Town of Fenwick Island

Yard Waste Pick-Up: 8/18/2020

Due to truck issues, the yard waste pickup originally scheduled for today has been postponed until tomorrow, Wednesday, August 19th.  Please leave everything out by the road and it will be picked up in the morning.

Flash Flood Watch: 8/13/2020

A flash flood watch is in effect until midnight.   Showers and thunderstorms into this evening will be capable of producing heavy rain.  Much of our region is more vulnerable than normal to flash flooding due to the recent heavy rainfall.  The ground remains saturated, and streams and creeks are already running high. 

Red Cross Recovery Assistance (Tropical Storm Isaias)

The American Red Cross is continuing to support communities affected by Tropical Storm Isaias across the National Capital & Greater Chesapeake Region. A hotline has been set up for those who are still in need of Red Cross recovery assistance.  Please call 202-796-8451 if you are in need of assistance. What kind of services does […]

Council Organizational Meeting: 8/10/2020

Three Council Members were re-elected and sworn in for another 2-year term today!  Congratulations to Gardner Bunting, Vicki Carmean, and Bernie Merritt!   Also, congratulations to the following Council Members on retaining their positions for another year: Mayor Gene Langan Vice Mayor Richard Mais Treasurer Gardner Bunting Secretary Bernie Merritt

Governor Carney Formally Extends State of Emergency Until 9/4/2020

Governor John Carney on Wednesday formally extended the State of Emergency declaration another 30 days to confront community spread of COVID-19, and issued the following statement: “The precautions you’re taking are working. We are beating COVID-19, but we can’t let up. This virus is still out there, and it can cause serious illness. We know […]

Tropical Storm Isaias

Tropical Storm Isaias is expected to impact our area tomorrow, August 4, 2020. 1-3″ of heavy rain could lead to flash flooding.  Winds in excess of 40 mph are expected. Strongest winds will be closest to the coast with gusts of 50 to 60 mph possible. Tree damage and power outages are possible.   Now is the […]

Business Enforcement of COVID-19 Protocols

From the Delaware Division of Public Health: Summary of Enforcement: Over 1,000 complaints in July Over 300 on-site compliance checks Increased presence in August Revisions to Executive Order may be coming for improved accountability Compliance Checks: Face covering violations (staff or customers) Social distancing requirements No reservation or system to manage incoming guests Capacity PPE/hand […]

Heat Advisory: 7/28/2020

A Heat Advisory is in effect today, with maximum heat index values above 100 degrees will be possible within the advisory. Additionally there is a marginal risk of severe storms for our area this afternoon. Maximum heat index values will be above 100 degrees Fahrenheit by early to mid-afternoon.  These heat index values can cause […]

Beach Access Assistance

The beach access assistance has been temporarily postponed.  Everyone will be alerted once it is in back in service.

Heat Advisory: 7/22/2020

A heat advisory is in effect today.  Hot temperatures and high humidity will result in heat index values of 100-105. Scattered severe thunderstorms are expected to develop this afternoon through evening.  There is the potential for torrential rainfall and damaging winds with these storms.