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 […]

April 1st is Census Day!

TODAY IS CENSUS DAY! We all have a say in the outcome of the 2020 Census, and it can help Delaware secure $3 Billion in funding and maintain fair representation in Congress. All you have to do is complete and return your 2020 Census form. It is a simple civic duty with enormous impact. GET […]

Governor Carney Signs Order to Designate Emergency Child Care Sites for Essential Personnel

Governor John Carney on Monday signed the eighth modification to his State of Emergency declaration, which allows child care programs in Delaware to be designated as emergency child care sites in an effort to assist essential personnel during the coronavirus crisis. Read the full text of Monday’s order. Starting April 6 and continuing until the […]

Out-of-State Travelers Ordered to Self-Quarantine for 14 Days

Governor John Carney on Sunday signed the seventh modification to his State of Emergency declaration, ordering all out-of-state travelers into Delaware to immediately self-quarantine for 14 days to fight the spread of COVID-19. Under Sunday’s order, anyone who enters Delaware from another state must immediately self-quarantine for 14 days. The 14-day period is measured from […]

Cannon Street Playground & Basketball Court Closed

Due to the Coronavirus, the Town will be closing the Cannon Street Playground and Basketball Court effective immediately. Studies have shown that the Coronavirus can survive for days on plastic and metal surfaces commonly used on playground equipment.    Delaware State Parks are also closing playgrounds as well as several other municipalities. The virus that causes […]

Governor Carney Moves Presidential Primary Date to June 2nd

Governor John Carney on Tuesday issued a sixth modification to his State of Emergency declaration, moving Delaware’s presidential primary to June 2, and suspending residential foreclosures and evictions during the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). The order goes into effect at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 25. It will remain in effect until May 15 or […]

Governor Carney Declares Public Health Emergency (PHE)

Governor John Carney on Monday declared a Public Health Emergency and released a more robust Order to assist with Delaware’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19). The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) issued a companion order focused on strengthening Delaware’s health care workforce in response to COVID-19. Read […]

Delaware Schools to Remain Closed Until May 15th

Governor John Carney on Monday ordered all Delaware schools to remain closed through at least Friday, May 15 to fight the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).  “On March 13, after significant discussion with superintendents and charter school leaders, I ordered public schools to close through this Friday, March 27,” said Governor Carney. “This two-week period was intended […]

DSWA Event for 3/28/2020 Cancelled

With the Governor’s new restrictions in regards to the Coronavirus, DSWA has decided to cancel all collection events through May 15th.   Therefore, the collection event at the State Park this Saturday, March 28th, has been cancelled. There will be two other hazardous waste/electronics drop-offs upcoming in the fall in nearby locations: Saturday, September 26 8:00am-2:00pm […]

Closure of Beaches due to Coronavirus

In an effort to stop the spread of Coronavirus, Fenwick Island is closing access to the beach effective immediately. Please continue to practice social distancing, stay home, and avoid crowds. ———————————————————- Governor John Carney on Saturday issued a third modification to his emergency declaration. The new orders close Delaware beaches to help slow the spread […]

Coronavirus Nixle Message for Fenwick Island

As the Coronavirus continues to change daily, full time residents and second homeowners need to remain very watchful and monitor your travel in and out of Fenwick Island. For part time residents who are traveling to your homes here, or if you are already here, it is very important to consider staying in your homes […]