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 […]

Governor Carney Announces Phase 2 of Delaware’s Economic Reopening to Begin on June 15

Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced that Phase 2 of Delaware’s economic reopening will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, June 15. Retail establishments, restaurants and other businesses that were permitted to open at 30 percent of stated fire capacity in Phase 1 may expand to 60 percent of stated fire occupancy in Phase 2.   Child care facilities […]

Weather: 6/3-6/6

Several rounds of showers and thunderstorms will be possible through Saturday.  Isolated severe thunderstorms are possible on Wednesday (especially late Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday evening) over much of the region. The primary hazard with any severe storms tomorrow is expected to be damaging straight line winds.  On Thursday afternoon, heavy rain leading to flash […]

Governor Carney Creates Pandemic Resurgence Advisory Committee

Governor John Carney on Monday signed Executive Order #39, creating a Pandemic Resurgence Advisory Committee (PRAC) to plan for a potentially dangerous resurgence of COVID-19 in fall 2020.  Lieutenant Governor Bethany Hall-Long and Secretary of State Jeff Bullock will co-chair the PRAC, along with the co-chairs of three subcommittees: Health: Chair – Dr. Nancy Fan, Chair of the Delaware […]

Trash Pick-Up: 6/1/2020

Due to truck issues, Waste Industries was unable to pick up trash today. They will be in the area tomorrow, so please leave your containers by the road. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Clarification to Public Comments at Town Council Meetings

Following the Public Participation segment of the May 23, 2020 Council Meeting, it came to the Mayor and Council’s attention that some people were apparently confused by and concerned about the rules being applied to that particular segment of the meeting.  Accordingly, the Mayor believes it is important and necessary to issue the following clarification: […]


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Governor Carney Announces Lifting of Short-Term Rental Ban, Out-of-State Quarantine on June 1

Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced that the State of Delaware will lift the ban on short-term rental units and the mandatory 14-day quarantine for out-of-state travelers on June 1 as part of the rolling reopening of Delaware’s economy.  Governor Carney previously lifted State of Delaware restrictions on Delaware beaches ahead of the Memorial Day weekend.  Phase 1 of Delaware’s […]

Governor Carney Announces Proactive Community-Based COVID-19 Testing

Governor Carney on Friday provided an update on Delaware’s statewide testing plan, which aims to increase access to 80,000 tests in Delaware monthly. The plan is a partnership with the Division of Public Health (DPH), the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA), Delaware hospital systems, primary care physicians and other providers, Federally Qualified Health Centers, pharmacies, and community-based […]

Governor Carney Announces Additional Interim Steps for Retail, Restaurant Businesses to Expand Operations

DE businesses: As you prepare for Phase 1 on June 1, take a look at these printable signs with public health guidance to display on your doors and windows. COVID-19 is still active in Delaware, even as we take steps to reopen Delaware’s economy and get Delawareans back to work. It’s important that we continue […]

Beware of World Health Organization Scam

The Delaware State Police have been made aware of a new scam in the area involving the World Health Organization. According to the World Health Organization’s webpage, there are various internet scams involving emails circulating implying to be from or associated with the World Health Organization (W.H.O.). The scam emails request money or information from […]