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.
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 …
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.
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…
Last month, Dagsboro Police Chief Floyd Toomey presented some information to the Frankford Town Council about what it would take to join the two towns' police forces.
With the Town of Frankford temporarily without police coverage after former police chief Mark Hudson resigned from his post July 27 after serving less than a full year, Frankford officials are looking into other avenues to provide police protection to its residents.
Asphalt is the latest on the list of new scams. Con artists are travelling door-to-door to promise driveway paving services, but they just don't deliver.
In August of 2016, the Town of Frankford filed an appeal to the State's Environmental Appeals Board following the decision of Delaware Department of Natural Resources Secretary David Small to issue well permits to Mountaire Farms for its Frankford facility, where the company had traditionall…
Coastal Point • Submitted: New &amp;amp; Spare Fools will be performing at the Baldcypress Bluegrass Festival on Saturday, May 20.The Baldcypress Bluegrass Festival, set for Saturday, May 20, celebrates not only a classic American musical genre, but also arts and crafts, food and, of…
Five boys were skateboarding in the Frankford fire hall parking lot in the minutes before the Frankford Town Council's meeting was to begin just down the street on May 1.
Coastal Point • Laura Walter: Dave Rickards is working to preserve the environment via Birdsong Gardens, a 20-acre working farm.Tucked away near Frankford is a non-profit environmental research facility dedicated to restoring “the former grandeur of the Delaware Estuary.”
The Town of Frankford this week held its monthly town council meeting not in the Frankford Volunteer Fire Company's meeting room, as it has for more than five years, but in the building next door that formerly housed a J.P. Court. However, it's no longer a court building — it's the new town hall.
Benjamin “Ben” Beckett had a vision of salt and pepper in the congregation. So Antioch AME Church is inviting men and women of all colors to attend a special “CommUNITY Around Christ” church service on Sunday, March 5.
Police are seeking Anthony D. Puglisi, 19, of Selbyville, in connection with a Frankford-area shooting incident on Jan. 17 in which no one was injured.The Delaware State Police on Tuesday, Feb. 21, requested the public's assistance in locating Anthony D. Puglisi, 19, of Selbyville, who is wa…
The Frankford Town Council at a special meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 14, approved a settlement with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources & Environmental Control that centers on the Town adding fluoride to its water supply.
The Town of Frankford may no longer have to appeal the decision of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources (DNREC) regarding a Mountaire well and the resulting loss of revenue for the Town.
In August 2016, the Town of Frankford filed a statement of appeal with the State's Environmental Appeals Board, following the decision of Delaware Department of Natural Resources Secretary David Small to approve well permits issued to Mountaire Farms.