Freezing Temperatures Expected 1/20 & 1/21/19

With weather expected on Monday to be well below freezing, if you have not already done so now is the time to prepare your home.  Below is a link from the American Red Cross on what to do to avoid frozen pipes – a dangerous and costly situation: https://www.redcross.org/get-help/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies/types-of-emergencies/winter-storm/frozen-pipes.html




Weekend Winter Storm

Snow is forecasted to begin in the region from the west late on Saturday and continue on Saturday night into Sunday.  Although it is still uncertain how much snow will fall, a change in the storm track could affect the snowfall totals and we could end up receiving 4-6 inches of snow in our region. […]




Recycling 1/4/19

Due to a backup in service, Waste Industries just informed us that the recycling pick-up will not be picked up today.  It will instead be picked up tomorrow (Saturday, January 5th). We apologize for any inconvenience.




Delaware State Police advise Delawareans about a “phone spoofing” scam

The Delaware State Police are issuing the following advisory in response to a recent phone scam involving a “spoofed phone number.” The Delaware State Police were made aware of two incidents in which individuals received a phone call from a female claiming to be an Agent from Dover, Delaware. The caller identified herself as Agent […]




Heavy Rain & Flooding: 12/20-12/21

Rain, heavy at times, is expected Thursday afternoon into Friday night.  Rain amounts of 1-3 inches could lead to roadway flooding as well as coastal flooding.  Higher rain fall rates could lead to some flash flooding as well. Current forecast is for minor to moderate tidal flooding. However, heavy rain, especially near the time of high […]




Fenwick Freeze

The 15th Annual Fenwick Freeze will be held on January 1, 2019 at 11:30 a.m. at the Bayard Street Beach.  Proceeds for this event will go towards the Fenwick Island Lifeguard National Competition. Registration on that day will be from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., but you can pre-register from now through December 28th by […]




Terry Tieman #72 on Top 100 Local Government Leaders

The Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) annually recognizes the top 100 local government leaders with the Chris Traeger List.  Terry Tieman, Town Manager, was selected as #72 on the list!  Read more: https://elgl.org/2018-chris-traeger-award-71-to-80/ The Traeger Award recognizes the top 100 influencers in local government. Chris Traeger was the city manager for the fictional City of […]




Community Stability Plan

For more information in regards to the Community Stability Grant, please visit the following link: https://fenwickisland.delaware.gov/community-stability-plan/




Emily Ruppert

The Town of Fenwick Island is very pleased to announce that F.I.B.P.’s Emily Ruppert has been selected to represent USA at the 2018 Lifesaving World Championships next month in Adelaide, Australia. Good luck to Emily and the entire USA team!




Revaluation Information

Here is a link to the PowerPoint presentation given at the Town Council Meeting on October 26th:  Fenwick Island Revaluation Present to Council on 102618