Town of Fenwick Island

Trash Pick-Up: 6/1/2020

Due to truck issues, Waste Industries was unable to pick up trash today. They will be in the area tomorrow, so please leave your containers by the road. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Clarification to Public Comments at Town Council Meetings

Following the Public Participation segment of the May 23, 2020 Council Meeting, it came to the Mayor and Council’s attention that some people were apparently confused by and concerned about the rules being applied to that particular segment of the meeting.  Accordingly, the Mayor believes it is important and necessary to issue the following clarification: […]


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Governor Carney Announces Lifting of Short-Term Rental Ban, Out-of-State Quarantine on June 1

Governor John Carney on Tuesday announced that the State of Delaware will lift the ban on short-term rental units and the mandatory 14-day quarantine for out-of-state travelers on June 1 as part of the rolling reopening of Delaware’s economy.  Governor Carney previously lifted State of Delaware restrictions on Delaware beaches ahead of the Memorial Day weekend.  Phase 1 of Delaware’s […]

Governor Carney Announces Proactive Community-Based COVID-19 Testing

Governor Carney on Friday provided an update on Delaware’s statewide testing plan, which aims to increase access to 80,000 tests in Delaware monthly. The plan is a partnership with the Division of Public Health (DPH), the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA), Delaware hospital systems, primary care physicians and other providers, Federally Qualified Health Centers, pharmacies, and community-based […]

Governor Carney Announces Additional Interim Steps for Retail, Restaurant Businesses to Expand Operations

DE businesses: As you prepare for Phase 1 on June 1, take a look at these printable signs with public health guidance to display on your doors and windows. COVID-19 is still active in Delaware, even as we take steps to reopen Delaware’s economy and get Delawareans back to work. It’s important that we continue […]

Beware of World Health Organization Scam

The Delaware State Police have been made aware of a new scam in the area involving the World Health Organization. According to the World Health Organization’s webpage, there are various internet scams involving emails circulating implying to be from or associated with the World Health Organization (W.H.O.). The scam emails request money or information from […]

Weather System: May 18-21

The first named storm of the season, Tropical Storm Arthur, is expected off our coast today and tomorrow. With this storm, expect surfs of 8-12 feet with a high risk of rip currents, with wind gusts of 30-40 mph. There is another system moving in that will provide intermittent rain through Thursday totaling 1-2″.  Localized […]

Governor Carney Issues Guidance for Churches, Houses of Worship

Governor John Carney on Monday issued updated guidance for churches and other houses of worship in Delaware. The guidance – created in coordination with the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) and the Delaware Council of Faith-Based Partnerships – encourages virtual services but expands the ability for churches and other houses of worship to conduct […]

Governor Carney Releases Phase 1 Economic Reopening Guidance (to begin June 1, 2020)

Governor John Carney on Friday released guidance for Phase 1 of Delaware’s rolling reopening. Delaware’s Phase 1 reopening plan provides general and sector-specific guidance for Delawareans and Delaware businesses. Phase 1 of Delaware’s economic reopening will begin on June 1. Delaware has been implementing a rolling reopening of the economy — permitting establishments to open, if they […]