the Piney Neck Road entrance to the DBG, near Dagsboro.

Members of the community rallied behind local law enforcement agencies last weekend for ‘Thank a Police Officer Day.' Organizer Heidi Lentkowski organized efforts at the Ocean View Police Department on Friday, Sept. 14, and Dagsboro Police Department, on Saturday, Sept. 15.

The Selbyville Volunteer Fire Company will hold its 11th Annual Golf Tournament on Oct. 12 at Cripple Creek Golf & Country Club in Dagsboro, with a shotgun start at 9 a.m.

Delaware's Division of Public Health (DPH) this week warned Dagsboro residents who live in the residential area between Colonial Estates Avenue and Thorogoods Road in Dagsboro of a positive case of rabies in a fox that came into contact with a human last week.

Delaware's Division of Public Health (DPH) is warning Dagsboro residents who live in the residential area between Colonial Estates Avenue and Thorogoods Road of a positive case of rabies in a fox that came into contact with a human this week. The fox was killed and brought to the DPH Lab, wh…

On June 18, Girl Scouts from Troop 20566 in York, Pa., created a new garden project at the Delaware Botanic Gardens (DBG) in Dagsboro. The 15 Girl Scouts and nine adults had worked on preparing the project for months. They selected 500 plants and four redbud trees, which they planted on one …

On May 3-4, internationally renowned Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf landed near Dagsboro, at the new Delaware Botanic Gardens (DBG). He was in Delaware to supervise the gardens' 100 volunteers planting nearly 18,000 new native perennials in the 2-acre Meadow Garden. The planting took two …

The future is growing in Dagsboro as the Delaware Botanic Gardens takes bloom.

Coastal Point • Kerin Magill: Sandie Gerken poses for a photo with her book, ‘Storied Sussex.' The book is a compilation of columns Gerken wrote for High Tide News.Camp meetings, “Chief Little Owl,” John M. Clayton, the “Giant Dead Boy” of Frankford, the 1948 collapse of the bridge over the …

Coastal Point • Tyler Valliant: Dagsboro Police Department PFC Tyler Bare was recognized last month with a Joshua M. Freeman Valor Award for his efforts in helping to save a Delaware animal-control officer who was being attacked by a dog.On June 6, Dagsboro Police Department PFC Tyler Bare's…

In the wake of the departure of its police chief — its sole police officer — over the summer, Frankford officials and residents early this week continued to wrestle with how best to maintain an acceptable level of public safety in the town. But on Wednesday, Oct. 4, the Town announced via it…

More than a dozen residents of Hoot Owl Lane near Dagsboro came out to a Sussex County Board of Adjustment meeting on Oct. 2 to voice their opposition to a special-use exception application filed by Oakwood Homes.

Coastal Point • Maria Counts: Dagsboro Patrolman Tyler Bare, third from left, receives his American Police Hall of Fame Silver Star for Bravery award. With Bare, from left, is Staff Sgt. Harry Litten, Chief Floyd Toomey and Dagsboro Mayor Brian Baull.Going into dangerous situations is not an…

If Frankford and Dagsboro unify their police departments, Frankford residents could pay more than $200 per year in additional town taxes, beyond what they currently pay, according to figures presented at an informational meeting in the Frankford fire hall on Tuesday, Sept. 12.

Coastal Point • Susan Lyons: Piet Oudolf, designer of the meadowlands of the Delaware Botanic Gardens at Pepper Creek, signs copies of his book during a work day at the Gardens last week.How does a soybean field become a world-class garden? One plant at a time.