Former Ocean View mayor Walter Curran was honored for his service by Mayor John Reddington, who succeeds him, during the Tuesday, July 14, Ocean View Town Council meeting. Shaking hands with Reddington, Curran said he had submitted written remarks when he left office, so he wasn’t going to m…

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A listing of open houses available throughout our resort area, compliments of our local Real Estate professionals.

In an effort to attract more residents to serve on boards and committees, Ocean View officials will place information booths at local events, advertise in the newspaper and post a link on the Town website so those interested can apply more quickly.

The Ocean View Town Council, at its Tuesday, June 9, meeting, conducted by Zoom video-conferencing, finalized Town Manager Carol Houck’s recommendation to keep existing street lights on Ogre Drive that some residents complain are too bright.

When Ocean View’s new mayor, John Reddington, asked outgoing Mayor Walter Curran what was involved in the position, Curran, in his unruffled manner, told him there were a couple meetings every month and a few checks to sign.

The ink has finally dried on a police partnership between the Towns of South Bethany and Ocean View. Both town councils have approved a mutual-aid memorandum-of-understanding that will allow police officers to provide rapid assistance to each other without having to be dispatched by SUSCOM 9…


Delmarva Power & Light has been given permission to run electric lines under Whites Creek in Ocean View. This additional line will create a looped circuit, which will help prevent power outages in the area.

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Officials at the Delaware Transit Corporation (DART) are studying the possibility of adding a bus line that serves Ocean View, looking at potential ridership, as well as areas in town where a bus could safely stop for passengers to board and disembark.

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On April 28, the Town of Ocean View will get a new mayor, when John Reddington is sworn in and current Mayor Walter Curran completes the end of his second term. Reddington was the only candidate to file to run for mayor in Ocean View this year, so he'll take office without the need for a may…

The Delaware Transit Corporation will host a public hearing and workshop at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 5, at the Georgetown Public Library, to present information and accept public comment on proposed changes to statewide bus service. The changes will be effective on Sunday, May 17.

No one in the audience of about 20 people on the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 25, commented on the Town of Ocean View’s $4.6 million proposed budget for the 2021 fiscal year, even though Council Vice President Tom Maly, filling in for the vacationing Mayor Walt Curran, was required to leave the …

The historic Coastal Towns Village in Ocean View is gearing up for summer with a new schedule of dates and times when visitors can see the fruit of the labor of the Ocean View Historical Society. The society is in the midst of developing a cohesive historical complex where visitors can see a…

The 12th Annual Artisans Fair will be held on Saturday, May 25, at Lord Baltimore Elementary School in Ocean View. The fair, which will feature artisans indoors and outdoors, will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., with an outside farmers’ market operating from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Mandated by Delaware state code, all municipal governments must develop and regularly update a “road map for the future” through a Comprehensive Land Use Plan (CLUP).

Ocean View Councilman Frank Twardzik was sworn in for his second term as the District 2. He ran unopposed. With wife Colleen by his side, Twardzik swore on April 23 to “carry out the responsibilities of the office of councilman for the Town of Ocean View to the best of my abilities.”

One driving down Magnolia Street in Bear Trap may easily miss a wooded area with a small concrete block building with a big history, but the community’s homeowners’ association is working to change that.

In the past, the Town of Ocean View marked the celebration of Arbor Day with the simple planting of a tree. This year, however, the Town is stepping the celebration up a few notches.

Ocean View resident Bruce White will serve as the District 1 representative on the Ocean View Town Council following the Town’s annual election on Saturday, April 13.

The Ocean View Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Town of South Bethany to offer Ocean View officers to help supplement police coverage in the neighboring town.

The Ocean View Town Council will likely vote on its 2020-fiscal-year budget at its April 9 meeting. The council held a budget workshop on March 26 to review the third draft of the budget.

Lord Baltimore Elementary School students and staff loved watching a pair of osprey raise their family atop the old building last year. But it’s time to say goodbye, and it’s for the birds’ own good.

“Traffic stops are the most dangerous thing we do. We don’t know who we’re walking up to, who’s in the vehicle…” said Ocean View Police Sgt. Rhys Bradshaw. “Just because the vehicle is registered to somebody, it doesn’t mean it’s always that person driving the vehicle. It could be a car that…

The Town of Ocean View will be holding its annual council election on Saturday, April 13. Resident Bruce White is one of two candidates seeking the District 1 council seat currently held by Bill Olsen, who did not run for re-relection.

The Town of Ocean View will be holding its annual town council election on Saturday, April 13. Resident Gabriel Sarate is one of two candidates seeking the District 1 council seat currently held by Bill Olsen, who is not running for re-election.

Ocean View Police Department Cpl. Justin Hopkins and his family received a standing ovation Tuesday night, March 12, after being congratulated by Mayor Walter Curran and the town council for receiving the 2019 Joshua M. Freeman Valor Award, presented by the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce.

Human nature seems to be such that should all civilization pass away, give us but food, clothes and shelter and we immediately turn back to help those who have them not. And even in this affluent area, there are people who don't always know where or when they'll be able to take their next meal.

Ocean View is trying to build a Department of Public Works (DPW) building, a group of property owners is hoping to establish a historical district, and a 103-year-old house is caught in the middle.

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Members of an Ocean View neighborhood watch group recently went door to door in their community of Country Village, distributing fliers with information about a new neighbor.

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Many homes could use a little new paint, but the new paint provided by a local vandal or vandals was considerably less than desirable for some Ocean View-area property owners.