Selbyville


DNREC offers land protection suggestions

“Open Spaces & Natural Places” — Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) staffers held a public workshop on the topic in Georgetown on April 26, sharing recommendations on how much to protect, and where.

They...

Thursday, May 4, 2006 - 8:00pm

Selbyville restaurant regular stop for fundraisers

It seems like someone’s holding a fundraiser every month, at the Georgia House restaurant in Selbyville — and that’s because they are.

The Georgia House (located at Main and Church streets) hosts one fundraiser a month, including, in...

Thursday, April 27, 2006 - 8:00pm

Selbyville officials award wasewater contract

At a Monday town council meeting, Selbyville councilmen awarded the contract to upgrade the town’s wastewater facility to Greensburg Environmental Contracting Services Inc., a Pennsylvania-based company licensed in five states.

Through a...

Thursday, April 6, 2006 - 8:00pm

Finally, he's the bride

Selbyville Wastewater Treatment Facility Manager Jim Burk is familiar with an old cliché. “I’m always the bridesmaid and never the bride,” he said.
Coastal Point • JONATHAN STARKEY:
Jim Burk is to be recognized for his efforts as...

Thursday, April 6, 2006 - 8:00pm

Selbyville drafts new parking regulations

Selbyville town officials read a draft of a changed ordinance at Monday’s council meeting. If adopted, the ordinance would prohibit people from parking on both sides of four streets in the town for safety reasons.

“There’s just not a lot...

Thursday, March 9, 2006 - 7:00pm

Selbyville to hold student art show in town

Last year, for the first annual Selbyville Community Club Art Show, more than 300 students turned in pieces to be judged by the club’s members. According to Lucille Creel, the art chairwoman for the club that founded the show, that participation...

Thursday, February 23, 2006 - 7:00pm

Selbyville opens up process for wasterwater bids

After more than three years of planning and designing its new wastewater plant, Selbyville opened the bids on Thursday in preparation to construct the state-funded project. All four bids received came in above the estimated construction cost of $...

Thursday, February 9, 2006 - 7:00pm

Selbyville police arrest two in theft

Selbyville police officers recently arrested two local women for allegedly using a credit card to steal about $37,000 from Fireplace Specialties, a Selbyville business.
After they turned themselves in, Selbyville’s officers charged Fern “...

Thursday, February 9, 2006 - 7:00pm

Selbyville library bridges language gap

About two weeks ago, a Spanish-speaking Selbyville Public Library patron stood near the front door, dangling a set of keys in front of Jill DiPaolo, the director of the library.
The middle-aged man was trying to ask DiPaolo a question,...

Thursday, February 9, 2006 - 7:00pm

Selbyville keeps the lights on in community

Residents of the Buntings Mill community in Selbyville avoided having their neighborhood’s lights turned off this holiday, thanks to the quick thinking and generosity of the town’s mayor.
Clifton Murray took it upon himself to authorize the...

Thursday, January 12, 2006 - 7:00pm

Selbyville applies for housing grants

Selbyville Town Council members unanimously agreed Monday to apply for community development block grants (CDBG) for the town again this year. The grants help low-income property owners and landlords with low-income tenants make needed...

Thursday, December 8, 2005 - 7:00pm

Selbyville considers multiples issues

The Selbyville Town Council has approved — again — a resolution for an $850,000 bond for water and sewer system improvements, based on votes in 2000 and subsequent years. The re-approval of the council resolution was needed due to some minor...

Thursday, December 8, 2005 - 7:00pm

Annual holiday parade set for Friday

Area residents can get what will likely be their first glimpse of Santa Claus this year at the popular Selbyville Christmas Parade, set to step off Friday, Dec. 2, at 7 p.m. Santa will again conclude the parade this year with his arrival via...

Thursday, December 1, 2005 - 7:00pm

Selbyville cracks down on 'dance hall'

Selbyville Town Council Members were not encouraging to the manager of the Captain’s Table restaurant at their Nov. 7 council meeting, repeatedly stating the town’s ordinances do not allow him to operate the establishment as a “dance hall.”

...

Thursday, November 10, 2005 - 7:00pm

Local firefighters provide free smoke detectors

“Wake Up Delaware” coordinator Tom Mitten wants a working smoke detector in every single household in the state. If giving away free smoke detectors and replacement batteries is what it takes, so be it.

Every volunteer fire company in the...

Thursday, October 27, 2005 - 8:00pm

Selbyville notches 17th straight win

Selbyville Middle School football is on a roll following their 40-6 defeat of Laurel Middle School on Oct. 20. Selbyville’s record improved to 5-0, which marks their 17th game won in a row.
Coastal Point • ERNIE TURPIN:
Drew Hitchens...

Thursday, October 27, 2005 - 8:00pm

Halloween parade set for October 26 in Selbyville

One of the highlights of the year in Selbyville will arrive Wednesday, Oct. 26, when the annual Halloween parade steps off on its brief route through the streets of the town at 7 p.m.
Organized by the town’s Lions Club, the parade is one of...

Thursday, October 20, 2005 - 8:00pm

Selbyville approves $400,000 water bond

Selbyville Town Council members unanimously approved two resolutions at their Oct. 3 meeting, agreeing to form a committee to investigate vacating Long Street to allow access to two properties and approving the sale of $400,000 in bonds to fund...

