A Message From The Mayor

Date Posted: Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Welcome to the Town of Fenwick Island, Delaware. Incorporated in 1953, Fenwick Island is a quiet beach town with vibrant neighborhood businesses and seaside homes in between the Atlantic Ocean and the Little Assawoman Bay. The town provides public parks for recreation and maintains a one-mile beach guarded by the Fenwick Island Beach Patrol.  The […]




Utility Work 9/19/18: corner of Bunting Avenue & Cannon Street

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

On Wednesday, September 19th, beginning at 10:00 a.m., the corner of Cannon Street/Bunting Avenue, down to 809 Bunting Avenue, will be closed.  Sussex Sewer is redoing the sewer line in that area. The road will reopen once the repair has been made, but will be closed again temporarily for repaving the area (probably on Thursday). […]




Help Hurricane Florence Victims!

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Help the victims of Hurricane Florence! The Town of Dewey Beach will be collecting items to be delivered to North Carolina on September 29th. If you would like to help, you can drop off items as listed (Items Needed) to either: Fenwick Island Town Hall (800 Coastal Hwy.) from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Dewey […]




Fenwick Island Beach Patrol: Weekend of 9/15-9/16

Date Posted: Friday, September 14th, 2018

The Fenwick Island Beach Patrol lifeguards will have very limited staffing tomorrow & Sunday. Also, there will be no beach vehicle assistance service this weekend.   Lifeguards will be stationed on the beach area from Atlantic Street to Georgetown Street.   Due to dangerous surf, water activity will not be allowed this weekend. Please heed […]




Historic Coastal Towns Cottage & Lighthouse Tour: 10/6/18

Date Posted: Friday, September 14th, 2018

Mark your calendars for Saturday, October 6, to get a glimpse of early life in Fenwick Island, DE.  Six historic cottages and the 1859 Fenwick Lighthouse will be open to the public from 10 a.m – 4:00 p.m., where tour goers can see remnants of Methodist camp meeting “ tents,” cottages that storms have relocated, […]




Hurricane Florence Update – 9/12/18

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Update on Hurricane Florence (as of 9/12/18): Rough surf and high risk of rip currents is likely for our area over the weekend. Widespread heavy rain with the storm should stay mainly south of the area through this weekend, but outer bands could produce locally heavy showers and thunderstorms. Tropical storm force winds are very […]




Hurricane Preparedness

Date Posted: Monday, September 10th, 2018

With the hurricane expected off our shoreline later this week, now is the time to prepare. If you have not already done so, prepare a hurricane emergency kit, to include water and food (enough to last at least 3 days), battery-powered radio, flashlight, first aid kit, extra batteries, and make sure your cell phone is […]




Mobility in Motion

Date Posted: Friday, September 7th, 2018

Want to help shape the future of mobility in Delaware?  A web-based Needs Assessment Survey will be conducted until September 30, 2018.  Take the survey to provide input and enter in a drawing to win a $25 gift card: https://goo.gl/d6kz2B For more information, please visit the DART social media pages: Facebook:  @Dartfirststate Twitter:  @Dartfirststate Or […]




Bayard Street

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

The Bayard Street access will be closed today and tomorrow to complete the ADA ramp. The sub-contractor will have all of his equipment out late tomorrow afternoon. Once the construction is completed, the current parking will be moved to the opposite side of the ramp, and the ADA parking will be near the newly constructed […]




Fenwick Island Beach Patrol

Date Posted: Tuesday, August 21st, 2018

As with many area patrols, the Fenwick Island Beach Patrol will start to lose staff due to guards leaving for school.  Although some lifeguard stands may not be in use, all of our beaches will be open and covered.  Please swim near the closest guard stand.  Also, the beach assistance vehicle will have limited availability […]




Board of Adjustment

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

In regards to the Board of Adjustment Hearing next Thursday, August 23rd: If you have any objections or opinions in regards to the hearing, please do not approach any member of the Board of Adjustment.  Direct any response or correspondence to Town Hall from Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., or you can email the […]