Lewes to Conduct Hydrant Flow Test of Wednesday


The Water Department in Lewes will conduct Hydrant Flow Test on Wednesday, September 21. Residents may experience low water pressure or discolored water for up to 24 hours. You’re asked to run your water on cold for 10 to 15 minutes until it clears. It’s also advised that you NOT do laundry during this time.…

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A Salute For Outgoing Lewes Mayor Ted Becker


Outgoing Lewes Mayor Ted Becker will be honored for his achievements in office this afternoon (Friday). Mayor and Council invite the public to a tribute to Becker for his service as Mayor, Council member and as a member of the Planning Commission. The celebration takes place between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. at Margaret H.…

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Lewes Invites Public Comment On Outdoor Amplified Music Proposal


Lewes Mayor and Council are considering an amendment to the noise ordinance concerning outdoor live entertainment at restaurants and amplification.Establishments that serve alcohol would be permitted to offer live music with external speakers between noon and 10 p.m., unless the state Alcohol Beverage Control Commissioner specifies that it should stop earlier.Residents and property owners within…

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Lewes Mayor Recovering From Heart Surgery


Lewes Mayor Ted Becker has been convalescing in Washington D.C. after undergoing open heart surgery about a month ago. According to the city, Becker is expected to return to Lewes this week to continue cardiac rehab. He is expected to make a full recovery. Becker continues to engage in his duties as Mayor with members…

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City of Lewes Looking for Donation of Christmas Tree


Christmas is still some time off – but the City of Lewes is looking for a donation of a Christmas tree for the upcoming holiday season. The tree should be 30 feet tall and nicely shaped – which will be installed at Zwaanendael Park. If you have a tree that you’d like to see at…

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Lewes Summer Concert Series Returns


The City of Lewes is excited to announce the Lewes Summer Concert Series lineup in Stango Park for 2020, with some modifications for social distancing.  The first concert will be Tuesday June 23rd at 7:00 p.m. with the Delaware 287th Army Band.  All concerts will start at 7:00 p.m. and be located outdoors in Stango Park.  There…

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Lewes Prepares for May 23 Reopening Of Beaches


Governor Carney announced yesterday that Delaware’s beaches will reopen to Delaware residents and non-Delaware residents who have completed their 14-day quarantine at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 22. The ban on short-term rentals and the quarantine requirement for out-of-state residents will remain in effect. Beachgoers will be required to keep six feet of distance between…

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City of Lewes & DNREC Cracking Down on Illegal Storage in Dunes


Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the City of Lewes will launch an awareness campaign next week aimed at clearing the Lewes dune of personal effects such as boats and kayaks that are stored illegally on the dune – not only causing harm to the dune but preventing it from protecting coastal properties…

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