By unanimous vote, the Ocean View Town Council this week approved spending $4,429 to hire the University of Delaware’s Center for Applied Demography (CAD) and Survey Research to assist with redistricting in the town, in association with the 2020 Census.

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The Ocean View Town Council this week approved a request from Town Manager Carol Houck to take $6,487 from the Transfer Funds portion of the Town budget to fund the building of a concrete pad for a new evidence shed and to create a secure impound area, both required for the Ocean View Police…

As guests began arriving at John West Park for the Town’s annual holiday celebration last Saturday, the Ocean View Historical Society’s Hall’s Store was dedicated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony attended by dignitaries including Lt. Gov. Bethany Hall-Long, state Rep. Ron Gray, Ocean View Mayo…

As Ocean View Town Councilman Tom Maly continues to regain vigor after a bout with the coronavirus that confined him to bed for four days, he said he is grateful for thoughtful friends who delivered hot soup.

The Ocean View Town Council, at its Tuesday, Nov. 9, meeting, passed on second reading an ordinance stipulating the Town has a right to trim back trees, shrubs and other vegetative growth that interferes with, or is injurious to, rights-of-way or water lines or that interferes with Town operations.

A proposed new bus in Ocean View that would take passengers along Atlantic Avenue to Bethany Beach will have to wait, due to the high cost.

Plans are continuing to place a Blue Star Memorial, affixed to a boulder, at Atlantic and Woodland avenues in Ocean View, with the goal of unveiling it by spring.

Ken Cimino, Ocean View’s Director of Planning and Zoning, will meet with officials at Lord Baltimore Elementary School to try and find a solution for the heavy traffic back-up that develops on Route 26 in the mornings and afternoons, when parents drop off children at school and pick them up …

SoDel Concepts’ new, 200-seat Ocean View Brewing Company is expected to open in March, providing about 80 new jobs and with Duck Fat Popcorn and Sloppy Joe Eggrolls on the menu.

On the day President John F. Kennedy was assassinated, in 1963, Kathy Salamone was an eighth-grade student in a Catholic school in New Jersey. A high school boy in a different building, but on the same campus, ran to break the shocking news. The president had been shot.

On Saturday, Oct. 16, Veterans of Foreign Wars Mason Dixon Post 7234 will mark 75 years of service to veterans and our community since the Post was established in 1946 after World War II.

Ocean View Town Manager Carol Houck will discuss the Town’s tree-trimming policy, and an incident that forced her to immediately halt a recent project, at the Tuesday, Sept. 14, town council meeting.

DNREC’s Shoreline and Waterway Management section plans to dredge White Creek between November and March 2023, pleasing many boaters who have been calling for opening a channel back into the creek for safe navigation.

Ocean View’s annual Halloween event, Cops & Goblins, is planned for Saturday, Oct. 30, at John West Park, to the delight of those who were disappointed when it was canceled last year, due to coronavirus restrictions.

The Ocean View Town Council, at its Tuesday, June 8, meeting, approved an ordinance to amend Section 140-49 of the Ocean View Land Use & Development Code. The purpose of the ordinance is to reduce the minimum required area for commercial uses in mixed-use developments to 25 percent of th…

“God bless America,” Ocean View Mayor John Reddington told members of VFW Post 7234 in Ocean View as he presented the keynote address at the annual Memorial Day ceremony, complete with a gun salute and playing of “Taps.”

The Ocean View Police Department will host a bicycle safety event on Friday, June 25, and give away lights, conduct safety inspections and provide literature for accident-free riding, especially during the busy summer season.

Natelli Communities, a real estate investment and development company based in Gaithersburg, Md., has granted the Town of Ocean View $50,000 to build two bocce courts at John West Park in Ocean View, for use by Special Olympics teams, as well as the public.

Ocean View Town Manager Carol Houck announced Tuesday, May 11, that “the Town’s efforts to add and improve upon communication options for our community, are all ready to launch!” After working for the better part of a year on the various initiatives along with other Town employees and consul…

During the upcoming year, the Ocean View Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month, with special meetings and work sessions tentatively set for 6 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of each month.

Donald Walsh was sworn in as Ocean View’s newest town councilman, representing District 4, at a 12-minute reorganizational meeting on Tuesday, April 27.

Ocean View’s new town councilman, Donald Walsh, will be sworn in during the council’s reorganizational meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 27, at Ocean View Town Hall. It can also be viewed on Zoom, at

Following more than an hour of discussion, and strong objections to the proposed 2-cent tax increase from two members of the town council and a few residents, the Ocean View Town Council this week approved the Town’s 2022-fiscal-year operating budget on a 3-2 vote.

Ocean View Police Chief Kenneth McLaughlin informed the town council this week that Officer Troy Bowden, who has been an officer at the police department six years, had resigned to accept a position as a state trooper with the Delaware State Police.

Ocean View Mayor John Reddington and town officials have been congratulating the Ocean View Police Department and sending e-mails praising Chief Kenneth McLaughlin and his force for being named a 2020 Gold Level Law Enforcement Agency by the Lexipol Law Enforcement Advisory Council.

The Ocean View Police Department, under the leadership of Chief Kenneth McLaughlin, on March 31 received notice of its recognition as a 2020 Gold Level Law Enforcement agency from the Lexipol Law Enforcement Advisory Council. The Lexipol Connect Customer Recognition Program recognizes agenci…

The town of Ocean View is only about 1 square mile, but despite its size, it is popular and vibrant, with seasonal and holiday events that draw thousands from around the region — and a bright future.

At the request of Millville Volunteer Fire Company Chief Guy Rickards, the Ocean View Town Council this week unanimously approved an $80,000 grant for the purchase of a new boat and for upgraded firefighter gear.

The first candidate has filed for the District 4 seat on the Ocean View Town Council being vacated by Councilman Bert Reynolds, who is not seeking a second term.

Police Chief Kenneth McLaughlin said he was pleased to tell the Ocean View Town Council that the town has again been named the safest municipality in Delaware — the third consecutive year it has received the designation.

The arduous process of getting accredited is going smoothly for the Ocean View Police Department, pleasing OVPD Chief Kenneth McLaughlin, who said it could be completed this summer.

Ocean View Police Chief Kenneth McLaughlin, during his monthly report to the Ocean View Town Council at their Tuesday, Jan. 12, meeting, said a newly hired officer has been sworn in.

Members of the Cats Around Town Society (CATS) held a peaceful rally opposing the Town of Ocean View's new ordinance that increases the fine for feeding or harboring feral cats, and the group agreed to collect signatures on a petition they will present to the town council.

In response to an ordinance passed by the Ocean View Town Council last month, the non-profit group Cats Around Town Society (CATS) will host a peaceful march at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, in front of the Town’s administrative offices on Central Avenue.

Tentative holiday events, including a tree-lighting at John West Park and bell choir performance projected on an inflatable screen, were approved by the Ocean View Town Council at their Tuesday, Oct. 13, meeting.