Town of Fenwick Island

A Message From The Mayor

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 […]

State of Delaware Launches COVID Alert DE Mobile App

Governor John Carney, the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), and the Delaware Department of Technology and Information (DTI) on Tuesday launched COVID Alert DE – a mobile app available in the App Store or Google Play that will help Delaware fight community spread of COVID-19.  The free mobile app – available to anyone 18 […]

Weather: 9/3/2020

Severe thunderstorms are possible late this afternoon into the first part of tonight. Also, dangerous heat is expected this afternoon. The main threats from these storms will be possible damaging wind gusts in excess of 60 MPH and large hail. Over the Bay and coastal waters, winds of 40-50+ kt are possible with the strongest […]

State of Emergency Extended an Additional 30 Days

Governor John Carney on Thursday formally extended the State of Emergency declaration another 30 days to confront community spread of COVID-19, and issued the following statement: “Delawareans have made real sacrifices to flatten the COVID-19 curve, and keep their families, friends and neighbors healthy. But if we hope to get more children in school, and more Delawareans back […]

Public Comment Segment of the Council Meeting

How and why does FOIA prohibit Council from responding to public comments at the meeting? There is not a specific section of FOIA that expressly prohibits this. The guidance regarding matters raised during public comment and the fact that they should not be discussed comes from Attorney General (AG) opinions construing FOIA and ties into […]

Building Committee Review of Our Harvest Outdoor Seating Area on August 14, 2020

Building Committee Review of Our Harvest Outdoor Seating Area Facts Regarding Our Harvest Outside Seating Area Building Committee Meeting Handouts (Including Project Plans)

Delaware Hope Line: Community Resources For Your Behavioral Health

Outbreaks are stressful.  Fear and anxiety about a disaster can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions.  Managing your mental health and coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger!  Call the Delaware Hope Line at 1-833-9-HOPEDE if you or someone you care about are feeling overwhelmed with emotions […]

Weather: 8/27 – 8/29

The remnants from Hurricane Laura will bring a risk of severe storms, isolated tornadoes and heavy rain to the region Saturday afternoon and evening. Ahead of this, heat will build today and Friday with heat index values 100 degrees and hotter.   Scattered thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening and again Friday afternoon. Some storms […]

State Formalizes Mask Guidance for Children, Requires Schools to Notify Families of Public Cases

Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed the 25th modification to his State of Emergency declaration, formalizing new face covering requirements for children. The modification also requires Delaware schools to notify families if they become aware of positive cases of COVID-19 in their schools.   Click here to read Governor Carney’s modification.   “Delawareans are beating this virus and driving our […]

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: 8/25/2020

Strong to severe thunderstorms, capable of producing damaging winds, are possible across the region later this afternoon and evening. Damaging winds could lead to tree damage and power outages.  

Grant Program for Small Businesses & Non-Profits Affected by COVID-19

Governor John Carney, New Castle County Executive Matt Meyer and the Delaware Division of Small Business on Wednesday announced grant program of at least $100 million to assist Delaware small businesses and nonprofit organizations affected by the COVID-19 crisis.  The DE Relief Grants program announced on Wednesday is a joint initiative of the State of […]