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Due to growth of the town and an increasing population, Selbyville Town Council members will develop a resolution to amend the charter to create election districts — a change from the longtime policy of all council members being elected at-large.

No decisions were made during a recent hour-long discussion about possible changes to the Town of Selbyville’s employee handbook. There was disagreement between council members and Police Chief Brian Wilson about what to offer employees so the Town can remain competitive with other municipalities.

So many supporters filled the Selbyville Public Library on Tuesday afternoon that it prompted a preschooler, holding his mother’s hand as she tried to edge through the multitude, to say, “There are as many people here as books.”

The Town of Selbyville and its police department will host the town’s second annual Trunk or Treat event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22, in the Selbyville Volunteer Fire Company parking lot, at 30 N. Main Street. The event will replace the annual Halloween Parade, which was canc…

Effective immediately, the Town of Selbyville has increased the percentage it pays for town employees’ health coverage, and for the first time, extend coverage to dependents.

The Selbyville Town Council, at its Monday, Sept. 12, meeting, unanimously approved $12,608.69 to have emergency equipment installed in a 2022 Chevy Tahoe that will be used by the police department.

A Selbyville police officer was recovering early this week after suffering injuries to his lower extremities during a domestic situation, Selbyville Police Chief Brian Wilson told the Coastal Point this week.

During his monthly report to the Selbyville Town Council, Police Chief Brian Wilson said the 65th Annual Old Timer’s Day Classic Car Show & Family Festival on June 18 was enjoyable and successful.

Despite objections from residents concerned about more traffic on narrow Lynch Road, where speeding is said to be common, or additional businesses near their homes in areas where traffic congestion is already heavy, the Selbyville Town Council this week approved a rezoning request for a parc…

When the Selbyville Town Council appointed Capt. Brian Wilson as the new police department chief this week, those present at the meeting applauded the 22-year veteran, who was sitting in the back of the council chamber, near former police chief Scott Collins, who had announced his pending re…

The Selbyville Town Council will hold its regular monthly meeting for July on Monday, July 11. The council usually meets on the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in town hall, but due to the Fourth of July holiday, the meeting will be one week later than usual.

Construction of a new water tower on Hudson Road in Selbyville is expected to be completed by 2024, the result of residents voting 140-12 in favor of the Town spending $6.05 million for the tower and for water-treatment facility upgrades.

Selbyville residents will participate in a referendum this week to decide if the Town should borrow $6,050,000 to improve water service. Voting will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at town hall on Monday, May 16.

Selbyville Town Council members, at the Monday, May 2, meeting, reminded residents to participate in the referendum on Monday, May 16, to decide whether or not the Town should borrow $6.05 million to improve its water service.

The Selbyville Town Council, at their Monday, June 6, meeting, is expected to vote on a request to annex into the town property on Route 54 near Johnson Road that is planned to become a new 307-unit residential community.

Longtime Selbyville Police Chief Scott Collins will retire on June 6, after more than 30 years working for the Town, including 20 years as chief. He said he is looking forward to “no more uniforms and no more shaving.”

Newly elected Selbyville Town Councilwoman Carol Cary and re-elected Councilman Richard Duncan Sr. were sworn in at the Monday, April 4, council meeting, after election results were formally announced.

As the Monday, April 4, Selbyville Town Council meeting nears, Councilman Richard Duncan, recently elected to his 12th two-year term, and newly elected Councilwoman Carol Cary are formulating the messages they’ll offer townsfolk after they are sworn in.

Newcomer Carol Cary unseated longtime Selbyville Town Councilman Jay Murray in the Saturday, March 5, election, and received the highest number of votes cast, at 146.

The Town of Selbyville will hold a referendum from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, May 16, at town hall, for the public to vote on whether or not the Town should borrow $6.05 million to improve its water service.

The Delaware Restaurant Association (DRA) will host the 19th Annual Restaurant Industry Cornerstone Awards on Monday, Oct. 18, at the Lighthouse Cove Events Center in Dewey Beach, with an after-party immediately following at The Lighthouse. Each year, the DRA celebrates the contributions of …

On Friday, Oct. 1, Community Inspired Actions celebrated the grand opening of its new youth center by hosting a ribbon-cutting with the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce. Fellow Chamber members, as well as community and family members, came out to support their new location at 5 W. Ch…

Residents of Selbyville will hit the polls at this weekend’s 2021 town council election. Voting will be in-person only, at Selbyville Town Hall on Saturday, March 6, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Selbyville Town Council will be taking a hard look at on-street parking in neighborhoods, where vehicles are blocking the steady flow of traffic.

Several land rezoning cases have been on hold in Selbyville for years. First, the Town had to draft its 10-year comprehensive land-use plan (with zoning maps), and then the State had to approve the updates. Finally, with the governor’s signature in late 2020, business owners and residents ca…

The 2021 Selbyville Town Council election is scheduled for March 6, which means voters and prospective candidates should register now. The deadline for both is Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 4:30 p.m. Forms are available at the Selbyville Town Hall, 1 West Church Street in Selbyville.

Where does sewage water go after it’s been treated? Selbyville treats its own sewage at a Polly Branch plant, but the Town has an agreement to pipe all the treated effluent to Sussex County’s ocean outfall, which discharges into the Atlantic Ocean.

Comcast is signing papers left and right with local towns, to prepare for a new option for local cable television customers. The Bethany Beach Town Council is preparing to host a public hearing and vote on franchise agreements, while South Bethany just held a public hearing, and Selbyville h…

The Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) Traffic Signal Construction Section announced this week planned lane closures at the intersection of Route 113 and Route 54/Cemetery Road in Selbyville, running through late January of 2021, for new signals and new ADA-compliant ramps. The w…

DelDOT officials announced this week that contractor Mumford & Miller Concrete Inc. will be removing asphalt overlay and constructing a new concrete slab on top of the existing bridge over Polly Branch on Route 113 southbound in Selbyville.

After consistently meeting state and federal regulations, Selbyville’s town water system recently violated a drinking water standard for total trihalomethane (TTHM), a disinfectant byproduct, Town Council Member Rick Duncan Sr. announced on Oct. 4.

The Selbyville Town Council recently heard about several business ventures opening up around town: gasoline, fried chicken, landscaping and tattoo artistry.

The Selbyville Town Council will keep its two incumbent candidates after the March 7 election. Jay Murray (85 votes) and Rick Duncan Sr. (75 votes) will keep their seats after a challenge from William “Bill” Thompson (22 votes).

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Selbyville this spring once again has a contested election. Three candidates have registered to run for two seats: Richard “Rick” Duncan Sr., Jay Murray and William “Bill” Thompson.

Delaware State Police have opened a death investigation after human skeletal remains were discovered near Polly Branch Road, just outside of Selbyville town limits.

Selbyville will once again have a contested election. Three candidates have registered to run in the 2020 town council election, for two seats: incumbents Richard A. Duncan Sr. and Jay C. Murray, and challenger William A. Thompson.