Thursday, October 6, 2005 - 8:00pm

Selbyville moves forward on water expansion

Selbyville is one step closer to expanding the area of its water and sewer service. By unanimous vote of the five council members at their monthly meeting Sept. 12, the town council approved proceeding with the plan on the basis of a successful...

Thursday, September 15, 2005 - 8:00pm

Water and sewer get the vote

The Selbyville electorate, in a referendum Wednesday, Aug. 31, authorized town officials to borrow $2 million for sewer and water distribution projects.

“It’s important for the town because we can expand our water and sewage into our...

Thursday, September 1, 2005 - 8:00pm

Selbyville moves to improve water and sewer

After a public hearing Monday, Aug. 1, the Selbyville Town Council approved a resolution to proceed with plans to borrow more than $2 million for improvements to the town’s water and sewer distribution systems.

The council has proposed...

Thursday, August 4, 2005 - 8:00pm

Selbyville sewer/water bond hearing set

The Selbyville Town Council will hold a public hearing next month to weigh borrowing more than $2 million for sewer and water distribution projects.

The open forum on the issue, approved unanimously at the town council meeting held Monday...

Thursday, July 14, 2005 - 8:00pm

Selbyville's newest jewel

Jewelry mavens Charlie and Donna Koskey are making accessories more accessible in Selbyville. On May 2, the local couple opened a second branch of their Chardon Jewelers LTD at 6 North DuPont Highway in the town.Coastal Point • JOSH MILLER:...

Thursday, July 7, 2005 - 8:00pm

Budokan to host instructors

Instructors from Arizona, Texas, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Ohio, Illinois, Florida and Delaware will be converging to share knowledge of Japanese swordsmanship or Kenjutsu.

Dr. Ivica Zadrakovic founded the Kenjutsu International...

Thursday, June 23, 2005 - 8:00pm

Selbyville rocks with Old-Tymer's Day

Bill Lake struggled Saturday trying to fit a 6-foot trophy in the backseat of his yellow-and-black 1970 Buick. The car, which had garnered the award, could not completely accommodate the supersized prize, and its owner ultimately left the...

Thursday, June 23, 2005 - 8:00pm

Selbyville to be a hot spot for all this weekend

To complete the photo-op Triple Crown this Saturday, Mayor Clifton Murray must find only a baby to kiss. After inaugurating Selbyville’s new railroad museum in the morning, Murray will award a six-foot Mayor’s Choice trophy to the owner of his...

Thursday, June 16, 2005 - 8:00pm

Selbyville to showcase new train museum

Selbyville Mayor Clifton Murray will officially open the town’s new railroad station museum Saturday, June 18 at 9 a.m. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will kick off the 49th annual Old Timers’ Day, a daylong celebration and longtime Selbyville...

Thursday, June 16, 2005 - 8:00pm

Selbyville closer to water expansion

Selbyville officials are eager to begin the process of expanding the town’s water service area.

That expansion has come a bit closer in recent weeks, with the arrival of an agreement between the town and Artesian Water that would...

Thursday, June 9, 2005 - 8:00pm

Selbyville grants exception for Sandy Branch

Selbyville Town Council members voted unanimously May 2 to grant an exemption to the Sandy Branch subdivision that would give the community additional flexibility for the location of its front setbacks.

The exemption was granted under town...

Thursday, May 5, 2005 - 8:00pm

Potential Selbyville water project intriguing

Expansion of Selbyville’s water system was a hot topic at the town council’s April 4 meeting. Residents of outlying areas came to the meeting, seeking information in the wake of a letter sent out by the town. The letter was aimed at gauging those...

Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 8:00pm

Selbyville Library celebrates

In celebration of National Library Week, the Selbyville Public Library will be hosting Hare E. Whodini and The Magic of Reading on Monday, April 11 at 4 p.m.

The “Magic of Reading” program targets the age ranges of kindergarten through...

Thursday, April 7, 2005 - 8:00pm

Selbyville considers easement for sewers

Selbyville officials are debating the potential need to take an additional easement from some property owners to complete work for new sewer mains in the town.
Currently, the town has an easement in the Polly Branch Road area from the...

Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 7:00pm

DelDOT preps Selbyville for bridgework

Within a year, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) plans to replace a bridge in downtown Selbyville. Representatives held a workshop on March 3 to explain why.

According to Project Engineer Percival McNeil, the Main Street...

Thursday, March 10, 2005 - 7:00pm

Selbyville maintains same tax rate

Members of the Selbyville Town Council unanimously agreed at their meeting Monday, Feb. 7, to retain the town’s existing tax rate of $1.85 per $100 of assessed property value into the 2005-2006 fiscal year.

“I think we’re pretty solid...

Thursday, February 10, 2005 - 7:00pm

Selbyville fines Mountaire for sewage slip

Selbyville Town Council members unanimously agreed at their Feb. 7 meeting to assess Mountaire Corporation a fine of $3,000 for sewage violations in November. An administrative penalty of $1,000 was assessed for each of three incidents in which...

Thursday, February 10, 2005 - 7:00pm