Slaughter Beach Delaware

"A Horseshoe Crab Sanctuary"

A Certified Wildlife Habitat Community

Governor Carney is proclaiming the week of November 27 to December 1 as “Winter Weather Awareness Week in Delaware.”

Date Posted: Sunday, November 26th, 2023

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency, Delaware Department of Transportation, National Weather Service, and county emergency agencies are teaming up to share important information to help residents and visitors to prepare and stay safe in the coming months. Learn more at: Winter can bring extreme cold, ice, snow, and high winds—knocking out power and heat […]

Town Park Renovations Complete

Date Posted: Monday, November 6th, 2023

The town Council approved the use of ARPA funds to revitalize the park.  After a Request for Proposals was sent out and vendors were selected the work began. The basketball and tennis courts were resurfaced and stripped, and the large tree overlooking the courts was professionally trimmed. The ground these facilities are on was donated […]

Delaware Bay Beaches in the News

Date Posted: Friday, January 27th, 2023

Press Release   Federal, state and local dignitaries as well as members of the public were in attendance to hear about the passage of the Water Resources Development Act of 2022 (WRDA 22) this morning. U.S. Senator Tom Carper, Chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, is the main author of WRDA 2022, […]

This years “Running from the Greenheads” 5K is scheduled for Sunday Sept 18th.

Date Posted: Friday, March 8th, 2019

Annual 5K Run/Walk Registration/Donations The annual Slaughter Beach 5K is next Sunday, September 18th at 9 a.m.  This event is held as a fundraiser for our fire company, which is facing an ever-increasing demand for its resources. You can register for the 5K at  Even if you are unable to participate you can still […]

Shockley Park to Close for Renovations

Date Posted: Wednesday, August 16th, 2023

The Town Council of Slaughter Beach wishes to advise all parties that Shockley Park, containing play equipment next to the basketball courts and across the street from Memorial Fire Company Station 89 will be CLOSED from August 19 to September 1, 2023 inclusive. This area will be getting some needed upgrades to equipment and landscaping […]

Ecotourism and Resiliency Planning In the News

Date Posted: Thursday, July 20th, 2023

Delaware Sea Grant helps put together ecotourism and resilience investment strategy for Milford and Slaughter Beach. More information about the plan can be found here: And here: And here:

Slaughter Beach Election Cancelled

Date Posted: Saturday, June 3rd, 2023

NOTICE The Town of Slaughter Beach Election Scheduled for July 1, 2023, has been cancelled   The Town of Slaughter Beach Election scheduled for Saturday, July 1, 2023, has been cancelled. As of the filing deadline of June 2, 2023, two candidates have filed for two open seats making no election necessary.   The following […]

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING February 13, 2023 7:00PM

Date Posted: Wednesday, December 28th, 2022

TOWN OF SLAUGHTER BEACH NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING     A public hearing will be held on February 13, 2023 at 7:00 pm at the Memorial Volunteer Fire Company Station 89 located at 359 Bay Ave, Slaughter Beach, Delaware, for the purpose of receiving public comments on AMENDING THE SLAUGHTER BEACH ZONING ORDINANCE TO CLARIFY […]

Santa Claus is Coming to Town Saturday Dec. 10 at 6PM

Date Posted: Friday, December 2nd, 2022

Cedar Creek Bridge Replacement Meeting to be Held on Nov. 2

Date Posted: Saturday, October 29th, 2022

The meeting will be held Memorial Fire Company Station 89 359 Bay Ave. Slaughter Beach Milford Wednesday 11/02/2022 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM   More information can be found here:

Recap of the Meeting with Rep. Shupe and DelDot on Flooding

Date Posted: Saturday, October 29th, 2022

Here is the recap of the meeting about flooding in and around Slaughter Beach: 10-17-22 SB Shupe SB Rd Floods FINAL