Rehoboth Beach will host this year's United States Lifesaving Association’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships on July 13.

Rehoboth to host lifeguard championships July 13

Jarek Rutz Culture, Delaware Live, Headlines

Lifeguards up and down the east coast will gather July 13 at Rehoboth beach to compete in the United States Lifesaving Association’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships.  Contestants from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York and Virginia will participate in ocean and sand competitions, primarily in between Baltimore and Maryland avenues, which will be closed to beachgoers that day.  The public is, …

New Schellville Winter Celebration in Rehoboth wows visitors

Daniel Larlham Jr. Culture, Headlines

  The Schellville Winter Celebration in Rehoboth Beach opened to rave reviews over the weekend.   Social media was abuzz over the weekend with delighted parents taking their children to the state’s latest holiday attraction. “Wow,” wrote Erik Raser-Schramm, who took his two sons, on Facebook. “Schellville is amazing. Behind the outlets on the north side of Route 1. By …

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You’re not the only one who thinks traffic to, around beaches is worse

Charles Megginson Culture, Headlines

  Dr. Beth Duncan says there are increasing numbers of accidents in front of her Lewes office.   Delaware’s beaches have seen traffic return to pre-pandemic levels — and then some, according to people driving the roads.  With the resurgence of tourism and rapid development of the coastal region, some locals say the summer of 2021 traffic has become worse …

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Sen. Ernie Lopez will not seek re-election in 2022

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Sen. Ernie Lopez   Republican State Senator Ernie López will not be seeking re-election in 2022, according to a press release issued by the Senate Republican Caucus Friday afternoon.  He didn’t cite a reason why. López’s district includes Milton, Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach and Harbeson. “It is with a great deal of thanks and humility to the people of …