Fourth-offense DUI charge in Rehoboth Beach

REHOBOTH BEACH – A 32-year-old Milton man was charged with a fourth-offense DUI following a moped crash Sunday afternoon, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. According to authorities, troopers were dispatched to the 2000 block of Ramblewood Drive at approximately 2:42 p.m. and contacted moped driver Travis B. Terry. An odor of […]

This year’s Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival postponed

REHOBOTH BEACH — This year’s Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival has been postponed over concerns surrounding the coronavirus. The longtime fall music tradition was to be held Oct. 15-18 in venues across the Eastern Sussex beach region.. A statement from festival organizers released Monday said “We know that this will come as an enormous disappointment, not […]

Dangerous swimming conditions but minor erosion at beaches

REHOBOTH BEACH — High wind speeds Tuesday morning and early afternoon from Tropical Storm Isaias lead to dangerous swimming conditions and numerous beach closures across the state. The Delaware Environmental Observing System for Rehoboth Beach and Indian River Inlet measured up to 40 mph winds before 9 a.m. High winds resulted in a strong rip […]

DNREC lifts recreational swimming advisory for Rehoboth Beach

REHOBOTH BEACH – DNREC lifted the recreational swimming advisory for Rehoboth Beach at Rehoboth Avenue late Friday afternoon after water quality tests taken Thursday showed bacteria levels had returned below the advisory level.  The advisory had been issued Thursday based on results from Wednesday’s regularly scheduled sampling by DNREC’s Recreational Water Program. Ocean beach swimming advisories […]

Weapons, drugs found during welfare check

REHOBOTH BEACH — A 40-year-old Florida man was arrested Wednesday morning after a welfare check brought the discovery of weapons and drugs, authorities said. Delaware State Police spokesman Cpl. Jason Hatchell said troopers initially received a report that a person was driving with what appeared to be a flat tire and a bicycle hanging off […]

DNREC issues recreational swimming advisory for Rehoboth Beach

REHOBOTH BEACH – DNREC has issued a recreational swimming advisory for Rehoboth Beach at Rehoboth Avenue based on elevated levels of bacteria found in a sample taken Wednesday by the Department’s environmental scientists.  The elevated levels of bacteria is most likely associated with rainfall that occurred on Tuesday night. These bacteria often originate from wildlife sources […]

Police: Hotel employee confronted with knife

REHOBOTH BEACH — A 26-year-old Rehoboth Beach man was arrested after allegedly attempting to attack a hotel employee with a knife early Tuesday, Delaware State Police spokesman Cpl. Jason Hatchell said. At approximately 12:53 a.m., police said, troopers were called to the Holiday Inn Express at 18438 Kates Lane for an aggravated menacing report. Police […]

Atlantic Social restaurant opens in Rehoboth Beach

REHOBOTH BEACH — A newly opened restaurant and bar off Del. 1 won’t let a global pandemic cramp their style. Atlantic Social is now open to those looking for a seafood eatery with fruity frozen drinks and an Instagram-friendly interior. Co-owner Zach Diogo boasts of the Rehoboth Beach restaurant’s unique menu, with East Coast-inspired entrées […]

Clear Space goes from stage to screen at Lefty’s

LEWES — In the midst of a global pandemic, local theater performances can be hard to come by in a safe and healthy environment. To solve this problem, Lefty’s Alley and Eats in Lewes has partnered with Clear Space Theatre Company in Rehoboth Beach to bring prerecorded musical performances to the restaurants new drive-in movie […]

DHSS announces 5 free COVID-19 testing sites in Kent and Sussex counties this week

The Delaware Department of Health and Social Services announced it will have five free saliva-based testing events throughout Kent and Sussex counties this week. They will include events on: Monday, July 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Delaware Technical Community College Terry Campus at 100 Campus Drive, Dover, DE 19904 Tuesday, July […]