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.
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 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.
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.
The Delaware State Police this week were investigating a shooting that took place May 18 in Frankford that left a 33-year-old Lincoln man dead.
A recent uptick in crime in Frankford — particularly against the town’s Hispanic residents — has resulted in a cooperative effort between the town’s police department and its library to help keep residents informed.
Jvonne Oliver was named Police Chief for the Day on Thursday, April 8, by Frankford Police Department Chief Laurence Corrigan. During a brief presentation at Frankford Town Hall, Corrigan lauded Oliver for her support of the town and its police department. ‘I’m a pretty lucky guy,’ Corrigan …
It might have looked different with masks and social distancing, but there was no denying the joy in at least being back at the park for the Frankford Egg Scramble the day before Easter 2021.
After being closed for more than a year due to restrictions put in place in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Frankford Community Park will reopen soon.
As Frankford’s Town Council prepares to consider the Town’s first annexation request in decades, members wrestled this week with questions about how the process should proceed.
Before proceeding with his standard monthly report at the Frankford Town Council meeting on Monday, March 1, Police Chief Laurence Corrigan told the council about an incident that he said was a “bright spot” in a tough year.
Frankford Police Chief Laurence Corrigan told the Town Council at its Monday, Feb. 1 meeting that he has completed the process of having the department certified by the U.S. Department of Justice. This will allow the police department to apply for federal funds, he said.
The sale of Frankford’s water plant and other factors have brought the Town Council to the point where they realize they need to reckon with the status of its maintenance department.
There will be no town council election in Frankford this year, as only the two incumbents filed for the two seats that were up for election in 2021.
At its Monday, Jan. 4 meeting, the Frankford Town Council approved a resolution to pursue the installation of a traffic light at Route 113 and Daisey Street/Blueberry Lane.
Frankford residents who may benefit from a housing rehabilitation program are being encouraged to apply for Community Development Block Grant funding through Sussex County.
The Frankford Town Council adopted its updated Comprehensive Land Use Plan at its Monday, Dec. 7, meeting, representing its first update since 2008.
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.
As Frankford begins a review of its ordinances to weed out those that are outdated or irrelevant, the town council will look at its fees and practices regarding business licenses.
Frankford’s streets will be a little bit more festive for the holiday season this year, following a move to purchase colorful banners for some of the town’s side streets.
The Frankford Police Department, reactivated late last year when the town hired Police Chief Laurence “Larry” Corrigan, has now added a part-time officer.
Frankford Town Council President Greg Welch told the town council at its Wednesday, Sept. 9, meeting that he had attended a meeting with state officials on Aug. 26 regarding the Town’s updated comprehensive plan.
Envision Frankford re-envisioned its Movies in the Park series this year, to be a Drive-in Movie Night, held on Friday, Aug. 21, across from the Frankford Town Park. The free event saw dozens of families in vehicles loaded with children and snacks for the screening of ‘Trolls World Tour’ on …
Frankford officials are seeking help from Delaware’s Historic Preservation Office in securing funding and possible National Register of Historic Places designation for the former National Bank of Frankford building on Main Street.
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.
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.
Frankford Town Council president Joanne Bacon has resigned from that position, and from the council, citing health issues. The announcement was made at the Monday, June 1, town council meeting, which was held by teleconference due to meeting restrictions brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
At 6:16 p.m. on Tuesday, June 2, about 25 protesters lay face down along the sidewalk by the Frankford Volunteer Fire Company’s fire hall.
Frankford residents will soon be receiving “welcome packets” from Artesian Water Co., the new owner of the town’s water system, according to a statement from Artesian representatives.
The Town of Frankford will close the sale of its water plant to the Artesian Water Co. on March 19, it was announced at the Monday, March 2, meeting of the Frankford Town Council.
Stuffed animals from dotted dogs to pink pigs are likely to receive a stern warning from their diminutive owners at the Frankford Public Library on Wednesday, March 4.
Poets have a unique way of writing about the world, whether lovely, harsh, sad or humorous. And the Frankford Public Library is inviting the public to hear from three local poets at a “Night of Poetry” on Thursday, Feb. 6, at 6 p.m.
Until the last 10 minutes of the Monday, May 6 Frankford Town Council meeting, it was pretty much business as usual: updates on hydrant flushing, noise complaints, ditches that need to be cleaned out…
At their April meeting on Monday, the Frankford Town Council wrestled with a plan for a stormwater pond on the Mountaire Farms property in the middle of town.
It’s time to hear what the candidates stand for. The Indian River School District board election is coming in May, and the public can attend a candidates’ forum on Wednesday, April 10, at 6 p.m. at Frankford Public Library.
Frankford is set to begin the process of updating the Town’s comprehensive plan, which will serve as the blueprint for the Town’s development and decision-making for the next 10 years, as well as giving the town an updated picture of itself.
The need for homeowners to clean up their properties prompted one Frankford Town Council member to remark at the Monday, March 4, council meeting that perhaps the Town needs an official to monitor the conditions of those properties.
Archaeologists working at a property near Frankford have discovered what appears to be the site of a cemetery known to the local community to contain the remains of African-Americans who lived in the area, state officials announced this week.
For Frankford Town Council President Joanne Bacon and Vice President Greg Welch, it was déjà vu all over again as the two were sworn in at the Monday, Feb. 4, council meeting for new terms, and both retained their previous positions on the council.