No Election This Year in Dewey Beach!

Dewey Beach sign Image © WGMD/Alan Henney

The deadline to file to run for commissioner in Dewey Beach was 5 p.m. today. Only three candidates filed for the three seats up for grabs. Incumbent Commissioners Paul Bauer and David Jasinski will be joined by Elisabeth Gibbings. Mayor Dale H. Cooke decided not to seek another term.

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Dewey Beach Hires New Town Manager


Dewey Beach has a town manager on board who has law enforcement experience but also local connections. Bill Zolper emerged from the field of candidates and was hired at a special meeting Wednesday, according to Commissioner Paul Bauer. Bauer told WGMD News that the position drew extensive interest and a wide field of candidates was…

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Incumbents Win in Close Dewey Beach Commissioner Race!


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 Voters Go to Polls Saturday


Voters in Dewey Beach will go to the polls today to elect three to the town commission.  Incumbents T-J Redefer, Paul Bauer and Dale Cooke are challenged by Philip Rowe.  The polls will be open from 10am to 6pm at the Dewey Beach Lifesaving Station on Dagsworthy Street. 

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4 Candidates Running for 3 Commissioner Seats in Dewey Beach!


Today at 5 p.m. was the deadline to file to run for commissioner in Dewey Beach. Only four candidates filed to run for the three soon-to-be-open commissioner seats. Commissioners Paul Bauer and Dale Cooke along with Mayor TJ Redefer will be challenged by newcomer Philip Rowe. Rowe faces some tough competition running against the three…

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Activists March through Dewey Demanding Accountability with a Week to Election Day


Despite Saturday‚Äôs rainy weather, a group of dedicated activists led a protest march through Dewey Beach which ended at town hall. After the march, Jeffrey Smith, of the Dewey Citizens for Accountability, told reporters that the residents want accountability in regard to the police department‚Äôs participation in the LESO program. The police department‚Äôs participation in…

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Lyft to Provide $15 Vouchers to Discourage Drunk Driving


Officials and local businesses are partnering with ridesharing company Lyft to offer free $15 vouchers to keep impaired drivers off the roads this coming holiday week. The Delaware Office of Highway Safety (OHS), police and members of the business community kicked off the event at the Starboard in Dewey Beach on Thursday. The program begins…

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