Warrior Beach Week Will Be Back In Sept. ’22

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After a two-year suspension during the COVID-19 pandemic, a program that brings wounded veterans and their families to Bethany Beach for a week will resume in September. According to Annette Reeping of Operation SEAs the Day, Warrior Beach Week will be pretty much back to normal, with beach activities, horseback riding, golf, and flag-waving crowds.…

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Comcast Work Underway in Bethany Beach

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Comcast is beginning work in Bethany Beach that will bring the full suite of Comcast services, including fiber optic WIFI, to the community. The estimated completion date for this work, contingent on weather, is late winter or early spring of 2022.  Comcast will continue underground installation of fiber optic cabling in Bethany West. The next locations…

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Are Those Ray or Shark Fins?

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During the past three weeks or so, lifeguards at the Delaware beaches have whistled swimmers from the water several times after spotting “suspicious marine life.” That prompted this lengthy discussion on iDewey’s Facebook. “We do water clearings for ‘marine life’ including but not limited to schools of fish and/or other marine animals that are observed in swimming zones frequently…

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Ocean View Woman Indicted For Wire Fraud, Tax Evasion

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An Ocean View woman has been indicted on charges that she embezzled more than one-million dollars from her employer over a seven-year period, taking advantage of her access to the company’s financial information… and the condition of its elderly owner. According to the U.S. Attorney for the District of Delaware David Weiss, a federal grand…

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Bethany Beach Sets Fireworks For Mon. July 5th

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Bethany Beach will join the celebration of Independence Day with the return of fireworks. Town officials say the 2021 fireworks display will take place Monday July 5th at 9:15 p.m. Bethany Beach has been given the go-ahead to move forward with a fireworks show, although the town’s Independence Day parade has been canceled. Musical entertainment…

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Week Into Oil Spill, Some Beaches Still Closed

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The beaches at Lewes and Dewey Beach remained closed to the public Friday due to an oil spill that has left tar balls and droplets of oil on the sand. Bethany Beach has reopened its beaches, but visitors are asked to use caution and to avoid touching any oil blobs they may encounter.Efforts to clean…

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Bethany, S. Bethany Near Agreements With Comcast

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Comcast will offer internet and cable TV services to residents of Bethany Beach and South Bethany. The towns have reached an agreement with Comcast to ensure that permits and necessary approvals move forward. Comcast begins to roll out services within 12 to 18 months. Residents will have access to a wide range of Comcast and…

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Schedule Revealed For Fall Beach Replenishment Project

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A beach replenishment project in Bethany Beach and South Bethany will start in mid-October.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project will start in South Bethany, then move on to Bethany Beach after about 30 days.The project involves pumping sand onto the beach through pipes and repairing dunes.There will be closures of one-thousand-foot sections of the…

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Bethany Beach Town Council Election on Saturday

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Voters in Bethany Beach go to the polls on Saturday to elect 4 to the town council for 2 year terms. The four incumbents – Faith Denault, R. Bruce Frye, current vice-mayor, Rosemary Hardiman and current mayor, Lew Kilmer are challenged by Russell Evans. The polls are open in the Town Meeting Room at Town…

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Bethany Beach Mask Requirement Begins Friday

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Bethany Beach expands areas of town where masks are required. Effective Friday morning, masks or face coverings must be worn on the street, sidewalks, in shops and in other areas of the C-1 downtown district, as well as on the boardwalk and on dune crossings. There is no requirement to wear a mask on the…

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Parking Restrictions in Place in Bethany Beach

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Parking restrictions are now in place in Bethany Beach. All of Atlantic Avenue and all oceanfront street ends and parking lots will be available as Residential parking permit spaces and/or pay to park spaces. Pay to park is in effect from 10am to 11pm on Atlantic Avenue and beachfront streets closest to Garfield Parkway. And…

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Bethany Beach Modifies Seasonal Parking

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Bethany Beach seasonal parking regulations will go into effect on Monday.  The Governor’s directive that opened the beaches last weekend recommends that towns consider employing a strategy that limits parking spaces as a method to limit beach crowding and Bethany Beach has converted parking spaces on Atlantic Avenue and on beach front streets and beach…

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Bethany Beach & Boardwalk to Reopen Friday with Limitations

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BETHANY BEACH TO OPEN BEACH AND BOARDWALK FOR EXERCISING/WALKING, FRIDAY, MAY 15TH AT 12:01 AM On March 21st, 2020 the Town of Bethany Beach, following the Governors 3rd Emergency Declaration closed the beach and boardwalk to all pedestrian traffic. In light of the shift from complete closure to limited beach access along the Delmarva coast,…

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Bethany Beach Officials Need Your Help

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Officials in Bethany Beach ask for your help – “As our community continues to deal with the coronavirus, we are asking for your assistance to help us identify anyone in the community that might need special help or aid. Over half of our year-round population is over 67 and certainly, uncertainty and fear might be…

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Lewes Fire Leaves Man with Critical Injuries

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One person was critically injured in a fire Friday evening west of Lewes.  Firefighters were called to a mobile home on Matthew Circle in the Woods Edge development just of Route 24 around 5pm.  They found a mobile home fully involved and a 73 year old man who suffered burns – he has been flown…

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