Date Published: 
July 28, 2017

Bethany Beach

• Bandstand performances for the 2017 season have concluded. The Town will host September Movies on the Bandstand on Friday nights at dusk, on Sept. 22 and 29, featuring “The Jungle Book” (live-action), “Mrs. Doubtfire” and “La La Land,” respectively.
• Bethany Beach’s pay-to-park season has ended. It will return on May 15, 2018.
• Prohibitions on dogs on the beach and boardwalk in Bethany Beach will end on Sept. 30 and resume on May 15, 2018.
• The Town of Bethany Beach is now collecting recyclables weekly instead of following the former bi-weekly schedule. Curbside pick-up will remain on Wednesdays for the entire town. Residents are being reminded to support the Delaware Solid Waste Authorities’ guidelines for acceptable materials. For a complete list, visit under Residents/Trash Collection Schedule.
• The regular meetings of the Bethany Beach Town Council and Planning Commission are now being broadcast, with video, over the Internet via the Town’s website at, under Live-Audio Broadcasts. Both meetings are at town hall.

South Bethany

• The town council will hold a workshop meeting Thursday, Sept. 28, at 2 p.m.
• The town council’s next regular meeting is Friday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m.
• Yard waste is picked up biweekly, continuing on Wednesday, Sept. 27.
• Prohibitions on dogs on the beach will end Oct. 15 and resume May 15, 2018.
• The Town of South Bethany’s website is located at

Fenwick Island

• The town council will hold a workshop meeting on voter law on Friday, Sept. 22, at 2 p.m. The town council’s next regular meeting will follow, at 3:30.
• The Charter & Ordinance Committee will meet Friday, Oct. 6, at 1 p.m.
• Yard waste collection will be Sept. 19.
• Recycling is picked up biweekly, continuing Friday, Sept. 22.
• The Fenwick Island town website is located at The Town of Fenwick Island is also now on Twitter, at or @IslandFenwick.

Ocean View

• The Town of Ocean View’s Facebook page can be found at
• The Ocean View town website is located at


• The town council’s next workshop is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 7 p.m.
• The town council’s next regular meeting is Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 7 p.m.
• The Town has announced that the Millville Great Pumpkin Fall Festival is being canceled for this year, due to logistical concerns and planning of the new Town park. It will be rescheduled for 2018.
• The Millville town website is located at


• On the heels of the resignation of the town’s police chief, Frankford residents are being advised to call 911 or the Delaware State Police in the event of an emergency.
• The former J.P. Court building on Main Street is now Frankford Town Hall, housing both the Town’s administrative offices and the police department.
• Curbside recycling is picked up every other Tuesday, continuing Sept. 19.
• The Town of Frankford website is located at


• The town council’s next regular meeting will be Monday, Oct. 2, at 7 p.m.
• The Town will host a crime/drug awareness and prevention meeting on Sept. 28 at 6 p.m. at Salem U.M. Church at 29 W. Church Street.
• Bulk trash is collected on the first Wednesday of each month. Households may put out one bulk item, such as a television, each month.
• The Town of Selbyville has a ball field located on Park Street that can be used for organized recreational organizations. Any organization can download an application form and return it to Town Hall. There is no fee for the permit, and it is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
• Community Legal Aide Society will provide free legal services for legal or undocumented immigrants who have been victims of crime. Services are available on Tuesdays at the Selbyville Police Department. For additional information, contact the police department at (302) 436-5085 or visit the Town website.
• The Town website is at

Indian River

School District
• IRSD Board of Education’s next regular meeting is Monday, Sept. 25, at 7 p.m. at Indian River High School.
• Committee meetings are set for Monday, Oct. 9, at the Indian River School District Education Complex in Selbyville: Policy at 4 p.m.; Curriculum at 5 p.m.; Buildings and Grounds at 6 p.m.; Finance at 7:30 p.m.
• The Citizens Budget Oversight Committee will meet quarterly at 6 p.m. on Tuesdays, Oct. 17, Jan. 16, April 17 and July 17. The meetings are open to the public and will be held at the Indian River School District Educational Complex in Selbyville.
• The district website is at

State of Delaware

• The public is being encouraged to participate in the development of the state’s next six-year Capital Transportation Program (CTP) for the 2019-2024 fiscal years and Sussex County’s four-year Transportation Improvement Program (CTIP) for the 2018-2021 fiscal years. A public hearing will be held Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) South District Administration Building-Conference Room, 23697 DuPont Boulevard, Georgetown, Del. Project information will be displayed, and there will be opportunities for discussion with DelDOT and County representatives.