Partial Opening of New Lewes Roundabout

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DelDOT has partially opened the Plantation Road/Beaver Dam Road Roundabout connection west of Lewes to traffic. The roundabout has been under construction for about a year and the roadways closed since last November, Currently there is access to Plantation Road and Beaver Dam Roads and Salt Marsh Boulevard. The connection to the Route 9 intersection…

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Little League Begins Play April 12 through May 4th

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Little League gets underway Friday night at the Lower Sussex Little League Complex at the Pyle Center. Festivities and competitions start at 5pm, we will line up for the parade at 6, all contests to end at 8 with awards to follow. On Saturday, it’s opening day for many teams from Delaware and Maryland –…

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Georgetown Man Arrested for 5th Offense DUI

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Delaware State Police have arrested a 40-year-old Georgetown man for 5th offense DUI. The arrest happened around 10:30 p.m. last night at the intersection of Coastal Highway and Postal Lane in Lewes. A state police trooper was responding to report of a driver who was asleep at the wheel and had missed several cycles of…

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Rehoboth Beach Voted America’s 39th Most ‘Christmassy’ Town

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A survey of 3,000 to determine America’s 75 most “Christmassy” towns shows Rehoboth Beach in 39th place and Lewes– 52nd on the list. Each year, top 10 rankings of the quintessential American towns that exude Christmas charm are published, with North Pole, Alaska consistently clinching the top spot. This Alaskan town is a Christmas haven…

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Greenwood Man Arrested for Felony Shoplifting

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Delaware State Police have arrested a 52-year-old Greenwood man for a felony shoplifting that occurred at the Lewes Home Depot on Monday morning. On November 13th at just after 10:00 a.m., troopers responded to Home Depot at Coastal Highway, Lewes, for the shoplifting report. When they arrived, they learned that a person later identified as…

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Three Injured in Route 1 Crash Friday Afternoon

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Three people were injured in a crash Friday afternoon around 3pm on Route 1 southbound in front of the Home Depot. Delaware State Police tell the Talk of Delmarva that the driver of a VW Passat was in the northbound turn lane on Coastal Highway turning into Home Depot but failed to see a southbound…

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Lewes Woman Charged With 3rd Offense Felony DUI

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Delaware State Police have arrested 52-year-old Laura Wilson of Lewes for felony DUI and resisting arrest following a pursuit that occurred in Lewes overnight. At just before 1 am, a trooper on patrol observed a gray Jeep Grand Cherokee heading westbound on John J. Williams Highway approaching the intersection at Camellia Drive. The Jeep did…

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Troubling Dolphin Deaths

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Suzanne Thurman of the MERR Institute says her organization has investigated five dolphin deaths in the past few days. Four were calves and one was a sub-adult. Rehoboth Beach Patrol guards found this one around 7 a.m. off Queen Street on Saturday. Photo courtesy Capt. Jeffrey Giles, Rehoboth Beach Patrol The others were found at Broadkill, Lewes, Cape…

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Pay to Park Now in Effect at the Beaches

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If you’re heading to the beaches on Delmarva – get ready to pay to park. Meters or other pay to park options have been in effect in Lewes and Ocean City for several weeks. However on Monday, May 15th – Fenwick Island, South Bethany, Bethany Beach, Dewey Beach and Rehoboth Beach all went into summer-mode…

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Delaware State Police Looking for Three People in Connection with Rehoboth-Lewes Area Shoplifting Cases

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Delaware State Police Troopers need your help in finding three individuals– Chad Caulk, Stephanie Palmer, and Rachel Sonderfan (pictured below), who are all wanted for shoplifting from businesses in the Lewes and Rehoboth Beach areas. If you see them or have any information regarding their whereabouts, please contact Troop 7 at 302-644-5020. You can also…

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Missing Maritime Museum Cannonball Found Outside Zwaanendael Museum

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The missing Cannonball from the Cannonball House Maritime Museum has been returned. The missing artifact was placed outside of the Zwaanendael Museum and turned in to the Lewes Police Department this morning. The cannonball had been missing since February 17th. According to Lewes Police, there have been no leads in how the cannonball went missing.…

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UPDATED: Lewes Crash Leaves Pedestrian Dead

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UPDATED – 1/1/23 – The Delaware State Police have identified the victim who died in a fatal pedestrian accident that occurred in Lewes on December 30, 2022, as Joseph Francisco, 62, of Glen Mills, PA. ========================================================= The investigation continues into a crash Friday night that left a pedestrian dead near the intersection of Coastal Highway…

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Code Purple Shelters Open in Sussex County

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Code Purple sites open nightly to provide shelter for the homeless through March 15th. If you are in need of shelter, call 302-629-7050 weekdays (10am to 3pm) or 302-519-0024 weekends (10am to 3pm). There are Code Purple locations in Seaford, Georgetown, Milford and Lewes. You’ll find more at the Community Outreach at the Talk of…

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Road Closure In Lewes Area to Begin Friday 

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Wil King Road between Kendale Road and Conleys Chapel Road will be closed on Friday December 9th due to the installation of a new crossroad pipe. The road closure and detours will continue through Monday, December 12th. Local access will still be available. Here are the details… Detour: Motorists traveling northbound on Wil King Road…

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GOLD ALERT: For Missing Lewes Man

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Delaware State Police have issued a Gold Alert for a missing Lewes man. Police say 22 year old Bryan Suria-Vasquez was last seen Thursday in the Bethany Beach area. Attempts to contact or locate him have been unsuccessful and there is concern for his safety and well-being. Suria-Vasquez is Hispanic, about 5′ 6” and 197…

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St Jude the Apostle New Code Purple Emergency Shelter for Men

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St Jude the Apostle Catholic Church in Lewes – with the support of Code Purple of Sussex County – will host a winter Emergency Shelter for men who would otherwise go without shelter. The St Jude shelter will be open from December 1st through March 15th, 2023. The old Troop 7 building is no longer…

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DSP Looking for Wanted Lewes Woman

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Delaware State Police are looking for a wanted Lewes woman. Police say 56 year old Nancy Martino has several active warrants for her arrest including two felony criminal warrants from Troop 7. Martino is white, 5′ 3” and 160 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. If you have any information on her whereabouts –…

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Mosquito Spraying Today Downstate

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Mosquito spraying will take place during daylight hours today by airplane near Milton and Lewes. There will also be spraying by truck mounted sprayer this evening in and near Rehoboth Beach and Milford and near Houston, Lincoln, Harrington, Greenwood, Bridgeville, Milton, Lewes and Millsboro This spraying will be done to control adult mosquitoes. For notification…

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