Milford Police Break Ground for New Headquarters Building

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Construction is about to begin on a new Milford Police station.The facility will replace an existing, outdated building that opened in 1979.A groundbreaking ceremony took place Wednesday.Milford voters approved a proposal to authorize the city to borrow money for a new police station in a referendum in January, 2021. The effect on local property taxes…

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Cape Henlopen School District Referendum on Hold

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Cape Henlopen School officials tell WGMD that the referendum scheduled for March 31st will be postponed.  Superintendent Robert Fulton says the district is focusing on the needs of students, families and staff during the coronavirus outbreak and conversations related to the referendum have taken a back seat.  Over the next two weeks the district’s administrative…

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Seaford School District referendum passes

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Voters in the Seaford School District voted by a wide margin in favor of a two-part referendum. The referendum passed 1,137 to 596, according to the unofficial results. As a result, property taxes will now increase by $0.72 per $100 of assessed property value to fund a capital improvement project and operating expenses in the…

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Indian River School District referendum passes

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The Indian River School District capital expense referendum has passed. Unofficial vote totals Wednesday night showed the referendum passed by a wide margin with 7,536 in favor and 4,535 opposed. “I want to offer to my heartfelt thanks to our public for supporting this important initiative,” Superintendent Mark Steele said. “We are grateful that IRSD…

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UPDATE: Woodbridge School District Second Referendum PASSES

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UPDATED – 5/29/19 – The second try was a winner.  Voters have approved a tax increase for the Woodbridge School District.  The $950,000 referendum will boost taxes by about $70 for Sussex County residents and $85 for Kent County residents. =================================================== The Woodbridge School District will be holding a second Current Expense Referendum with hopes…

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UPDATED: Indian River Referendum #2 – DEFEATED

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UPDATED – 5/7/19  8:30pm – The Indian River School District’s major capital improvement referendum was defeated by district residents on Tuesday, May 7. The unofficial vote totals are as follows: FOR:         4,578 AGAINST: 4,643 “The defeat of the referendum is a serious blow to the Indian River School District,” Superintendent Mark Steele said. “We are…

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Indian River School District Sets Public Meetings on May 7th Referendum

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The Indian River School District will host two public meetings and a Facebook Live session in the coming weeks to highlight the major capital improvement referendum scheduled for Tuesday, May 7, 2019. The public meeting schedule is as follows: – Thursday, April 11 – Sussex Central High School, 6:30 p.m. – Tuesday, April 16 –…

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UPDATED: Woodbridge School District Referendum Defeated

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UPDATED  3-12-19 – Voters in the Woodbridge School District voted against a current operating expense referendum with 754 against the measure and 641 for the referendum.  If approved the referendum would have raised the school tax portion of property owners taxes by just under $70 for Sussex County residents and about $84 for Kent County…

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Indian River Referendum – Take 2 Coming

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The Indian River School District will be coming back with another referendum after the first attempt failed on February 5th.  School Board member, Jim Fritz confirmed to WGMD that they will drop the second question dealing with the currents expenses and only request the major capital improvement question – which asks for funding for the…

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Indian River School District Referendum Defeated

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The Indian River School District’s referendum on capital improvement and current expenses was defeated on Tuesday. The referendum took place Tuesday, with district residents voting from 7am to 8pm. WGMD has learned on the question of Major Capital Improvements for the district, the vote were 3,202 for, and 3,866 against. On the question of Current…

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Indian River Referendum Tuesday – Polls Open 7am to 8pm

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Tuesday is the Indian River School District’s major capital improvement and current expense referendum – there will be 2 questions on the ballot.  The district is looking to build a new Sussex Central High School, an 8-classroom addition at Indian River High School and a 4-classroom addition at Selbyville Middle School.  Residents are also being…

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Indian River School District to Host Referendum Meetings for Senior Citizens

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The Indian River School District will host two public meetings for senior citizens during the month of January. The purpose of the meetings is to explain the district’s upcoming referendum and to highlight the various tax assistance programs available to seniors. The meeting schedule is as follows: January 23 – Indian River High School, 10:00…

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Ellendale Voters Say Yes to Clean Water

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Ellendale voters have said yes to clean water.  Voters in the proposed Ellendale water district approved a referendum – 81 to 21 on Saturday.  The results will be presented to the Sussex County Council on Tuesday, October 2 for certification and a formal resolution to adopt the district.  Once that is done, the county will…

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UPDATED: Cape Henlopen Referendum Passes

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UPDATED – Cape Henlopen School District residents have approved spending $21.3-million to address growth and capacity issues in the district.  The State of Delaware will fund over $34-million for the proposed high school expansion for additional classrooms, offices, Sussex Consortium classrooms and cafeteria space and a new 600 student middle school to be located on…

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