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 […]

National Hurricane Preparedness Week: May 6-12

Date Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2018

National Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 6-12.  Are you ready if a hurricane hits our Town? Here are some facts on how hurricanes are named: Native Americans called these storms Hurakons, after “a great spirit who commanded the east wind.” Spanish explorers adopted the word and then began giving hurricanes the names of patron saints […]

65th Birthday Celebration – 7/1/18

Date Posted: Monday, April 2nd, 2018

The Town will be celebrating it’s 65th birthday this year! Join us for a celebration beginning at 1:00 P.M.  on Sunday, July 1st at Town Hall.  Food will be provided, along with giveaways, a DJ, a K-9 demonstration, and face painting/children’s crafts. Stay tuned for more details!

Household Hazardous Waste/Electronic Goods/Paper Shredding – 3/31/18

Date Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2018

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE/ELECTRONIC GOODS/PAPER SHREDDING When:  March 31 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm Where:  Fenwick Island State Park (36859 Coastal Highway) Acceptable Items: Household Hazardous Waste- Product containers marked with words, “Warning: Hazardous,” “Flammable,” “Poisonous,” “Corrosive” or “Explosive.” For example; household cleaners, garden pesticides, paints, nail polish, fluorescent bulbs, or antifreeze. Electronic Goods Recycling- Electronic Equipment […]

Earth Day – 4/21/18

Date Posted: Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Southern Living Magazine Names Fenwick Island 3rd Best Tiny Town

Date Posted: Thursday, March 22nd, 2018

Here is the article from Delaware News Journal: Delaware heaps on the Southern charm, even if we can all agree to disagree on whether the First State really belongs with the rest of the South. When the editors at Southern Living magazine compiled their annual list of standout spots, two Delaware towns caught their fancy: […]

Bunting Avenue Utility Work

Date Posted: Monday, March 5th, 2018

Verizon is working on Bunting Ave to remove the old poles.  Please be careful as you are traveling in this area.

Beach Replenishment Update

Date Posted: Monday, February 26th, 2018

We have received an update on the beach replenishment project from the Army Corp of Engineers:  beach replenishment update 2-26-18 The beach replenishment in our area has been delayed and will begin in early July with an estimated completion by the end of July.  The replenishment will take approximately 13 days to complete, weather permitting.   […]

Fenwick Freeze T-Shirts

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 31st, 2018

Although the Fenwick Freeze was cancelled for this year, the long sleeve t-shirts are still available in sizes S, M, L, XL and 2XL.  We also have youth size L available. T-shirts are $20 and are available at Town Hall from 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday, or by calling Becca McWilliams at […]

Trash and Recycling

Date Posted: Monday, January 8th, 2018

We have confirmed with Waste Industries and all of the pick-up’s are back on the regular schedule this week after the blizzard. The recycling that was supposed to be picked up on Friday, January 5th has been postponed and will be picked up this Wednesday, January 10th. For more information, please see the 2018 scheduled […]


Date Posted: Friday, January 5th, 2018

Recycling scheduled for this week has been postponed until next week. We are confirming the schedule with Waste Industries and should have the updated yearly calendar complete by early next week.