Gray Seal Pup Rescued, Rehabilitated, Released

Photo courtesy of MERR Institute

As spring begins, Lewes-based Marine Education Research and Rehabilitation Institute has been responding to several seal rescues. A gray seal pup was found on the South Bethany Beach over the weekend and was determined to be under-nourished. After receiving treatment, the pup named Maxwell was released at a beach along Delaware Bay. “This young seal…

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Bethany, S. Bethany Near Agreements With Comcast


Comcast will offer internet and cable TV services to residents of Bethany Beach and South Bethany. The towns have reached an agreement with Comcast to ensure that permits and necessary approvals move forward. Comcast begins to roll out services within 12 to 18 months. Residents will have access to a wide range of Comcast and…

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Schedule Revealed For Fall Beach Replenishment Project


A beach replenishment project in Bethany Beach and South Bethany will start in mid-October.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project will start in South Bethany, then move on to Bethany Beach after about 30 days.The project involves pumping sand onto the beach through pipes and repairing dunes.There will be closures of one-thousand-foot sections of the…

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South Bethany Voters Return 3 Incumbents & 1 New Council Member

Town of South Bethany Seal

Residents in South Bethany have returned three incumbents to the town council – Carol Stevenson and Frank Weisgerber each grabbed 447 votes and Richard Oliver got 436.  They each return for two year terms.  However the one year seat will have a new face in Derek Abbott.  He got 437 votes to incumbent Jerry Masiello’s…

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