Local painter donates art to Rehoboth Beach City Hall

REHOBOTH BEACH — The Rehoboth Bandstand embellished with palm trees, beach balls and a flamingo now welcomes Rehoboth Beach City Hall visitors in the reception area. Local artist Nina Mickelsen donated the painting “Rehoboth Calling!” to the city. She describes the painting’s inspiration, created with silk screening ink and acrylics, being the Bandstand that offers […]

Path to the beach

Jody Chiaro of Millsboro took this photo in Rehoboth Beach on Dec. 19.

Suspect sought after bank robbery in Rehoboth

REHOBOTH BEACH — A suspect was sought after a robbery at the PNC Bank at 19745 Sea Air Ave. on Tuesday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said. According to authorities, troopers were called to the scene at 3:18 p.m., and an investigation determined the male suspect entered the bank, displayed an unknown […]

Alleged assault in Rehoboth brings arrest

REHOBOTH BEACH — A 37-year-old Rehoboth Beach man was arrested on weapon and criminal charges after an alleged assault Tuesday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said. Theodore F. Thompson was located in the area of a residence on Magnolia Road after allegedly punching a 51-year-old male acquaintance during an argument. Troopers were […]

Vehicle investigation brings arrest in Rehoboth Beach

REHOBOTH BEACH — A 21-year-old Washington, D.C., man was arrested early Tuesday after being contacted in what police said was a suspicious vehicle parked in a hotel lot, authorities said. According to Delaware State Police, Darius J. Coulbourn was located at the rear of the American Inn Rehoboth Beach, 36012 Airport Road, at approximately 12:02. […]

Taco Reho expanding from food truck to restaurant

REHOBOTH BEACH — Rock ‘n’ roll-infused food truck Taco Reho will open its first brick-and-mortar restaurant in 2021. “The new location will allow us to expand our experience and food offerings to our growing fan base,” owner and chef Billy Lucas said in a news release. Taco Reho will be moving into the former Burger […]

ALDI grocery coming to Rehoboth Beach

REHOBOTH BEACH — An ALDI grocery store is coming to Rehoboth Beach, the company confirmed this week. “We are excited to confirm we are planning to open our first ALDI store in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware,” said Jeff Baehr, vice president of ALDI’s Frederick, Maryland, division. No projected opening date was disclosed, and Mr. Baehr said […]

Best Bets: Rehoboth Beach artist Klabe pours it on

Persistence has paid off for Rehoboth Beach artist Kim Klabe. After 15 years of trying, she was recognized recently by the Delaware Division of the Arts with a fellowship award. Twenty-five Delaware artists were lauded by the division for the high quality of their artwork. Work samples from 121 Delaware choreographers, composers, musicians, writers, folk […]

Rehoboth City Hall closed after employees test positive for COVID-19

REHOBOTH BEACH — Rehoboth Beach City Hall will be closed through New Year’s weekend after two city employees tested positive this week for the coronavirus. The employees last worked at City Hall on Tuesday, said the city’s communications director, Krys Johnson. City Hall is currently closed as the staff undergoes self-quarantining and the office goes […]

COVID won’t pour cold water on Polar Bear Plunge, as 2021 event goes virtual

REHOBOTH BEACH — This year, there will be no mass of humanity along the Rehoboth Beach boardwalk and shoreline on Super Bowl Sunday. Precautionary measures in effect during COVID-19’s resurgence have thrust the 30th edition of Special Olympics Delaware’s Lewes Polar Bear Plunge into the virtual world. And this year, through alternative efforts to raise […]