Town of Fenwick Island

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. […]

New Crosswalk Lights

The Town of Fenwick Island has installed two crosswalk lights at Bayard Street and Oyster Bay Drive. Under Delaware code vehicles must yield the right-of-way to pedestrians in the crosswalk.  No pedestrian shall suddenly leave curb or other place of safety and walk or run into the path of a vehicle. To operate, push button […]

State Fire Marshal’s Statement on Fireworks

  The Office of the State Fire Marshal reminds all citizens and visitors that the sale, possession, and use of fireworks including sparklers and sky lanterns are illegal within the State of Delaware. Fireworks….they are as unpredictable as the weather. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission reported that an estimated 11,400 people suffered injuries in […]

Thunderstorms Possible: 6/26 – 6/28

A few rounds of showers and thunderstorms are likely late tonight through Sunday. Severe thunderstorms are possible tomorrow afternoon and evening.   The first round of showers and storms is expected late tonight, however, the risk for severe storms with this round is low. The primary period of concern for severe thunderstorms will be with […]

Governor Carney Announces Delay in Phase 3 of Economic Reopening

Governor John Carney on Thursday announced a delay in moving to Phase 3 of Delaware’s economic reopening, and issued the following statement: “I know many Delawareans expected us to move into Phase 3 of economic reopening on Monday, June 29 – and that had been my hope, as well. But we are delaying that decision […]

Governor Carney Signs Executive Order on Law Enforcement Policy

Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed Executive Order #41, State of Delaware law enforcement agencies, including Delaware State Police and Capitol Police; increases community engagement; requires additional de-escalation and implicit bias training; and increases the availability of crisis intervention services for law enforcement officers. Governor Carney’s order also will formally prohibit executive branch law enforcement […]

Delmarva Power Reminds Customers to Keep Foil Balloons Away From Power Lines

Delmarva Power Reminds Customers to Keep Foil Balloons Away From Power Lines Metallic balloons can lead to power outages if not disposed of properly The COVID-19 pandemic has put a damper on many events, including birthdays and graduations, but as families and friends begin to come together again to celebrate these achievements, Delmarva Power reminds you […]