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 and its committees have begun meeting in person again, sometimes with protective face masks and sometimes without. The council had canceled its monthly meetings from mid-March until mid-June.
In a classic move reserved for only the most dedicated of public servants, the Town of Selbyville has bestowed a longtime employee and resident with a key to the city.
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).
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.
The Selbyville Town Council hosted a public hearing on Feb. 4 for their 10-year Comprehensive Land Use Plan update, just as the public were raising new concerns and questions about housing developments in town.
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.
In summertime, public libraries can function like a community center. The Selbyville Public Library serves up information, education, games — and they’re also winning grants to serve more meals than ever.
After a recent car collision on Route 54 in broad daylight, Selbyville Police Chief W. Scott Collins is reminding drivers to be careful at the Hudson Crossroads.
There was a joint meeting of the Selbyville Town Council and the Town’s Planning & Zoning Commission on April 16, to work on the Town’s 10-year Comprehensive Plan update.
The Selbyville Town Council has had the same lineup for years. This month, after the incumbents won new terms in a contested election, they once again took their oaths of office and continued their usual work.
Bayside, a mixed-use coastal resort community in West Fenwick was named the Community of the Year in the 2018 Best in American Living Awards (BALA) by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Bayside won the best mixed-use community award and then the grand award of the night for Co…
The Selbyville Town Council will remain the same for another two years. In the 2019 election, residents chose the two incumbent council members to continue their service to the town.
The Selbyville Town Council hasn't had a contested election since 2011, according to Town Hall. That makes the 2019 council election a relatively rare occurrence. Voting is scheduled for Saturday, March 2, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Selbyville Town Hall, 68 West Church Street.
While approving their $5 million municipal budget for 2019-2020, the Selbyville Town Council this week OK'd a rate increase for water utilities, due to rising costs.
Development continues as the Selbyville Town Council gave its OK for several projects to move forward. They discussed housing, gasoline and a new town hall at their Jan. 7 meeting:
With Mountaire Farms having recently proposed rerouting part of Hosier Street next to its poultry processing plant, the Selbyville Town Council wants to clarify that it's not interested in closing the road.
In an effort to show their dedication to being good neighbors, Mountaire Farms sent a contingent of staff, from administration to on-site plant managers, to the Selbyville Town Council meeting on Dec. 3.
On the surface, Schooner Landing could be just another housing development coming to Sussex County. There will be 132 residential lots, a clubhouse, pool and park, all at the northwest corner of Route 54 and Polly Branch Road.
Plans are slowly rolling forward for a new housing development in Selbyville — one of many currently proposed in Sussex County. On Oct. 1, the Selbyville Town Council approved annexation of 10.16 acres into town, which developers hope will be part of a future 321-acre subdivision.
The Selbyville Volunteer Fire Company will hold its 11th Annual Golf Tournament on Oct. 12 at Cripple Creek Golf & Country Club in Dagsboro, with a shotgun start at 9 a.m.
Selbyville Towne Village is the next major housing development revving up along Route 54. The project has changed several times since first proposed over a decade ago, before the “Great Recession.” Now, developers are taking baby steps to at last get shovels in the ground for some basic ditc…
The Forge Youth Academy is looking for a new home, having been denied a conditional-use request as the organization sought to move into the former Food Rite property on Main Street in Selbyville.
Selbyville residents recently asked if water is a concern around the town's Mountaire poultry processing plant. After all, the company's Millsboro plant's wastewater treatment irrigation system malfunctioned, spraying untreated nitrates, fecal coliform and other contaminants on local crop fields.
Selbyville is a small town with a healthy utilities business. In fact, money from the municipality's sewer and water customers often pays for other Town operating expenses.
Those Christmas bells won't go silent this December. The Southern Sussex Rotary Club has offered to take over organizing the Selbyville Christmas Parade.
All central water systems are required to produce an annual report under the Safe Drinking Water Act. It's meant to tell people where water comes from, what it contains and how it stacks up against regulatory standards. The Town of Selbyville's water system report was recently released for t…
Some local property owners may need to break out their lawn mowers a little more often. The Selbyville Town Council voted this week to reduce the maximum allowable height of grass from 12 inches to 8 inches.
It's time to finish the water filtration plant, and Selbyville residents this week approved the latest round of funding for the project. In a special referendum on June 3, residents voted, 62-2, to allow the Town to borrow $500,000 to finish building another water treatment building.
Coastal Point • Tyler Valliant : The PNC Bank branch in Selbyville will close June 16.Selbyville is losing one of its two banks this spring. The PNC Bank at the corner of Church Street and Main Street will permanently close its doors at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 16.
Coastal Point • Laura Walter: U.S. Sen. Tom Carper discussed the proposed elimination of all USDA water and wastewater loan and grant programs, and said he didn't ‘think this new drinking water plant (in Selbyville) could be built' without them.Last summer, the town of Selbyville saw a poten…