BBLA Beach News

BBLA Beach News
Volume 3 - March 2021
  • Check out BBLA's "Environmental Corner" - 5 informative articles posted - the latest topic - "Bald Eagles"
  • Look for Governor Carney's March 5th updates on COVID-19 vaccinations & testing - announcements found here
  • Keep up-to-date with the work of the Town ad-hoc committees on Stormwater & Flooding; Telecommunications; Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety (BBLA Board Members represented on all 3 committees) - to view committee meetings, click here
BBLA Board keeping members informed through ongoing communications with Town Officials and reporting on meetings affecting Bethany Beach
Around Town
2021 Fire & Ice Festival - Delmarvalous!
Thanks to the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce for a scaled-down winter activity
Temps warmed up on 2/27 but there was a fun chill in the air on opening night
Say Good-Bye to the Old Shore Foods and Hello to "Shore Foods Express/Delmarva Dry Goods"
New grocery/convenience store should be gracing Garfield Parkway in the near future
Town Hoping for a "Normal" Summer
More info available from the February 19th Town Council Meeting video recording
2021 Beach Replenishment Completed
Equipment gone & the beach ready for enjoyment
Another Delay for the Wind Farm Project
Info re Ørsted 2/26/21 statement :
  • expected completion date for its Skipjack Wind Farm delayed to sometime in mid-2026
  • second delay by Ørsted in last 2 years
  • Skipjack Wind Farm is one of two offshore wind farms currently in development - both wind farms are slated to sit at least 10 miles from the Ocean City beach - Skipjack project residing further north toward the DE state line than the MarWin Wind Farm being planned by U.S. Wind
  • Ørsted officials informed state regulators with the Maryland Public Service Commission about the delay
  • Ørsted will use this two-year delay to finalize plans for an interconnection facility
  • Ørsted wants public feedback before deciding on a site - conversations planned for June or July
Winter is on its way out!
Spring is in the air!
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