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 […]




Weekend Winter Storm

Date Posted: Friday, January 11th, 2019

Snow is forecasted to begin in the region from the west late on Saturday and continue on Saturday night into Sunday.  Although it is still uncertain how much snow will fall, a change in the storm track could affect the snowfall totals and we could end up receiving 4-6 inches of snow in our region. […]




Recycling 1/4/19

Date Posted: Friday, January 4th, 2019

Due to a backup in service, Waste Industries just informed us that the recycling pick-up will not be picked up today.  It will instead be picked up tomorrow (Saturday, January 5th). We apologize for any inconvenience.




Delaware State Police advise Delawareans about a “phone spoofing” scam

Date Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

The Delaware State Police are issuing the following advisory in response to a recent phone scam involving a “spoofed phone number.” The Delaware State Police were made aware of two incidents in which individuals received a phone call from a female claiming to be an Agent from Dover, Delaware. The caller identified herself as Agent […]




Heavy Rain & Flooding: 12/20-12/21

Date Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Rain, heavy at times, is expected Thursday afternoon into Friday night.  Rain amounts of 1-3 inches could lead to roadway flooding as well as coastal flooding.  Higher rain fall rates could lead to some flash flooding as well. Current forecast is for minor to moderate tidal flooding. However, heavy rain, especially near the time of high […]




Fenwick Freeze

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 4th, 2018

The 15th Annual Fenwick Freeze will be held on January 1, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. at the Bayard Street Beach.  Proceeds for this event will go towards the Fenwick Island Lifeguard National Competition. Registration on that day will be from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., but you can pre-register from now through December 28th by […]




Terry Tieman #72 on Top 100 Local Government Leaders

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

The Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) annually recognizes the top 100 local government leaders with the Chris Traeger List.  Terry Tieman, Town Manager, was selected as #72 on the list!  Read more: https://elgl.org/2018-chris-traeger-award-71-to-80/ The Traeger Award recognizes the top 100 influencers in local government. Chris Traeger was the city manager for the fictional City of […]




Community Stability Plan

Date Posted: Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

For more information in regards to the Community Stability Grant, please visit the following link: https://fenwickisland.delaware.gov/community-stability-plan/




Emily Ruppert

Date Posted: Monday, October 29th, 2018

The Town of Fenwick Island is very pleased to announce that F.I.B.P.’s Emily Ruppert has been selected to represent USA at the 2018 Lifesaving World Championships next month in Adelaide, Australia. Good luck to Emily and the entire USA team!




Revaluation Information

Date Posted: Monday, October 29th, 2018

Here is a link to the PowerPoint presentation given at the Town Council Meeting on October 26th:  Fenwick Island Revaluation Present to Council on 102618




Delmarva Power Provides Tips to Help Customers “Fall” Into Savings

Date Posted: Thursday, October 25th, 2018

Delmarva Power Provides Tips to Help Customers Fall into Savings Delmarva Power recommends customers take advantage of the mild weather now to prepare for the winter months ahead. Cold temperatures during the winter can cause customers to use more energy and experience higher bills, but by following a few simple tips and making straightforward energy […]