Town of Fenwick Island

St. Matthew’s By-The-Sea Gospel Concert: 8/2/2020

St. Matthew’s By-The-Sea United Methodist Church will present the internationally-known gospel trio The Hyssongs on Sunday, August 2nd at 7:00 p.m. Dell, Susan and Richard Hyssong have been performing as a family for the past 23 years.  Their inspirational Southern Gospel sound has brought them many accolades including the Singing News Fan Award for Favorite […]

Excessive Heat Warning: 7/20/2020

Dangerous heat is expected through Tuesday, with high temperatures in the mid to upper 90’s. Overnight lows in the mid to upper 70’s will offer little relief to the heat. Heat index values of 110 expected today and 100 expected tomorrow, with the warmest part of each day being from 2-6 p.m. Reschedule outdoor activities […]

Sussex County Census Day: July 13, 2020

Delaware’s average response rate for the 2020 US Census is currently only 59.7%!   This is Delaware Census Week, with today being Sussex County Census Day. Now more than ever, our community needs to step up and get counted to shape a healthy future for our families.   Fill out your Census Today! It’s quick and confidential. […]

Windfarm Project at Fenwick Island State Park

The Mayor and Council are pleased with the decision from Ørsted not to proceed with on shoring their electric transmission lines at Fenwick Island State Park.  Council has expressed concerns regarding the location of the substation in an environmentally sensitive area since Ørsted revealed their plans in Fall 2019. Fenwick Island Mayor Gene Langan along […]

Coastal Storm: Thursday & Friday (7/9-7/10)

A coastal storm is expected to impact our area starting this evening and continuing through the day tomorrow. Rainfall totals of 1″-3″ are expected as low tracks up the coast.  Minor flooding is possible for low lying and poor drainage areas. Winds will increase Thursday evening into Friday as the storm tracks along the coast.  […]

State of Emergency Extended An Additional 30 Days

Governor John Carney on Monday formally extended the State of Emergency declaration another 30 days to confront community spread of COVID-19, and issued the following statement:  “For months, Delawareans and Delaware businesses have made significant sacrifices to flatten the curve, and protect the health of their family members, friends, and neighbors. We are beating COVID-19. […]

Governor Carney Reschedules Presidential Primary for July 7

TOWN HALL IS NOT A POLLING PLACE FOR THE PRIMARY ELECTION.  PLEASE GO TO ONE OF THE FOLLOWING POLLING PLACES: Lord Baltimore School, 120 Atlantic Avenue, Ocean View Roxana Fire Hall, 39453 Zion Church Road, Frankford Indian River High School, 29722 Armory Road, Dagsboro Selbyville Middle School, 80 Bethany Road, Selbyville Governor John Carney on […]

Face Masks Required on Bunting Avenue

It has been observed over the last few weeks with more visitors in Town that social distancing is not being practiced while on Bunting Avenue. Effective immediately, while walking/running along Bunting Avenue (the unofficial Fenwick Island “boardwalk”), face masks are required.  This is for everyone’s safety.  The cases are increasing rapidly in Sussex County and […]

DNREC Releases Answers to Questions, Survey Results About Fenwick Island State Park Proposal

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has released the answers to publicly-asked questions about the possible location of an electrical interconnection facility at Fenwick Island State Park bringing power from a proposed offshore wind farm, as well as results of a public survey about possible improvements to the park. Last year, Ørsted requested […]

Eastern Sussex Bar to Close 7/3/2020 to Limit Spread of Coronavirus

Governor John Carney on Tuesday issued the 23rd modification to the State of Emergency declaration, closing bars in eastern Sussex County to limit spread of COVID-19 in Delaware’s beach communities. The modification also includes consumer protections for Delawareans who may face foreclosure or eviction filings. Click here to read Governor Carney’s modified State of Emergency. […]