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Town of Ocean View Purchases 4 Acres for Nature Park

After 8 months of engagement with the property owners, the Town of Ocean View has approved the purchase of 4 acres along the Assawoman Canal with the intent to create a nature park for its community. The Town’s acquisition of the property effectively eliminates the possibility of it being developed for residential housing while providing… Read more »

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Coastal Towns Museum Grand Opening & Debut of Smithsonian Crossroads Exhibit

On Friday, September 9th, The Historic Village in Ocean View celebrated the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the new Coastal Towns Museum located at 40 West Ave, Ocean View, DE.  The event also marked the debut of the new Smithsonian Exhibit, Crossroads, Change in Rural America that is on display at the Hall’s Store… Read more »

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On Tuesday, October 4th at 4 PM the Selbyville Public Library will be holding a groundbreaking ceremony for its new building, and everyone from the community is invited to share in this moment. Kelly Kline, Library Director for the Selbyville Public Library, is grateful to the community and all the people who have been involved… Read more »

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Changes are happening at Avery Hall Insurance in Sussex County

Avery Hall Insurance Group announces the promotion of Michelle Russell to the position of Delaware Office Manager for their Sussex County branches in Milton and Seaford. As Delaware Office Manager, Michelle will hold a leadership position and manage both Delaware branches.  She will oversee employee training and day-to-day activities of the two Sussex County locations,… Read more »

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Old Timer’s Day Benefits Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co.

On Friday, August 26th, the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce proudly presented a $1,000 check to the Selbyville Volunteer Fire Company from funds raised at the 65th Annual Old Timer’s Day Classic Car & Family Festival. This year’s Beer Garden sponsored by Banks Wines & Spirits and Cornhole Tournament sponsored by Beebe Healthcare were the… Read more »

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Historic Village of Ocean View – Double Village Delight

The Historic Village in Ocean View will host a Grand Opening Celebration of the Coastal Towns Museum, 40 West Ave, Ocean View, DE, on September 9, from 5-8PM. Join us for the museum unveiling, cocktails, light appetizers, and remarks by State/local dignitaries. The attached photos are just a small glimpse of the engaging displays in… Read more »

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The Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival Returns

The Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce presents the 44th Annual Bethany Beach Boardwalk Arts Festival, on Saturday, September 10th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, in downtown Bethany Beach. This annual event hosts over one hundred juried artists; displaying and selling their work. The featured artists bring unique creations representing a variety of different mediums including painting, photography, woodwork,… Read more »

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Joe’s Bent Spoon Celebrates One Year Anniversary

Joe’s Bent Spoon opened its doors in July 2021 and unlike magicians who bend spoons with their minds, preparing food for families by Joe Mac is no illusion. Meals at Joe’s Bent Spoon are the real deal. “The past year has been a wonderful  whirlwind.” Said Stefanie McElhinny, “Every day we have the pleasure of… Read more »

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Business Community to Honor Lifeguards

The Big Chill Beach Club, in collaboration with the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce, will host the 2022 Lifeguard Award Celebration on Tuesday, August 16th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. This annual event honors the outstanding men and women of the local lifeguard patrols including Bethany Beach, Delaware Seashore State Park, Fenwick Island, Middlesex Beach,… Read more »

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Jolly Roger® Amusement Parks Celebrates Christmas in July!

Join Jolly Roger® Amusement Parks in celebrating Christmas in July once again with the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots program. Visit Jolly Roger® at the Pier and Jolly Roger® Park at 30th St. on July 24, and July 25, 2022, for Christmas in July activities. Jolly Roger® Amusement Parks will again be partnering with… Read more »