Crivella to Retire from Beach Sweeping

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Beach-sweeping legend Tony Crivella says this will be his final season cleaning the sands with his tractor and sweeper. Crivella got his start working for Catts in 1981 running one of the beach shacks in Dewey. In 1997, he became Dewey’s first beach cleaning service. Prior to that, Dewey contracted once with Rehoboth Beach, but it was…

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Beach Replenishment Continues in Bethany Beach & South Bethany

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The 2023 beach replenishment work continues in Delaware with work still going on in Bethany Beach and South Bethany. In Bethany Beach the dune crossovers at Garfield Parkway, Hollywood Street and Parkwood Street are closed. The US Army Corps of Engineers says replenishment work is ongoing with sand placement operations expected to be completed late…

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Beach Replenishment Update

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Dredging has moved from Rehoboth Beach to Dewey Beach. Some beach crossovers are closed during the replenishment work, however heavy seas and strong winds are slowing the progress and the south end may not be completed by Thursday when the crews halt for the holiday weekend. If not completed – work will resume Monday evening.…

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UPDATE On Delaware Beach Replenishment Project

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The beach replenishment project in Rehoboth Beach will be completed today and crews will move on to Dewey Beach tonight. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers had a progress meeting this morning and Public Affairs Officer, Steve Rochette, tells the Talk of Delmarva that Weeks Marine is looking at a late May or early June…

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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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UPDATED: South Bethany Voters Elect 3 to Town Council Saturday

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UPDATED: 5/30/21 8:30am: The unofficial results of Saturday’s municipal election in South Bethany return incumbent Richard Oliver to the town Council. He was the top vote-getter with 468 votes, followed by William Tim Shaw with 442 votes and Edith Dondero with 369 votes. Mayor Tim Saxton tells WGMD that about 600 voters turned out for…

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Fenwick Mutual Assistance Agreement Workshop Postponed to Friday

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This morning’s Mutual Assistance Agreement Workshop at Fenwick Town Hall has been postponed until Friday at 11am.  The agreement is between Fenwick Island, Ocean View and South Bethany to provide police service assistance to South Bethany while the town recruits certified officers for the South Bethany police department.

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UPDATED: Bicyclist Dies After Crash near South Bethany

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UPDATED 7/8/19 – Delaware State Police report that 27-year-old Kelly M. Scruggs of Annapolis died Saturday from injuries she received after her bicycle was struck by a vehicle on the night of July 4th on Route 1 near Evergreen Road in South Bethany.  The crash continues to remain under investigation and anyone with information regarding this incident…

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Celebration of Life for Linda Bravo Set for Friday in Ocean View

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UPDATED – 7/2/19 – A celebration of life will be held for Linda Bravo at 12 noon on Friday, July 5 at the Ocean View Chapel of Melson Funeral Services on Muddy Neck Road.  Friends and family may visit after 11 AM.  Since Linda loved her rescue dogs as family, in lieu of flowers the…

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South Bethany Municipal Election Saturday

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Voters in South Bethany will go to the polls Saturday to elect 4 members to the town council.  Three 2-year seats are up for election – with Jane Bonbright, Laurence Budd and Darren Donohue challenging incumbents Richard Oliver, Carol Stevenson and Frank Weisgerber.  There is also one 1-year seat up for election – incumbent Gerald…

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Beach Replenishment from Bethany To Fenwick Begins Mid-May

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Beach replenishment will begin in Bethany Beach the week of May 20th and should be finished within 28 days.  The $19.2-million project will included dune and beach repair to South Bethany and Fenwick Island.  Work will begin in Bethany Beach and move south.  Work is scheduled to be completed in Fenwick by mid to late…

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