Slaughter Beach Delaware

"A Horseshoe Crab Sanctuary"

A Certified Wildlife Habitat Community

Trash/Recycling Days are Changing

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

Republic Services, Inc. (the Town’s trash and recycling contractor) notified us that for cost containment and efficiency purposes they are re-routing our trash pickups from Mondays to Fridays. We will have a normal trash pickup on Monday, January 28th and a second trash pickup on Friday, February 1st. Our recycling pickups are scheduled for Monday, […]




Delaware’s 2018 Coastal Cleanup, another year another haul

Date Posted: Saturday, December 29th, 2018

2018 DNREC’s Delaware Coastal Cleanup drew 1,100-plus volunteers who collected 2.7 tons of trash   DOVER (Dec. 14, 2018) – The DNREC-sponsored 31st annual Delaware Coastal Cleanup held Sept. 22 drew 1,115 volunteers, who collected 2.7 tons of trash and recyclables from 42 sites along more than 68 miles of Delaware’s waterways and coastline stretching […]




Boardwalk construction to start in January

Date Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Links to press coverage on the groundbreaking: https://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/local/2018/10/19/slaughter-beach-marvel-saltmarsh-preserve-boardwalk/1647756002/ http://www.wboc.com/story/39316675/new-boardwalk-in-slaughter-beach https://delawarestatenews.net/news/marvel-tract-saltmarsh-boardwalk-project-in-slaughter-beach-to-begin/ SLAUGHTER BEACH – This morning, Delaware Governor John Carney joined DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin, DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohan, state legislators, conservation partners, and the community of Slaughter Beach to celebrate the groundbreaking for the Marvel Saltmarsh Preserve Boardwalk project. The boardwalk and overlook will […]




Land Use Plan Update

Date Posted: Monday, August 13th, 2018

The Town’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan has been revised after receiving comments from State Agency’s through Preliminary Land Use Service.  7-19-2018 Draft CLUP submission no markup  




Public Parking/Fire Company Parking Lot Paving Closure Update

Date Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2018

The Town Council just wants to give a parking lot update; we will likely be closing the Fire Department and the Pavilion parking lots for several days at the end of the month. Both parking lots are being repaved and re-striped. Weather permitting, this should happen during the week of  August 13th. We apologize for […]




July 4th Regatta Update

Date Posted: Friday, June 22nd, 2018

    All, Just a short note of reminder regarding the 11th annual Slaughter Beach Sail Club Regatta as well as a couple of other great notes: Remember, the Regatta is on Thursday, July 4th beginning at 10:00 AM. It is at Delaware Avenue, North. Lots of fun stuff for the kids and adults who […]




Town Election

Date Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

There will be no Town election this year.  3 Council terms were up for election and only Ken Lewis, Kathy Lock and Bob Wood filed Letters of Intent by the deadline.




Annual Town Meeting 6/2

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

Annual Town meeting Town Saturday June 2nd at 10:00 AM at the firehall. June 2018 annual Town council meeting




Town Yard Sale Saturday May 26th

Date Posted: Saturday, May 19th, 2018

Yard Sale The annual Memorial Day town yard sale is scheduled for Saturday, May 26th, 2018.




9th Annual Peace, Love & Horseshoe Crab Festival May 19th. Canceled

Date Posted: Saturday, May 12th, 2018

9th Annual Peace, Love & Horseshoe Crab Festival!            Canceled   Unfortunately due to some coastal flooding issues, a saturated parking lot, and the forecasted rain with 10-20 mph winds tomorrow, we will be canceling this year’s Peace, Love & Horseshoe Crab Festival. We are hoping for better weather next year and hope that you will still […]