Five Mariners Medevacked from Motor Vessel Near Bethany Beach


The Coast Guard medevacked five individuals from a motor vessel about 11 miles east of the Indian River Bay. Officials say that on Christmas afternoon, Sector Delaware Bay Command Center watchstanders received notification that five mariners aboard the motor vessel Reggeborg had experienced possible carbon monoxide poisoning and required medical assistance. A Station Indian River┬á47-foot…

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Mariner Rescued After Small Boat Capsizes

Photo courtesy of Indian River Vol. Fire Co.

A mariner was safely rescued Monday after a small aluminum boat capsized in Indian River Bay off Gull Point. According to the Indian River Volunteer Fire Company, responding crews found the person still in the water early Monday evening, before sundown. The mariner was removed from the water and evaluated at the scene for hypothermia…

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Massey’s Ditch Dredging Expected to Begin in November


Dredging for MasseyÔÇÖs Ditch is expected to begin by November.  DNREC officials say the contractor will begin mobilizing to the project site on November 1st ÔÇô with dredging to begin shortly after that.  MasseyÔÇÖs Ditch connects the Rehoboth Bay and Indian River Bay.  The dredging window runs from November 1 to March 1, 2020.   …

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