News Briefs 09/08/20

September 8, 2020
Lewes Board of Health meetings Sept. 9

The Lewes Board of Health will meet virtually at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9. The group will continue to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the city. A link to the meeting can be found at

Lewes sea-level rise committee to meet

The Lewes Planning Commission’s Sea-Level Rise Subcommittee will meet virtually at 11 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9, to continue discussion of a sea-level rise ordinance. A link to the meeting can be found at

Rehoboth planners to meet Sept. 11

The Rehoboth Beach Planning Commission has scheduled an online meeting for 2 p.m., Friday, Sept. 11.

The agenda calls for an update on the comprehensive development plan and an executive session to receive legal advice and opinion regarding potential litigation relating to the commission’s approval of Clear Space Theatre Company’s site plan.

Members of the public wishing to speak must preregister with City Secretary Ann Womack at at least two days prior to the meeting. Meeting materials are accessible at For more information, call 302-227-6181.

Dewey commissioners meet Sept. 11

Dewey Beach commissioners will meet virtually at noon, Friday, Sept. 11. A link to the meeting is available at Commissioners will possibly vote to approve a salary range for the town manager position, and will discuss recommendations by the comprehensive development plan committee as well as COVID-19 budget scenarios.

Dewey Board of Elections sets hearing

The Dewey Beach Board of Elections will hold a public hearing at 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 11, to hear complaints submitted by Dave Davis alleging that David Moskowitz is ineligible to be a commissioner candidate, and may possibly vote to determine Moskowitz’s eligibility.

Annual 9/11 ceremony to be held near Lewes

Roger and Carol Whitford will hold their annual Sept. 11 Patriot Day ceremony at 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 11, at their home, 17181 Minos Conaway Road, Lewes. Their son Mark, a member of Fire Department of New York’s Engine 23, was one of 343 firefighters to lose their lives that fateful day. Since moving to Lewes eight years ago, Roger and Carol have held a 9/11 ceremony annually to honor those who died. This year’s event will include singing. Precautions such as masks and social distancing will be in place at the event. 

American Legion to host 9/11 ceremony

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 28 will hold its annual 9/11 candlelight ceremony at 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 11, at American Legion Post 28 pavilion, 31768 Legion Road, Millsboro. This event is open to the community. For more information, go to

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