Wi-Fi hot spots available for low-income IRSD families

SELBYVILLE — The Indian River School District has Wi-Fi hot spots available as part of the Connect Delaware program for low-income families who have experienced hardships receiving reliable internet access. Families can arrange for pickup of the devices by contacting their home schools. Eligible families must participate in a low-income program to qualify. Qualifying programs […]

Dagsboro council debates if liquor store is permissible due to zoning

DAGSBORO — Residents in Dagsboro’s downtown are factoring into a survey equation, as town leaders move to resolve a brewing disagreement over a proposed liquor store. At a special meeting Dec. 2, Town Council, acting on Town Solicitor Gregory Morris’ legal advice, rescinded its previous preliminary site plan approval for an upscale liquor store along […]

Dagsboro mayor to serve fifth term

DAGSBORO — As the town of Dagsboro’s mayor, Brian Baull will be carrying out his fifth term. At its Monday reorganizational meeting, Town Council colleagues unanimously supported Mayor Baull for a fifth consecutive year. The vote was 5-0. The vice mayor position for the coming year will be held by Councilman William Chandler III. Again, […]

Dagsboro pleased with company’s donation of Town Hall roof

DAGSBORO — Trick or treat! The town of Dagsboro recently received a generous Halloween surprise — a much-needed new roof for the Town Hall building on Main Street, courtesy of Morse Home Improvement Roofing & Siding LLC. Dagsboro Town Administrator Cindi Brought said the town recently put the project out for bid. Then came an […]

Dagsboro water providers near agreement

DAGSBORO — Sometime in the spring, Artesian Water Co. might be joining the town of Millsboro in providing water to Dagsboro. Millsboro has been Dagsboro’s primary water source for 18 years. Rounds of discussion and presentation have reached the potential agreement stage and, at its Dec. 14 meeting, Dagsboro’s Town Council plans to review and […]

Election off in Dagsboro with incumbents unopposed

DAGSBORO — Election 2020 is off in the town of Dagsboro, as two incumbents are unopposed. Facing no opposition by the filing deadline, Norwood Truitt and William B. Chandler III both earn another two-year term on the five-member council, which includes four members, as well as a mayor selected by the council. “The two incumbents […]

Dagsboro liquor store gets preliminary OK from council

DAGSBORO — Plans for an upscale liquor store along busy Vines Creek Road received Dagsboro town council’s non-unanimous stamp of approval on Sept. 21, but not before brewing concerns about traffic, public safety and building placement. Council, during its virtual meeting, voted 3-1 in approving preliminary plans presented by Clay Snead/Snead’s Property and Carlton Savage […]

Dagsboro working toward water agreement

DAGSBORO — Artesian Water Co. and town officials hope to connect with nearby Millsboro and Frankford to map out proposed interconnections and the water-supply future for south-central Sussex County. Dagsboro Town Council, at its virtual meeting Monday, postponed action on Artesian’s request for an interconnection with Frankford, instead opting to meet soon with representatives of […]

Dagsboro Town Council election is Dec. 5, if necessary

DAGSBORO — If needed, the town’s 2020 municipal election will be held Dec. 5, with two of five seats on the town’s governing body at stake. Those seats are currently held by multiterm Councilmen Norwood Truitt and William Chandler III. Potential challengers have until Nov. 6 to file their intent to run. None had done […]

Seaford motorist charged following stop

DAGSBORO — A 19-year-old Seaford man was arrested on felony drug charges following a Wednesday afternoon traffic stop, authorities said. Deshawn Godwin was pulled over for a registration violation at 3:07 p.m. on Power Plant Road. He exited his vehicle and allegedly tossed an object under a parked vehicle. Police said a sandwich bag was […]