Rehoboth Beach Increases Fees & Adopts $38.6-million FY 2025 Budget

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The Rehoboth Beach Commissioners adopted a $38.6-million budget for FY 2025 on Friday. The new budget increases some fees, and focuses on staff resourcing and capital investments. In order to balance the budget, the Commissioners voted Friday in favor of committing to an anticipated 29% property tax increase – a vote on the property tax…

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Dewey Beach Discusses Marijuana Ordinance, but No Vote

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When it comes to personal use marijuana the laws in the Town of Dewey Beach do not match the recent changes in state law that have been passed by the General Assembly. There was no action Friday by the Commissioners as an updated ordinance is not ready for a vote. However, Town Manager Bill Zolper…

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Worcester Co. Seeks Applicants For Local Commissions, Boards

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Worcester County is looking to fill positions on several commissions. The Board of Commissioners will consider applicants who are hoping to become more involved in their community and volunteer to serve on a board or commission. Agricultural preservation, social services, ethics, recreation and economic development are just a few of the areas where commissioners are…

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Incumbents Win in Close Dewey Beach Commissioner Race!

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Another hotly contested Dewey Beach municipal campaign season came to an end today when the polls closed at 6 p.m. Ironically, the United Nations had declared Sept. 21 as the International Day of Peace. The winners in Dewey Beach are: Comm. Dale Cooke, Mayor TJ Redefer and Comm. Paul Bauer. Comm. Cooke was the top…

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Dewey Beach Campaign Season Heats Up!

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It is still not too late to run for commissioner or register to vote in Dewey Beach! The deadline for both candidate filing and voter registration is this Thursday at 5 p.m. The election is Saturday, September 21. Here is the election calendar with more info. Joyce Pool said on Saturday that so far, only four candidates…

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Grove Park Canal Access Discussion with Rehoboth Commissioners Monday at 11am

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The Rehoboth Commissioners will meet Monday at 11am to discuss the Grove Park Canal Access.  The canal access would include a pier and dock that could accommodate 2 30-foot pontoon boats and a kayak/canoe launch. The access would create a western gateway to Rehoboth – while better connecting the City to Lewes, Dewey Beach and…

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Rehoboth Commissioners Change Regular Meeting Time & Approve Steve Elkins Way

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The City of Rehoboth Beach approved two items of Old Business during Friday’s City Commissioners meeting.  After quite a lot of discussion and seeing the option to change the meeting time for the Friday regular meeting from 7pm to 3pm.  There was also discussion to move the meeting to Monday morning, but as it had…

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Only 19 Days to Dewey Beach Election Day!

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More than 60 people attended Saturday’s candidate forum in Dewey Beach at the Lions Club. Current Dewey Beach Commissioner Gary S. Persinger, on the far right, will be facing newcomers David Moskowitz, center, and William J. Stevens (click on the candidate names for their latest bios). James Petruccelli announced last week that he has decided…

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4 File for Dewey Beach Commissioner Race

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Current Dewey Beach Commissioner Gary S. Persinger will be facing newcomers David Moskowitz, James Petruccelli and William J. Stevens for one of the two soon-to-be-open commissioner seats (click on the names for the bios). Comm. Courtney Riordan said he decided not to run again. The deadline to file was 5 p.m. this past Thursday. No…

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UPDATED: Dewey Beach Commission Introduce New Town Manager

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UPDATED – Dewey Beach has a new town manager.  During this week’s meeting Mayor T-J Redefer introduced the new person sitting at the side of the commissioners table as Scott Koenig – Dewey’s new town manager.  Koenig was the top choice of the commission when they opted to begin contract talks with him last month. …

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