Town of Fenwick Island

Thunderstorm Watch: 4/7/2020

There is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms this evening into tomorrow morning. Two rounds of severe storms are possible at this time, with the first of these rounds expected early this evening through about midnight. After a brief lull, another round of storms will be possible in the pre-dawn hours Wednesday morning with storms […]

Coastal Flood Warning: Saturday, April 4, 2020, 2:00-10:00 a.m.

COASTAL FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM TO 10 AM EDT SATURDAY… * WHAT…One to two feet of inundation above ground level expected in low-lying areas near shorelines and tidal waterways. * WHERE…Coastal sections of Kent and Sussex Counties in Delaware. * WHEN…From 2 AM to 10 AM EDT Saturday. Widespread flooding of roadways […]

Limiting Public Gatherings to 10 People

Governor John Carney on Wednesday signed the ninth modification to his State of Emergency declaration, further limiting public gatherings and ordering essential businesses to take specific steps to enforce social distancing and fight the spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID19). Governor Carney’s modified emergency order limits public gatherings to 10 people through May 15, or […]

COVID-19 Stimulus Scams

Congress has recently passed a large COVID-19 relief and stimulus package.  As with other aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic, fraudsters are exploiting the relief and stimulus to victimize the public.  The U.S. Secret Service is observing a rise in stimulus relief fraud over the past several days and expect the fraud attempts to continue throughout […]

April 1st is Census Day!

TODAY IS CENSUS DAY! We all have a say in the outcome of the 2020 Census, and it can help Delaware secure $3 Billion in funding and maintain fair representation in Congress. All you have to do is complete and return your 2020 Census form. It is a simple civic duty with enormous impact. GET […]

Governor Carney Signs Order to Designate Emergency Child Care Sites for Essential Personnel

Governor John Carney on Monday signed the eighth modification to his State of Emergency declaration, which allows child care programs in Delaware to be designated as emergency child care sites in an effort to assist essential personnel during the coronavirus crisis. Read the full text of Monday’s order. Starting April 6 and continuing until the […]

Out-of-State Travelers Ordered to Self-Quarantine for 14 Days

Governor John Carney on Sunday signed the seventh modification to his State of Emergency declaration, ordering all out-of-state travelers into Delaware to immediately self-quarantine for 14 days to fight the spread of COVID-19. Under Sunday’s order, anyone who enters Delaware from another state must immediately self-quarantine for 14 days. The 14-day period is measured from […]

Cannon Street Playground & Basketball Court Closed

Due to the Coronavirus, the Town will be closing the Cannon Street Playground and Basketball Court effective immediately. Studies have shown that the Coronavirus can survive for days on plastic and metal surfaces commonly used on playground equipment.    Delaware State Parks are also closing playgrounds as well as several other municipalities. The virus that causes […]

Governor Carney Moves Presidential Primary Date to June 2nd

Governor John Carney on Tuesday issued a sixth modification to his State of Emergency declaration, moving Delaware’s presidential primary to June 2, and suspending residential foreclosures and evictions during the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). The order goes into effect at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 25. It will remain in effect until May 15 or […]

Governor Carney Declares Public Health Emergency (PHE)

Governor John Carney on Monday declared a Public Health Emergency and released a more robust Order to assist with Delaware’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19). The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) and the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) issued a companion order focused on strengthening Delaware’s health care workforce in response to COVID-19. Read […]