Slaughter Beach officials not interested in becoming a ‘party town’

SLAUGHTER BEACH – The annual Peace, Love & Horseshoe Crab Festival that takes place every spring at the DuPont Nature Center is about as “wild” a party as the sleepy fishing town of Slaughter Beach is accustomed to. So, after a group decided to hold an impromptu, raucous unauthorized party of more than 150 people […]

Morning Light

Dave Tally of Camden took this photo titled ‘Morning Light’ on Jan. 6 at Slaughter Beach.

Scenic Delaware: Cedar Creek Canal

Dave Tally of Camden took this photo of Cedar Creek Canal at Slaughter Beach on Jan. 1.

Scenic Delaware: Slaughter Beach

Dave Tally of Camden took this photo at Slaughter Beach on Jan. 1.

DuPont Nature Center to reopen April 1

DOVER — The DuPont Nature Center at Mispillion Harbor Reserve, a DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife facility, will reopen for the 2020 season Wednesday, April 1. The center will be open in April from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays only. The center’s 2020 schedule through September can be found on […]

Carper opposes changes to Migratory Bird Treaty Act

SLAUGHTER BEACH — Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., highlighted the importance of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act on Thursday following the release of President Donald Trump’s administration’s proposed rule to weaken the century-old act. Sen. Carper was joined by Jeff Gordon, president of the American Birding Association, and Anne Harper, executive director of the Delaware Nature […]

Fire Marshal: Slaughter Beach blaze caused by home generator

SLAUGHTER BEACH — Town officials planned to meet Thursday night, one day after an accidental fire caused approximately $800,000 damage to three homes. Vice Mayor Bob Wood said that while fire personnel can bring in tankers and suck water from the Delaware Bay, a lack of nearby fire hydrants remains problematic. “We’ve discussed it many […]

Scenic Delaware: Slaughter Beach sunrise

David Green took this photo at sunrise on Slaughter Beach on May 25.