Army Corps of Engineers Honors Sen. Carper in Rehoboth

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U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee chairman, surrounded by members of the Army Corps of Engineers along with city, state, and federal officials, received the Gold de Fleury Medal for his work supporting the mission of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The ceremony took place on the Rehoboth Beach…

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Honors for the Rehoboth Beach Patrol

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US Senator Tom Carper was in Rehoboth Beach Monday to honor the Beach Patrol’s 100 years of service to Delaware. He presented Beach Patrol Captain Jeff Giles and the members of the Beach Patrol with a Congressional Record Statement. The Rehoboth Beach Patrol was started in 1921 by Benjamin Shaw and the Red Cross with…

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Rehoboth Beach Recognized Nationally For Budget Accomplishments

From left, Mayor Stan Mills, Finance Director Burt Dukes, and City Manager Sharon Lynn (photo provided by City of Rehoboth Beach)
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Rehoboth Beach has won national recognition for the work that went into its fiscal year 2021-22 budget. The city is a first-time recipient of the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association. The award is said to represent an organization’s commitment to meeting the highest principles of governmental budgeting. “Transparency is the…

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Rehoboth Beach Steps Up Special Meeting Schedule

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The plate is getting full for the Rehoboth Beach Commissioners. In addition to their regular meetings, the board will hold several special meetings into February. Sussex County’s outfall proposal, the Wilmington and Baltimore Avenue Streetscape, the comprehensive development plan, the fiscal 2023 budget and outdoor dining are among issues to be discussed at special meetings.…

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Rehoboth Beach, Sussex Co. Negotiate On Ocean Outfall Agreement

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Sussex County is proposing to purchase a portion of Rehoboth Beach’s excess ocean outfall capacity for treated wastewater. The Rehoboth Beach Commissioners discussed the proposal at a special meeting Thursday. Under the proposal, the county would directly connect the county treatment facility to the ocean outfall pipe. The county would make a one-time payment of…

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Rehoboth Mayor Adopts Shelter Dog From Louisiana

Rehoboth Beach Mayor Stan Mills and his wife Marcia Maldeis pose with Minnie, their shelter dog. Photo courtesy of Brandywine Valley SPCA
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A rescue dog has found a home with the Mayor of Rehoboth Beach. According to Brandywine Valley SPCA, Mayor Stan Mills and his wife Marcia Maldeis have adopted Minnie. Minnie arrived at the Georgetown SPCA location through a partnership with an animal services organization in Louisiana. She is a 30-pound, mixed-breed dog believed to be…

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Rehoboth Beach Patrol Captain Submits Resignation

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The longtime captain of the Rehoboth Beach Patrol is resigning. Mayor Stan Mills tells The Cape Gazette that Captain Kent Buckson submitted his resignation Friday, effective immediately. Control of The Beach Patrol was placed with Police Chief Keith Banks early during the COVID-19 pandemic, with lifeguards expected to fill a security role, under a decision…

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