A nationwide event that is meant to serve as a way to bring law enforcement and the community together is back in Dagsboro. The town’s 3rd Annual National Night Out will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. The event will be hosted at the Dagsboro Fire Department’s fire hall, whic…

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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…

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 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.

For almost a month now, the new sign reading “No Turn on Red, Except on Green Arrow” that was installed on eastbound Clayton Street at the intersection with Main Street in Dagsboro has caused quite the debate amongst townspeople, and has perplexed many of the town’s leaders in the process. I…

“Chief Toomey always impressed me as the consummate public servant, illustrated by his long and successful career in the National Guard and in the police force. Floyd was a ‘policeman’s policeman,’ always respectful and cordial whenever dealing with the public, which earned him in turn the r…

At their monthly meeting, held virtually last Monday, Feb. 23, the Dagsboro Town Council gave preliminary approval to the newly proposed site plans for the Vines Creek Center in the town center zoning district.

After the original plans for an upscale liquor store were struck down by the Dagsboro Town Council back in December, the Dagsboro Planning & Zoning Commission last week listened to a revamped concept for a Vines Creek Road property.

As is usually the case at its December reorganizational meetings, the Dagsboro Town Council swore in two members who will be helping to run things in the town for the next two years.

The Dagsboro Town Council will hold its December council meeting as a virtual meeting, on Monday, Dec. 14, at 6 p.m. Those wishing to take part can call (719) 500-5234 for audio only. Those wishing to participate via video and audio, with screen-sharing, should go to https://join.startmeetin…

It was another busy two-month stretch for the Dagsboro Police Department over September and October, as Police Chief Stephen Flood described, presenting the department’s reports to the Dagsboro Town Council at its monthly meeting on Monday, Nov. 16.

The Artesian Water Company has already begun construction on its new Greater Dagsboro Water Treatment Plant on Armory Road, anticipating it being fully operational by April or May of 2021.

With no candidates other than incumbents William B. Chandler III and Norwood Truitt filing before the deadline, the Town of Dagsboro has called off its town council election originally scheduled for December.

The Dagsboro Town Council on Monday, Sept. 21, gave its approval to preliminary site plans for Snead Property’s proposal for retail space consisting of what was described as an “upscale” wine-and-spirits store on vacant land at 29471 Vines Creek Road. The town’s Planning & Zoning Commiss…

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…

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.

One would think that during a government-mandated “stay-at-home” order, they might see less activity on the police blotter. That was not the case for the Dagsboro Police Department during the past couple of months — namely March, April, and May.

The Town of Dagsboro is taking one of its first steps to return to normalcy by conducting their first monthly meeting in several months, after the COVID-19 pandemic that canceled the previous few.

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.

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.

“Welcome to Dagsboro” signs will be going back up to welcome those entering the town’s limits, following several months of questions as to whether the Delaware Department of Transportation would allow the re-installation of the signs.

John Barnhard, 60, of Dagsboro was arrested last week in connection with a shooting that occurred on March 27 in unincorporated Clarksville.

Two suspects have been arrested and face several charges stemming from a burglary that allegedly took place at a restaurant in the town on Saturday, March 2.

The Dagsboro Town Council meeting on Monday, March 18, was a brief, yet productive, gathering of the council members as they reviewed and unanimously approved the proposed ordinance amendment to allow for a brew-pub to be constructed in the Savannah Square Shopping Center off of Route 113.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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On Thursday, Nov. 15, the Plant, Flower & Garden Shop hosted a ribbon-cutting with the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce to celebrate its expansion into Dagsboro.

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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.