Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Date Posted: Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 Join us on Thursday, November 30, for our annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony; we will have carols, cocoa, and cookies! Make family memories and connect with community members while celebrating the holiday season. We will meet at the gazebo at the Town Park at 6:30 PM. Christmas Tree Lighting 2017


Call 8-1-1 Before You Dig

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 11th, 2017 Delmarva Power reports: Over the last few years, we have seen a rise in the number of third party dig-ins, striking underground electrical lines which is an obvious safety and reliability issue.  To solve this issue, call 8-1-1 before you dig. Refer to this document when you are getting ready to dig for more information: DPL_811_Factsheet […]


Coming Soon to a Street Near You

Date Posted: Thursday, July 27th, 2017 Council members have been planning new street signs for a long time and their hard work is about to show. New street signs will be coming soon to a street near you. Here’s a quick preview of what’s coming! Click on the link to see! Street Sign (1)


Movie Night at the Bethel Museum

Date Posted: Thursday, July 27th, 2017 Join the Bethel Historical Society and local community friends on the green in front of the museum for movie night this Saturday, July 29 at 8:30 PM. Click on the link for more information about this movie: Movie Night July 29    


Special Thanks

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 We appreciate our volunteers! Thank you so much to those who helped make our Community Clean Up Day a success.    


Historic Preservation Tax Credit: Would This Program Help YOU?

Date Posted: Wednesday, May 24th, 2017 The Historical Preservation Tax Credit Meeting was very informative. If you were unable to attend, please review the attached documents for more information. This tax credit does not apply to only historical preservation of the town’s homes but also items like roofs, heating and cooling systems, and restoration of character such as porch add-ons! There […]


Community Clean Up Day

Date Posted: Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 The Town of Bethel is hosting a Community Clean Up Day to assist residents with yard clean up to give our town a healthy environment and pleasing atmosphere. We will pick up your yard waste, appliances, mattresses, tires and even vehicles that have a clear title. There are a couple exceptions: No paint No chemicals Volunteers […]


State Historic Preservation Tax Credit Presentation

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 On Thursday, May 18, at 7 PM, representatives from Delaware’s State Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program will educate Bethel residents on the opportunities available to maintain their historical homes. The Town of Bethel extends an invitation to all residents to come and hear the presentation and consider the information presented.  This would also be good […]


Historical Marker Dedication Program

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 Last Saturday at Bethel Memorial Park, Bethel’s third historical marker sign was dedicated by state and local officials as well as supporting residents. This marker explains the history of how Bethel was founded.  The weather was beautiful for this dedication on Saturday, March 25. After the short program, attendees were treated to refreshments. If you […]


911 Address

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 No one expects an to have an emergency. They happen unannounced. But they don’t have to happen unplanned. Especially in the case of first-responders who are locating your home in an emergency. The Town of Bethel would like to encourage you to properly mark your homes according to the 911 Sussex County Addressing guidelines. Please […]