Town of Fenwick Island

Governor Carney Partners with Health Providers and Sussex Employers on Community Testing Sites, Outreach, Education

Governor John Carney on Wednesday announced a partnership with the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), the Delaware Emergency Management Agency, the Delaware Department of Agriculture, local hospital systems, poultry industry employers, Federally Qualified Health Centers, and trusted community partners to stand up community testing sites […]

Wires Down Route 1

Verizon lines and poles near Indian Street have fallen onto Route 1.  The Fire Department and Police are on the seen, and traffic has been diverted on both the north and south bound of Route 1.  Please be cautious in this area.  The repair is expected to take the remainder of today. As of now, […]

Thunderstorm Expected: 4/21/2020

A cold front will cross the region this afternoon from west to east bringing a line of showers and thunderstorms. There is a marginal risk that some of these storms could be severe with damaging winds being the main threat. The timing for these storms is expected mid to late afternoon.

Safe Shopping Tips for Customers

The Delaware Food Industry Council has provided the best practical guidelines to keep shoppers and grocery store workers safe during the COVID-19 crisis.  Please use these helpful safe shopping tips that include several new government mandates. Limit going to the grocery store only when it is essential and focus on buying what you need.  Coronavirus […]

Governor Carney Announces Multi-State Council to Get People Back to Work & Restore the Economy

Recognizing that their states have one integrated regional economy, Delaware Governor John Carney, New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, and Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo today announced the creation of a multi-state council to restore the economy and get people back to work. This […]

Public Health Announces 146 More Positive Cases; 2 New Deaths

The Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) is announcing two additional fatalities related to  coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and is providing an update on the number of positive cases and recovered individuals. DPH is now reporting deaths of laboratory-confirmed individuals and deaths involving “probable” cases where the individual had clinically consistent symptoms and was exposed […]

Weather Advisory: 4/10-4/13

A Wind Advisory remains in effect today for the entire area as another round of strong and potentially damaging winds is expected, with wind gusts reaching 40-50 mph.  Winds will diminish later today into tonight. While breezy conditions are expected Saturday through Sunday, wind gust speeds will only reach 20-30 mph. Another round of strong […]

Guidance for the use of Face Coverings During COVID-19 Pandemic

Consistent with the Centers for Disease Control Prevention (CDC), the Division of Public Health (DPH) recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies). This is a recommendation not a requirement. It is also not a substitute for existing guidance about handwashing […]


Town Hall now has a drop box! Due to COVID-19 and Town Hall being closed to the public, a drop box was installed in the front of Town Hall (right side of the front of the building).  Town employees will check the box several times a day.  Any payments that are dropped off after 2:00 […]

Tenth update to emergency order closes additional businesses and bans short-term rentals

Governor John Carney on Monday issued the tenth modification to his State of Emergency declaration, banning all short-term rental units – including vacation home rentals, hotels, motels, and condo rentals – to help fight the spread of COVID-19. Commercial lodging in Delaware will remain closed through May 15, or until the public health threat is eliminated. The […]