Dewey Bay Walk To Honor The Late Mayor TJ Redefer


The Dewey Beach Bay Walk will be dedicated this week in memory of former Mayor John T.J. Redefer. Tuesday’s ceremonies will take place on what would have been Redefer’s 59th birthday. He worked to ensure construction of the Bay Walk. “TJ was a beloved community member and he worked tirelessly as Mayor to ensure this…

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Dewey Beach Mayor TJ Redefer has passed away


Dewey Beach Mayor TJ Redefer, 58, has passed away following a prolonged fight with pancreatic cancer. WGMD News learned from sources close to the family that Mayor Redefer had passed away Tuesday afternoon following a fierce fight with pancreatic cancer. Mayor Redefer was elected commissioner in Dewey Beach in 2017, at which time his colleagues…

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


Despite Saturday’s 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’s participation in the LESO program. The police department’s participation in…

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