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.
For the past decade or so, during the first week in February, the Frankford Volunteer Fire Company has been even busier than usual. The reason: It's time to prep for the fire company's annual Bull & Oyster Roast.
Mike Jones of Sussex County's Community Development office gave a presentation at the Frankford Town Council meeting on Monday, Jan. 7, informing the council and residents that the organization has $64,000 to spend on housing rehabilitation projects in Frankford this year.
Much of the nearly two-hour Frankford Town Council meeting on Monday, Jan. 7, was devoted to residents and council members venting about areas of town that are in dire need of a clean-up.
Water service and annexation issues continue to be frustrating for some Frankford residents and the town council alike, and the two issues were raised again at the council's regular meeting on Monday, Dec. 3.
The Frankford Town Council is in the early stages of talks with Tidewater Utilities to find ways to improve the Town's water quality and the efficiency of its water plant.
The Frankford Community Health Fair has been a popular event for the past decade and organizers keep adding fun and educational activities each year to make it even better.
A Frankford woman has been charged with DUI and endangering the welfare of a child after police said she struck a fence at Frankford Town Park on Sunday, Sept. 30.
National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is just for kicks — it's about quantity over quality. At the Frankford Public Library, Elizabeth “Liz” Berntsen has returned to manage adult programing, and she is daring people to use NaNoWriMo as impetus to pick up a pen and tell a story.
A 6-year-old Frankford girl was killed in a vehicle crash west of Millsboro on Sunday, Sept. 9. The girl, whose name had not yet been released as of Coastal Point press time, was a first-grader at Lord Baltimore Elementary School.
Less than two weeks after the Frankford Town Council approved a budget that included a 45 percent increase in town water rates, a room full of residents attended August's regular council meeting — many with questions about how the Town spends its money.
The Frankford Town Council on July 26 unanimously approved the Town's budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year, including a substantial percent increase in the Town's water fee rate.
The Frankford Town Council will hold several meetings in the coming weeks to address the Town's 2019 budget, while also continuing to work toward hiring a new town solicitor.
Coastal Point • Laura Walter: Anybody can make Peeps dioramas pop with handmade details, such as the yarn-knit web in this ‘The Spider & the Fly' design by librarian Jessica Bowman.Love 'em or hate 'em, there's no denying that marshmallow Peeps can make for a hilarious craft time, an…
Special to the Coastal Point • Submitted: Albert and Barbara Jean Franklin were recently honored with the dedication of the parking lot at the Frankford Public Library in their names.Albert “Ab” Franklin is a life-long Frankford resident — born Aug. 7, 1936, right on Knox Street.
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…
Envision Frankford is planning the town's annual Fall Festival for Saturday, Oct. 28. The fun-filled day will feature a costume contest, parade, games and more.
Frankford may be facing a referendum in the coming weeks to substantially increase their property taxes, as it looks to team up with the Town of Dagsboro to unify their police departments.
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 • Tyler Valliant : BART members, from top left, Bob Ravida, Bill Fuchs, Corinne Condon, Brian Geary, Emily Abbott, Aisha Tharp, Corinne McMahon and E.J. Panico, will perform in ‘The Mousetrap' at Woodsong Country Inn &?Retreat.Can you keep a secret? Bethany Area Reperto…