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 […]




Turkey Trot 11/23/17

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

The 10th Annual Fenwick Island Turkey Trot will be held on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 8 am.  The untimed 2.2 mile fun run/walk starts oceanside on Lewes Street in Fenwick Island, goes south to the Maryland state line and back.  The public is invited and leashed pets are welcome!  Holiday-themed or other […]




Town Hall Parking Lot Paving

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Peninsula Paving will begin prep work on the Town Hall rear parking lot 8:00 am,  Saturday, November 4, 2017.  They will start paving Monday, November 6, 2017.  We estimate one week for the project to be completed.




Fenwick First Friday’s

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Mark your calendars for November 3rd and December 1st! The first Friday of every month in the fall & winter months, some of the local businesses are participating in Fenwick First Friday’s. For more information on the businesses that are participating:  Fenwick First Fridays




Dune Grass Planting

Date Posted: Friday, October 27th, 2017

The beach replenishment is scheduled to begin around the 1st of the year.  Mayor Langan, along with the Mayors of Bethany Beach and South Bethany, sent a letter with their concerns in regards to when the dune grass could be planted and the dune fence would be reinstalled.  Army Corp of Engineers responded that all […]




Dredging Update

Date Posted: Friday, October 27th, 2017

The representatives are listening!  Governor Carney received our letter in regards to our concerns about the conditions of the Little Assawoman Bay, and the Town received a response letter from Charles Williams from the Department of Natural Resources:  dredging letter from dnr




Beach Replenishment

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

Delaware Governor John Carney, U.S Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, along with Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester announced that the next steps are underway in the long awaited beach replenishment projects in Bethany, South Bethany and Fenwick Island. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has awarded Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company a […]




Blue Star Memorial

Date Posted: Tuesday, September 26th, 2017

The Blue Star Memorial marker has been temporarily removed from the Community Park for maintenance.  It will be reinstalled once repairs and cleaning are completed by the Public Works Department.




Operation SEAs the Day – Wounded Warriors Parade

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 8th: There will be a parade starting in Bethany Beach at 4:45 p.m. and will travel through Fenwick Island and then along RT54 towards Freeman Stage for dinner and a concert to honor wounded Warriors. This will be the 5th Annual Operation SEAs the Day. We ask businesses and residents to participate and […]




Panoramic Photo

Date Posted: Monday, August 28th, 2017

At the August 25th Town Council Meeting, Mr. Allen Hansen, a long-time visitor to Fenwick Island, presented the Town a picture that he took while on vacation a few years ago. The Town Council would like to thank Mr. Hansen for his generous gift. From Left-Right:  Secretary Bernie Merritt, Town Manager Terry Tieman, Vice Mayor […]




Beach Patrol Advisory

Date Posted: Monday, August 28th, 2017

Due to reduced staffing this week (8/28 – 9/1), there will be limited lifeguard stands/coverage but all beaches will be open. Also, the beach assistance service will not be available until 9/2. Additionally, weather and surf conditions this week may warrant water & beach restrictions so please check with lifeguards on conditions.  There is a […]