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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 […]

Heat Wave 7/19-7/21

Dangerously hot conditions are expected through Sunday, with the highest heat index values expected to occur tomorrow. To avoid heat stress or heat stroke, make sure to stay cool and if you must go outside, stay in the shade and stay hydrated! Tool Box Talk – Heat Stress NIOSH-heatstressinfographic_print NIOSH fact sheet

Rehoboth Beach road work to begin July 15th

For those travelling into Rehoboth Beach the next few months: Rehabilitation of Bridges on Route 1 Northbound/Southbound With Temporary Nighttime Lane Closures WHEN:  9:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. Sunday evening until Friday morning,  July 15, 2019 until September 23, 2019, pending weather. WHERE:  Route 1 Northbound/Southbound (Bridges over Lewes Rehoboth Canal) between Rehoboth and Dewey Beach. […]

Missing Person in Bethany Beach

The Fenwick Island Police Department is assisting the Bethany Beach Police Department in search of a missing person (information below).  Please be alert that the Fenwick Island Police Department will be patrolling the area on Saturday and Sunday, June 22 and 23, including walking through resident properties. The Bethany Beach Police Department is currently searching […]


Notice of Election Saturday, August 3, 2019 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Town Hall (800 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island) There are four (4) Council Seats available.  The Candidates are: Mitchell Houser Eugene Langan Julie Lee Richard Mais William Weistling Roy Williams Absentee ballots are available for any resident who is not able to vote at […]


Pearson’s Appraisal Services has completed the revaluation of all properties within Town limits.  The final appeal date with the Town Council and Pearson’s in regards to revaluations will be held on June 28, 2019.  Please contact Linda Martin, Town Clerk, at (302) 539-3011 ext. 1 or by email at townclerk@fenwickisland.org NO LATER THAN 4:00 PM ON […]

New Dune Fencing

    There have been several concerns in regards to the dune fencing being installed.  While in the past solid slat fencing has been used, DNREC has changed to post and rope fencing. Below is the explanation from Mike Powell, Shoreline and Waterway Program Administrator from DNREC on the advantages of using the post and […]

ParkMobile is here!

ParkMobile is a new parking permit app that allows you to obtain a parking permit for the street area without visiting the Police Department or kiosk! Download the ParkMobile app, or visit http://parkmobile.io.  Once installed, you can purchase the permit over the phone if you find a parking place on a street (parking on white lines […]

Storytime in the Park

The Fenwick Island Barefoot Garden Club is again sponsoring the “Storytime in the Park” every Wednesday in July! At 10:00 a.m. on July 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31, children can listen to a story and also participate in fun activities, such as growing plants, watching caterpillars change into butterflies, and learn about protecting our […]

Governor Carney Launches Initiative to “Keep DE Litter Free”

            Joined by local leaders, members of the General Assembly, and advocates, Governor John Carney on Tuesday launched the “Keep DE Litter Free” initiative, a campaign to reduce litter across Delaware. “If you’re like me, you notice litter everywhere – in trees, on highway ramps, and along roads in all […]

Fenwick Flicks

“Fenwick Flicks” is a family-friendly night of fun and activities followed by a movie on the beach, all free of charge! The program schedule for this year: Tuesday, July 9th Hotel Transylvania 3:  Summer Vacation Tuesday, July 23rd How To Train Your Dragon:  The Hidden World Tuesday, August 6th Spider-Man:  Into The Spider-Verse All movies […]