Date Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2022 Please be aware – there has been a coyote sighted around West Street and other areas in town. Please be careful while outside and watchful of all children and pets while this potential threat exists. We do NOT have any information as to whether this animal is rabid or not.

NEW Sussex County Building Permit Requirements

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 18th, 2022 Please click on the link the following new Building Permit requirements that are effective now: 05182200       


Date Posted: Wednesday, April 6th, 2022 The new members of the Planning & Zoning Committee were sworn in at the Town Council meeting on Tuesday, April 5, 2021. The new members are: Duane Campfield, Mike Calloway and Hank Graves. We will update the P&Z page once the decisions have been made as to the officers, meeting dates, etc.

Past Agendas and Minutes Update

Date Posted: Wednesday, February 9th, 2022 We are working diligently to provide the proper, correct Agendas and Minutes . There have been some mistakes and incorrect dates found in reviewing what has been posted. We are working to correct this as quickly as possible and will update as soon as we get all straightened out. We apologize for the delay.

2022 Nanticoke Watershed Intern Positions

Date Posted: Friday, February 4th, 2022 View this email in your bro     Nanticoke Watershed Alliance (NWA) is a nonprofit that operates within the Nanticoke River watershed. NWA is currently seeking two Green Infrastructure (GI) Interns for work to begin on June 1, 2022, and end no earlier than mid-August 2022. Preferably, GI Interns would have availability into autumn 2022. […]


Date Posted: Wednesday, May 12th, 2021 We are in the process of updating some town records.  Any resident of Bethel who wishes to have their birthday remembered on the Community Hall bulletin board to please call the office 302-877-8139 or email betheltownclerk@gmail.com with their date and whether they want their first and last name or first initial and last name.  Thank […]

Senior Resources

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 Please use the following link for resources for Seniors provided by the Community Outreach of Senior Advice: https://www.senioradvice.com/assisted-living

Permanent Covid Testing Sites

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 16th, 2020 Please use this link to find permanent Covid testing sites in Sussex County   Covid Testing Sites 9 2020

Important Information from Delmarva Power

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 17th, 2020 Contact: Timothy Stokes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Delmarva Power, Communications 866-655-2237 (media hotline) Delmarva Power Reminds Customers to Keep Foil Balloons Away From Power Lines Metallic balloons can lead to power outages if not disposed of properly NEWARK, Del. (June 16, 2020) – The COVID-19 pandemic has put a damper on many events, including birthdays and […]


Date Posted: Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 Please use the following links to provide the latest updated information resources for the ongoing issues: Student meal information:  https://www.doe.k12.de.us/covid19  Food Bank/Pantry Information:  https://www.fbd.org/covid-19-updates/ Homeless issue: The Delaware State Housing Authority and DHSS are aware of this issue and will be planning accordingly. DHSS Facts on Covid-19:  https://dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/epi/2019novelcoronavirus.html Assistance for small businesses:  https://news.delaware.gov/2020/03/17/governor-carney-requests-federal-assistance-for-small-businesses/   We will update […]